Working languages:
English to Russian
Russian to English

Vera Gordienko

Oakville, Ontario, Canada
Local time: 22:46 EDT (GMT-4)

Native in: Russian Native in Russian
Account type Freelance translator and/or interpreter, Identity Verified Verified site user
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Services Translation, Editing/proofreading, Website localization, Software localization, Subtitling, Transcription
Specializes in:
Education / PedagogyTourism & Travel
Poetry & LiteratureLinguistics

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Words translated: 3,085
KudoZ activity (PRO) Questions asked: 2
Translation education Graduate diploma - Lomonosov Moscow State University
Experience Years of translation experience: 21. Registered at Jun 2013. Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials English to Russian (Lomonosov Moscow State University)
Memberships N/A
Software Indesign, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, SmartCAT, Powerpoint
Training sessions attended Trainings

2011 – 2013 AC Nielsen Category Management courses
2004 - 2006 Stratford Career Institute, Ontario, Canada
Course: Business Management, Diploma with Honors
2002 Stratford Career Institute, Ontario, Canada
Course: Accounting, Diploma
1992 - 1998 Lomonosov Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia
BA, Diploma in Philology (Linguistics and Literary Criticism)


• Fast and accurate English-Russian and Russian-English translation
• CAT tools: SmartCAT, Fluency, familiar with TRADOS
• High-level proficiency with Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Adobe applications.
• Able to learn fast and manage demanding workload effectively.
• Strong organizational, interpersonal and communication skills.


2017 "Literary Petersburg" literary translation award (3rd place)
2016 “Littera Scripta-2016” literary translation award (special prize of the jury)
2015 M.L. Lozinsky literary translation award (3rd place)


1998 – present Freelance Translator and Proofreader
Most recent projects include:
• Translation of an Industrial Park Project documentation in collaboration with a group of translators over SmartCAT – innovative CAT tool
• Translation of a book (over 500 pages) on market trading for an international publishing house
• Translation of IT-related materials for a UN-sponsored project in Zagreb, Croatia
• Literary translation of modern English novels into Russian
• Translation and proofreading of various materials for NPO’s through Rosetta Foundation
• Translation of TED Educational Videos subtitles
• Member of a SpeakLike team of translators
• Content Writer for a Linguaholic web forum
• Translation of US government issued forms and manuals
Keywords: fiction, literature, education, technology

Profile last updated
Feb 21, 2017

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