Nikolay Hovhannisyan

Freelance Language Translator & Legal Translator

Location:Toronto, Ontario, Canada
2 Skills
Cell: 647-704-8817


• Over 12 years of progressive experience in translation and interpretation services
• Outstanding knowledge of translation procedures and principles
• Proficient in editing copies and proof reading
• Great at bringing new referrals to the company and developing strong relationships always ensuring customer satisfaction
• Capable to investigate and resolve complex, non-routine issues relating to internal business partner and external customer inquiries or requests
• Confident in creating cash flow models, spreadsheets and databases using Microsoft Excel, and utilizing Microsoft PowerPoint and Microsoft Word applications for presentations and document creations
• Excellent team player, organized, detail-oriented with strong analytical skills
• Fluent in German, English, Russianand Armenian


Certified Translator2010-2012
“Erebuni” territorial Notary’s office

• Determined if the foreign-language document is genuine and whether the format and certification of the document is correct for the period the document was issued
• Performed an accurate translation of legal documentssuch as academic transcripts, adoption papers, birth, marriage and death certificates, legal contracts, passports, driver’s licenses, medical and police records, realestate deeds, leases, customs documents from one language to another, maintaining the content, context and style of the original material to the greatest extent possible
• Consulted with experts in specialist areas, researched legal, technical and scientific phraseology to find the correct translation
• Provided clients with a grammatically correct, well-expressed, proofreaded and edited final version of the translated texts, usually as a word-processed documents

Tour Guide-Interpreter2005-2010
Leola Travel Agency

• Interpreted individuals and small groups travelling in Republic of Armenia or abroad
• Supported in the training of new guide-interpreters
• Performed an accurate translation of legal documents and filled application forms for Embassies
• Delegated different countries to participate in Workshops with the partner companies

NikolayHovhannisyan Cell: 647-704-8817

Technical Interpreter and Translator,Administrative Assistant of Technical Manager1999-2005

SPS Cigaronne LLC

• Translated documents, correspondence, forms, and other written material from German language into Russian,Armenian and English and vice versa
• Rewrote materials from German language into Russian and Armenian
• Maintained records of materials translating and interpreting contacts
• Assisted and interpreted German Technical Manager
• Simultaneously or consecutively interpreted at meetings and conferences


Bachelor in Romance and Germanic Languages and Literature1992-1997
YerevanStateUniversity of Armenia, Yerevan, Armenia


Cetrificate in German Laguage Proficiency,Germany1996