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Working languages:
German to English
Spanish to English

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March 2017

Ian Jones
Into natural English

Barcelona, Cataluña, Spain
Local time: 09:28 CEST (GMT+2)

Native in: English Native in English
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5 positive entries
What Ian Jones is working on
Feb 18:  Univeristy engineering institute brochure translation plus editing of existing text ...more, + 16 other entries »
Account type Freelancer, Identity Verified Verified member
Services Translation
Specializes in:
Advertising / Public RelationsAutomotive / Cars & Trucks
Environment & EcologyBusiness/Commerce (general)
Marketing / Market ResearchManufacturing
Energy / Power GenerationMechanics / Mech Engineering
Cooking / CulinaryEngineering (general)

German to English - Rates: 0.10 - 0.11 EUR per word / 25 - 40 EUR per hour
Spanish to English - Rates: 0.07 - 0.09 EUR per word / 20 - 40 EUR per hour
KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 242, Questions answered: 145, Questions asked: 212
Project History 3 projects entered

Payment methods accepted Wire transfer, PayPal
Portfolio Sample translations submitted: 1
Glossaries Deutsch - Spanisch, Food, Drink and Agriculture German to English, Food, Drink and Agriculture Spanish to English, French, German to English General, German to English Renewable Energy, German to English Trains, Security and Safety German to English, Spanish to English General, Spanish to English Taxation

Translation education Bachelor's degree - Aston University
Experience Years of translation experience: 19. Registered at Feb 2003. Became a member: Oct 2006. Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials German to English (Aston University, verified)
Memberships N/A
Software Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Powerpoint, SDL TRADOS
Professional practices Ian Jones endorses's Professional Guidelines (v1.1).
About me
I am a highly experienced British-born translator, working in the language combinations German to English and Spanish to English. I mainly translate technical texts, manuals and marketing material for consumer products, but also have considerable experience with general business, construction, sustainability, tourism, cooking and service contracts. I have particular expertise in security technologies, access and locking systems, fire protection and renewable energies.

Studied BSc (Hons) Modern Languages (German and French) at the University of Aston, in Birmingham, UK, including a study year at the Freie Universität Berlin.

Lived in Spain almost continuously since 1988 - fifteen years in Madrid and six years in Barcelona. Have also spent some time in Berlin during this period, where I have lived a total of two and half years.

Carried out three years' university research into media (television and written journalism) on completion of language degree.

Please note that I am a highly experienced translator and therefore expect to be paid at a reasonable rate to match the level of my experience.

Client comment: “Die Übersetzung war großartig und der Kommentar unserer Communication Managerin: "Es war ein Fest, diese Übersetzung zu genießen".
Es wäre klasse, wenn er alle Übersetzungen dieser Art übernehmen könnte.“
This user has reported completing projects in the following job categories, language pairs, and fields.

Project History Summary
Total projects3
With client feedback0
0 positive (0 entries)

Job type
Language pairs
Spanish to English2
German to English1
Specialty fields
Engineering (general)1
Construction / Civil Engineering1
Art, Arts & Crafts, Painting1
Other fields
Keywords: traducción técnica español al inglés, alemán al inglés, nativo británico, traducciones técnicas, construcción, contratos, turismo, Eisenbahntechnik, cerraduras, locks, energía renovable, Sicherheit, safety, security, Schliesstechnik, Sicherheitstechnik, Brandschutz, Windanlagen, Technik, Access Control, Kameras, cameras, Fotoapparat, RFID, Photovoltaik, KWK, seguridad, Klimaanlagen, Solaranlagen, solar power, energía solar, Nachhaltigkeit, sustainability

Profile last updated
Nov 13, 2016

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