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2019 | June

Translation of the novelty book of the steampunk genre

Literary translation of a 600-page book from Russian into English within 90 days

The case

 

It was important for the client to receive a quality literary translation on term as previously he has already had bad experience with a low-quality translation of another company. Each chapter of the book was placed in a separate file, and the translation should have been uploaded on the client’s Google Disc step-by-step.

  • 90
    Days
  • 600
    Pages

Our task was to correctly translate 600 pages from Russian into English in 90 days, observing the deadline.

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Calculation and estimation

Firstly, three literary translators were chosen. Each of them did a sample translation, and the client chose the translator by HIMSELF.

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Resource optimization

The selected translator was working on the book. All the chapters were carried out via CAT-program, and each term was added to the glossary. The editor and the proofreader kept constant communication through the system.

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Workflow

The project manager calculated each of 65 chapters and indicated the handover date for the translator and the obligatory minimum for the editor. The PM uploaded each chapter in a separate Google Document on the client's disc.

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Result
  • 01/
    The translation was completed and sent ahead of time.
  • 02/
    The translation was of high quality due to the teamwork.
  • 03/
    Two other books have been already translated for this client, and we are still cooperating!
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What the client says about it

484/5000 I was looking for a company that will quickly get in touch and translate documents without delay. I was very worried that I would have to redo it as the manager immediately asked me to move the deadline. But I could not move the date and immediately said this. When I received the files, I submitted them for verification. Lawyers did not find errors in the contracts. The guys coped with the deadline. I really liked the work of the manager. Now I am applying for translation only here.

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Marina B.
Happy customer MK:translations
Украина, Киев, ул. Старокиевская, 10Г, Бизнес-центр ВЕКТОР, корпус В, 1 этаж.
+38 (044) 221-01-19, e-mail: hi@mk-translations.com.ua