Freelance Translator Resume Samples

A Freelance Translator is a self-employed professional who undertakes the task of converting materials, documents and voice recordings from one language to another. The job roles and responsibilities depicted on the Freelance Translator Resume include the following – reading given written materials and converting them into desired language; converting texts and audio recordings from one language to another, ensuring the translated text conveys exactly the same message as the original ones; proofreading translated texts to ensure spelling and grammar accuracy, and networking with various field experts to stay updated about current translation tools and practices.

Successful resumes must depict the following skills and abilities – be specialized in translating various types of documents such as commercial, legal, technical, literacy and scientific; excellent command over two or more languages, fluency of content editing tools and familiarity with translation software. A degree in foreign language and various translation certificates qualifications are commonly seen on job resumes.

Freelance Translator Resume example

Freelance Translator Resume

Summary : More than fifteen years experience of teaching German as a second language. Fully fluent in English, Modern Standard German and several other dialects, in particular Iraqi, Egyptian, Syrian and Gulf. Excellent knowledge of German grammar, writing, reading, speaking, pronunciation, vocabulary, accent reduction and listening skills.

Skills : Graphic Design, Video Editing, Copy Editing, Copy Writing, UI Design, CMS.

Description :

    1. Provide language/linguistic skills to convert highly technical product descriptions from German to English and English to German with translations that are accurate and reflect the style and manner of expression of native German/English-speaking people.
    2. Responsible for Translating and proofreading texts on health issues.
    3. Translated pamphlets, medical reports, flyers and brochures for local companies and hospitals.
    4. Freelance translator specialized in video games and software localization - Translation, editing and proofreading of in-game text, dialogues, .
    5. Translated messages simultaneously or consecutively into specified languages orally, maintaining message content, context, and style as much as .
    6. Translated and reviewed of documents/letters from a foreign language to English & vice versa.
    7. Worked with teams and diverse populations.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
B.S.


Sr. Freelance Translator Resume

Summary : Experienced Translator who is responsible for editing and preparation of written translation from English to Spanish and Spanish to English including letters, memos, Individual Education Plans, school publications, flyers and other written materials for staff, students, parents and community, as needed.

Skills : SDL Trados Studio, Microsoft Office, Excellent.

Description :

    1. Worked as a translator and Spanish tutor for more than 10 years.
    2. Negotiated rates and payment schedules/payment methods with clients in exchange for timely and professional quality translation services .
    3. Responsible for Implementation of hosting and e-mail solutions for web site.
    4. Responsible for Handling all accounting and invoicing for business finances.
    5. Provided language/linguistic skills to convert legal documents with translations that are accurate and reflect the style and manner of expression of the target languages.
    6. Translated and localized creative copy to retain the essence of the intended messaging.
    7. Reviewed and made sure that the grammar and the final version is correct.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Liberal Arts


Jr. Freelance Translator Resume

Summary : Have over 10-year of translation experience so that know how to effectively perform the best translation in practice languages, English-Mongolian. Other essential and mandatory skills of mine are attention to details and skills to deal with highly sensitive documents and materials, and therefore to responsibly protect clients' data.

Skills : Fluent in English and Portuguese. Very good fluency in Spanish.

Description :

    1. Translated mostly IT contracts, commercial proposals, business letters, etc.
    2. Translated Marketing material for the Agricultural division.
    3. Attended staff meetings about proofreading and vocabulary used in both languages.
    4. Specialized in the translation of financial statements, explanatory notes, statements of cash flow, auditors reports, and contracts.
    5. Translated financial and legal documents from italian to english, and from english to italian.
    6. Translated letters from the child sponsor (english to spanish) and from the sponsored children (spanish to english).
    7. Ensure the continuing success of the company and the preservation of its most important business relationships by regularly meeting client .
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Translation

Asst. Freelance Translator Resume

Summary : Provide technical writing services and Spanish translations for all Manuals, Quick Set Up guides and support material for the security systems produced by Night Owl. Provide Customer Service in several languages in the PRE-sales line, working as a technical adviser.

Skills : Bilingual: Spanish and English Proficient in Word, Excel, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Acrobat and Wordfast Detail orientated with strong organization and time management abilities.

Description :

    1. Provided translation/interpretation services for the NYC Department of Education and translation agencies in the Tri- state area.
    2. Translated different documentation, Agreements, contracts and marketing materials;.
    3. Translated medical, legal and business documents Proofread documents.
    4. Negotiated interpretations both consecutive and alternative.
    5. Verbal interpreting is also required with school staff, parents, visitors and others, as needed.
    6. Capable of supervising, managing and training employees.
    7. Adaptable to new concepts of working and new technologies, to changes and new environments.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Arts

Associate Translator (Freelance) Resume

Summary : Multilingual Translator with 10+ years of experience in non-profit and international organizations. Proven ability of working with diverse stakeholders in multidisciplinary and multicultural environments; skilled in needs assessment, budgeting, quality assurance, communicating deadlines and completing projects on time and within budget.

Skills : Proficient bilingual skills (Oral and/or Written) in English and a second language (Italian, Spanish)

Description :

    1. Translated scientific papers and technical works into English for a variety of clients.
    2. Worked in teams on multiple, concurrent projects.
    3. Provided translation and interpretation services to via conference calls, live chatrooms, and through converting legal documents, claims.
    4. Translated news from foreign media sources into English.
    5. Translated documents related to medical, health, environmental, industrial, national defense fields, promotional material, technical manuals, .
    6. Translated and transcribed French and Haitian Creole documents and audio into English.
    7. Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, WordPerfect and other operating systems, including several translation software.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Master In Italian

Translator (Freelance) Resume

Summary : Highly qualified Freelance Translator with experience in the industry. Enjoy creative problem solving and getting exposure on multiple projects, and would excel in the collaborative environment on which your company prides itself.

Skills : SDL Trados, Microsoft Office, Translation, Interpreting.

Description :

    1. Responsible for the localization of game software and apps for mobile and smart devices, Nintendo GBA, DS, 3DS, Wii, Gamecube, PlayStation, PS2, PS3, PSP, PS Vita, Xbox & PC platforms.
    2. Translated letters from the child sponsor (English to Spanish) and from the sponsored children (Spanish to English).
    3. Reviewed and made sure that the grammar and the final version is correct.
    4. Attended staff meetings about proofreading and vocabulary used in both languages.
    5. Managed/coordinated teams of translators under extreme and continuous deadline pressure, telecommuting and working onsite as required.
    6. Ensured translated games conform to platform standards such as PS3 & SCEA naming conventions.
    7. Involved with everything from game development to publishing, including internal documents, manuals, in-game text & dialog, menus, tutorials, subtitles, voiceover, packaging, website content and promotional materials.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
B.A. In English

Freelance Translator Resume

Objective : Professional Arabic Interpreter and Administrative Assistant capable of handling a wide range of administrative functions. Proven track-record of consistently producing quality work for high-value clients and senior managers and executives. Highly accomplished in translating and interpreting for governmental organizations and multinational corporations.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Windows SharePoint, CAD, Photoshop, Opera SAP, Lotus Notes Outlook ADP Payroll Oracle Applications.

Description :

    1. Translates spoken passages from one language into another.
    2. Provides consecutive or simultaneous translation between languages (Arabic and English).
    3. Translates documents and other material from Arabic to English and vice versa.
    4. Reads material and rewrites material in specified languages, following established rules pertaining to factors, such as word meanings, sentence structure, grammar, punctuation and mechanics.
    5. Communicates verbally and in writing to answer inquiries and provide information.
    6. Maintains databases.
    7. Prepares and manages correspondence, reports and documents.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
BBA

Freelance Translator Resume

Summary : As a Translator experienced to facilitate effective communication between two parties that do not speak a similar language by converting one spoken or written language to another. Attended conferences and meetings and act as official translator to mediate discussion. Coverted written materials from one language into another, such as books, publications, or web pages.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Quickbooks.

Description :

    1. Translated various documents for charity organizations and small businesses.
    2. Translating, editing and proofreading economic, legal and other documents from English into Russian and from Russian into English using translation .
    3. Responsible for Various documents include country reports, balance sheets and profit & loss statements, contracts and legal correspondence.
    4. Published two translations on legal education.
    5. Translated, "Blasting the foundations of atheism-Its pseudoscience and pseudoraison" (answering Richard Dawkins_The God delusion).
    6. Edit and proofread text to accurately reflect language
    7. Summarized books about the history of ideas for halaqet Al-Qera'h sponsored by 'Tafkkor Center' for studies & research.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Bachelors

Freelance Translator Resume

Summary : Self-motivated business professional with solid understanding of business principles for both business and entrepreneurial enterprises. Possesses exceptional attention to detail, superior organizational skills, as well as strong verbal and written communication capabilities. Works well both independently, as well as part of a team, and excels in fast paced environments with tight deadlines.

Skills : Translation, Interpretation, Project Management, Conference Hosting, International Negotiation.

Description :

    1. Translated a book and several articles as well some literary texts including poems and song lyrics.
    2. Enabled company to comply with international customs and import regulations by translating, from English to Spanish, all their products' literature.
    3. Had been hired for interpreting assignments in the medical field for Workers Compensation cases and Depositions at legal offices in the State of .
    4. Translated various written articles, interviews, and biographies of fashion designers, models and other celebrity personalities.
    5. Translated pharmaceutical documents from English to Spanish and vice versa.
    6. Translated commentaries by international high-profile experts in various areas like politics, security, economics, science and culture.
    7. Translated Articles from the internet concerning comparative religions.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
BS

Freelance Translator Resume

Objective : With proficiency in speaking both English and Japanese, have been associated as a Bilingual Consultant with business organizations. possess excellent communication and translation skills, and have the proficiency to relate, understand, and interpret effectively at work, in important business meetings.

Skills : Data Entry, Data Collection, Data Analysis, MS Office, Spss, SAS, Data Processing, Data Presentation, Public Speaking, Research, Literature Review.

Description :

    1. Translated news & reports of several American & English newspapers & magazines.
    2. Translated modules, courses, universities' brochures, academic letters, legal contracts & E-Mails.
    3. Performed various business related translations for government and private sector organizations.
    4. Conducted detailed translation of documents, including marketing materials, finance documentation, contracts, letters, and general text.
    5. Translated "How Stuff Works" Books I and II, encyclopedias for the general public.
    6. Translated sales reports and promotional material from Japanese to English.
    7. Translated documents specifically business guidelines, employee handbooks, and law documents from English into Spanish.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
Bachelor's In Science