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Work experience

Aug 2006Mar 2012

Translator

Iraqi high electoral commission 

Working freelance for a translation agency providing a translation and interpretation
service to clients where needed. Involved converting documents and articles from
one language into another (English &Arabic ), and ensuring that the finished converted articles relay the
intended message as clearly as possible.

Aug 2002Nov 2005

journalist 

almada press 

journalist and translator 

Education

Sep 1996Jun 2001

Bachelor 

College of Arts , Al-Mustansiriyah University ,Translation Dept.

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skills and abilities :

Retrieving articles from newspapers, magazines & the Internet & translating them
into English.
With in-depth knowledge of the English language, perform translation of written text from foreign language(s) into English (and vice versa) in various business and social settings.
Translate a variety of material, particularly formal legal, technological and engineering documentation, from foreign language(s) to English and vice versa, with attention to fact and nuance, so that the intent and tone of the original meaning is preserved.
Edit, standardize, proofread, revise and finalize translated material prepared by other employees and contractors.
Organize translated material and finalize translation according to set standards regarding order, clarity, conciseness, style, and terminology.
Prepare project reports and documentation.
Research legal, technical and scientific phraseology pertinent to the assigned projects.
Consult with experts in specialist areas; retain and develop specialist knowledge on specialist areas of translation.
Advise clients and translation team members about matters of English custom, culture and protocol.
Create writing instructions, reference and maintenance manuals for the translation service team.
Prepare project proposals, training materials, technical reports, online documentation and help systems for assigned projects.
Provide training to employees and contractors for a proper style of English software localization

Translation of documents/letters from a foreign language to English & vice versa.
Reviewing and proofreading mother-tongue text.
Revising more junior translators' translations.
Conducting face-to-face interpreting.
Telephone interpreting...etc.

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