Andrei Shmatkov, Certified Russian translator

Andrei Shmatkov

Russian Translator

Personal Profile

Professional Russian translator based in Vancouver, Canada. 25+ years of experience working for major Russian, Belarusian and international complanies. Certified English to Russian translator, member of the Society of Translators and Interpreters of British Columbia - STIBC (which is a member association of the Canadian Translators, Terminologists, Interpreters Council - CTTIC).

Work Experience

Certified Russian translator

2005 - present

As a freelance Russian translator, I have been working in a variety of fields including business, international relations, web design and software development and other areas and have successfully handled translation jobs of all sizes including those with extremely large word counts and tight deadlines. My clients currently include translation agencies, businesses and non-profit organizations in North America, Europe and other parts of the world. I specialize primarily in the fields of IT and business translations; however, my expertise is not limited to these areas. I also provide certified Russian translation in Vancouver and all over Canada for official documents, such as birth certificates, marriage certificates, police certificates, passports, permament resident cards, diplomas, etc. GmbH

2000 - 2005

English to Russian translator/technical writer. Translation, editing and proof-reading of software documentation and online help files, software localization.

The European Banking Advisory Service (EBAS)

1998 - 2000

English-Russian translator/interpreter. Creating, translating and updating master files for the business seminars, interpreting at the business seminars.

COWIconsult - Water and Wastewater Project

1994 - 2000

Russian translator/interpreter. Translation of project documentation and interpreting at conferences.

Key Skills


Minsk State Linguistic University, Belarus

Bachelor's Degree in Linguistics

Translator and interpreter of English.

The Open University, UK

Certificate in Managing Customer and Client Relations