Freelance translator profile for Nika Plevnik

Translator's name:Nika Plevnik
Lanaguage pair:English to Slovenian translator
Country of residence:Slovenia
Activity:Acitive since 2008
Membership status:Basic member

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Name: Nika PLEVNIK
Address: 7 Mariborska St.
City: Dravograd
Postal/Zip code: 2370
Country: Slovenia
Nationality: Slovenian
Date of birth: 14. 6. 1981

Mother tongue: Slovenian
Contact details:
Cellphone: 0038640368386
Detelfone: 0038659207476
E-mail address

Personal profile and interests:
Enthusiastic, flexible, reliable, dedicated, self-motivated, hard-driving, responsible, detail oriented, with good methodical and organisation skills. Able to work independently using initiative and as part of a translation team to tight deadlines. With editing, keyboarding, interviewing and good communication skills.

Academic Achievements:
2007– Faculty of Arts, University of Maribor – English language and literature (Ph.D.)
2004–2007 Faculty of Arts, University of Maribor – Translating and Interpreting – English (B.A.)
2000–2006 Faculty of Education, University of Maribor, Slovenia. Slovene language and literature (B.A.Ed.)
1996–2008 Employment Service of Slovenia, Scholarship for outstanding students (Zoisova štipendija).
1996–2000 Gimnazija Ravne na Koroskem High School, Slovenia.

Work experience:
2004– Freelance translator, interpreter, proofreader & editor
2006–2007 Primary school teacher.
2003– Proof-reader and editor in Slovene.
2003– Tutor remedial Slovene language and literature and in English.
2002–2003 Clerical assistant (Triglav Insurance Company, Slovenia, Public Administration office assistant).

Professional experiences in translations:
2004–2008 Subtitling movies, cartoons, documentaries
Proofreading and editing in Slovenian
Translating contracts for public procurements, lease agreements, statements of work, annual reports; technical, industry texts: environment (piroliz. plants); offset printing device manual, various manuals, education, art, telecommunication (Telekom, Amis, Mobitel), human resources (Johnson Controls), automotive (Toyota, Renault), computers & software (IBM, DELL, Detelfone, Oracle), photography (Sony), literature, biology, medicine (Lek, Novartis, Cancer treatment, MRI, Ostomy care, med. appliances and tools-manuals), tourism, real estate (Slovenia Invest) etc.

Translation Expertise:
telecommunication (Amis, Mobitel) computers: hard/software (IBM, Dell, Oracle) marketing, literature/art (commercial slogans)
business, administration tourism (also diploma thesis, articles written) human resources (Johnson Controls)
travelling, transport, automotive (Renault, Toyota) law (recipient of the certificate on USA constitution, Eng. legal terminology) health & medicine (cancer treat., MRI, tools, ostomy care)

Language Connect Ms. Charlotte Smith

SDL Slovenia, Ljubljana Mr. Simon KORANTER

Faculty of Arts, Maribor Prof. Barbara MAJCENOVIČ KLINE

Faculty of Law, Maribor Dr. Janja HOJNIK

Faculty of Arts, Maribor
Dr. Darja HRIBAR

Usage of IT & CAT Tools:
Trados 7.0 & SDLX
Windows Vista
MS Office 2003
Macromedia Dreamweaver
Adobe Acrobat Prof. 8.0
Adobe Photoshop CS2
Subtitle Workshop