Hiba Almasri

Freelance Arabic Translator & Business Card Designer

Location:Spring Valley, New York, United States
2 Skills
Hiba Almasri

Arabic: Native speaker, highly knowledgeable in Arabic grammar, usage, and literature.
English: I have been living in USA for 8 years; I studied in an American university and my TOEFL score is 110/120. I have translated a lot of documents for human rights causes on Facebook pages, Youtube subtitles-and uploaded them, and A Syrian human right committee.

? 2009-2010
University of Central Florida. FL-USA.
B.A. Major in Fine Arts.
GPA 4.0
? 1996-2000
Princess Sumaya University for Technology. Amman-Jordan.
B.Sc. Major in Computer Science.
Part of the top 15% in my class.
? 1095-1996
Al-Khansa Secondary School. Amman-Jordan.
H.S. GSE Avg. 86.7


? I have been volunteering to help Arabic speakers through discussion, posting news, and translation for the last 4 years; 1st as an admin in a Facebook page discussing human rights, belief systems, and women rights. Then by being an admin in Facebook page + Youtube account + Twitter account to post Syrian revolution news, articles, and videos translated to English or Arabic.
? Tutoring Arabic to adult students for more than 6 years to professionals, political science students, & people who are interested in the Arabic/Islamic culture for professional, religious, or personal reasons; preparing material to meet the students needs, giving home works & exercises, concentrating on a strong basic foundation in reading, writing & grammar. Some students who keep for a year or two reach a level of comprehension where they can understand the general idea in most texts even if totally new using the root & pattern of words, grammar. Reading & writing is achieved by any student for less time than it would be spent in a college course. Cultural & historical background provided whenever it assist the teaching process by making the material more solid, more related to real life, more interesting, or it helps appreciate & enjoy the richness of the culture/language.
? Tutoring C/C++ for more than 5 years to university students; helping them think critically, understand concepts, & program course home works & projects
? Teaching a C++ course in a computer center, & an introduction to internet course
? Worked in a competition project to design covers for Electrical boxes in Orlando-Florida and one of the wining designs was mine. The project included technical drawings, research, color studies...etc.
? Worked as a sculptor assistant for the sculptor representing Egypt; Prof. Mansour Al-Mansy, working on white marble in a symposium by the Jordanian ministry of cultural affairs, 2002 celebrating Amman as the year’s cultural center for Arab cities.
? Supervising an internet café.
• Leadership: I have been a team leader for many university level school projects, and my groups won in every time, whether it is a class plan, a research on ceramic chemicals, a representation on different religion symbols, or a design contest for street art; My groups won by making sure to encourage a supportive environment, personal growth, commitment and drive to excellence.

Computer Skills:
Design: Adobe illustrator CS 4, Adobe Photoshop CS 4. Designing and publishing WebPages.
Data Base: Oracle (SQL, forms, reports), MS-Access, Excel.
General: Ms Office Word, PowerPoint..etc.

Computer Languages:
C\C++, Visual Basic 6, PL-SQL , Prolog, COBOL, Assembly Language, Java, Pascal. I am a very self motivated to learn on my own any new skill or computer language to accomplish any job to the best of my abilities and I am a perfectionist when it comes to my own performance.

Professional user of Mastering C++ certificate from COMPUBASE a Microsoft certified technical education center. Amman-Jordan

A previous Arabic student: Reshma Sankarpersad, 772-924-8717, reshma.sanka@gmail.com
A previous Arabic student: Kate Joseph, 609-532-5182, 407 218 8001, kljmsmc@yahoo.com
My teacher at the University of Central Florida: Susan Rosoff , srosoff@atlantic.net