Working languages:
English to Arabic
Arabic to English
Spanish to Arabic

mahmoud omar
Arabic Translator/Interpreter

Cairo, Al Qahirah, Egypt
Local time: 14:01 EET (GMT+2)

Native in: Arabic 
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Account type Freelance translator and/or interpreter, Identity Verified Verified site user
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Services Translation, Interpreting, Editing/proofreading, Website localization, Software localization, Voiceover (dubbing), Subtitling, MT post-editing, Transcription, Training, Desktop publishing, Project management
Specializes in:
Military / DefenseMedia / Multimedia
Education / PedagogyEconomics
Finance (general)Government / Politics
Idioms / Maxims / SayingsScience (general)
Poetry & LiteratureLinguistics

KudoZ activity (PRO) Questions answered: 5
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Payment methods accepted Visa, MasterCard, Wire transfer, Check
Translation education Graduate diploma - The School of Continuing Education of The American University in Cairo
Experience Years of translation experience: 21. Registered at Sep 2009. Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials Spanish to Arabic (The United Nations Roster of Qualified Translators)
Arabic to English (The United Nations Roster of Qualified Translators)
English to Arabic (The American University in Cairo, verified)
English to Arabic (The United Nations Roster of Qualified Translators)
Arabic to English (The American University in Cairo, verified)

Memberships N/A
Software Adobe Acrobat, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Passolo, Powerpoint, SDL TRADOS, Wordfast
CV/Resume CV available upon request
Professional practices mahmoud omar endorses's Professional Guidelines (v1.1).
Mahmoud has developed significant translation and interpreting skills and acumen through ten years of service as Language Officer at the Ministry of Defense and five years of freelance work with significant international and regional organizations. Mahmoud’s proficiency has been formally recognized as by the United Nations which placed his name on its roster of qualified translators, upon passing the 2009 Competitive Examinations. Many other reputable organizations, including the IMF, the FAO, have added Mahmoud to their translators and/or interpreters roster, upon obtaining adequate performance appraisals on the job, or passing screening tests.

Mahmoud also holds language-related credentials including: the Professional Certificate in Interpreting, with distinction, from the American University in Cairo; the Advanced Trados Certification; the Basic American Language Instructor Diploma and the Advanced English Language Instructor Diploma, also with distinction, from the Defense Language Institute of the United States.

As a translator, Mahmoud produces self-revised Arabic and into English translations, in a very wide range of technical fields, including: finance and economics; military and security, law and international law; diplomacy and international affairs; and science and technology. And as a conference interpreter, Mahmoud demonstrates a high level of concentration and split-second accuracy, as well as a remarkable ability to work under continuous stress and deliver clear interpretation on an exceedingly broad range of subjects. Teaching translation and interpreting at the American University in Cairo since 2003 is a third pillar of strength in Mahmoud’s service provision career.

Mahmoud is a great fan of CAT tools. Mahmoud is an advanced certified user of Trados Processional Suite, an efficient user of Wordfast Pro, and owns a licensed version of both
Keywords: Arabic, English, translation, interpreting, localization, editing, proofreading, voiceover

Profile last updated
Apr 11, 2018

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