Member since May '19

Working languages:
English to Turkish
Turkish to English

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January 2020

Şafak Pınar Yalçın
Marketing Localization Expert

Istanbul, Kadıköy, Turkey
Local time: 00:49 +03 (GMT+3)

Native in: Turkish Native in Turkish
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Jul 30, 2019 (posted via  I'm cleaning/updating a client's termbase. It is a great feeling when a client lets you start with clean terminology instead of expecting you to find your way in a corrupted TM :) ...more, + 4 other entries »
Total word count: 113800

User message
Tech-savvy marketing translator with a taste for transcreation. I'm experienced in high-volume projects and multinational clients. I have been in the business for 15 years and can work on diverse areas that require creativity and extensive research.
Account type Freelance translator and/or interpreter, Identity Verified Verified member
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Services Translation, Transcreation, Website localization, Editing/proofreading, Transcription, MT post-editing, Subtitling, Software localization
Specializes in:
Marketing / Market ResearchAdvertising / Public Relations
Poetry & LiteraturePrinting & Publishing
SurveyingCosmetics, Beauty
Tourism & TravelGames / Video Games / Gaming / Casino
Human ResourcesEducation / Pedagogy

English to Turkish - Rates: 0.05 - 0.06 EUR per word / 24 - 30 EUR per hour
Turkish to English - Rates: 0.07 - 0.08 EUR per word / 24 - 30 EUR per hour
KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 4, Questions answered: 5, Questions asked: 3
Payment methods accepted Wire transfer | Send a payment via ProZ*Pay
Portfolio Sample translations submitted: 2
Translation education Bachelor's degree - Istanbul University
Experience Years of translation experience: 16. Registered at Feb 2013. Became a member: May 2019. Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials English to Turkish (Istanbul University, verified)
Turkish to English (Istanbul University, verified)
Memberships N/A
TeamsTurkish Linguistas
Software Adobe Acrobat, Easyling, Idiom, Lingotek, memoQ, MemSource Cloud, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Powerpoint, Protemos, SDL TRADOS, Smartcat, Smartling, Subtitle Editor, Subtitle Workshop, XTM
CV/Resume CV available upon request
Professional practices Şafak Pınar Yalçın endorses's Professional Guidelines (v1.1).
Professional objectives
  • Meet new translation company clients
  • Meet new end/direct clients
  • Network with other language professionals
  • Get help with terminology and resources
  • Stay up to date on what is happening in the language industry
  • Help or teach others with what I have learned over the years

With 14 years of experience in the translation business, I collaborated with many translation agencies and international language vendors as translator, editor and project manager. If you are interested in having an organic flavor in your translations, you can trust me with your material.
My expertise is to “Think Turk.”

My areas of expertise include:

  • Marketing and advertising translation

  • Transcreation

  • Website localization

  • Market research

  • Crime/children’s literature

  • Technology and innovation

  • UI/API localization

 Here are some of my major collaborations:

 Localization for SurveyMonkey

Project Description: EN-TR localization of UI, API, Marketing, CMS, Audience (Product), Contribute (Product), Question Bank, Pricing and Web content for SurveyMonkey. My work has been subject to regular audits, and I received periodical trainings on various products.

Volume: Around 1000K words in 4 years

Localization for Intel

Project Description: EN-TR proofreading of all marketing material, advertisements, iQ articles, website content, white papers, specs and internal documents. My work has been subject to regular third-party audits.

Volume: Around 1020K words in 5 years

Localization for Sephora

Project Description: EN-TR localization of advertisements, brochures, campaign communications, product descriptions for Anastasia Beverly Hills, Fenty Beauty, Urban Decay, Pixi, Jimmy Choo and other brands.

Volume: 80K words

Localization for Wix

Project Description: EN-TR localization of ADI (Artificial Design Intelligence), which is the first-ever artificial intelligence that designs user websites based on specific data entered. 

Volume: Over 100K words

Localization for Saga/Egmont

Project Description: EN-TR localization of young adult/children's books, crime novels and erotic short stories.

Volume: Over 100K words

Localization for OPPO

Project Description: EN-TR localization of OPPO smartphone specs, marketing material and user guides.

Volume: 35K words

Some of the other clients I have been providing services for are LG, GoDaddy, Dolby, Ipsos, Samsung, ThyssenKrupp and so on.


This user has earned KudoZ points by helping other translators with PRO-level terms. Click point total(s) to see term translations provided.

Total pts earned: 12
PRO-level pts: 4

Language (PRO)
English to Turkish4
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Top specific field (PRO)
IT (Information Technology)4

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This user has reported completing projects in the following job categories, language pairs, and fields.

Project History Summary
Total projects1
With client feedback0
0 positive (0 entries)

Job type
Website localization1
Language pairs
English to Turkish1
Specialty fields
Marketing / Market Research1
Internet, e-Commerce1
Other fields
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Profile last updated
Nov 12, 2019

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