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Work experience

Jan 2008Present

Freelance Translator/Writer/Editor/Blogger

Various companies

Books Translated and Proofread: 1- All for Love (John Dryden) 2- The Way of the World (William Congreve) 3- The Black Tulip (Alexandre Dumas) published by Ray Publishing House, Aleppo 4- The War Against God (Archie Augustine) published by Safahat Publishing House, Damascus I also worked as a freelance translator for reputable companies in Dubai Media City, UAE: - Outlook Magazine (for British Petroleum) by Leading Brands Publiishing - Our Name (for Unilever) by Leading Brands Publishing - Ajman Today Magazine (for the Emirate of Ajman) by Sterling Publications In addition, i translate articles from Arabic into English for the monthly "Forward Magazine" which is issued in Damascus, Syria. I translate in both English and Arabic in various fields such as: Communication, Mass Media, Media, Social Sciences, English Literature, Politics, Economics, History, Brochures, Marketing, Business, Translation for NGOs, Magazines, Oil and Gas, Advertising, Copywriting, Legal, Art, Banking and Financial, Journalism, Humanities, Mass Communication, Publishing, Online Trading, Forex, and Medical.

May 2011Present

Arabic Editor and Copywriter

Leo Burnett

I currently work as an Arabic editor and copywriter for the prominent agency, Leo Burnett, in its headquarters in Dubai, UAE.

Nov 2010Mar 2011

Publishing & Communication Manager

Apr 2010Nov 2010


Henyep Capital Markets

I have worked for the global online trading company, Henyep Capital Markets, in its branch in Dubai. I have worked on translating and editing website-related content from English into Arabic (for both HY Markets and PIPTRADE), all marketing materials, and everything needed for Arabic content of media campaigns.

Jun 2008Apr 2009


The Media Factory

I worked as a translator at the reputable publishing and media company, The Media Factory. I was responsible for translating and editing articles for our business and lifestyle publications from English into Arabic and sometimes from Arabic into English . This was a valuable experience in which I got to know the intricate details of the UAE real estate markets, in addition to the various daily activities and events that took place in Dubai and in the GCC Area. The publications I worked on were: - Commerce Magazine (Abu Dhabi Chamber of Commerce and Industry) - Emaar's five newsletters - Oryx Magazine (Qatar Airways) - Kempinsky Magazine (Kempinsky Hotels) - Nawafith (Emirates Post)

Jun 2006Aug 2006




Bachelor of Arts

University of Aleppo


Google Analytics
Online & Social Media Marketing
Social Media
Writing & Editing (in Arabic & English)
Translation (in Arabic & English)
Internet Research
Microsoft Office Suite


Moniza Khokhar

“Muhammed is a very reliable writer, perhaps one of our best. His pitches and articles are very focused, and well written. Muhammad would be a great asset to any company.” April 4, 2011".


A communication and publishing/translation professional, an avid reader, and a lover of all tech news and social media stuff. I love writing in both Arabic & English, believe in the power of the word when used properly in its context, and like to think that education is the cornerstone of our human development.



Translation - Editing - Proofreading - Writing - Teaching - Communication - PR - Media - Marketing - Online Marketing - Social Media


Certified Translator

Arab Professional Translators Society