Member since Oct '09

Working languages:
Greek to English
English to Greek
German to Greek

Argyro Alykatora
Specialization in ERP software platforms

Greece
Local time: 13:00 EEST (GMT+3)

Native in: Greek Native in Greek
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Services Translation, Interpreting, Editing/proofreading, Software localization, Subtitling, Project management, Vendor management
Expertise
Specializes in:
SAPComputers: Software
Computers: Systems, NetworksLaw: Contract(s)
Marketing / Market ResearchTelecom(munications)
Law (general)Law: Patents, Trademarks, Copyright
Human ResourcesAdvertising / Public Relations

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Words translated: 14,775
Preferred currency EUR
Payment methods accepted Wire transfer
Portfolio Sample translations submitted: 1
Translation education Master's degree - Leeds University
Experience Years of translation experience: 16. Registered at ProZ.com: Sep 2003. Became a member: Oct 2009.
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Credentials German to Greek (University of Leeds, verified)
Greek to English (Institute of Translation and Interpreting)
English to Greek (Institute of Translation and Interpreting)
German to Greek (Institute of Translation and Interpreting, verified)
English to Greek (University of Leeds, verified)


Memberships Greek Association of Translators-Editors-Proofreaders
Software Adobe Acrobat, Helium, LocStudio, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Powerpoint, SDL TRADOS, SDLX
Forum posts 29 forum posts
Website http://www.gr.linkedin.com/in/eroalykatora
Conference participation Conferences attendedProZ/TV Credential
Professional practices Argyro Alykatora endorses ProZ.com's Professional Guidelines (v1.1).
Bio
I have been a professional English<->Greek and German->Greek translator for ten years.

WORK EXPERIENCE:

2006-2007 Translator

Translation company Eurogreek Ltd: financial (annual reports, balance sheets, economic articles), technical (construction, manuals), legal

2007-2008 Interpreter/ Translator

American engineering company SAIC: technical IT translations
(contracts, letter correspondence, technical requirements, technical design documentation), simultaneous interpretation in technical meetings with representatives of the Greek authorities, mainly a client-facing role (talks with the Police, Fire Brigade, National Centre of Emergency Care, Coast Guard concerning the electronic systems provided for the Olympic Games 2004)

2009 Senior Translator/ Project & Vendor Manager

Translation company SDL Hellas: senior project manager for the entire life-cycle of projects relating to technical documentation, legal documentation, marketing, commercial & financial documentation. Contract negotiation with external vendors, coordination, creation/maintenance of freelance vendors’ database, issuance of payments

2003-now Freelance Translator and Reviewer

2012-now Greek lead translator for Ariba projects
Tasks include:
-Translation of 4 ERP software platforms spread among a team
of 5 group members
-Review/Consistency checking
-In context linguistic review/LQA
-Glossary creation/maintenance

Greek translator for EC's anti-smoking website
http://www.exsmokers.eu and all related campaigns
Tasks include:
-Translation of all marketing related materials: press releases, ads, banners
-Review/update tasks
-LQA

FIELDS OF EXPERTISE:

Software & Website Localization, Technical Manuals, Legal, Marketing & Market Research, Human Resources, Business, Tourism, Subtitling, General

NEWSPAPER SUMMARIES:

Translation/Editing of daily Eurozone-related newspaper articles (EL-EN, DE-EN) delivered to smartphones for a media monitoring and analysis company

EDUCATION:

1998- 2002 Liverpool John Moores University, UK:
BA in Modern Languages: German and Japanese

2002-2003 Leeds University, UK
MA in Interpreting and Translating: Greek<-> English
German-> Greek

HARDWARE & SOFTWARE SUMMARY:

1 PC Intel® Core™ i3 CPU, 2 GB RAM protected by avast! Antivirus
Microsoft Windows 2007, Office 2007, Adobe Acrobat 9 Professional, ABBYY Finereader 9, FileZilla FTP Client

CAT tools: SDL Trados Studio 2009, Trados 2007, SDLX, Idiom Worldserver Desktop Workbench, Passolo
ADSL connection to the Internet

ACKNOWLEDGED ORGANIZATIONS:

Greek Association of Translators-Editors-Proofreaders (SMED, GR)
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Extensive list of projects/samples and professional references available upon request!

Certified translations also provided!
Feel free to contact me at: argyroalykatora@yahoo.gr or visit me at my LinkedIn profile View Ero Alykatora's profile on LinkedIn
Keywords: ERP software, SAP, software platforms, European Commission, anti-smoking campaigns, press releases, banners, ads, brief, newspapers summaries, contracts, law, legal actions, tenders, agreements, proofreading, simultaneous interpreter, IT, computers, technical requirements, fast, reliable, localization, software, technology, marketing, manuals, electronics, court rulings, business, corporate, tourism, energy, travel, market, English, Greek, German, Greek translation, interpreting, language, services, home appliances, internet sites, green, booking, printers, e-learning, native speaker, mobile phones, Paypal, Moneybookers, Athens, website


Profile last updated
May 27



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