Pavel Kraus

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Translator & Proofreader

Localization Specialist

Contact

E-mail: pavel.kraus(at)anycomp.cz
Address: Humpolecka 26, 140 00 Praha, Czech Republic

INTRODUCTION & SERVICE OVERVIEW

Dear Customers,

My name is Pavel Kraus and I am a native Czech speaker. I provide translations and localization from EN, FR, DE and ES into Czech and Slovak since 2006. I would like to offer my services in case they may be of interest to you.

I work with CAT tools such as: Trados, SDLx, Passolo, Alchemy Catalyst, Across, Transit, Wordfast, Idiom, MemoQ, Deja Vu, Memsource, MateCat, Fluency (incl. terminology and QA tools, i.e. XBench, Verifika).

Further, I have a long-term experience in pre-print and I am able to manage projects from analyse to delivery.

 

My main fields: Technical/Engineering, Automotive, Medical, Medical Equipment, Human Resources, Market Research, Legal/Law, IT, Software, Marketing, Finance, Textile, Sport and others.

 

I am very interested in a long-term cooperation in any translation, localization or other projects with your team.

 

I will be very happy to provide you with more information or translate a test for you.

 

For more information please refer to my details below.

 

Have a nice day.

 

Kind regards,

 

Pavel Kraus

Member of Czech Union of Interpreters and Translators (2012)
I work in accordance with the Standard EN 15 038.

 

TABLE OF CONTENTS

INTRODUCTION & SERVICE OVERVIEW.... 1

1       RESUME.. 2

2       SCOPE OF SERVICES.. 3

3       STATISTICS.. 3

4       REFERENCE.. 4

5       MY CUSTOMERS.. 5


 

1         RESUME

1.1     PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Freelance Translator
2004 – present

SERVICES: translations, proofreading, QA, localization, subtitling, transcribing (see Chapter 2)
LANGUAGES: English, German Czech and Slovak (vice versa)

 

CAT tools (recent versions) – : Trados, SDLx, Passolo, Alchemy Catalyst, Across, Transit, Wordfast, Idiom, MemoQ, Deja Vu, Memsource, MateCat, Fluency (incl. terminology and QA tools, i.e. XBench, Verifika).

·         Source/target format conversions

·         Trainer of CAT software

·         Administration of translation memories and term bases

CAT/DTP Support Specialist
Skrivanek, Czech Republic –2006 – 2009

·         Administration of Across Language/Translation Server

·         Preparation of documents in many different formats (e.g. Adobe, MS, XML, HTML, PHP, multimedia)

·         Pre-print, format conversions

·         Technical support (DTP & CAT tools)

IT Specialist
Freelancer– 2004 – 2006

·         Design and wiring of data networks

·         Configuration and installation of workstations

·         IT consulting

Sales Manager
Automotive Magazine & Motor Sport Team – 2001 – 2003

·         communication with new business advertisers

·         customer care

·         responsibility for team funding in 2002

1.2    ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE

2009 – 2010

Professional Certificate in Management

Open University
Prague, Czech Republic

2007 – 2009

Bachelor Studies
Program: Informatics, Economics

Institute of Finance and Administration
Prague, Czech Republic

2001

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Certificate: Management in ICT

1996 – 2001

Bilingual German-Czech High School
Leaving exam in 2001

German High School
Prague, Czech Republic

 


 

2         SCOPE OF SERVICES

I offer a wide scope of services that covers standard translations, proofreading, multimedia editing as well as management of translation memories and terminology. Please refer to my list of services provided below.

 

TRANSLATIONS

·         Translations

·         Certified Translations

·         Proofreading

·         Revision

·         Quality Assurance

 

LOCALIZATION

·         WWW/Software

·         Terminology

·         SEO – Search Engine Optimization

·         Subtitling

·         Graphics/DTP Editing

·         Voice-Over

·         Transcribing of Text/Audio

·         Scanning, OCR (Recognition)

 

 

3         STATISTICS

 

YEAR: 2013

513 projects

YEAR: 2014

1565 projects

YEAR: 2015

2783 projects

TOPIC

WORDCOUNT

TOPIC

WORDCOUNT

TOPIC

WORDCOUNT

ART

11 451

ART

11 372

ART

800

ARCHITECTURE

5112

ARCHITECTURE

31 028

 

 

AUTOMOTIVE

94 178

AUTOMOTIVE

210 934

AUTOMOTIVE

84 159

BIOLOGY/NATURE

549

BIOLOGY/NATURE

26 091

 

 

ECONOMICS

72 222

ECONOMICS

697 466

ECONOMICS

968 453

ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT

1592

ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT

141 618

ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT

26 049

ENGINEERING

238 932

ENGINEERING

119 614

ENGINEERING

109 708

FINANCE

24 000

FINANCE

6 724

FINANCE

64 475

 

 

GAMES

83 859

GAMES

28 304

GASTRONOMY

992

GASTRONOMY

8 817

GASTRONOMY

3 294

HUMAN RESOURCES

65 523

HUMAN RESOURCES

640 938

HUMAN RESOURCES

128 082

CHEMISTRY/PATENTS

16 666

CHEMISTRY/PATENTS

45 801

CHEMISTRY/PATENTS

26 155

IT HARDWARE

71 216

IT HARDWARE

48 695

IT HARDWARE

262 776

IT SOFTWARE

38 483

IT SOFTWARE

159 905

IT SOFTWARE

275 064

 

 

FICTION

3 738

 

 

MARKETING

59 296

MARKETING

460 361

MARKETING

679 564

MEDICAL

58 562

MEDICAL

206 219

MEDICAL

183 473

LEGAL

43 274

LEGAL

260 125

LEGAL

173 568

PSYCHOLOGY

1 451

PSYCHOLOGY

10 476

PSYCHOLOGY

15 448

 

 

SPORT

127 409

SPORT

22 611

TECHNICAL

479 160

TECHNICAL

1 645 878

TECHNICAL

3 473 072

CLOTH/TEXTILE

454

 

 

CLOTH/TEXTILE

443

 

 

TRANSPORTATION

188

TRANSPORTATION

28 589

TOURISM

1 701

TOURISM

33 838

TOURISM

20 799

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

4         REFERENCE

HEINEKEN Česká republika

Firma Felder v Hall in Tirol v Rakousku se zabývá vývojem, konstrukcí a prodejem prvotřídních dřevoobráběcích strojů po celém světě. Dřevoobráběcí stroje FELDER - a ze dřeva uděláte více!

 

“Our company cooperates with Mr. Pavel Kraus since March 2013.

In the course of this cooperation with our company, Pavel prepared several dozen mostly legal and HR translations. He always provides quality services at a pre-arranged deadline and for a adequate price. We are satisfied with his flexible approach, professionalism and with contractual arrangements of conditions. Based on our experience, we recommend Pavel Kraus as a reliable supplier of translation services at a professional level."

 

„Als international tätiges Maschinenbauunternehmen ist die Zusammenarbeit mit Übersetzungsagenturen sehr wichtig.

Es freut uns, dass wir mit der tschechischen Agentur einen so verlässlichen Partner gefunden haben. Ob Kataloge, Software oder Betriebsanleitungen – die Übersetzungen werden schnell, kompetent und zuverlässig bearbeitet.“

 

Lydia Gyorgyova, Back-Office, Outsourcing

Heineken Czech Republic, Manufacturer and Distributor of Beer Brands

 

Kajetan Fuisz, Technical Editor

Felder Austria, Manufacturer of Woodworking Machines and Accessories

 

 

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“I am extremely satisfied with services provided by Mr. Pavel Kraus. We cooperate on an excellent level. Really, maximum satisfaction.”


“I am pleased to say that I received very positive feedback from the customer for the previous projects. Thanks a lot for your excellent work on both languages.”


Lenka Dyskantova, Purchase Department Officer
KAVALIERGLASS, a.s., Manufacturer of Glass Products for Industry and Household


Tirs Abril, International Advisor for SEAT Spain
Contractual Partner of SEAT Spain for Documentation

 

 

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"I would like to express my complete satisfaction with the services offered by Pavel Kraus.

We mainly order certified translations. His services are at a high level. From submitting a request for translation through its preparation to delivery documents, which must often be provided in a short period of time.

I especially positively evaluate the personal and active approach.

 

“Correct and creative translations. I can only recommend cooperation with Mr. Kraus.”

 

Jana Hrbatova, Professional Sales Officer

Blazek Praha a.s., Clothier

 

Frantisek Calek, Business Manager

Arcadia, s.r.o., Advertising Agency

 

 

Pure studio

SkyXS AirCargo

 

“Very flexible, communicative and professional partner.”

 

“Communicative and friendly, not afraid to take the initiative.”

 

Eva Petrovska, Owner

Dance Studio Pure

 

Jan Chyba, Area Manager

SkyXS AirCargo, s.r.o., International Air Cargo

 

5         MY CUSTOMERS

MOTORCYCLES

AUTOMOTIVE

ELECTRICAL,

ENGINEERING,

TECHNICAL

HARDWARE,

SOFTWARE,

GAMES

ECONOMICS,

MARKETING,

TOURISM

HUMAN RESOURCES,

LAW/LEGAL

MEDICINE,

COSMETICS