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Working languages:
Russian to English
German to English
English (monolingual)

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Henry Schroeder
Good, besser, лучше

New York, New York, United States
Local time: 21:12 EST (GMT-5)

Native in: English Native in English
Feedback from
clients and colleagues

on Willingness to Work Again info
12 positive entries

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Account type Freelancer, Identity Verified Verified member
Services Translation, Editing/proofreading
Expertise
Specializes in:
Poetry & LiteratureLaw: Contract(s)
Business/Commerce (general)Investment / Securities
Finance (general)

Rates
Russian to English - Rates: 0.08 - 0.10 EUR per word / 30 - 30 EUR per hour
German to English - Rates: 0.08 - 0.10 EUR per word / 30 - 30 EUR per hour
KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 1048, Questions answered: 1009, Questions asked: 309
Project History 11 projects entered    3 positive feedback from outsourcers
Project DetailsProject SummaryCorroboration

Translation
Volume: 20000 words
Completed: Mar 2010
Languages:
German to English
Annual Reports/Financial Statements

Translation of financial statements for German public companies

Finance (general)
 No comment.

Translation
Volume: 7000 words
Completed: Jan 2010
Languages:

German to English
Performance Specifications (for building)

Translation of peformance specifications for building project

Construction / Civil Engineering
 No comment.

Translation
Volume: 27000 words
Completed: Dec 2006
Languages:
Russian to English
Voskoboev and Elizaveta

Translation of novella Voskoboev and Elizaveta by critically acclaimed Russian writer Andrey Dmitriev

Poetry & Literature
 No comment.

Translation
Volume: 30000 words
Completed: Dec 2006
Languages:
Russian to English
Turn in the River

Translation of novella Turn in the River by critically acclaimed Russian writer Andrey Dmitriev

Poetry & Literature
 No comment.

Translation
Volume: 100000 words
Completed: Dec 2005
Languages:
German to English
Ongoing translation of financial statements and management reports

Ongoing translation of financial statements, management reports, income statements, profit and loss accounts, notes to financial statements for major accounting firm

Accounting
positive
Blue Board outsourcer info (10 to 20 entries):  Good project handling in each respect that matters in the industry.

Translation
Volume: 10000 words
Completed: Aug 2005
Languages:
German to English
Concentration camp memorial

Concentration camp memorial: plaques, speeches, excerpts from memoirs

History
 No comment.

Translation
Volume: 30000 words
Completed: May 2005
Languages:
German to English
Three-month long translation of correspondence

Translation and revision of correspondence

General / Conversation / Greetings / Letters
 No comment.

Translation
Volume: 96 pages
Completed: May 2003
Languages:
German to English
Report on Czech law

Translation of a report on Czech law and its relationship to the continental European system and the Anglo-American system

Law (general)
 No comment.

Translation
Volume: 100000 words
Duration: Sep 2003 to Dec 2005
Languages:
German to English
Translation of various texts for healthcare provider

Project for sponsor involving the translation of texts on wheelchairs, prosthetic and orthotic parts, occasionally speeches, letters and press releases

Medical: Health Care
positive
LSI Berlin - Language Training & Services Dr. Ulrike Horstmann: No comment.

Translation
Volume: 63000 words
Duration: Jan 2001 to Jan 2007
Languages:
Russian to English
Russian Literature in the Nineties

Translation of contemporary Russian short stories and novellas

Poetry & Literature
 No comment.

Translation
Volume: 15000 words
Duration: Jun 2009 to Dec 2009
Languages:
Russian to English
Contracts for Construction Project

Translation of various contracts for project in Moscow area

Law: Contract(s), Law (general), Law: Contract(s)
positive
Vasold & Mayer: accurate, reliable, on time


Portfolio Sample translations submitted: 3
Experience Years of translation experience: 13. Registered at ProZ.com: Oct 2002. Became a member: Oct 2002.
ProZ.com Certified PRO certificate(s)
Credentials N/A
Memberships European Society for Translation Studies
Software Across, Adobe Acrobat, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Acrobat, Excel, Pagemaker, SDL TRADOS, SDLX
Articles Author of 8 articles

Website http://perypatetik.blogspot.com/
CV/Resume English (PDF)
Professional practices Henry Schroeder endorses ProZ.com's Professional Guidelines.
About me
Thank you for the visit.

Here you will find information about the translation, transposition and other language services that I have provided as a certified translator of German and Russian over the last 10 years.

If you would like a quote for translation or other language services, including transposition, please contact me by phone or email:

Phone (US): 1-917-656-8843
Phone (Germany/Europe): +49 (0)176 24089633
Email: henrywhittleseyATweb.de


Regular clients (from the Blue Board here) over the last two to ten years include:

Holtz-Stosch GmbH, Zappmedia, Top Translations, Fachübersetzungsdienst, Wordinc., Fix Übersetzungsbüro, Vestido AG, Mares Munich, Lund Übersetzungen, T&I Portfolios

Please do not hesitate to ask them about our collaboration.

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Summary

10 years of experience as freelance translator from German/Russian into British and American English

Published translator of academic and literary translations

Published author of numerous essays, articles and papers on translation, transposition, adaptation and narration/discourse

7 years of residency in Germany; 5 years in Russia

Certified professional translator

Extensive references from active outsourcers

Expertise

Financial translations, annual reports, financial statements for numerous leading German companies (including DAX companies; mostly through Holtz-Stosch Übersetzungen and Top Translation)

Business plans, Powerpoint presentations, investment plans, white papers, supervisory board/management reports, general reports, risk analysis, interviews; clients include major Western Central Bank, leading financial institutions, various German universities, etc.

Social science and academic translations (mostly through Fachübersetzungdienst)

Employment contracts, General Terms and Conditions, deeds, merger and acquisition agreements, divestiture agreements, easement agreements, company agreements

Guidelines and manuals for companies, organizations, foundations, etc.

Publications (2007-13):

Edited and contributed to From Wahnsinnig to the Loony Bin: German and Russian stories transposed to modern-day America.

The Transposition of Form published by Translation Directory.

The Nose and accompanying essay The Nose Transposed published by Brooklyn Rail's In Translation. This is the first appearance of a transposition.

A Typology of Derivatives: Translation, Transposition, Adaptation in Translation Journal and republished upon request in Translation Directory Persuasion and Dead Souls in Twenty-First Century America. Appearing in SNReview Baroque and Neobaroque in European Post-Poetry Magazine Turn in the River by Andrey Dmitriev. Appearing in Some Kind of Beautiful Signal (Two Lines World Writing in Translation, Vol. 17) Indirect Discourse with an Authorial Narrator in German, Russian and English in journal Comparative Literature and Culture (at Purdue University) Steps by Andrey Dmitriev and an essay in New Madrid

Essay Translating Dead Souls and Persuasion into Twenty-First Century America Voskoboev and Elizaveta by Andrey Dmitriev published in Washington University's Arch Literary Journal

Excerpts of novel Черный пеликан (The Black Pelican) by Vadim Babenko (published by Amfora; excerpts of translation available here)


Blog: Peryp@tet!k.

History

2000 - today: Writer and translator (Moscow, Röhrmoos, Brooklyn)
2002 - 2003: St. Petersburg State University, English instructor
2000 - 2002: Tauber Schulen, English teacher
1998 - 2000: University of Munich (LMU; German and Russian)
1994 - 1998: Reed University (majored in German and Russian literature)
1990 - 1994: Bronx High School of Science (New York)
1981 - 1990: P.S. 84 (New York)


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This user has earned KudoZ points by helping other translators with PRO-level terms. Click point total(s) to see term translations provided.

Total pts earned: 1052
PRO-level pts: 1048


Top languages (PRO)
German to English623
Russian to English409
English16
Top general fields (PRO)
Art/Literary523
Other157
Bus/Financial105
Tech/Engineering87
Law/Patents73
Pts in 4 more flds >
Top specific fields (PRO)
Poetry & Literature266
Art, Arts & Crafts, Painting120
General / Conversation / Greetings / Letters59
Architecture51
Music44
History40
Cinema, Film, TV, Drama31
Pts in 44 more flds >

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This user has reported completing projects in the following job categories, language pairs, and fields.

Project History Summary
Total projects11
With client feedback3
Corroborated3
100% positive (3 entries)
positive3
neutral0
negative0

Job type
Translation11
Language pairs
German to English7
Russian to English4
1
Specialty fields
Poetry & Literature3
Law: Contract(s)2
General / Conversation / Greetings / Letters1
History1
Finance (general)1
Other fields
Law (general)2
Medical: Health Care1
Accounting1
Construction / Civil Engineering1
Keywords: Literature, Prose, Poetry, Literary Criticism, Reviews, Articles, Essays, Art, Painting, Century, Writers, Artists, Painters, Academics, Critics, Novellas, Short stories, Historians, History, Russia, Germany, 19th Century, 20th Century, Sewing, Fabric, Design, Clothing, Fashion,




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