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Working languages:
English to German

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Maren Mentor
Helping you expand your market

United States
Local time: 05:43 EDT (GMT-4)

Native in: German Native in German
Account type Freelancer, Identity Verified Verified member
Services Translation, Interpreting, Editing/proofreading, Website localization, Software localization, Voiceover (dubbing), Training, Project management
Expertise
Specializes in:
IT (Information Technology)Computers: Software
Computers (general)Advertising / Public Relations
Media / MultimediaInternet, e-Commerce

Preferred currency USD
KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 16, Questions answered: 19, Questions asked: 2
Payment methods accepted Check
Translation education Bachelor's degree - Fremdsprachen- und Dolmetscherinstitut der Buhmannschule Goettingen (IHK)
Experience Years of translation experience: 25. Registered at ProZ.com: May 2004. Became a member: Feb 2012.
ProZ.com Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials English to German (Wirtschaftsdolmetscher/in und Übersetzer/in)
Memberships ATA
Software Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Photoshop, Catalyst, Dreamweaver, FrameMaker, IBM CAT tool, MemoQ, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office Pro, Microsoft Word, ACDSee, FullShot, PhotoShop, RoboHelp, UltraEdit, UltraEdit, Passolo, Powerpoint, SDL TRADOS, SDLX
Website http://www.germantranslators.com
CV/Resume CV available upon request
Professional practices Maren Mentor endorses ProZ.com's Professional Guidelines (v1.1).
About me
PROFILE

Established independent contractor with 19 years of experience in the translation and localization industries, including procurement, resource & project management, software verification and reporting
Interpretation (consecutive and simultaneous), translation and editing of English into German, linguistic quality assurance
Specializing in information technology, medical equipment, as well as marketing and advertising
Personal interests: Botany, zoology, education, textiles
Dual citizenship – German/American




SKILLS

Linguistic: German native speaker, near-native English, working knowledge of French and Spanish, tech-writing, ad-copy, translation, editing and proofing for multimedia scripts, documentation (including collaterals) and marketing material; identifying, researching and resolving localization-specific problem areas; cultural adaptation to target market
Technical: Technically and linguistically proficient, thorough, diligent, efficient, organized; developing and following test plans; scenario testing; designing intuitive end-user interfaces and (proprietary) translation tools; working with a variety of bug reporting procedures (from simple spreadsheets to complex bug data bases); source file management; light HTML programming
Interpersonal: Quick learner and team worker with excellent communication skills, easily develops rapport with project management, translation team, and other project participants
Keywords: German, English, translation, editing, simultaneous, consecutive, interpretation, proofing, qa, quality assurance, copy writing, creative writing, technical writing localization, l10n, g11n, CAT, Trados, memoQ, Alchemy Catalyst, IT, computer, Cloud computing, websites, software, hardware, advertising, marketing, eLearning, online learning, training, manuals, learning management systems, rush, large, big, small


Profile last updated
Jan 30



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