Motivated and resourceful localisation professional and translator with 14 years' experience in the IT industry. I have learned how to build strong rapport with colleagues and customers as well as tackle a wide range of technologies. I enjoy gaining new skills, am committed to quality and passionate about perpetual improvement.
Reachable at primoz [at] prekaljen-jezik.si or on LinkedIn.
Datalab Tehnologije, Ljubljana, Slovenia. Jan 2011 – Jun 2016
Managed corporate translations and software localisation. Continuously updated English translation of ERP system. Translated various content using CAT tools. Investigated internationalisation problems in software code. Doubled as Web Editor for the corporate website and user portal.
Datalab Tehnologije, Ljubljana, Slovenia. Jul 2008 – Dec 2010
Managed team of translators. Continuously updated English translation of ERP system with internal utility. Translated software documentation, website, marketing collateral and other content. Managed terminology. Translated and started supporting corporate website.
Datalab Tehnologije, Ljubljana, Slovenia. Jul 2005 – Jun 2008
Translated ERP system into English using company’s own utility. Provided support for translation utility to international offices and maintained translation database health.
Birotehnika Tkalčec (defunct), Murska Sobota, Slovenia. Summers 1999 – 2002
Summer job in cash register shop. Entered data and configured electronic cash registers, mostly for bars and restaurants. Provided computer support for the store.
Certification by tekom Europe.
Currently ongoing, expected completion in 2020.
MITx (edX online course). Dec 2016.
HubSpot. Sep 2016.
Band score 8. British Council. July 2016.
University of Strasbourg. 2019 – 2020 (expected)
Combined with tekom "Technical Communicator" certificate.
University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Arts, Department of Translation. 2000 – 2005
Academic higher diploma, undergraduate four-year program, completed almost all courses.
Degree would be EQF level 7 (description of qualification).
Gimnazija Murska Sobota. 1996 – 2000
Completed with general matura certificate, top of the class.
EQF level 4 (description of qualification)
A sample of the projects and products I worked on.