Working languages:
English to Chinese

Lei Gao
MA Translation/MBA/Business Translation

Local time: 22:17 CDT (GMT-5)

Native in: Chinese (Variant: Mandarin) 
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Account type Freelance translator and/or interpreter
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Services Translation, Editing/proofreading, Website localization
Specializes in:
Marketing / Market ResearchFinance (general)
Investment / SecuritiesBusiness/Commerce (general)

Preferred currency USD
KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 28, Questions answered: 22, Questions asked: 1
Payment methods accepted PayPal, Wire transfer, Money order, Skrill | Send a payment via ProZ*Pay
Portfolio Sample translations submitted: 3
Translation education Master's degree - University of Westminster
Experience Years of experience: 5. Registered at Jun 2016. Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials English to Chinese (University of Westminster, verified)
Memberships N/A
Software Adobe Photoshop, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Powerpoint, SDL TRADOS, Wordfast
CV/Resume CV available upon request
Training sessions attended Trainings
Native speaker of Chinese with a B.A. in English (China), an M.A. in Translation and Interpreting (UK), and an MBA (USA). Passed Chartered Financial Analyst Exam Level 1

Financial know-how with experience managing a graduate student investment fund portfolio. Participated in the 2014 Trade Challenge of CME Group.

Have SEO experience for B2B manufacturers. Google AdWords certified. Conducted keywords analysis with Baidu.

GMAT 730/800 (96% percentile); IELTS reading band score 9.

Excellent skills for online searching: sensitive to catch the accurate meanings of various terminologies. Always compare the translated pieces with their equivalents in the target language to ensure high readability.

With each piece of work I undertake, I guarantee high quality work delivered on or before deadline and prompt response to your e-mails and phone calls.

Able to work with Wordfast and SDL Trados 2015.

Southern Illinois University Carbondale, USA January 2013-December 2014
MBA University of Westminster September 2011-November 2012
MA Translation and Interpreting
Tianjin Foreign Studies University, China September 2007-June 2011
BA English Language and Literature

Freelance Jobs March 2015-Present
• Provide translation and proofreading services for various translation agencies such as Youdao Manual Translation (affiliated to the Chinese internet leviathan, NetEase)
• Document types include company profiles, business licenses, websites, advertising, newsletters, blogs, banking forms, academic paper, etc.
Graduate Student Investment Fund, SIUC September 2013-May 2014
• Graduate students managing $500,000 U.S. Equity portfolio for our client, the SIU Foundation
• Conducted analysis of stocks in the S&P 500 and coordinated with other 15 members toward purchase or sell decisions
• Improved critical thinking in evaluating stocks using Bloomberg and Excel-based valuation models
Beyond Words Publishing January-March 2012
• Translation project assigned to the Translation and Interpreting students of different languages at University of Westminster
• Responsible for translating one part of Books Beyond Words series into Chinese and coordinating with other students to ensure the quality of translation

Honors & Awards
• Dr. C. Y. Kao President Banking Company (Business) Scholarship May 2014
• Third Prize National English Contest for College Students (English Majors’ Group) 2010

Google AdWords Certification March 2016
Bloomberg Equity Essentials, Fixed Income Essentials, Commodity Essentials, Foreign Exchange Certifications February 2014
English Translation Test of Business Language—Intermediate Level Certification, China
November 2011
• Test for English Majors—Band 8 (top level), China 2010

Translation Capacity
1500-2500 words per working day (Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm, GMT-5 time zone)
This user has earned KudoZ points by helping other translators with PRO-level terms. Click point total(s) to see term translations provided.

Total pts earned: 28
(All PRO level)

Top languages (PRO)
English to Chinese24
Chinese to English4
Top general fields (PRO)
Top specific fields (PRO)
IT (Information Technology)12
Cosmetics, Beauty4
Automotive / Cars & Trucks4
Business/Commerce (general)4
Marketing / Market Research4

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Keywords: mandarin, chinese, english, translator, freelance, master's degree, finance, MBA, marketing, e-marketing, business translation, financial translation, university of westminster, MA in translation

Profile last updated
Mar 9, 2018

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