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Working languages:
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Dutch to English
Dutch (monolingual)

Kitty Brussaard - BusiText
Professional Business Language Solutions

Houten, Utrecht, Netherlands
Local time: 19:22 CEST (GMT+2)

Native in: Dutch (Variant: Netherlands) Native in Dutch
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What Kitty Brussaard is working on
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Oct 29, 2016:  Finished editing & proofreading an article about 'groepsplanloos werken' (an alternative for working with the so-called 'groepsplan') in Dutch primary education (Dutch, monolingual, approx. 18K). ...more, + 8 other entries »
Total word count: 34764

User message
It\'s our business to help you communicate yours!
Account type Freelancer and outsourcer, Identity Verified Verified member
Affiliations Blue Board: BusiText
Services Translation, Editing/proofreading, Website localization
Expertise
Specializes in:
Advertising / Public RelationsBusiness/Commerce (general)
Finance (general)Human Resources
Investment / SecuritiesIT (Information Technology)
Law (general)Law: Contract(s)
ManagementMarketing / Market Research

Rates
English to Dutch - Rates: 0.10 - 0.15 EUR per word / 40 - 45 EUR per hour
Dutch to English - Rates: 0.10 - 0.15 EUR per word / 40 - 45 EUR per hour
Dutch - Rates: 0.10 - 0.15 EUR per word / 40 - 45 EUR per hour
KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 2299, Questions answered: 1029, Questions asked: 25
Blue Board entries made by this user  7 entries

This company Offers job opportunities for freelancers
Translation education Other - MA in English Language & Literature / BA in Human Resource Management
Experience Years of translation experience: 11. Registered at ProZ.com: Jan 2008. Became a member: Jun 2009.
ProZ.com Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials N/A
Memberships N/A
TeamsGoing Dutch
Software Adobe Acrobat, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Office 2007, SDL Trados Studio 2011 Freelance Plus, SDL Trados Suite 2007, Passolo, Powerpoint, SDL TRADOS, SDLX
Website http://www.busitext.nl
CV/Resume English (PDF)
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About me
English to Dutch translator, editor and proofreader (MA/BA)
* Focus on language solutions for business
* Demonstrable expertise in a range of business-related fields
* Absolute commitment to quality and customer satisfaction
* Delivery on time and budget
* Customised and competitive rates
* Excellent linguistic and terminology research skills
* Meticulous and methodical work style
* Clear and friendly communication, during all phases of the project

Professional profile
As a full-time freelancer and outsourcer, I specialise in providing high-quality language solutions to the business community as well as to other outsourcers (LSPs). My direct client base includes corporates, SMEs and public organisations across a variety of industries. Prior to my freelance career, I worked in various HR roles at organisations in the fields of higher education, scientific research and railway engineering. In the more recent past, I was employed as a company translator by the IT Global Services (ITGS) divison of DNV, a global leader in classification and certification services.

Formal education
* MA in English Language and Literature
* BA in Human Resource Management
* Qualified teacher of English as a Foreign Language (TEFL)

Services
* Translation
* Proofreading
* Editing
* Copywriting

Areas of expertise
* Advertising, Marketing & PR
* Business & Management (general)
* Business & IT
--> Agile
--> Business Intelligence & Data Warehousing
--> Information Risk Management
--> IT Architecture / Enterprise Architecture
--> IT Continuity (business continuity, disaster recovery)
--> IT & Finance (business cases, Activity Based Costing)
--> IT Governance (demand-supply management, DSOs)
--> IT Service Management
--> Lean IT
--> Security (data/network security, firewalls, etc.)
--> Software process improvement (CMM, CMMI, CMMI-ACQ)
--> Sourcing of IT services
* Certification of management systems (ISO standards, HACCP, GAP/GMP etc.)
* E-commerce
* Education
--> Accreditation of higher-education programmes
--> Course materials
--> International diploma supplements
* Emissions trading (EU ETS, CDM and JI projects)
* Finance (annual reports, financial statements)
* Human Resources (HR)
* Information Management (Wiki's etc.)
* Investments
* Knowledge Management
* Law (terms & conditions, distribution agreements, ESPPs, SLAs, codes of ethics, etc.)
* Travel & Tourism

I consider it part of my professional ethics to deliver high-quality translations that accurately reflect the original document in terms of content, style, lay-out and overall message.

I will be happy to provide you with any additional information you may need. I look forward to offering you my services in the (near) future!
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: 2411
PRO-level pts: 2299


Top languages (PRO)
English to Dutch1424
Dutch to English867
Dutch8
Top general fields (PRO)
Bus/Financial797
Law/Patents491
Other423
Tech/Engineering219
Marketing156
Pts in 4 more flds >
Top specific fields (PRO)
Finance (general)313
Law (general)295
Business/Commerce (general)195
Law: Contract(s)163
Human Resources129
Marketing / Market Research74
Education / Pedagogy58
Pts in 69 more flds >

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