Basic Info

Galal Abd El Gawad

6 years

Cairo, Egypt

Bachelor's Degree

Experienced

Work Experience

Legal Translator at Zaki Hashem & Partners Law Firm

Experience Details

Legal Translator

Legal

Experienced (Non-Manager)

- Translating and reviewing legal texts, including but not limited to legal opinions, judgments, legal notifications, bids, contracts, agreements, financial statements and arbitrations.
- Helping lawyers in writing and wording their memoranda.
- Checking consistency of texts and unification of terms with the translation team.


Company Details

Zaki Hashem & Partners Law Firm (multinational)

Cairo, Egypt

101-500 employees

Legal Services

https://www.hashemlaw.com/

Jan 2017 to present (1 year)
Senior Translator at Lingua for You

Experience Details

Senior Translator

Writing/Editorial

Experienced (Non-Manager)

- Translating and reviewing texts in different fields, including but not limited to legal, technical, marketing, finance and business.
- Handling the translation process with the teamwork, including follow-up, supervision and preparation of glossaries for each project, as well as checking consistency before final delivery.
- Reporting technical performance appraisal to the top management.


Company Details

Lingua for You

Cairo, Egypt

1-10 employees

Translation and Localization

N/A

Aug 2016 to Feb 2017 (6 months)
Arabic < English Translator at Farsi Geotech (Cairo Branch)

Experience Details

Arabic < English Translator

Writing/Editorial

Experienced (Non-Manager)

- Translating and reviewing texts in GIS field.
- Following up and reporting work progress with the translation team.
- Conducting and managing technical interviews for new candidates.


Company Details

Farsi Geotech (Cairo Branch) (multinational)

Cairo, Egypt

11-50 employees

Engineering Services, Business Supplies and Equipment , Computer Hardware

www.farsigeotech.com

Nov 2013 to Jul 2016 (2 years 8 months)
Freelance English <> Arabic Translator at M.S.E

Experience Details

Freelance English <> Arabic Translator

Writing/Editorial

Experienced (Non-Manager)

- Translating and reviewing texts online.
- Ensuring adequate translation techniques are applied.


Company Details

M.S.E

Cairo, Egypt

11-50 employees

Translation and Localization

www.mse-translation.com

Nov 2013 to Jul 2014 (8 months)
English <> Arabic Translator at Dynamic Service Office

Experience Details

English <> Arabic Translator

Writing/Editorial

Experienced (Non-Manager)

- Translating and reviewing official texts for embassies and official authorities.
- Reviewing and certifying outsourced official documents to be presented to governmental and non-governmental organizations.


Company Details

Dynamic Service Office

Cairo, Egypt

1-10 employees

Translation and Localization

N/A

Dec 2010 to Sep 2013 (2 years 9 months)
Web Content Writer (temporal) at Leisure Travel Egypt

Experience Details

Web Content Writer (temporal)

Writing/Editorial

Entry Level

- Write, rewrite and edit web contents in the field of tourism.
- Ensure high translation techniques are applied efficiently.
- Study and compare contents of competitors to produce a unique content in terms of language and subject.


Company Details

Leisure Travel Egypt

Cairo, Egypt

1-10 employees

Travel and Tourism

www.egyptfortravel.com

Jul 2010 to Sep 2010 (2 months)

Achievements


• Creator & admin of a translation Facebook page (الترجمة بين النظرية والتطبيق) • Teaching staff member of summer Quran memorization project (Al Fath Islamic Academy), Sept 2005.

Education

B.A of Languages & Translation in English - Simultaneous Interpretation

Education Details

B.A of Languages & Translation

English - Simultaneous Interpretation

Al Azhar, Egypt

C / Good / 65 - 75%

Written Translation - At Sight Interpretation - Consecutive Interpretation - Simultaneous Interpretation - Grammar - Linguistics - Literature - Economics - Human Rights - Phonetics.

Academic Years: 5 years.

Al Azhar
2005 - 2010

Certifications

HRM Diploma
May 2014

Certificate details

HRM Diploma

May 2014

Very Good out of Very Good

N/A

N/A

Egyptian Chamber of HRM (EGYCHAM)

Studied the following Items:
1- Recruitment.
2- Training & Development.
3- Compensation & Benefits.
4- Performance Appraisal.
5- Labor Law.
6- HR & Competitive Advantage.
7- Job Analysis.

Training and Courses

Training/Course Details

HRM Diploma

May 2014

Egyptian chamber of HRM (EGYCHAM)

Studied All HRM Functions.

Training/Course Details

E-Marketing course (Search Engine Optimization)

Oct 2012

SEO Era Co,

Search Engine Optimization

Training/Course Details

simultaneous interpretation skills course

Jul 2009

Faculty of Arts, Helwan University

Practical studies of simultaneous interpretation

Training/Course Details

Effective Negotiation & Communication Skills

Apr 2009

Al-Azhar University

N/A

Training/Course Details

Interpersonal communications skills Workshop

Apr 2009

Al-Azhar University

N/A

Training/Course Details

“How to Present Islam?” public speaking & presentation skills workshop

Apr 2009

Al-Azhar University

N/A

Training/Course Details

English press editing course

Aug 2008

Al-Ahram weekly

N/A

Training/Course Details

Journalistic translation & English press editing course

Jul 2008

Middle East News Agency (MENA)

N/A

Jobseeker photo

Profile Skills and Keywords

AnalyticalArabicArabic < English TranslatorBusiness Supplies And EquipmentComputer HardwareCreativeE-Marketing Course (Search Engine Optimization)EditorialEffective Negotiation & Communication SkillsEngineering ServicesEnglishEnglish <> Arabic TranslatorEnglish - Simultaneous InterpretationEnglish Press Editing CourseFarsi Geotech (Cairo Branch)Freelance English <> Arabic TranslatorFrenchHRM DiplomaInternetInterpersonal Communications Skills WorkshopJournalistic Translation & English Press Editing CourseLeaderLegalLegal ServicesLegal TranslatorMicrosoft ExcelMicrosoft PowerPointMicrosoft WordPersistentPresenterSDL Trados 2014SEOSenior TranslatorSimultaneous Interpretation Skills CourseTranslation & EditingTranslation And LocalizationTravel And TourismWeb Content Writer (temporal)Windows Movie MakerWritingZaki Hashem & Partners Law FirmHow To Present Islam? Public Speaking & Presentation Skills Workshop

Self-assesed Skills

Languages

English

English

: Fluent

: Fluent

: Fluent

: Fluent

Arabic

Arabic

: Fluent

: Fluent

: Fluent

: Fluent

French

French

: Beginner

: Beginner

: Beginner

: Beginner

Tools and Technologies

Microsoft Word

Microsoft Word

: Advanced

: Extreme - I love it!

:

1-3 years

Internet

Internet

: Advanced

: Extreme - I love it!

:

3-5 years

Windows Movie Maker

Windows Movie Maker

: Advanced

: Extreme - I love it!

:

1-3 years

SDL Trados 2014

SDL Trados 2014

: Intermediate

: Extreme - I love it!

:

Less than 1 year

Microsoft Excel

Microsoft Excel

: Intermediate

: Medium

:

1-3 years

Microsoft PowerPoint

Microsoft PowerPoint

: Intermediate

: Medium

:

1-3 years

SEO

SEO

: Beginner

: Medium

:

Less than 1 year

Fields of Expertise

Translation & Editing

Translation & Editing

: Advanced

: Little

:

1-3 years

Key Skills

Analytical, Leader, Presenter, Creative, Persistent

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