Working languages:
English to Bulgarian
Bulgarian to English

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Rositsa Lafchieva
Humanities and Social Sciences; MA

Regensburg, Bayern, Germany
Local time: 13:29 CEST (GMT+2)

Native in: Bulgarian Native in Bulgarian
What Rositsa Lafchieva is working on
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Jan 29 (posted via ProZ.com):  Completed projects of ca. 2,570 words, Marketing & Advertising material / Public Relations, for a global brand. ...more, + 6 other entries »
Total word count: 91760

User message
Translation with sense and sensibility
Account type Freelance translator and/or interpreter, Identity Verified Verified member
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Services Translation, Editing/proofreading
Expertise
Specializes in:
Social Science, Sociology, Ethics, etc.Tourism & Travel
JournalismLinguistics
Education / PedagogyPoetry & Literature
General / Conversation / Greetings / Letters

Preferred currency EUR
Blue Board entries made by this user  0 entries
Payment methods accepted Wire transfer, Visa | Send a payment via ProZ*Pay
Portfolio Sample translations submitted: 5
Translation education Master's degree - University of Paisii Hilendarski, Plovdiv, Bulgaria
Experience Years of experience: 19. Registered at ProZ.com: Apr 2018. Became a member: Dec 2018.
ProZ.com Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials English to Bulgarian (Plovdiv University "Paisii Hilendarski")
Bulgarian to English (Plovdiv University "Paisii Hilendarski")
Memberships CIOL
Software DejaVu, MateCat, MemSource Cloud, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Wordfast Anywhere, Powerpoint
CV/Resume CV available upon request
Training sessions attended Trainings
Professional practices Rositsa Lafchieva endorses ProZ.com's Professional Guidelines.
Bio
SUMMARY

  • MA in Bulgarian Philology; Postgraduate Degree in English Studies; Specialist translator training in the areas of Social Sciences, Literature, Business & General media reports;
  • CIOL Qualifications Level 7 Diploma in Translation - Unit Pass (General);
  • 20+ years of experience as a language professional: freelance translator, full-time English teacher to students & adults, private tutor;
  • Reliable & talented linguist with capacity to understand varied & complex texts in English & to render them correctly in Bulgarian & vice versa, using a style and register appropriate to the purpose of the text;
  • Large collection of monolingual & bilingual dictionaries, reference materials, translation memories & glossaries;
  • Efficient topic & terminology research in both source & target languages;
  • Ability to plan & organize the workflow, maintain self-discipline & work consistently;
  • Quick learner who can absorb new ideas & firmly believes in lifelong learning & continuous professional development;
  • Extensive experience in teamwork, having worked 20 years full-time in state schools & other educational establishments where communication, tolerance, attentiveness & empathy are of crucial importance;
  • Able to communicate effectively with people from various social & professional backgrounds while remaining aware of professional roles & boundaries;
  • Fully aware of diversity & multicultural issues
TRANSLATION EXPERIENCE

Translation, editing, proofreading and QA for direct clients, translation agencies and educational establishments:

  • Marketing & Advertising materials / Public Relations / Tourism & Travel (projects for global brands);
  • Tourist information & descriptions of holiday rentals for advertising on the Internet;
  • Translation of websites and documents on behalf of NGOs and non-profit organisations;
  • School projects & educational materials, brochures & catalogues (Pearson Longman, Cambridge University Press, Oxford University Press, PONS, etc.);
  • University students’ projects in the fields of Literature, Linguistics and Marketing;
  • Reports on archaeological excavations (early Neolithic period, rescue archaeology projects);
  • Summary of beauty product characteristics & cosmetic brochures (Avon, Londa, L'Oreal, etc.);
  • General media reports (society, culture, arts, tourism, travel, fashion, style etc.);
  • Restaurant menus & culinary recipes (Bulgarian, French, Italian, Greek, English, German cuisine); 
  • Employment contracts (for employees in the UK hospitality industry);
  • Purchase Agreements;
  • User guides and manuals (household appliances);
  • Package leaflets of drugs & nutritional supplements;
  • Personal correspondence, etc.

BEYOND THE FACTS & FIGURES

I offer dedicated, responsible and ethical translation services. Every assignment, from the shortest culinary recipe to the longest archaeological report, I approach with the same professional care and attention. I also consider the dialogue with my clients an essential part of the process of creating an accurate and readable translation. My rates are flexible depending on the duration, the deadline and the complexity of the project. To satisfy my clients' needs is my utmost priority.

Translation has always been my most pleasurable, intellectually and emotionally rewarding activity - the perfect job for a philologist who has a lifelong affair with words and a curious mind. I would be very happy to work with you and to share my knowledge and experience.

Available upon request:

  • Master's Diploma in Bulgarian Philology; 
  • Postgraduate Diploma in English Studies;
  • Translator Training Certificates;
  • References from previous employers & clients

Keywords: Arts, Humanities, Education, Pedagogy, Archaeology, Nutrition, Cosmetics, Beauty, General, Journalism, Linguistics, Literature, Social Sciences, Travel, Tourism, Business/Commerce(General), Music (General)


Profile last updated
May 8



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