Zhenya Maryasina

1994, from Kaliningrad, Russia

Assistant Linguist

Responsibilities: Sasha Nikolaeva’s right hand, transcription, subtitling

In Her Own Words: adventurer

What Her Colleagues Say: Once you’ve met Zhenya you don’t ever forget her. She takes aim with her winning smile and before you know it, you’ve learned the secrets of the universe. Zhenya doesn’t shirk her responsibilities, be they translation work or kitchen duty – she approaches every task with intelligence and enthusiasm. She dances passionately to hip-hop and will subtitle anything and anyone that has the misfortune to cross her. Her other talents lie in horse-riding and one-liners. Zhenya is a faithful friend and engaging conversationalist and has a bright future ahead of her as a professional translator.