Freelance translator profile for Ana Medan

Translator's name:Ana Medan
Lanaguage pair:English to Serbian translator
Country of residence:Serbia
Activity:Acitive since 2023
Membership status:Basic member

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Тranslator with more than 10 years of experience working in professional and scientific communities. I have participated in diverse translation work including scientific materials and large –scale executive organization documents, commercial materials. I am consistently relied upon for verification and correction of translated materials. During these years, I have assisted a variety of clients with projects related to translation services, allocation and localization of clients and services providers for various materials, participated in development of long lasting relationships with clients by providing an excellent customer service. As a person who also respects deadlines as set by the client requirements for each task, I have managed to maintain good and reliable collaboration with various clients and companies all around the world.
Native language: Serbian
Work Experience
Freelance translator 2006– present
•translating and proofreading of company safety standards
•translating and proofreading of governmental legal documents
•translating and proofreading of contracts, agreements
•translating and proofreading of FIDIC contracts and agreements, various editions
•translating and proofreading of IT presentations and brochures IT courses
•translating and proofreading of technical manuals
•translating and proofreading of financial documents for the local companies (financial reports, audit reports and strategies)
•translating and proofreading of commercial contracts
•translating and proofreading of tender documentation
•translating and proofreading of the general documents (birth/death/marriage certificates, driving licenses, police records etc.
•translating and proofreading of scientific works related to Civil Engineering, Architecture, Economy, Management, Environmental Protection, Tourism, Industry
•translating, proofreading and (copy)writing access works, master and PhD theses with data analyses
•translating and proofreading of brochures for travel agencies,
•translating, proofreading and editing subtitles of different videos
•subtitling/translating videos from fields of science, comic, drama, environment etc. Participation in various subtitling projects related to NGO sector
Language pairs:
English – Serbian
English – Croatian
English – Bosnian
German – Serbian
German – Croatian
German – Bosnian
English – Italian
Italian – Serbian
English - German
and vice versa
Collaboration companies for which I provide translation, proofreading and editing services are located in following countries: Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, UK, USA, Germany, Romania, Lithuania, Czech Republic, Moldavia, Greece, Turkey, Belgium, Italy, France, Israel, Egypt, Switzerland
12/2017 – present
Borderfree Association for human rights, Switzerland – Translation services and organization of various materials related to funding and localization projects for refugees and migrants
September – October 2022
Assistant and translator for Long-term observers for OSCE ODIHR during campaigns for General Elections in Bosnia and Herzegovina
2003 - 2016
English language – English school “Rubicon” in Novi Sad, Serbia – Fluency Level
Italian language – Radnicki univerzitet, Novi Sad, Serbia, Advanced Level
German language – Language School “Avalon” Novi Sad, Serbia – B2 Level
2001 - 2013
Master Degree in Civil Engineering - Faculty of Technical Sciences (FTN) - Novi Sad, Serbia
TEFL Certificate in teaching English as a foreign language
-Technical knowledge on many software programs, including SDL Trados, SDLX, MemSource, Multiterm, MemoQ, Wordfast, Wordbee, Engineering software packages, MS Office, different platforms for translation, AutoCad, Prosteel
- Fluent in colloquialisms, business vocabulary, and scientific terminology
- Strong communication skills. Work well in fast-paced and changeable environment. Self-discipline, punctuality, respect for deadlines, adaptation to circumstances, working conditions. Creative thinking skills; comfortable with both verbal and written communication, including preparing and giving presentations; extremely precise and dedicated.
Hobbies and interests
During my free time, I enjoy doing exercises for strength, reading, painting. I also participate in various sport, art, and humanitarian organizations and activities. Enjoy cooking, making handmade stuff.