Ahmed Ismail


M1M 1M1 Toronto


English\Arabic Translator & QA Specialist


Professional Experience

Key Skills:
• 15 years of experience as translator\editor\localizer\Linguistic QA Tester\translation services marketer.
• Native Arabic speaker with a strong command of the major Arabic dialects (Saudi Arabia and Gulf dialects)
• Computer professional: Microsoft Office, Outlook, Windows XP and many other industry standard software packages such as SDL Studio 2009, SDL Trados 2007 and SDLX.
• Technical reviewing for the translated files and terminology checking.
• Over 15 years experience in software and websites localization, news portal translation, automotive materials, technical, education and defense.
• Created Arabic Style Guides for a number of my clients.
• Work as a full-time freelance translator since May 2002.
• Lead a team of translators for large volume projects.
• Fast, accurate, committed to deadlines and schedules.
• Ability to work under different work environments under no supervision (solo, within a team, remotely or onsite).


- Software UI, Software documentation and online help, automotive manuals, cell phones and printers drivers & manuals.
- Onsite\remote linguistic & functional testing
- News websites translation with same day turnaround.



English - Arabic (native)
Arabic - English


• B.A. degree in English Language & Translation (1990-1994)
Ain Shams University- Faculty of Al-Alsun (Languages), Cairo-Egypt

Professional Memberships:
• Member of the American Translators Association (ATA) since 1999.
• Certified Translator from the Arab Professional Translators Society (APTS).
• Member of the Egyptian Translators Association (EGYTA).



- Intel i7, 128 G.B SSD, 8 G.B RAMS
- Windows XP Pro, Windows 7 Pro, MS Office 2003 & 2007
Adobe Acrobat Pro 8
SDL Studio 2009
SDL Trados 2007
Star Transit


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