Mahmoud Qandil Mahmoud Gawish
Senior Translator & Interpreter
■ 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.
■ 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.
■ Arabic: Mother Tongue.
■ English: Excellent Command of English Language,
■ Russian: Very Good Command of Russian Language.
■ Latin: Good Command of Latin Terminology.
■ Date of birth: 01/05/1990.
■ Gender: Male.
■ Marital Status: Married.
■ Nationality: Egyptian.
■ Military Status: Accomplished.