Resume

Irina Norton

Registered on the National Register of Public Service Interpreters (NRPSI) with Full status, NR 12875
Approved Home Office Interpreter.

PERSONAL DETAILS

Nationality:                         British
Date of birth:                      June 1, 1971
Place of birth:                     Moscow, Russia 

EDUCATION/QUALIFICATIONS

Oct. 2010 – Oct. 2011
London, UK
London Metropolitan University
MA Interpreting/DPSI
Nov. 2010
London, UK
Atlas Translations
Advanced Voice-over Training Course
Jan. 2010
London, UK
Atlas Translations
Voice-over for Beginners Course
Feb. 2008
London, UK
Border and Immigration Agency
Interpreting skills
(one day training course provided by the Home office at Croydon)
2004
London, UK
Institute of Linguists Language Services Ltd
Metropolitan Police Test Metropolitan Police Test
Sep.03 – June 2004
Essex, U.K.
Braintree College
Certificate of Proficiency in English
(University of Cambridge ESOL Examinations)
Sep.99 – June 2000
Essex, U.K.
Braintree College
Certificate in Advanced English
(University of Cambridge ESOL Examinations)
Feb. – June 1999
Essex, U.K.
Braintree College
First Certificate in English
(University of Cambridge ESOL Examinations)
1992 – 1997
Russia
Moscow State University,
M.c. in Geology – Hydrogeology

 

EMPLOYMENT EXPERIENCE

Feb. 2012 – pr. Time
Saffron Walden, UK
Contamac Ltd
Manufacturer of contact lens and intraocular lens materials
Business Advisor & Interpreter/Translator

  • Marketing research
  • Organising business meetings in Russia and in the UK
  • Liaison interpreting
  • Conference interpreting
  • Dealing with correspondence from clients
June 2005 – pr. time
National Register of Public Service Interpreters, N 12875
Freelance Interpreter & Translator from Russian into English & English into Russian (Conferences, Business Meetings, Seminars, Court Hearings, Police Interviews, Legal Documents, Voice-Over etc.)
Apr.1998 – Jan. 1999
Moscow, Russia
“UNISTAFF Payroll Services”
Accounting Services
Customer Service Manager

  • Access Database, creating and support
  • Creating reports for management
  • Meetings, scheduling and organising
  • Advertisement Management
  • Acting as a Business Development Manager
  • Marketing Research
  • Business correspondence
Aug.1997 – Apr. 1998
Moscow, Russia
“UNISTAFF”
Recruitment Agency
Consultant

  • Business correspondence
  • Communication with candidates
  • Scheduling interviews with applicants
  • Typing resumes
  • Interviewing and testing candidates
  • Contacting clients (Western Companies)
July 1995 – Jan. 1996
Moscow, Russia
“Citilink”
Real Estate Agency
Agent/Secretary

  • Viewing apartments with potential clients
    (Western Companies)
  • General secretarial duties
1989 – 1992
Moscow
General Prosecutor’s Office of USSR
Administrative support
1988 – 1989
Moscow
Prosecution Service of Moscow Region
Administrative support

 

COMPUTER SKILLS

  • IBM PC user (MS Office: Word, Excel, Access; Internet)
  • Mac PC user