Branislav Bratko – freelance translator

Welcome to my profile.

My name is Branislav Bratko. I´m a professional freelance translator and business assistant. I´m a Slovak native speaker and Czech bilingual.

MY TRANSLATION EXPERIENCE: 17 yrs, since September 2001

MY LANGUAGES: Slovak – native, Czech – bilingual, English – C, German – B1/B2, Russian – A2

MY WORKING LANGUAGE PAIRS – translations: ENG/SVK, ENG/CZE

NOTE:

I also work as a CEO of a small translation and business assistance centre called Centroslavicca, where we can provide more language pairs (FRA, GER, RUS, POL,…) and wider expertise. If you need that one, please switch to our company profile. That´s out of my freelance scope of work. All information here is only applicable for my freelance work, which I provide on my own or with my personal proofreaders (2 people working with me on long-term basis. This is separate from the Centroslavicca language centre). I want to keep my freelance translation practice, as long as I am in translation business. This is essential for me. If you are interested in my freelance work, please continue reading.

MY SERVICES: translation, proofreading, MTPE, language consulting, acceptance, cultural consulting, business assistance

MY EXPERTISE AREAS: general, business, marketing, management, finance (general), advertising, PR, tourism and travel, technical, technology, home, garden and home products, education, arts, fashion, real estate, politics, international relationships, environment, food & drink, geography, religion

MY EDUCATION: English language and literature, University in Ružomberok, Master´s degree, 2001

MY LICENCES: trade licence – translation, language education, business consulting, marketing, sales

VAT REGISTRATION: yes

PAYMENTS: PayPal, IBAN

GENERAL SOFTWARE: MS WINDOWS platform – Office, Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, Office 365, MS Cloud, Movie Maker, WordPress – basic

CAT: Wordfast Anywhere, MemoQ (+ remotely) or MemSource, SDL Trados – beginner, remotely

WORKING FROM: private office, private computer

INTERNET CONNECTION: fibre-optic

WORKING HOURS: flexible, Mo-Sa, incl. evenings, (based on agreement)

RATES: Translation: 0.05 – 0.06 EUR/word

MTPE, proofreading: 0.02 – 0.035 EUR/word

REGIMEN FOR CONFIDENTIALITY/NDA: yes

EXPERIENCE:

various text types – business, financial, manuals, documents, marketing materials, users instructions, educational, conference notes, …

– MTPE

– web sites translations

– marketing texts, catalogues, business presentations, minutes of meetings

– event management manuals

– notes from conferences (humanities)

– technical manuals, manuals for financial courses, user’s manuals – various areas

– food industry materials

– contracts and legal documents

– private correspondence

– e-shop product descriptions

– PPT presentations

– religious texts

– conference interpreting, tourist interpreting, business meeting interpreting

– EU related texts

Translated recently – some of my references:

Online Magazine – Current news (UA)*
Residence permit documents (MY)
Welding Machine users manual (KR)
Corporate group newsletter (IT)
Engineering machine user manual (IT)
Quote for a low energy house, construction company (SK)
Press release for a MEP (SK)
A conference agenda (PL)
E-shop products (GB) (RU)
Nuclear power plant safety instructions for maintenance teams (FI/LT)
Bible stories for children (UA)
Tumble dryer users manual (CZ)
Rinse aid – use instructions (CZ)
Global charity ppt presentation (NL)

*client´s country of residence/business location