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Member since Aug '15

Working languages:
Russian to English
Finnish to English
English (monolingual)

Jenna Milesi - Little Kiwi Linguist Limited
RU>EN & FI>EN Translator, BA, 8 yrs ex,

Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
Local time: 20:21 NZST (GMT+12)

Native in: English (Variants: British, New Zealand, UK, US) Native in English
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Oct 17, 2019 (posted via ProZ.com):  Completed a 6K word Finnish to English translation of a contract for a Finnish travel agency (general terms and conditions) ...more, + 3 other entries »
Total word count: 7944

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B.A (Hons) Russian, TEFL, GradDipArts (Translation), NZSTI Full member (RU-EN), 8yrs experience
Account type Freelancer and outsourcer
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Affiliations Blue Board: Little Kiwi Linguist Employer: Little Kiwi Linguist
Services Translation, Editing/proofreading, MT post-editing, Training
Expertise
Specializes in:
Law: Contract(s)Law (general)
Certificates, Diplomas, Licenses, CVsBusiness/Commerce (general)
IT (Information Technology)
KudoZ activity (PRO) Questions answered: 8, Questions asked: 2
Payment methods accepted Wire transfer, Skrill, PayPal, Western Union | Send a payment via ProZ*Pay
Company size <3 employees
Portfolio Sample translations submitted: 1
Glossaries Legal Glossary
This company Offers job opportunities for freelancers
Translation education Graduate diploma - Graduate Diploma in Arts (Translation)
Experience Years of experience: 9. Registered at ProZ.com: Mar 2012. Became a member: Aug 2015.
Credentials Russian to English (Graduate Diploma in Arts in Translation - Russian to English, verified)
Russian to English (Auckland University of Technology, verified)
Russian to English (NZSTI Member Translator - MNZSTI (Transl: Russian), verified)
Memberships NZSTI
TeamsNew Zealand-Russia Translation Services
Software Adobe Acrobat, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, ABBYY SmartCat, ProZ.com Translation Center, SDL TRADOS, Smartcat, XTM
Website http://www.littlekiwilinguist.com
CV/Resume English (PDF)
Conference participation Conferences attended
    Training sessions attended Trainings
    Professional practices Little Kiwi Linguist Limited endorses ProZ.com's Professional Guidelines.
    Professional objectives
    • Meet new translation company clients
    • Meet new end/direct clients
    • Network with other language professionals
    • Find trusted individuals to outsource work to
    • Get help with terminology and resources
    • Learn more about translation / improve my skills
    • Get help on technical issues / improve my technical skills
    • Help or teach others with what I have learned over the years
    • Buy or learn new work-related software
    Bio

    Summary 

    I am native English speaking professional Russian to English (RU-EN) and Finnish to English (EN-FI) translator with more than 8 years translation, editing and proofreading experience. I primarily specialise in legal contracts, financial reports, IT and in-house business documentation.

    I am qualified translator having graduated from Auckland University of technology with a Graduate Diploma in Arts (in Translation) and a Bachelor of Arts (First Class Honours) in Russian from the University of Canterbury.


    Professional Memberships 

    I am accredited by NZSTI - New Zealand Society of Translators and Interpreters as a full Member Russian to English (RU-EN) translator.

    I am currently working on obtaining membership with the Finnish SKTL at present.


    Services 

    * Translation (RU->EN & FI->EN)

    * Education (EN) - language lessons and (RU) language lessons.

    * Proofreading and Editing (RU->EN, FI->EN, EN<>EN)

    * Transcreation 


    Specialisations 

    Legal contracts

    Financial reports

    Business documentation.

    IT


    Education 

    1) Graduate Diploma in Arts (in Translation) Russian-English - Auckland University of Technology

    2) Russian <> English Translation Studies - Exchange - ВШП / Higher School of Translation Faculty - МГУ /MSU - Lomonosov Moscow State University / Московский Государственный Университет им. Ломоносова (Moscow, Russia) (as part of the fulfillment for Bachelor of Arts (Hons) First Class Russian - University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand) - Duration 5 months (more than 420 hours in total). Courses undertaken:

    * Russian <-> English advanced translation

    *Russian for Mass Media and Communication

    * Russian History and Russian Culture

    * Advanced Russian Grammar

    3) Bachelor of Arts (Hons) First Class - Russian - University of Canterbury (Christchurch, New Zealand) 2014.

    4) Bachelor of Arts - Triple major in Russian, Maori/Indigenous Studies, Sociology - University of Canterbury (Christchurch, New Zealand) 2010. TEFL/TESOL - Certificate in Teaching English as a Foreign Language - Endorsed in Business English, General English, and Grammar Specialist 2008. 


    Additional Qualifications (Pending Graduation) 

    5) Master of Applied Management - Southern Institute of Technology (SIT)

    6) Diploma in Small Business and Project Management (Level 5) - Te Wananga o Aotearoa (New Zealand)


    Accreditation 

    Member Translator - NZSTI - New Zealand Society of Translators and Interpreters - #1221 - http://nzsti.org - Jenna Milesi. 


    Work experience 

    * April 2015 - present - Freelance Translator, English and Russian tutor, company name: Little Kiwi Linguist, direct customers.

    * October 2008 - present - online and face-to-face English and Russian language tutor.

    * July 2007- December 2014 - Translation and Language Student, University of Canterbury and community Freelance translator. 


    Applications: 

    MS Office (Word, Excel, Publisher etc.)

    Adobe Reader

    ABBYY Lingvo

    SDL Trados 2019

    ABBYY SmartCat

    Wix.


    CAT Tools

    SDL Trados 2019

    ABBYY SmartCat.


    Countries Lived in / Languages Used to Communicate 

    * New Zealand (30 years) - uses English and Russian (with Russian speakers/writers).

    * Russia (5 months) - used Russian and English - August 2012 - January 2013.

    * Lithuania (3 months) - used Russian and English - February 2013 - April 2013.

    * Italy (1 month) - used English and Italian - May 2013.

    * England (1 month) - used English - mid June - mid July 2012. 


    Volunteer Translation Projects Can be contacted about this. 


    Contacts Web: Little Kiwi Linguist Email: info@littlekiwilinguist.com Ph:+64210344112 


    Professional Development 

    2019 - New Zealand Society of Translators and Interpreters Conference: Speaker - "Getting Noticed" Workshop for Translators (http://nzsti-conference.org/)

    2015 - New Zealand Society of Translators and Interpreters Conference: Conflict and Communication (attendee) (http://nzsti-conference.org/)

    Keywords: russian, english, translation, education, certificates, birth certificate, business, marketing, diploma, degrees, qualifications, online lessons


    Profile last updated
    Dec 27, 2019



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