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Egils Turks
English to Latvian Translator






Profile registered on 02 Jul 2010
Profile last updated on 15 Sep 2017

I am a native speaker of Latvian.

My minimum rate is 0.07 Euro per source word.

But I prefer to work at 0.08 Euro per source word.

I charge for my services at least 30 Euro per hour.

And my minimum charge per document is 25 Euro.

I have obtained an official translator / linguist degree.

I have been working as a translator since 1994.

I provide the following services: Translation, Proofreading, Interpretation (consecutive), Subtitling, Voice-over, Copywriting, Advertising, Tour Guiding, Market Research, Consulting, linguistic validation.

By today, I have translated about 500,000 to 1,000,000 words.

I use the following tools: Wordfast, Across, Logoport.

I am best in the following fields: Accounting & Auditing, Advertising & Public Relations, Agriculture, Arts and Humanities, Automotive, Business / Commerce (General), Computer Software, Computers (General), Diplomas / Certificates / Etc , Engineering (Industrial), European Union, Food / Nutrition, General, Government / Politics, Human Resources, IT / E-Commerce / Internet, Industry and Technology (General), Law (Banking & Financial), Law (General), Law (Contracts), Localization, Management, Marketing / Market Research, Medicine (General), Metallurgy, Photography / Graphic Arts, Physics, Psychology, SAP, Science (General), Sports / Recreation / Fitness, Telecommunications, Travel & Tourism.

I am not a sworn translator.

I am available for work Full week, including weekends.

I can provide you with references on request.

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• Master of Business Administration, SUNY at Buffalo, School of Management,
Buffalo, NY, USA; 1991. - 1993. Major: marketing.
• Physicist, Latvia University, Riga; 1974 - 1979.
• Translator , certified as PRO in English- Latvian translation, Riga, since 1994 (until year 2008 – in parallel with main jobs). Latest/biggest projects:
o Carried out linguistic validity check (cognitive debriefing) of a medical questionnaire for an American company “Corporate Translations, Inc.” (including patient recruiting)
o Translated S. R. Covey’s book “The 8th Habit” and Ken Lawson's "Successful Time Management" which were published by major publishing house “Zvaigzne ABC”
o Translated Eurovision Song Contest'2010 website materials from English into Latvian
o Translated MTV’s anti-smoking campaign materials into Latvian (UK agency Global Lingo)
o Translated User Guides/Manuals for Vax products (vacuum cleaners) for British translation agency Language Link, etc.
o Interpreted speeches of officials (FIBA Europe Secretary General Mr. Nar Zanolin), performed simultaneous interpreting in court
o Have done voice-overs and documentary film translations/subtitling (MTV’s anti-smoking campaign)
o Worked one year on SAP project as a software localization specialist for the leading Latvian localization company Tilde

• Marketing project manager, SIA “Sanistal”, Riga, 2005 – 2008.
• Business consultant, Riga, 2004 - 2005.
• Quality Manager, Bank of Latvia (Central Bank of Latvia), Riga, 1999-2003.
• Assistant to Vice-president, Bank of Latvia, Riga, 1993-2002.
• Bureau Manager, Computer Center of Latvian Statistics Committee, Riga, 1985-1988.
• Researcher, Physics Institute, Latvian Academy of Sciences, Salaspils, 1979-1985 and 1988-1991.

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+371 29519998

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