Mr. Maxim Manzhosin

Freelance translator from English to Russian


Nationality: Russian

Address: Russia, Rostov-on-Don, Ivanovskogo 32A, kv. 40

Cell: 1972 205 819 7+

E-mail: [email protected]


Time zone: GMT+3


Translation Expertise

Native language: Russian

Working language pair: English > Russian

Main translation areas: software localization, help files and manuals; telecommunications and networks; website localization.

Proficient CAT tools user: SDL Trados 2009 and 2007, Passolo 2011, Alchemy Catalyst 9, ApSic Xbench.

Average daily output: 2500-3000 words


Employment history

Freelance translator, April 2004 to present
Recent translations include:

  • Apple iPod user manual, about 15,000 words;
  • Novell iManager and eDirectory software GUI, approx. 18,000 words;
  • IBM System X servers datasheet, 3,500 words;
  • VMware e-learning course, 7,000 words;
  • Microsoft Store website localization, 4,000 words.


Vitesse Ltd., Rostov-on-Don, May 2003 – April 2004

In-house translator and technical writer

Localizing software and composing user manuals.


South Russian Fund for Investment Assistance, Rostov-on-Don, August 2002 – May 2003

In-house translator

Translating white papers and operation manuals for a wide range of equipment.


The Telecom-Rostov newspaper, Rostov-on-Don, November 2000 – August 2002


Proofreading newspaper articles, mainly about computers and telecommunications.


Education and training

2003: BA in linguistics, Rostov State University, majoring in translation.

2008: II International Translation Workshop (held by the Union of Translators of Russia).
2008 – 2011: conferences (Kharkiv, Ohrid, Rome).

2010: TRADULÍNGUAS International Technical Translation Conference in Lisbon.

2010–2011: Translation Forum Russia (Yekaterinburg, St. Petersburg) — speaker.


Professional membership

Member of the Union of Translators of Russia since 2007. Certified Pro (


Computer skills

Skilled PC user: Windows, MS Office, Adobe PageMaker, Adobe Acrobat, Photoshop, CAT tools.

Typing speed: approx. 130 chars/min.

Available hardware: PC, flatbed scanner, laser printer, Internet access via cable.