Jolanta Schimenti

Description

Employment History

Presently – a freelance translator & interpreter (since 2001)
IBM Corporation, Customer Representative, 590 Madison Ave., New York (2000 – 2001 )
Neris International, Assistant to the President, New York, USA (1998 December – 2000 November)
Finance and Industry Corporation of West Lithuania, Head of the Administration Department & Translator; Klaipëda, Lithuania (1996 – 1998)
Administration of the Governor of Klaipëda County, Klaipëda, Lithuania, Governor Assistant, 1996
Klaipëda Seaport Authority, (Translator/proofreader/editor) Klaipëda, Lithuania (1994 – 1996)
Klaipëda University, Department of Lithuanian Language, Professor Assistant, Klaipëda, Lithuania (1991-1995)
Klaipëda Music Academy, Department of Languages, Professor Assistant, Klaipëda, Lithuania (1988-1991)

Education

Appraisal & Real Estate School of Connecticut (2003)
Columbia Interactive Arts & Sciences, Columbia University’s online division (American Business Writing (High Advanced): Executive Course), 2002
Kaplan International – GRE preparation, 2001
Manhattanville College – Institute of English Language,1998
Association of Lawyers of Lithuania, 1997 - 1998
Vilnius University, MA in Lithuanian Philology, 1982 - 1988

Career overview

Over fifteen years of professional experience, including 7 years in academic environment, 2 years working for Lithuanian Government, 6 years in international business.

Areas of specialization and proficiency

Main activities – interpretation, translation, proofreading. As a translator and proofreader I have experience in such areas: medicine/pharmacology, EU medical legislation, international development, real estate and commercial law, technical engineering development). I also have experience as a court interpreter.

Technical capabilities

Office is networked with PC-type computers running Windows XP and Office 2000. Other equipment includes printers, scanners, a CD-RW drive, and high-speed access to the Internet. TRADOS Freelance 6.5 user.

Personal data

U.S. permanent resident. Fluent in Lithuanian (native language, MA in Lithuanian Philology), English, Russian. ATA & NETA associate member. InterLingua.com, KJ International Resources Ltd, Inlingua, Telelingua; M2 Limited; Lingo24 Ltd; Temple Translations, Ltd, Translatin SPRL, GlobaLink Translations, Ltd., Transperfect Translations Inc. – an associate translator; Bowne Global Solutions – an associate interpreter.

Language Pairs

Lithuanian
- English
English
- Lithuanian

Translating Services

Translating

Translating Tools

SDLTRADOS

Translating - Areas of Specialization

Business - Economics & financeBusiness - Labor RelationsEntertainment - FilmLaw - ContractsLaw - Corporate lawLaw - Personal injury law

ATA Divisions

Language Technology DivisionMedical DivisionSlavic Languages DivisionTranslation Company Division
Type

Translator

Level

Individual

Primary Phone

(203) 521-5358

Education Level

Graduate