Member since Jan '20

Working languages:
German to Polish
English to German
Portuguese to Polish
English to Polish
Portuguese to German

Monika Gołaska
law, engineering and literature

Albufeira, Faro, Portugal
Local time: 16:18 WEST (GMT+1)

Native in: Polish (Variants: Standard-Poland, Old Polish) Native in Polish, German (Variants: Austrian, Germany, Swiss) Native in German
What Monika Gołaska is working on
May 31 (posted via  Translating a website, construction equipment: backhoe loaders, tracked excavators, mini excavators, etc., 1500 words, English to Polish ...more, + 46 other entries »
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Account type Freelancer and outsourcer, Identity Verified Verified member
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Services Translation, Interpreting, Editing/proofreading, Voiceover (dubbing), Project management, Transcription, MT post-editing, Subtitling, Transcreation, Vendor management, Training
Specializes in:
Government / PoliticsLaw (general)
Internet, e-CommerceAutomotive / Cars & Trucks
Textiles / Clothing / FashionPoetry & Literature
MusicEnvironment & Ecology
Engineering: IndustrialJournalism

KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 39, Questions answered: 30, Questions asked: 5
Portfolio Sample translations submitted: 7
Translation education Master's degree - 1st class MA in German Studies, UAM Poznań; Portuguese as a Foreign Language, Universidade de Lisboa
Experience Years of experience: 19. Registered at Mar 2015. Became a member: Jan 2020.
Credentials German (Uniwersytet im. Adama Mickiewicza, verified)
English (Uniwersytet im. Adama Mickiewicza, verified)
Portuguese (Universidade de Lisboa, verified)
Memberships Translators Without Borders
Software Adobe Acrobat, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office Pro, Microsoft Word, Pagemaker, Powerpoint, QuarkXPress, SDL TRADOS
SDL Trados Studio 2019 - Getting Started (Level 1)
CV/Resume CV available upon request
Professional practices Monika Gołaska endorses's Professional Guidelines.

I put personal development at the top of my list, so I am strongly motivated to explore different backgrounds and enrich my knowledge in various aspects. I am passionate about communication and enjoy engaging with different cultures.

I am an award-winning translator from German, English and Portuguese with over 20 years experience. Polish native speaker, Master of German Philology offering services in a range of specialised fields due to my education, previous employment and experience as a translator.

Law/Criminology (Translating for state entities through agency customers)

Automotive, Environment & Ecology, Chem Sci/Eng, Marketing
(I worked for 4 years as a marketing department coordinator and translator/interpreter for a Polish-German company, producer of automotive and dedusting systems)

Textiles / Clothing / Fashion
Cosmetics, Beauty

(High school degree in fashion product development and worked as a self employed fashion designer for a couple of years)

Poetry & Literature, History, Journalism
(Master of Philology,
2010 – Literary Festival Puls Literatury Łódź 2010, award for translating work from English into Polish

2010 – award for translating work from German into Polish at the International Short Story Festival in Wroclaw)

Music theory
 (Royal Schools of Music, London, ABRSM, diploma in music theory and classical guitar)

Sports  (Sailing, skiing; Vice Polish junior champion in Cadet class and national team member in 420 class some time ago ;-) sailing instructor; skiing enthusiast)

Keywords: German, Polish, Deutsch, Ponisch, translation, Übersetzung, translator, Übersetzer, Muttersprachler, Portuguese, Portugiesisch, Portugues, English, technology, localization, fashion, computers, automotive, law, engineering, subtitles, marketing, commerce, environment & ecology, chemistry, marketing

Profile last updated
May 15

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