Summarizing his professional experience*, he has worked for both Turkish- and English-language publications and online networks both in Turkey and abroad for nearly two decades as the senior translator/transcreator, localization professional, proofreader, copy- & lead-editor, remote and on-site interpreter, as well as the experienced journalist, war correspondent, content-creator and SEO-writer while also spending a total of 10 years in managing positions, such as managing and lead editor, project and vendor manager, etc., in many publications and language solution providers.
Ensuring the highest client satisfaction proved during his over 17 years of professional history as the senior freelance linguist and journalist - who has been working for the high-profile language solution companies and news outlets across the world, he also offers a guaranteed content quality for different type assignment formats in various fields thanks to his M.A. degree in Linguistics and a Ph.D. in Linguistics and Digital Media Discourse. (Including but not limited to: Finance & Business, IT & Technology, Technical, Legal, Medical & Medicine, Insurance, Health-Care, Automotive, Fashion & Cosmetics, Luxury Care Products & Fine Dining, Travel & Clothing and all other Business Related Content, as well as related Online and Conventional Marketing & Advertising in addition to the fields of Oil & Gas, Games, Gaming & Casino, General Text & Academic Writings, Government, Defense & Military as well as specific UI localization assignments for a long list of leading clients.)**
Turkish, his mother the tongue and is the language he learned at birth while his professional and academic linguistic skills for both Turkish and English have been elevated to a perfect degree during his over 17 years of professional past in addition to intermediate his German and Arabic linguistic and writing skills.
Over the course of his career, he has nourished my linguistic and CAT and CAR tool skills for writing, translating/transcreating, localizing, proofreading, editing and post-editing assignments of Social Media Marketing Content, Descriptions of Websites, Apps and Software Suites and Mobile, Video, Board & Online Games, Conventional Marketing Materials, Manuals, Descriptions of Consumer Products, and other Technical, Academic or Client-oriented Content, etc.
Having demonstrated outstanding communication skills in the busy working environment, he has also gained the ability to meet critical deadlines while still being adaptable, flexible and reliable. His understanding of professionalism requires him to possess abilities to give prompt replies meeting the needs of the prospective client as well as to be available at any time both during the day and the week.
Also, possessing great knowledge for styles of leading news agencies and newspapers, for which he has been freelancing for since early 2000s, such as the AP, AFP, Reuters, the Guardian, the New York Times, he is also a regular contributor to both conventional and online media platforms, blogs and print publications with various themes, including politics & diplomacy, lifestyle, networking, career-building, etc. both as the senior journalist and experienced content-creator.
LINGUISTIC AND OTHER SKILLS IN A NUTSHELL:
Nearly two decades of advanced translation/transcreation, localization, proofreading, editing, post-editing and remote and on-site interpretation experiences from Turkish to English and English to Turkish.
Swift, accurate and outstanding in news-writing, feature story, analyses crafting in various field and reporting, content-creating, and SEO-writing both in Turkish and English.
A Ph.D. candidate studying on a comparative academic paper on the fields of Media and Linguistics.
The guaranteed outcome for translating and editing different type sources files by using software programs and online platforms, such as Trados Studio, MemoQ, WordFast, XLIFF Editor, Xbench, Smartling, and crowdin.
A regular contributor to websites, blogs and print publications with various themes, including travel, fashion, TV and movie, gaming, food, and restaurant, social media, politics, diplomacy, lifestyle, networking, sports, marketing, career-building, etc. as both the senior journalist & content-creator, as well as the lead editor.
Great knowledge for styles of leading news agencies and newspapers, such as AP, Reuters, the Guardian, the New York Times, for news-writing assignments.
Highly qualified in technical-writing as well as management of social media tools.
Expert in subtitle translation and editing of several top TV series and movies.