Daniel Sebesta, MBA

Description

Daniel SEBESTA, MA, CL, MBA

daniel@praguelinguistics.com
+420 776 168 171 • +1-585-360-6352

translation, localization, terminology management, language technology

English, German, French, Slovak > Czech
Czech, Slovak > English

Chartered Linguist with an MBA degree & experience from EU institutions, seasoned translator, certified CAT tool user, published lexicographer, digital nomad.

• Native Czech linguist based in Prague, Czechia.
• Specialized in law, business, marketing & technology.
• 19+ years in professional language services.
• In-house experience from the Directorate-General for Translation (DGT) of the European Commission.
• Former researcher at the Czech Language Institute (ÚJČ) of the Czech Academy of Sciences (AV ČR).
• Previously also a lexicographer at Nakladatelství Olomouc, co-author of GermanCzech dictionaries.
• MA in Czech & German linguistics & legal translation qualification from Charles University in Prague. MBA in Pricing & Strategy from the University of Rochester. Also educated in New Zealand (University of Otago), Germany (Humboldt-Universität) & Canada (ELS Toronto).
• Chartered Linguist (CL), Diploma in Translation (DipTrans, English>Czech), assessed by the UK’s Institute of Translators and Interpreters (ITI, English/German>Czech).
• Certified as an English & German translator by national authorities in Czechia and as a Czech translator by national authorities in Germany.
• Certified advanced user of SDL Trados Studio & MultiTerm. Other tools supported, too.
• Memberships: Voting Member of the American Translators Association (ATA, former Chair of Divisions Committee & Administrator of Language Technology Division), Member (MCIL) of the Chartered Institute of Linguists (CIOL), Qualified Member (MITI) of the Institute of Translators and Interpreters (ITI, also grader for new assessment candidates), member of the German Bundesverband der Dolmetscher und Übersetzer (BDÜ), member of the French Société française des traducteurs (SFT), member of the Czech Union of Interpreters and Translators (JTP).
• Author of Native-speaker status in the translation services market (2013).
• Conference presentations & webinars on topics of interest to language professionals.
• Organizer of educational & networking events for language professionals (Prague Peer Reviews, LocLunch).
• Digital nomad & passionate traveler (almost 100 visited countries).

Language Pairs

Czech
- English
English
- Czech
French
- Czech
German
- Czech
Slovak
- Czech
Slovak
- English

Translating Services

AbstractingEditingLocalizationPost-EditingProofreadingTranslating

Translating Tools

DeepLMemoQMemSourceSDLSDLXSmartlingSTARTRADOSTransit XVTransit/TermStarWordbeeWordFastXTM

Translating - Areas of Specialization

Business - Advertising & public relationsBusiness - Economics & financeBusiness - MarketingComputers - Computer hardwareComputers - Software localizationIndustry & Technology - Automotive industryIndustry & Technology - ElectronicsIndustry & Technology - EnergyLaw - Banking & financial lawLaw - ContractsLaw - Corporate lawLaw - Personal injury lawLaw - Tax law

ATA Divisions

Audiovisual DivisionEducators DivisionFrench Language DivisionGerman Language DivisionGovernment DivisionLanguage Technology DivisionLaw DivisionScience & Technology DivisionSlavic Languages DivisionTranslation Company Division
Type

Translator

Level

Individual

Primary Phone

420776168171

Location

Praha 6

16200
Czech Republic

Years in Business

16 - 20 Years

Education Level

Graduate

Resume