Who I am
I have been working as a translator since 2008, with much success. On this page you can read about some important landmarks in my educational and professional career, my current goals, my values, and my interests.
Education and work experience
My name is Epameinondas Soufleros. “Glossotechnema” is the name of my business as an independent professional, which I set up in 2011.
I was born in in Atalanti, Greece. This is where I grew up and received my primary and secondary education.
In , I graduated from the Ionian University, Corfu, with a degree in Translation. As part of my undergraduate studies, I spent a semester abroad as a visiting student at the University of Manchester.
In , I was awarded a Master's degree in Applied Linguistics from the University of Athens.
Since , I have been working as a freelance translator and translation reviser/editor. My commitment to high quality and my dedication to excellence have earned me a constantly expanding, prestigious client base. Most of my clients are based in Europe, the United States and Canada.
From to I worked as a research assistant at the Research Centre for Language Teaching, Testing and Assessment (RCeL) of the University of Athens.
From to I worked as a Customer Documentation Specialist at Nokia Networks.
From to I worked as a Translation Project Manager at ACM Translations.
Now I work exclusively as a freelance translator, translation editor, subtitler and translation quality auditor. I am a member of the Hellenic Society for Terminology (ELETO).
My current career goals are the following:
- Participate in high-profile, prestigious translation/localisation projects.
- Contribute to the creation of better Greek terminology in my fields of expertise.
- Conduct research that will help to map out the lexicogrammatical resources of Greek.
In my personal and professional life I strive to abide by a code of ethics; to behave according to a set of values which I appreciate. Here are the most important ones: integrity, honesty, excellence, conscientiousness, diligence, dignity, empathy.
For a richer account of the beliefs, values and principles which affect my work, please have a look at “What I believe in”.
Other interests of mine are digital photography and photo editing, music making and, well... cooking. (No samples of my performance in this last one, though!)