Basic Info

Samira Elagha

2 years

Cairo, Egypt

Master's Degree

Entry level

Work Experience

Freelance Subtitling Translator at Zoo Digital Group

Experience Details

Freelance Subtitling Translator

Media/Journalism/Publishing

Entry Level

N/A


Company Details

Zoo Digital Group (multinational)

United States

N/A

Media Production

N/A

Mar 2017 to present (7 months)
Freelance Translator at BBC Media Action

Experience Details

Freelance Translator

Media/Journalism/Publishing

Entry Level

Translated work for the project "Bridging the Divides". Turned 12-15 minute Arabic scripts into English scene breakdown (12 Episodes - monthly - from the Syrian radio drama series Hai Al Matar “Al Matar District”). Translated full scripts for five episodes.


Company Details

BBC Media Action (multinational)

United Kingdom

N/A

Media Production

N/A

Sep 2016 to Jun 2017 (9 months)
Research Assistant at Centre of Humanities and Social Sciences at Qatar University

Experience Details

Research Assistant

Writing/Editorial, Media/Journalism/Publishing, Analyst/Research

Entry Level

Worked in a team on a research project titled "Branding Qatar as a Sport Tourism Destination: A Social Semiotic Analysis.” Collected and analyzed audiovisual promotional material.


Company Details

Centre of Humanities and Social Sciences at Qatar University

Qatar

N/A

Education

N/A

Jan 2015 to Sep 2015 (8 months)
Freelance Translator at Student Counselling Centre at Qatar University

Experience Details

Freelance Translator

Administration, Education/Teaching, Quality

Student

Translated materials including a PowerPoint presentation on the course of "Psychological and Medical Services," a study guide on "Coping with Anxiety," and "First Year Success" workshop sheets. Worked in a team to translate materials for several workshops conducted at the centre.


Company Details

Student Counselling Centre at Qatar University

Qatar

N/A

Education

N/A

Dec 2014 to Mar 2015 (3 months)
Theatre Operations Volunteer (volunteer) at Doha Film Institute

Experience Details

Theatre Operations Volunteer (volunteer)

Customer Service/Support, Marketing/PR/Advertising , Hospitality/Hotels/Food Services

Student

Volunteered at the Theatre Operations Department during Doha Tribeca Film Festival. Assisted guests and provided information on the festival’s screenings. Organized the theatre venues and ticket collecting processes.


Company Details

Doha Film Institute

Qatar

N/A

Broadcasting and Film

N/A

Nov 2012 to Nov 2012
Marketing Volunteer (volunteer) at Doha Film Institute

Experience Details

Marketing Volunteer (volunteer)

Customer Service/Support, Marketing/PR/Advertising , Hospitality/Hotels/Food Services

Student

Volunteered at the Merchandise Department during Doha Tribeca Film Festival. Collaborated with other volunteers to sell the festival’s merchandise. Assisted guests and provided information on the festival’s screening


Company Details

Doha Film Institute

Qatar

N/A

Broadcasting and Film

N/A

Oct 2010 to Oct 2010

Achievements


I got an Erasmus Mundus Scholarship to study at City, University of London. I got an Outstanding Performance Scholarship to study at Qatar University.

Education

MA in Audiovisual Translation and Popular Culture

Education Details

MA

Audiovisual Translation and Popular Culture

City University London, United Kingdom

C / Good / 65 - 75%

Dubbing and Voice Over, Project Management, Screenwriting and the Translation of Screenplays, Subtitling, Translating Science Fiction, Crime Fiction, Children's Literature, Translation Theory.

N/A

City University London
2015 - 2016
BA in English Literature and Linguistics

Education Details

BA

English Literature and Linguistics

Qatar University, Qatar

A / Excellent / 85 -100%

Major: English Language/Literature. Minor: Translation.

N/A

Qatar University
2011 - 2014
High School - Thanaweya Amma

High School Details

Thanaweya Amma

Amina Bint Wahab Independent Secondary School for Girls

Qatar

2007

A / Excellent / 85 -100%

N/A

Amina Bint Wahab Independent Secondary School for Girls
2007

Certifications

IELTS
Jan 2015

Certificate details

IELTS

Jan 2015

8 out of 9

N/A

N/A

International English Language Testing System

N/A

Training and Courses

Training/Course Details

Project Management for Translators

Feb 2016

University College London

N/A

Training/Course Details

Team Work and Leadership

Nov 2014

Qatar University

3-Day Workshop

Training/Course Details

Verbal Intelligence and Communication Skills

Oct 2014

Qatar University

3-Day Workshop

Training/Course Details

Legal Translation

Sep 2014

Translation and Interpreting Institute

4-Day Workshop.

Training/Course Details

2014 Translation Conference Workshops

Apr 2014

Translation and Interpreting Institute

Attended the following workshops during the 3-Day conference: Consecutive Interpreting Media Translation Medical Translation

Training/Course Details

Acting for Radio and Dubbing Art

Jun 2017

Ninties FM Radio

Two-month course in dubbing for beginners.

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Profile Skills and Keywords

2014 Translation Conference WorkshopsAcademic WritingActing For Radio And Dubbing ArtAdministrationAdvertisingAnimated FilmsAnimationArabicAudiovisual TranslationAudiovisual Translation And Popular CultureBBC Media ActionBroadcasting And FilmCloud-based Subtitle And Caption PlatformCommunicatorCustomer ServiceDetails-orientedDocumentariesDubbingDubbing And Voice ArtEditorialEducationEnglishEnglish Literature And LinguisticsFood ServicesFreelance Subtitling TranslatorFreelance TranslatorHard WorkerHospitalityIELTSInitiativeInter-Cultural CommunicationJournalismLegal TranslationLiterary TranslationLiteratureMarketingMarketing VolunteerMediaMedia And PoliticsMedia ProductionMemoQMicrosoft OfficePolitics And HistoryProject Management For TranslatorsPsychologyPublishingQuality AssuranceQuality ControlReadingResearchResearch AssistantSingingSupportSwiftSwimmingTeam PlayerTeam Work And LeadershipTheatre Operations VolunteerTourismTranslatingTravelingVerbal Intelligence And Communication SkillsVideo GamesVoice OverWatching FootballWritingZoo Digital Group

Self-assesed Skills

Languages

Arabic

Arabic

: Fluent

: Fluent

: Fluent

: Fluent

English

English

: Fluent

: Fluent

: Fluent

: Fluent

Tools and Technologies

Cloud-based Subtitle and Caption Platform

Cloud-based Subtitle and Caption Platform

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

Less than 1 year

Microsoft Office

Microsoft Office

: Advanced

: High

:

More than 7 years

Swift

Swift

: Intermediate

: High

:

1-3 years

MemoQ

MemoQ

: Beginner

: High

:

Less than 1 year

Fields of Expertise

Audiovisual Translation

Audiovisual Translation

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

5-7 years

Animation

Animation

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

More than 7 years

Academic Writing

Academic Writing

: Expert

: High

:

More than 7 years

Inter-Cultural Communication

Inter-Cultural Communication

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

5-7 years

Literature

Literature

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

5-7 years

Research

Research

: Expert

: High

:

5-7 years

Literary Translation

Literary Translation

: Advanced

: Extreme - I love it!

:

3-5 years

Media and Politics

Media and Politics

: Intermediate

: Extreme - I love it!

:

More than 7 years

Dubbing and Voice Art

Dubbing and Voice Art

: Intermediate

: Extreme - I love it!

:

1-3 years

Psychology

Psychology

: Intermediate

: Extreme - I love it!

:

Less than 1 year

Tourism

Tourism

: Intermediate

: Extreme - I love it!

:

1-3 years

Legal Translation

Legal Translation

: Beginner

: High

:

Less than 1 year

Key Skills

Communicator, Hard worker, Initiative, Details-oriented, Team Player

Online Presence

https://www.linkedin.com/in/samira-elagha/

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