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Founded in 1998, wintranslation is an award-winning language service provider based in Ottawa, Ontario with clients across the globe. With translation resources in over 100 languages, including the Aboriginal languages of North America, we provide culturally appropriate translation services & bring together expertise in translator selection, project management, desktop publishing & localization engineering to provide one-stop convenience for our clients.

A leader in the field of multilingual translation & cultural adaptation, we serve companies & organizations seeking to market to multicultural audiences domestically & abroad.

Our multilingual capabilities combined with a best-in-class project management approach provide clients with one stop convenience. Our expertise in transcreation, the translation & cultural adaptation of marketing materials, is highly relevant to marketers & technical communicators alike. Our translators are trained in search engine optimization & marketing.

wintranslation’s staff are an integral team in centralizing & managing your organization’s linguistic assets. Our experienced translators, foreign language layout professionals, & localization engineers ensure you receive culturally appropriate, high-quality translation services in any format.

Whether you are a technical publications manager or a multicultural marketing professional, we provide international language support to reach your audience, to sell your products to your culturally diverse customers, and to connect you to new opportunities.

Localization Professional Certified
Certified Terminology Manager
Women Owned Certified Business

Meet Our Team!

Huiping Zhang


Huiping Zhang is the founder and president of wintranslation.  She founded the company in June 1998 as a home-based, one-woman operation and built it into a thriving, award-winning business that works with…

Steve Ball

Accounts Payable

Steve Ball is an invaluable member of our accounting team. He is responsible for accounts payable and receivable, and has trained team members on how to complete the bookkeeping process.…

Sylvie Shen

Finance & IT Lead

Sylvie Shen is the Finance & IT Lead at wintranslation, taking care of the company’s finance and technology needs. As a veteran who has occupied many positions in the company,…

Hugo Panau

Project Manager – French Department

Hugo is the French Language lead for wintranslation. He is responsible for the management of French language projects, ensuring their quality and timely delivery. He holds a Bachelors’ degree in…

Olga Haznaci

Account Manager

Olga is wintranslation's Account Manager, responsible for proposal writing and setting up interpreting services. She has extensive experience in the translation industry, ranging from her linguistics education to co-owning a…

Erick Mondragon

Project Manager

Erick Mondragon is one of wintranslation’s Project Managers. He oversees Indigenous language projects from beginning to end, making sure they meet all specified requirements. Previously, he worked as a Project…

Elvire Mekoudjou

Business Development Manager

Elvire manages Indigenous language projects, and is in charge of inbound sales. She has a Bachelor of Arts in English and French, as well as a Masters degree in Translation.…

Pradisha Nair

Project Manager

Pradisha is wintranslation's project manager. She has experience in the translation and IT industry, having worked in the past for one of the largest translation companies in the World, RWS…


Our peer review process vets our translators & multi-step quality assurance system ensures that your project gets all the attention it deserves.


We have 19 years in the translation & localization industry with Certified Terminology Managers & Certified Localization Professionals on staff.


We are an accredited supplier for the Government of Canada’s Translation Bureau, & ranked by White Board as one of the best agencies to work for by freelance translators worldwide.


We’re pros at handling large, complex projects such as audio-visual, web applications, & e-learning courseware, using SDL Trados, memoQ translation memory software, & a fully implemented workflow management solution.


Nominated for Forty Under 40 in 2008, 2010 & 2011 Small Business of the Year Finalist, & in 2016 we were recognized by WEConnect International as the Women’s Business Enterprise of the Year.


Our project managers will give you one-on-one, personalized service to ensure on-time, on-budget delivery for projects in one or multiple languages, saving you time & money.

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