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English -Arabic Translator

Cairo, Cairo Governorate, Egypt
March 17, 2020

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Mahmoud Qandil Mahmoud Gawish

Senior Translator & Interpreter

Address: ** ****** ** ********* **., Agoza, Giza, Egypt. Cell Phone/ What’s App: 002***********



■ Looking for challenging position in progressive organization that could encourage me to add value with my actual strengths.

■ Seeking for job in translation & interpretation that could unlock my potentials for high competence and great creativity, while utilizing my energetic and self-motivated nature through dynamic and harmonious work settings, with opportunities for advancement. Education:

■ Graduated from Faculty of Languages and Translation, Department of English Language & Literature; Al Azhar University in Cairo, Major, May session 2013.

■ Attended Russian Cultural Center, Russian Language Course- Intermediate Levels- with an Excellent Grade.

Work Experience:

■ Freelance Arabic<>English Senior Translator & Linguist, (October, 2018 –Till date hereof)

■ Full-Time Arabic<>English Senior Translator & Localizer and Team Leader at Future Trans. Group Ltd. (Jan 2018 – October 2018)

■ Full-Time Arabic<>English Senior Translator and Team Leader at iTranslate S.A.E. (March 2016- Dec 2017)

■ Full-Time Arabic<>English Junior Translator at EgyMark for Translation Services, ( Dec 2014 - Feb 2016)

Work Duties, Roles & Responsibilities:

■ Competent in legal, financial, localization, media and medical texts along with the ability to interpret consecutively & simultaneously.

■ Researching legal & technical phraseology to ensure the correct translation is used;

■ Liaising with clients to discuss any unclear points;

■ Providing guidance & feedback & creating customer-specific style guides;

■ Translation of documents/letters from Arabic into English & vice versa;

■ Reviewing and proofreading foreign &.mother-tongue texts;

■ Revising more junior translators' translations;

■ Conducting face-to-face interpreting.

■ Telephone interpreting.

■ Representing Law firms, local entities and individual clients before Government Bodies and Real Estate Publicity Department.

■ Supporting the translation team with other projects when necessary.

■ Excellent English speaking and writing skills.

■ Retrieving and searching for articles from the internet & translating them into the target language.


■ Russian cultural center, Intermediate levels in Russian Language, Excellent Grade.


■ Course in HRD (Communication Skills/ Marketing and Team Leader). Key Skills & Competencies

■ Excellent User with translation software tools (Off/Online CAT Tools - Trados, MemoQ, Wordfast, Xbench and TWX xliff Editor)

■ Excellent communication and social skills.

■ Able to work to tight deadlines.

■ Highly skilled in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Microsoft Outlook.

■ Willing to travel and able to work under pressure.

■ Able to prioritize work.

■ Very Good surfing on the Internet.

Linguistic Skills:

■ Arabic: Mother Tongue.

■ English: Excellent Command of English Language,


■ Russian: Very Good Command of Russian Language.

■ Latin: Good Command of Latin Terminology.

Personal information:

■ Date of birth: 01/05/1990.

■ Gender: Male.

■ Marital Status: Married.

■ Nationality: Egyptian.

■ Military Status: Accomplished.

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