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English to Ukrainian
Ukrainian to English
Russian to English
English to Russian
Chinese to English

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January 2020

Vladyslav Golovaty
a top-rank. native English-Ukrainian-Rus

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Native in: English (Variant: US) Native in English, Ukrainian (Variant: Standard-Ukraine) Native in Ukrainian
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Dr. Vladyslav V. Golovatyi
Mobile: +38(066)066-2051
skype: vlad.golovaty


With relatives scattered around the globe, the choice of my future profession was quite easy. Are you interested in а productive multifaceted translator with a university background? I worked as a translator for many years, happened to translate lots of medical materials based on EudraGMP terminology of the European Medicines Agency, financial and legal documents, authored journalistic articles, worked as a researcher at O.Bogomoletz institute of the Ukrainian National Academy of Sciences. I participated in the implementation of International Accounting Standards at the pilot banks in Ukraine, translated for Philip Morris' contractor and did plenty of part-timing here & in the USA. E.g., in 1990-ies I chanced to translate the Royal Dutch Shell Production Sharing Agreement with the Ukrainian Government which is traversing the former soviet corridors of power ever since. My strength is Ukrainian language (CertifiedPro), so when you need some expertise in Ukrainian, it's probably me [pairs English to Ukrainian & Ukrainian to English]
I have improved my ProZ ranking recently, became the no.1 all time KudoZ points leader in English (native) to Ukrainian (native) language pair, no.1 in Russian (verified native) to English. FYI: only 2 native languages are allowed by ProZ, alas! I lectured at the Kyiv Institute for Translators and Interpreters (post-graduate technical translation course), enjoy the freelancer's lifestyle.

With best regards,
Vladyslav Golovatyi, PhD

Summary: professional translator (medbiopharma, engineering, finance, law, marketing), millions of words completed

2013-18 PHARMACEUTICAL: "A Better Translation Buddy" bureau, med.translations dept.head
2011-12 CONSTRUCTION: Japan Airport Consultants, at Boryspil airport, Kyiv, Ukraine, coordinator of on-site technical translations
2010 COMMERCE: Telecomax Ltd (UK) authorized reseller of international mobile calls (to Skype etc.)
2008 LINGUISTICS: Kiev Institute of Translators under the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, lecturer on tech. translation for the post-graduate students
2007 LEGAL TRANSLATIONS: “KRISTAR” exclusive distributor of GC Corporation (Japan), 3M, Rhein, etc.: technical translator-interpreter at venues
2006 EVENT MANAGEMENT: “ExpoPromo” Group - UA-UK event media company; coordinator of the US expo portal, hi-tech., financial & legal news sections
2005-2006 JOURNALISM, PHARMA «Morion Publishers», translator, dB & website moderator & journalist (med, pharma, fin&legal sections incl.)
2004-2005 CONSTRUCTION “P&G-Borispol” PAD facility, construction safety inspector
1999-2004 MEDICAL SERVICES & EQUIP. “UMS-Group” US-UA medical company,
chief of the translation sector 1998 CONSTRUCTION “Ove Arup & Partners International”
translator, office manager
1996-1997 POWER SECTOR “Hagler Bailly Consulting”, technical translator
(World Bank’s project & contract)
1995-1996 ACCOUNTING JV “Windrose International”
assistant to the president (IT support, market research analysis)
1993-1995 OIL & GAS VNIPI Transgas, tech. translator
1990-1993 LEGISLATION “Biotechnology” R&D Lab
Chief of foreign economic relations dept.
1980-1990 NEUROPHYSIOLOGY, BIOCHEM, MATH.: A.Bogomoletz Institute of the Ukrainian Academy of Sciences,
research fellow
2009 Diploma in English & French Languages 1984 Ph.D diploma
1977 Diploma from Kiev State University
1976 Diploma in Oriental Languages from the Kiev State Diplomatic Courses Notice to the readers of my CV: with only 2 native languages allowable by ProZ, I am a bit confused about my Ukrainian, after living for decades in Kiev, Ukraine, and proven academic expertise in Ukrainian language & literature. Some clients trust my Ukrainian (like tsd Technik-Sprachendienst GmbH, Köln, TRAVOD,, A.C.T. Fachübersetzungen GmbH,, Pharmaquest, AB Science), others - not yet:-)
PERSONAL widower, nonsmoker, winter-swimmer:)
Proficiency in languages: English, Ukrainian, Chinese, Finnish, Russian
experienced in word-processing, dB, CAT tools: Across 6.3; SDL TRADOS Translator's Workbench, TRADOS 2019, Wordfast, Memsource Cloud, memoQ 2013 R2, Déjà Vu X2, etc.
Hobby – marine diver experience used in another fun of underwater archeology
REFERENCES available upon request (Royal Dutch Shell, P&G, ARUP, UMS, JAC, etc.)
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Total pts earned: 6496
PRO-level pts: 6350

Top languages (PRO)
English to Russian3178
Russian to English1426
English to Ukrainian930
Chinese to English370
Ukrainian to English339
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Medical (general)604
Law (general)493
Medical: Pharmaceuticals378
Law: Contract(s)335
Finance (general)264
Engineering (general)260
Construction / Civil Engineering240
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Keywords: native translator, English, Ukrainian, Russian, proofreader, law, clinical trials, pharmaceuticals, medicine, biopharma, patents, academic science, structural engineering, construction, survey, hi-tech, accounting, marketing, manuals, IFU, питомо українська лексика, CAT tools, Trados, Across, memoQ, lower cost translation

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