We are more than happy to announce the winner of March 2020 edition of our Translator of the Month action
Translators are the driving force behind every translation company’s success. This initiative is our way to way to say thank you! and recognize the efforts of the industry professionals.
We would like to introduce you to Katarzyna Tomaszewska, one of our most trusted German into Polish translators.
It’s not easy, especially having a little child. However, I’ve managed to divide household chores with my husband fairly and now I believe we’re doing pretty good.
What do you start your work day with?
I usually start my day with a cup of coffee and proofreading projects that are due that morning. Only after do I think about my breakfast.
When did you realize you wanted to pursue a translation career?
I’ve dreamt about it ever since I was a University student. After I graduated, I got an internship in a renowned translation agency, and this is how my adventure with professional translation began.
What is your favourite book and what are you currently reading?
I don’t have one favourite book since I just love reading. Right now I’m reading “The Narrow Road to the Deep North” by Richard Flanagan.
Besides work, what other things do you do to keep yourself occupied during confinement?
To be honest, the pandemic didn’t affect my life that much – I’ve always worked from home, and in my free time I read books or go for a walk in the woods with my family.
What advice would you give to beginner translators?
It’s good to read a lot to be proficient in our native language.
Thank you so much for your time, Katarzyna, and for the great cooperation!
Enjoy your SeproHoodie 🙂