I am the tech-savvy linguist in the office with several hats on my head. I respond to help requests from our tool users; I prepare social media posts to introduce new features and releases; and train our vendors to help them use our systems more efficiently. My two main focuses are Nubuto and Zoo Digital platforms.
Desire Cannon, Junior Project Manager
I studied translation & interpreting at the Yasar University. I did a double major in law in addition to a minor in physcology. I am fluent in English, French and Turkish. As a junior project manager, I am responsible for agile project management and continuous workflow. I handle translation, transcreation and subtitling tasks in multiple languages.
Gözde Gökdağöz,Corporate Sales, Interpreting
I am Dragoman’s corporate sales person with a focus on interpreting. Ask me about our services and I will guide you through them. When do you need simultaneous or consecutive interpreting? Do you need remote or video interpreting? Contact me to discuss the best interpreter team, mode and equipment for your multilingual events. I can provide you interpreters in 80+ languages including Turkish, English, Arabic, Persian, Urdu, Russian, Ukranian, Romanian, Albanian, Chinese and Japanese.
Gülbeyaz Akdemir, Corporate Sales
I am handling multiple accounts and managing my sales & marketing team. My responsibilities include contract management, service level agreements and multilingual localization consultancy. Or in other words, I make sure that you get a value-for-money deal with Dragoman, whilst brightening your corporate communications. Tell me what you need; translation, transcreation, website localization or video subtitling?
Elif Özaydın, Vendor Manager
I have two main roles. The first one is pretty structured; payroll management, which I handle together with our chartered accountant’s office, i.e. salaries, vacations, bonuses and benefits. My second role however is a thrilling one; keeping Dragoman’s linguist pool updated. Considering 80+ languages and 20+ different modes or capacities we are expecting from our vendors, vendor management at Dragoman is a true challenge.
Ceren Sönmez, Project Manager
I studied philosophy and now doing my masters in the same domain. As a senior project manager I manage multiple requests on a daily basis ranging from quick turnaround, a CEO level service for an executive manager to a multilingual, one million word localization project. I also manage several key accounts. Contact me and I can guide you on plus, gold, CEO and other service level options that best fit your needs.
Emine Meral, Senior Accountant
I manage Dragoman’s financials and day to day accounting. In addition to handling all receivables and payables, I prepare regular dashboard reports for company management and comparative analysis for sales & marketing. I am the right person to contact for all money related matters.
Ümit Özaydın, CEO
20+ years industry experience as a translator, copy-editor and conference interpreter. Innovative, engaging and inspiring business leader. I act as a pathfinder and a facilitator in my companies. I am an idea person; a builder of new products & services and a relentless challenger of the ordinary. My motto is customer amazement, and I manage my team to produce an amazing customer experience.
Zeynep Hıdır,Translation & QA
I am graduate of Bosphorus University translation & interpreting department and serve as Dragoman’s inhouse linguist within the office hours. Be it a short and quick piece, or a last minute review, or an indepth QA, I am the person to handle them all. My focus is mostly technical and medical content; energy, healthcare and engineering are my most common topics. I am also leading Dragoman’s multilingual international patient care glossary & guidelines project.
Interprefy provides a cloud-based platform for remote interpreting of conferences and similar events. Interprefy evolutionizes interpreting by combining modern technology and traditional equipment, thus making interpretation services more affordable, easier to use and more flexible. Interprefy is available 24/7.
XTM is currently the leading web 2.0 complete translation environment. XTM International develops XTM Cloud, an award-winning Translation Management System (TMS) with an integrated Computer Aided Translation (CAT) tool. XTM is powerful but simple to use: project managers can easily create, monitor and manage projects while translators, reviewers and terminologists can utilise the powerful fully-featured translation environment. By making use of this simple to use, yet powerful web technology our customers increase productivity, reduce costs and decrease through-put times.
Omniscien Technologies is a leading global supplier of high-performance and secure high-quality Language Processing, Machine Learning and Machine Translation (MT) technologies and services for use in data intensive applications. Our wide range of solutions serves clienteles from various industries including but not limited to Localization, Online Research Services, Publishing, eCommerce, Media, Online Travel, Technology, Data Processing Enterprises, and Governments.
WEYI Video is dedicated to providing the most dynamic, versatile, and flexible video communication platform available to facilitate interpretation around the globe. The team at WEYI Video has done this by keeping the user and manager interfaces simple and intuitive, listening to those users and reacting quickly to their input and recommendations.
goFLUENT offers a comprehensive online English training product that can be deployed to a large number of employees worldwide, with different proficiencies and native languages. It features business-relevant learning modules with exclusive content from the New York Times, Harvard Business Review, and AFP, to ensure that learning can be directly applied to real life and business settings. You can use it as a stand alone self-learning platform or combine with e-writing, phone lessons, face to face workshops or a leadership suite.
ZOO is a Netflix Preferred Vendor for videosubtitling. We are proud to be their partner for subtitling and dubbing. ZOO offers multi-award winning ZOOsubs and ZOOdubs plarforms. They are hosted in secure cloud and work to amaze our customers and also our vendors.