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Özden Arıkan
I talk Turkey... and so will you!

Hamburg, Hamburg, Deutschland
Lokale Zeit: 01:20 CET (GMT+1)

Muttersprache: Türkisch Native in Türkisch
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This person has translated 1,364 words for Translators without Borders
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044407_translators.GIF
Native Turkish language professional with two decades' experience in marketing, literature, social sciences, software, and medicine.

See below, then talk to me. And I will talk for you to the Turkish speaker in Turkey and Europe:

Literary Translation
Published more than 40 book translations since 1991 in history, politics, psychology, as well as fiction (including works by two Nobel nominees, Philip Roth and Margaret Atwood), and co-translated and edited a dictionary on cyberculture.

Latest publication is the "Selected Provocations" of Ariel Dorfman: Other Septembers, Many Americas.


For a selection of recent projects with client feedback see

Project History


Marketing Adaptation
Translation of advertisement and marketing texts, as well as slogan and copy adaptation and regular brandname assessment in a wide array of areas, such as pharmaceuticals, automotive, telecommunications, home electronics and entertainment. Have been focusing on IT marketing for the last two years.
044407_pati.GIFMarketing brochures (over 100,000 words), copy and slogan adaptation, tagline evaluation for the automotive industry; adaptation of copy, slogan and TV commercials for cellular/mobile telecommunications (around 60,000 words)
044407_pati.GIFPharmaceuticals sales-training workshop manuals (over 40,000 words); marketing translations and product name evaluation for personal and household hygiene products
044407_pati.GIFTranslation and proofreading of marketing surveys and questionnaires for various industries (oil, pharmaceuticals, telecommunications, toys) and government agencies (health care, prison administration, immigration).
Localization
Strong background in software localization with in-house work for IBM and SAP in the 1990s. Full literacy of Windows and Oracle terminologies.
044407_pati.GIFWorkforce organization software (more than 100,000 words of translation and proofreading, followed by online review and QA in a several-month-long project); dealership management package for an automotive brand
044407_pati.GIFMenu strings, user interfaces, and help files for GSM and digital home electronics products
044407_pati.GIFWebsite localization* in the fields of international trade, textile, yachting, photography (proofreader), navigation systems, dating, media, business networking (proofreader & tester), online music community, gastronomy, IT (information technology) ...

* Worked as translator, unless stated otherwise.
Medical Translation
Editorship background dating back to 1990s with three medical journals published by a pharmaceuticals-affiliated company in Istanbul in the fields of internal medicine, pediatrics, and infectious diseases. Fields of experience include psychiatry, pediatrics, maternal care, general health care, and pharmaceutics.
044407_pati.GIFOnline test for Hepatitis C risk assessment, and regular translation of health brochures and newsletters targeting lay readership
044407_pati.GIFManuals for radiation treatment planning and diagnostic devices (about 50,000 words); localization of an interactive voice response system (IVRS) for treatment planning and improving patient compliance
044407_pati.GIFLaboratory documents for immunoassay test kits - about 35,000 words
044407_pati.GIFPsychiatric expert reports for the UK courts regarding child-custody litigation

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Project History Summary
Total projects15
With client feedback9
Corroborated10
100% positive (9 entries)
positive9
neutral0
negative0

Job type
Translation14
Editing/proofreading1
Language pairs
Englisch > Türkisch14
Türkisch > Englisch1
Specialty fields
Computer: Software5
Werbung/PR5
Medien/Multimedia3
IT (Informationstechnologie)3
Marketing/Marktforschung2
Telekommunikation2
Personalwesen2
Kraftfahrzeuge/PKW und LKW1
Kino, Film, Fernsehen, Theater1
Medizin: Pharmazie1
Computer (allgemein)1
Medizin: Gesundheitswesen1
Umwelt und Ökologie1
Computer: Systeme, Netzwerke1
Tourismus und Reisen1
Allgemeines/Konversation/Grußworte/Briefe1
Fotografie/Bildbearbeitung (und Grafik)1
Internationale Organisationen/Zusammenarbeit/Entwicklung1
Staatswesen/Politik1
Other fields
E-Technik/Elektronik1
Bilanzierung/Buchhaltung1
Textilien/Kleidung/Mode1
Papier/Papierherstellung1
Bauwesen/Hochbau/Tiefbau1
Automatisierung und Robotik1
Transport/Logistik/Versand1
Recht: Verträge1
Kochen/Kulinarisches1
Schlüsselwörter: advertisement art literature copywriting EU european union fiction history home manual catalog guide human rights humanities localization localisation marketing medicine turkish medical translation mythology news politics psychology QA quality assurance religion self-help slang slogan adaptation social history social psychology social services social work sociology software telecommunication theory tourism travel website english to turkish translator english-turkish translator turkish marketing translator turkish software localizer turkish software localiser turkish software translator turkish literary translator turkish-speaking market european turkish market turkish copywriter brandname assessment brandname evaluation cultural assessment cultural evaluation ethnomarketing ethno-marketing games video games subtitling SEO search engine optimization search engine optimisation


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