Freelance Arabic Translator & Music Composer

2 Skills
Taha Iferd

1888 Victoria Diversion, Vancouver, B.C., V5N OC4
(778) 871-8731 taha.iferd@gmail.com
Diploma of Electronic Music Production, 2012
Ministry of Art, Essaouira, Morocco
Diploma in Tourism and Trip Design, 2008
Intrepid Travel, Marrakech, Morocco
Baccalaureate in Arabic Literature, June 2005
Aknssous, Essaouira, Morocco
Arabic Language Consultant, 2014
‘The Whispers’ ABC Production, Burnaby, B.C.
• Edit and transliterate television series script from English to Arabic
• Coach actors on Arabic pronunciation and Arabic sign language.
• Consult sound production team for voiceovers and subsequent sound edits. !
Translator, 2014
Servergy (remote) !
• Researched and communicated the California based company’s culture and products into
the Arabic language to reach a broader clientele in the Middle East.
• Modified and verified the consistency of technical translations of the product marketing by
reviewing spelling, accuracy and use of the Arabic-language. !
Restaurant Manager , 2013
Sofitel, Essaouira, Morocco !
• Managed restaurant operations and customer service to international guests in an upscale
seaside restaurant.
• Professionally guided staff and liaised with guests in French, Arabic and English.
Tour Designer/Guide 2008-2011
Intrepid Travel, Marrakech, Morocco
• Liaised with coach operators, airlines, hoteliers and resort representatives to negotiate
service levels, contracts and costs.
• Collected, evaluated and responded to customer feedback as well as visited resorts to
ascertain accommodation quality and suitability.
• "Developed and designed engaging socially and environmentally responsible tour activities
for client groups.
DJ and Producer, 2006-2007
Association DARNA, Morocco/Belgium
• Produced electronic music for a Moroccan theatre association.
• Performed theatrical concerts and shared Moroccan culture in Belgian schools.
• Arabic (Fluent)
• English (Fluent)
• French (Advanced)
• Translation and Interpretation (English to Arabic/Arabic to English)
• Music Production (Logic, FL Studio, Reason)
• Proficient Computer Skills
• Excursion design and organization
• Available)upon)request