Freelance translator profile for Okuta Felix

Translator's name:Okuta Felix
Lanaguage pair:English to Swahili translator
Country of residence:Kenya
Activity:Acitive since 2022
Membership status:Basic member

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Okuta Felix Ochieng
High School Teacher, Translator And Transcriptionist

P.O. Box 629-40300, Homabay, Nyanza, Kenya.
Phone: +254714866064


Classroom management.

Testing and grading.

Technology integration.

English - Swahili translation and interpretation and vice versa.

Transcription of Swahili and English files.


i) Swahili
ii) English
iii) Dholuo

Professional Summary

a) Skilled in activity coordination, student assessment and record keeping.
b) Bi-lingual individual who uses his proficiency in English and Swahili to solve day-to-day problems and enhance communication and understanding.
c) Down to earth individual who is a good listener and strives to solve people's problems whichever way he can.

Work History

a) Date: July 2020 to Current
Position: General Transcriptionist.
Responsibility: Transcribing audio files to text.

b) Date: June 2020 to Current
Employers: TranslatorsCafe, and
Position: Transcriptionist and English - Swahili Translator.

1. Transcribing audio files to text.
2. Translating files within the English/Swahili pair.

c) Date: August 2018 to Current
Employer: Teachers Service Commission, Kenya.
Position: Classroom Teacher.

1. Documenting attendance, assignments, grades and participation for over 400 students.
2. Administering quizzes and tests to assess student understanding of material.
3. Collaborating with parents, administrators and counselors to develop improvement plans for struggling students.
4. Teaching Kiswahili subject matter to over 400 students on information compiled from multiple sources, including textbooks, online sites and other educational materials.
5. Using tests, quizzes and other assignments to gauge students' learning and determine understanding of course materials.
6. Using Microsoft Office to upload all student grades and absence data into district computer systems.
7. Assessing student learning progress and comprehension with routine tests and standardized examinations.
8. Scheduling appointments with parents to discuss student progress and classroom behavior.
9. Documenting attendance, assignments, grades and participation for over 400 students.

d) Date: August 2017.
Employer: Independent Electoral And Boundaries Commission Homabay, Nyanza.
Position: Deputy Presiding Officer.

i. Deputized the Presiding Officer in all his duties in the polling station.
ii. Ensured that the voters cast their votes in an orderly and quick manner.
iii. Coordinated and oversaw the proper working of the polling clerks.
iv. Checked to ensure that all the requirements for polling were there before and after the polling exercice.


1). Institution: Moi University Eldoret, Kenya.
Achievement: Bachelor of Education (Arts).

2). Institution: Alliance High School Kikuyu, Kenya.
Achievement: Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education.

3). Institution: Mumias Complex Primary School Mumias. Kenya.
Achievement: Kenya Certificate of Primary Education.


I) Being computer savvy in information technology and computerized systems.
ii) Environmental conservation through tree planting.