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English Teacher, web developer, translator & interpreter, bicycle enthusiast

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Experience & Education

Turkish Ministry of Education
Oct 2013 - Present
English Teacher

Teaching English to Primary and Secondary School students, in state schools.

Turkish Armed Forces
May 2013 - Oct 2013
Short Term Soldier

Completed my 5-months military service as an interpreter, in 5th Army Brigade Command, helping US soldiers on a NATO mission in Gaziantep.

TED College
Sep 2011 - Apr 2013
English Teacher

Worked as an ESL teacher at TED College (Turkish Education Association) and taught English to Primary School students.

BA Degree
Sep 2006 - Jan 2011
English Language and Literature

Specialized in Translation and Interpretation courses primarily. Took part in publishing official journal of the department, İdebiyat.

Teaching Certificate
Sep 2009 - Jun 2010
Teaching English as a Second Language

Got a TESOL Certificate for successfully completing a one year programme.

Turkish Radio and Television Corporation (TRT)
Jun 2009 - Sep 2009
Web Editor & Translator (Intern)

Worked as a web content editor and translator at TRT-World website at English Desk, Foreign Broadcasts Department.

General Directorate of Turkish Post (PTT)
Jun 2008 - Sep 2008
International Affairs (Intern)

Gained experience in international affairs and took part in translation projects, e.g. English interface of the corporation's website.

General Directorate of Turkish Post (PTT)
Jun 2008 - Sep 2008
International Affairs (Intern)

Gained experience in international affairs and took part in translation projects, e.g. English interface of the corporation's website.

Freelance
2006 - Present
Translator & Interpreter

Worked as a freelance translator and interpreter with several translation offices like Yet Translation Agency, volunteered in many translation projects, e.g. Librarything, Twitter, Contao (fna. Typolight), Forvo, BikeRoll etc. Also proudly helping Traveler Cyclist Gürkan Genç for his translation needs.

Freelance
2010 - Present
Web Developer & Designer

Designed and maintained web pages for some small and medium sized enterprises.

Skills

  • HTML / HTML5
  • CSS / CSS3 / SASS / LESS
  • PHP
  • Python
  • Javascript
  • Jquery
  • Wordpress
  • Photoshop

Hobbies

I am a cycling enthusiast, amateur bikepacker.

I am also interested in Computers, Technology and Science.