Tanya Rahim

Freelance Arabic Translator & Translator

Location:Denver, Colorado, United States
2 Skills
12133 Melody Dr. # 303 Cell Phone: 703-763-6409 Westminster, CO 80234 Tanya.rahim@gmail.com

Work Experience

Omni Lingual, Inc.
Translator Aug.2010- Apr. 2011
• Searched on line for news articles and headline stories and edited the material for translation
• Translated the material from Arabic to English and typed the translated information in the program
• Recorded the translated news in my voice in the system and get it ready for the users

Macys Inc.
Bridal Consultant Apr. 2009 – Aug. 2010
• Led the wedding and gift registry department in Macy’s eastern division to exceed set goals for number of registries, gift item sales, registry potential value and registry completion sales
• Coordinated special events to promote wedding registrations; increased registry volume 40% over last year
• Oversaw 12 highly-lauded “Sip and Scan” registry events resulting in one-on-one contact with nearly 1,000 customers; far surpassing company average for such programs
• Regularly planned, promoted and attended local wedding events to promote registration and collect leads
Sales Associate Sep. 2008- Apr. 2009
• Assisted customers with their selections
• Encouraged customers to apply for Macys Star Rewards Program
• Handled register transaction and closed out the cash drawer nightly

Translator for Military Police Aug. 2005 – Apr. 2006
• Assisted the US Army Military Police in translating Arabic to English
• Explained cultural differences to US Army personnel when necessary
• Provided operational Arabic language support to U.S. Army in Iraq
• Trained the Iraqi Police to perform patrols

Translator for Civil Affairs Apr. 2004 – Aug. 2005
• Provided operational Arabic language support to U.S. Army in Iraq
• Worked as a liaison between the US Army and the civilians who needed assistance from the US Army

The Iraqi Company for Seed Production
Administrative Board Secretary Nov. 1999 – Sep. 2003
• Organized and prepared meetings
• Documented meetings and any notable outcomes
• Assisted Engineering department as necessary

Abu Ghraib High School
Math Teacher Oct. 2000 – Oct. 2002
• taught math for night high school senior students

Office Supply and Copy Service
Owner of Business Jun. 2001 – May 2003
• In charge of printing, typing, copying and selling office supplies to students and companies in the area


Baghdad University, October 1998
• Bachelor of Science in Computer Science

Honors and Awards
• Received Macys Diamond Star in recognition of outstanding customer service
• Received First Class Honor for being injured during a military operation
• Received a commendation for excellent service from the 2/12 Cavalry Unit and 10th Mountain Unit

• Arabic, English

• Patricia Saks Wedding Registry Supervisor
703 380 5926
• Mouna Carpenter Business Owner/ Contractor
703 405 3667
• Russ Harper Lt Col, Civil Affairs
404 464 7177
Skills (2) Rating
Arabic Translation