Ian Goodman

Freelance Russian Translator & Proofreader

Location:Toronto, Ontario, Canada
2 Skills
Ian Goodman
2464 10th Ave West, apt.102
Vancouver, BC, V6K1G6
(778) 891 4000


I’m seeking to diversify my experiences in the field of healthcare while building on the foundations of critical analysis, attention to details, strong interpersonal skills, and commitment to help others, which I have gained through involvement in a number of various spheres. I’m particularly interested in developing knowledge pertaining to all aspects of the field of physical therapy, which I aspire to engage as my further career path.


• Keen interest in life sciences and healthcare
• Detail oriented, with strong organizational and planning skills
• Able to work as a part of a team and independently
• Strong interpersonal skills
• Extensive knowledge of Microsoft Word, and Excel
• Native proficiency in English and Russian,
• Professional working proficiency in Hebrew
• Limited working proficiency in Japanese
• Current CPR-A


2014 Medico-Legal proofreader,
Karmy Chronic Pain Medical Clinic, Toronto, Canada.
Assisted with finalizing assessment reports by proofreading the materials, improving style, and reinforcing arguments’ logic.

2013-2014 Undergraduate Research Assistant/Coder, University of British Columbia, Political Science department, Vancouver, Canada.
Translated (Russian-English), and coded data from information agency articles spanning over two full years. Prepared analysis of trends in addition to the coded entries.

2010 X-Ray operator for Vancouver 2010 Olympics
CSC, Vancouver, Canada.
Ensured the safety of domestic and international guests, while providing them with a positive experience and promoting excellence in customer service among coworkers through personal example.

2009 Call center agent
“Northview”, Toronto, Canada
Contacted customers to inform them of promotional offers in their area of residence, performed appointment scheduling, and managed reservations for existing clients.

2008 Chef helper
“Mr. Combo” restaurant, Toronto, Canada.
Performed kitchen duties, monitored supplies, and provided assistance to customers.

2006 Computers technician
Self-employed, Haifa, Israel.
Performed hardware assembly and repair, assisted with installation of software, and optimization of personal computers for customers on an out-call basis.


2014 Assistant,
Pro Motion Physiotherapy Clinic, Toronto, Canada.
Assisted physiotherapists by preparing specific accessories for treatments. Carried out administrative tasks such as calling customers, and organizing files. Assisted with creating posters for various programs. Helped maintain the clinic clean, and monitored supplies.

2014 Student ambassador,
"Exercise is Medicine" at York University, Toronto, Canada.
Was actively involved in promoting the knowledge regarding benefits of physical exercise and teaching exercise safety basics to people who expressed interest.

2012-2013 Organizing assistant
UBC Russian Club, Vancouver, Canada.
Helped the managing individuals to organize events for the club members, and acted as a representative at the information booth during the Clubs Days.

2005-2006 Technical team member
Sound amplification team, Ironi “Hey” S.S, Haifa, Israel.
Worked closely with school’s administration to set up sound amplification, and lighting equipment for all major events, school theatre performances, and ceremonies. Contributed to the success of events by monitoring the equipment, and executing real-time emergency measures to address arising difficulties.


2009 Member
North York Aikido Club, Toronto, Ontario.
Practiced Aikido at North York Hokuryukai Aikido Club.

2008 Swimmer
Newtonbrook S.S swimming team, Toronto, Canada.
Competed for the school team at the municipal and provincial levels (OFSAA), earning two gold, and one silver medal for personal events.

2005-2006 Member
Kalahansa Aikido dojo (club), Haifa, Israel.
Practiced Aikido at Kalahansa dojo.

2002-2004 Swimmer
Macabi Leo-Baeck, Haifa, Israel.
Competed for Leo-Baeck swimming club in youth championships at the national level, ranking in the top 10 for a personal event multiple times.

2003-2004 Participant
Cross Kinneret Swim, Kinneret, Israel.
Participated twice in the annual 5km Cross Kinneret Swim, which is the largest all-national swimming event organized by the swimming association of Israel.


NLS – Nationally Certified Lifeguard
X-ray Security Operator
Licensed Security Guard


Ontario Secondary School diploma, ILC, 2010.
B.A in Asian Area Studies, UBC, 2014.
Non-Degree student, York University 2014-2015.
Skills (2) Rating
Russian Translation