Working languages:
English to Russian
Ukrainian to Russian

Igor Boyko
Editor-in-Chief service

Schelkovo, Moskovskaya Oblast', Russian Federation
Local time: 17:00 MSK (GMT+3)

Native in: Russian Native in Russian
Account type Freelance translator and/or interpreter, Identity Verified Verified site user
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Services Translation
Expertise
Specializes in:
Games / Video Games / Gaming / CasinoMedia / Multimedia
HistoryCinema, Film, TV, Drama
GeographyJournalism
Government / PoliticsPoetry & Literature
Computers (general)Computers: Software

KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 5936, Questions answered: 3659, Questions asked: 23
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Portfolio Sample translations submitted: 4
Glossaries Igor Boyko
Experience Years of experience: 29. Registered at ProZ.com: Apr 2007.
ProZ.com Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials N/A
Memberships N/A
Software Adobe Acrobat, memoQ, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Powerpoint, SDL TRADOS, SDLX
Professional practices Igor Boyko endorses ProZ.com's Professional Guidelines (v1.0).
Bio


I am a 60 year old retired Space Forces
Lieutenant-Colonel (18 years of service, mostly working on deep space
missions).

I have been working as Editor-in-Chief for
the computer games magazine "Game World Navigator" since 1998.

My knowledge of English comes from my addiction
to English & American literature. When I was transferred from Crimea to
Moscow in 1983 I was given the opportunity to read original English books.

Now my collection contains 250+ novels by
Louis L'amour, Wilbur Smith, Stephen King, Robert Ludlum, etc.

I also finished a special English course
toward receiving Dr. Degree. I never received the actual degree but the course
turned to be very helpful.

I started playing computer games back in the
IBM PC era. Being in need for additional income I turned to the Biblion LTD
publisher with an offer to write gaming solutions. In few months I became
leading author of its almanac "Computer Games."

In 1997, Biblion LTD launched the PC gaming
magazine “Game World Navigator.”

I landed the position of Senior Editor there.
In a year I became Editor-in-Chief.

During the past few years I visited the US
(attending the E3 expo in LA & Santa Monica) and the UK (various press
trips) several times.

I did my first paid translation in 1991, it
was Olivetti manual for a metal treatment furnace.

During 1992-1994, I worked as freelance
translator for Moscow's Scientific and Technical Documents Translation Bureau.
While there, I translated publications including the manual for CNC milling
machine and User Manual for Netware 3.0.

I also did two translations of novels that
were published:

* Almarik by Robert E Howard (printed in
Around the World magazine)

* The Beast by Alfred Van Vogt (printed in
1994 by Canon Publishing House)

My command of English has improved a bit
since 1994. Being Editor-in-Chief, I work with it almost every hour.

I also proofread articles for my magazine.

Usually I can devote 3-4 days per week for
freelance translator work.

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Total pts earned: 6110
PRO-level pts: 5936


Top languages (PRO)
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Russian to English68
Ukrainian to Russian12
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Keywords: games, MMORPG, media, news, press, spacecrafts, movies, computers


Profile last updated
Jan 17



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