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					                            TANIA SAMSONOVA
                                 English <-> Russian
                                  Translation, localization,
                                    proofreading, editing
                                  Toronto, Ontario, Canada
                                      Tel: (647)271-7895
                         E-mail: tania@getyourmessageacross.com
                        Proz.com: http://www.proz.com/profile/59687

Native speaker of Russian
Based in Toronto, Canada
Fields: information technology (IT), engineering, science, business, marketing, life
sciences
Software: Trados, IBM CAT tool, SDLX, Logoport, Idiom, Catalyst, ForeignDesk


                          QUALIFICATIONS HIGHLIGHTS

- Experience in technical translation, proofreading and editing for a wide range of
  industries (IT, mathematics, science, life sciences, engineering, business and finance)
- Clear, accurate and concise translations
- Certificate in Technical and Professional writing from Glendon College, York
University, Toronto, Canada
- Professional knowledge of IT industry (years of experience in software development,
  testing, documentation)
- Experience in translating fiction/literature, good literary style
- Certificate in Financial Analysis and Investment Management (University of Toronto
  SCS)
- Certificate in Enterprise Risk Management (University of Toronto SCS)
- Master’s degree “With Honours” in Applied Math and Computer Science
- Microsoft Certified Application Developer (MCP ID 3691108)


        EXPERIENCE IN TRANSLATION, EDITING AND PROOFREADING
                          (Russian<->English)

- IT-related technical and marketing documentation, help, user manuals, web-site
  localization (OS, networks, hardware and software solutions) for Microsoft, IBM, Novell,
  Sun Microsystems and other major IT vendors
- Marketing, business, economics
- Electrical, electronic and chemical engineering, mathematics and science
- General contracts, especially IT-related
- Medical IT (equipment manuals), general healthcare

                    EXAMPLES OF RECENT TRANSLATIONS

For IBM: technical and marketing documentation, help, user manuals, web-site
localization for various products (English->Russian)

For Microsoft: Katmai (SQL2008) documentation and help (English->Russian)

For Magplane, USA
Capsule Pipeline Transport Using An Electromagnetic Drive, an article (English -
>Russian)
                                                                        Tania Samsonova
For CEL, Canada
Electrical design brief for construction of "Lybed-Plaza" apartment, retail and hotel
complex in Kyiv, Ukraine (English->Russian)

For Moscow School of Management SKOLKOVO
Russian Capital Market: Facts and Events, report, several issues (2007-2008)
(Russian->English)

For KvantSoft, Canada
Demand Forecasting System for Small or Medium-size Manufacturing Assembly
Companies, an article on data mining (English->Russian)

For Microsoft Rus LLC
A client agreement for deployment of an ERP system (Russian->English)


                            LITERARY TRANSLATIONS
                                English->Russian


Margaret Atwood. Life before man. (Мужчина и женщина в эпоху динозавров)
Moscow: Eksmo, 2005
Caleb Carr. The Italian Secretary. (Итальянский секретарь) Moscow: Eksmo, 2006
Ken Kalfus. The Commissariat of the Enlightenment. (Наркомат просветления)
Moscow: Eksmo, 2006
Ernie Zelinski. Real Success Without a Real Job. (Успех без офисного рабства)
Moscow: Gayatri/LIVEBOOK, 2006
Jim Harrison, “Revenge.” Legends of the Fall. (Месть/Легенды осени) Moscow:
Azbooka, 2007
Neall Griffiths. Stump. (Культя) Moscow: Eksmo, 2007
Iris Murdoch, The Philosopher's Pupil (Ученик философа) Moscow: Eksmo, 2009
Joanne Harris, Coastliners (Остров на краю света) Moscow: Eksmo, 2009

Translated, pending publication:
Terry Pratchett, Nation
Joanne Harris, Jigs and Reels




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                                    EDUCATION

1985 - 1990
Moscow State University, Department of Applied Mathematics and Computer
Science, Moscow, Russia
Degree of M.Sc. "With Honors"

2007-2009
York University, Toronto, Canada
Certificate in Technical and Professional Writing

University of Toronto SCS – certificates:
Financial Analysis and Investment Management
Enterprise Risk Management
including the following courses:

- Accounting Fundamentals
- Quantitative Analysis for Financial Management
- Management Information Systems
- Business Economics
- Entreprise Risk Management
- Risk Assessment
- Corporate Finance and Performance Analysis
- Capital Markets, Asset Valuation and Portfolio Management.


                        PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATIONS

Certificate in Technical and Professional writing from York University, Toronto,
Canada (Glendon College)

Microsoft Certified Application Developer (MCP ID 3691108)

References: available upon request.




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