Member since Dec '18

Working languages:
English to Croatian
Croatian to English

Alen Ontl, PhD
English-Croatian Translator

Bjelovar, Bjelovarsko-Bilogorska, Croatia
Local time: 23:48 CET (GMT+1)

Native in: Croatian Native in Croatian
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Services MT post-editing, Transcreation, Translation, Editing/proofreading, Software localization
Expertise
Specializes in:
Marketing / Market ResearchComputers: Software
Games / Video Games / Gaming / CasinoLaw (general)
IT (Information Technology)Poetry & Literature
Computers: HardwareComputers: Systems, Networks
Printing & PublishingComputers (general)

Rates
English to Croatian - Rates: 0.09 - 0.10 EUR per word / 30 - 35 EUR per hour
Croatian to English - Rates: 0.09 - 0.10 EUR per word / 30 - 35 EUR per hour
KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 20, Questions answered: 9
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Portfolio Sample translations submitted: 2
Translation education Master's degree - Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Zagreb
Experience Years of experience: 14. Registered at ProZ.com: Dec 2018. Became a member: Dec 2018.
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Credentials English (University of Zagreb, verified)
English to Croatian (University of Zagreb, verified)
Croatian to English (University of Zagreb, verified)
Memberships N/A
Software DejaVu, memoQ, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office Pro, Microsoft Word, Passolo, Powerpoint, SDL TRADOS
CV/Resume English (PDF)
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Bio

A translator and content creator with 14 years of professional experience, including the following:


 - I worked for some of the biggest translation companies in the region, including Iolar Ltd, the largest supplier of localization services for Southeastern Europe, and SPES Ltd, one of the largest translation companies in Croatia. The projects I worked on include localizing the Windows 9 and 10 Operating systems and Microsoft Office for Mac for the Croatian market as a lead translator.


 - I have written and translated academic books and articles which have been published by British publishers and national academic journals.


 - My first book was ranked no. 1 under the Goodreads giveaways section Science for 4 weeks, and has been positively reviewed by the Kirkus Review.


 - Attending and presenting at national and international scientific conferences.


I translate texts in several different areas, including legal, technical, marketing, literature and general IT.








Education


Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Zagreb, Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), Philology, 2008 – 2016


Bachelor’s Degree, English Language and Literature/Letters, philosophy, 2005


Anglo-American University, Prague, The Czech Republic, 1998 – 1999




Work experience


Translator/reviewer

Editor plus Ltd. (2007 – 2010), Iolar Ltd. (2010. – 2016.), SimSton Ltd. (2016 – 2019)


Sales manager

Tisak d.o.o. (2009-2010)

Content writer, content editor

Bombus Ltd. (2008. – 2009.)





Publications


Books: 


A Comparative Analysis of the Great American and Arab Novel: A Study of the USA and Cairo Trilogies, Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2018.


Re-examining Diversity and Social Justice in the Academy, Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2020 (Ed.)


Articles:


”The notion of cultural intimacy in the work of Viktor Pelevin”, Philological Studies, 1/2009, October 10, 2009



Conferences:


“Cross-cultural perspectives in late modernism: Dos Passos and Mahfouz.” Second Biennial John Dos Passos Society Conference, Madrid, Spain, June 2-4, 2016.



Keywords: croatian, legal, software, localization, contracts, certificates, technology, marketing, finance, literature, general IT, court interpreter




Profile last updated
Sep 18



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