Arabic Translator and Interpreter – CHARIF





Arabic Translation, Copywriter and Proofreader specializing in the Automobile, Aviation, Tourism, Communication, Technical, and Pharmaceutical sectors. Also, capable of working in other sectors, depending on their nature.




2007 Editor in Chief of CAR Middle East ITP – Arabic Edition
Supervised and wrote the whole magazine (cover to cover). Played an integral role in the design of all the articles and the magazine as a whole.
2006 – 2007 Managing Editor of BBC TopGear Magazine – Arabic Edition
Job Description: Generate, Translate & Supervise all articles in the magazine and special issues (cover to cover) and conduct road tests abroad.
2002 – 2006 Co- owner: Tech Universe/Computer Universe
Job Description: Managed the daily sales activities (computer hardware) covering retail and wholesale transactions. Set up long term sales targets and corresponding action plans. Managed 10 employees.
2004 – 2005 Writer/Copywriter/Translator: Bahrain International Circuit – Arabic
– PR Department (Arabic & English)
– Marketing Department
– IT (Website) Department
– Radio & TV Department
– Several BIC Business partners
Job Description: Translating & generating feature stories, slogans, titles, speeches, press releases, interviews, ads, etc… and making sure they realize the marketing and PR goals of the circuit. Worked on the following events: Bahrain GP 2004 & 2005, Formula 3, GT, Drag Racing, plus many circuit activities.
2001- 2002 Project Manager: Automarket (Car buying guide) 2001 and 2002 editions – English
Job Description: Personally supervised the whole project including research, and wrote all editorials.
1996 – 2006 Technical Editor: “Automobile Magazine” – Arabic
Job Description: Wrote thousands of articles covering a variety of topics encompassing technology, sports, economy, concept cars, driving techniques, safety, extensive and long reports, in addition to road test editorials. Gained a valuable multicultural experience from trips abroad.

Education and Credentials:


BBA Business Administration from AUB 1993-1996
BA Psychology from AUB 1997-2000

We have Arabic translators and interpreters in Los Angeles, CA; Orange County, CA; New York, NY; Chicago, IL; San Francisco, CA; Miami, FL; Atlanta, GA; Washington D.C.; Dallas, TX, Houston, TX; Las Vegas, NV; Newark, NJ; New Haven, CT; San Diego, CA; Seattle, WAVancouver, BC, Canada; Seoul, Korea; Beijing, China; Shanghai, China; Hangzhou, China; Hong Kong; Tokyo, Japan; Singapore; Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam; Hanoi, Vietnam, Abu Dhabi, UAEDubai UAE; Beirut, Lebanon; Tel Aviv, Israel; Jerusalem, Israel; Gaza, Palestine, Baghdad, Iraq; Riyadh, Saudi Arabia; and in many more cities all over the world.