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CV - Koral Özgül
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(Last update December the 9th, 2008)

PERSONAL INFORMATION
Name and Surname Koral Özgül
Date of Birth 6/3/1958
Contact Info Phone: (+90 216) 566 7028
Mobile: (+90) 535 828 0745
E-mail:

EDUCATION
Name Years
University University of Bosphorus (Boğaziçi Üniversitesi) - English Literature & Linguistics 1984-1989
University University of Bosphorus (Boğaziçi Üniversitesi) - 3 semesters of Biology education (dropped) 1982-1983
University University of Bosphorus (Boğaziçi Üniversitesi) - The School of Foreign Languages 1979-1981
High School İstanbul Erkek Lisesi - Fen (German education) 1971-1978

NATIVE LANGUAGE
Turkish

FOREIGN LANGUAGES
Language Level Task
German Perfect translation / localization / proofreading
English Perfect translation / localization / proofreading
Osmanlıca (Ottoman) Good transcription of printed texts with standard Arabic letters, and translation into modern Turkish

WORK EXPERIENCE
Company Position Dates
Mirora Translations Translation 2003-...
STEP Çeviri Translation, localization, proofreading 2003-...
ELK Ltd. Software localization 2002-...
SET-Systems Software localization 2002-...
ES Ltd. Software localization, proofreading 1999-...
Çeviri (for IBM) Software localization 1998-1999
Tuzeks (EU Directives) Translation 1997-1998
Turgut Yayıncılık Translation 1995-1997
Ansiklopedi Yayınları Translation 1994-1995
Abakus (for IBM) Proofreading 1993-1994
Ofis (for IBM) Software localization 1990-1992
Step (for IBM) Software localization 1989
AnaBritannica Translation, authoring, proofreading, research 1987-1989
Rönesans Translation 1987
Cumhuriyet Bilim Teknik Translation, authoring 1986-1987
Başkent Reklam Graphic design, page layout design 1976-1977

CURRENT FOREIGN CLIENTS
Company Country My Service
PTIGlobal USA Translation, QA
CLS Communication Switzerland
USA
UK
Hong Kong
Translation, QA, Proofreading
SpanSource S.R.L. Argentina Translation
B&K Projects Belgium Translation
Lanzillotta Localizations GmbH Germany Translation
Cornillie Consulting Germany Translation, Adaptation
Torindo Co., LTD Japan Translation
InterNiche UK Translation
Tetras s.r.o. Slovakia Translation
SM Albany Translation

TRANSLATION EXPERTISE (On Subject Basis)
Computer (Software/Hardware)
incl. IBM & Microsoft via major dealers
Mainframe (AS/400, S38 etc.)
PC (MS Windows 9x/NT/2K/XP)
Zoology
incl. Cumhuriyet Bilim Teknik, AnaBritannica
special expertise in Ichthyology (fishes, aquaristics)
Botany/Agriculture
incl. Cumhuriyet Bilim Teknik, AnaBritannica
special expertise in Mycology/Fungology (mushrooms)
Medicine/Pharmacology
incl. Cumhuriyet Bilim Teknik, AnaBritannica, Johnson & Johnson, Turgut Yayıncılık and various medical and scientific periodicals
Automotive/Machine Engineering
Otosan, BMW, Volvo
Sociology/Anthropology/Psychology
AnaBritannica, Birikim Yayınları, İletişim Yayınları, Metis Yayıncılık
Physics (Optics)
Cumhuriyet Bilim Teknik
History
Ansiklopedi Yayınları
Music
Pan Yayıncılık, AnaBritannica
Cinematography
İletişim Yayınları
Business (Advertising/Management)
Başkent Reklam, Rönesans Yayıncılık and misc.
Ottoman Arabic Transcription
several books and booklets incl. about fishing, cooking, music

PUBLISHINGS (Translations/Localizations)
(items marked with "C" include original authoring, the rest are coproductions;
items marked with "U" include unpublished but staged drama texts)
Computer (Software/Hardware)
localization of misc. software interfaces, hard/online misc. user guides, service manuals, helps etc. major companies: IBM, Microsoft, Nokia, Motorola, Intel, Lotus, Volvo, Surplex.com
Web Site
Office XP Website, Direct Access Web Site, Uzel Holder Web Site Microsoft, Uzel Holder
Mobile Phones
Ericsson, Nokia, Siemens Ericsson, Nokia, Siemens
ZoologyC, BotanyC, AgricultureC, Medicine, Pharmacology, PhysicsC, Sociology, Anthropology
n various periodical publishings incl.: Cumhuriyet Bilim Teknik, AnaBritannica, Rönesans Yayıncılık, edited/authored several articles published in Cumhuriyet Bilim Teknik, AnaBritannica major examples include: Horses (Equidae), Cats (Felicidae/Leo), Wetlands (marshes/bogs/mangroves) articles in AnaBritannica, articles about mushrooms and illumination in Cumhuriyet Bilim Teknik
History, Politics
in various periodical publishings incl.: Cumhuriyet Bilim Teknik, AnaBritannica, Birikim, Yeni Gündem
History
misc. encyclopaedias for Ansiklopedi Yayınları
CinematographyC
articles in Sinema Günlüğü
TheatreU
adaptations from Bert Brecht and F. Garcia Lorca staged/performed by Boğaziçi Üniversitesi Oyuncuları (Players of Bosphorus University)
Advertising
misc. brochures published by Başkent Reklam

C.A.T. TOOLS
Brand Software Curr. Version
SDL MultiTerm 2017 (14.0.2184.3)
SDL Trados Studio Freelance 2017 (14.0.5889.5)
SDL Trados Studio Freelance 2014 (SP2 - 11.2.4435.12)
Across Systems Across v6.3 (6.3 8714_en - Package v19)
Kilgray memoQ 8 (8.0.32 translator pro)
Passolo Translator Edition 6.0.05, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2015
Multilizer Translator Edition 6.1.27
poEdit poEdit 1.3.7
Lionbridge Translation Workspace XLIFF Editor 2.42.1 build: 2017-02-08


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Experience
Bosphorus University, Istanbul, English Literature & Linguistics
Bosphorus University, Istanbul, The School of Foreign Languages
28 years of experience

Expertise
Computer
  Software/Hardware
Telecom(munications)
Science (general)
Botany
Agriculture
Fisheries/Aquaristics
Music
Chemistry
Automotive/Machinery

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