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Working languages:
Dutch to English
Afrikaans to English

John Holloway
Translation with communication smarts

Netherlands
Local time: 06:37 CEST (GMT+2)

Native in: English (Variant: British) Native in English
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>> Translation from the target audience's point of view >> Click 'Contact' tab above to email me.
Account type Freelancer, Identity Verified Verified member
Services Translation, Interpreting, Editing/proofreading, Website localization, MT post-editing, Training, Copywriting
Expertise
Specializes in:
Poetry & LiteratureLaw (general)
Law: Contract(s)Law: Patents, Trademarks, Copyright
Law: Taxation & CustomsAdvertising / Public Relations
Marketing / Market ResearchFinance (general)
Mechanics / Mech EngineeringConstruction / Civil Engineering

KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 72, Questions answered: 42, Questions asked: 2
Project History 1 projects entered

Payment methods accepted Wire transfer, PayPal
Glossaries KudoZ points won_Field-Tech/Engineering_Level-PRO
Translation education Bachelor's degree - University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Experience Years of translation experience: 19. Registered at ProZ.com: May 2007. Became a member: Dec 2010.
ProZ.com Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials Dutch to English (BA (English), UKZN, South Africa)
Afrikaans to English (UKZN Afrikaans/Nederlands I)
Memberships N/A
Software Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Powerpoint, Wordfast
CV/Resume CV available upon request
Professional practices John Holloway endorses ProZ.com's Professional Guidelines (v1.1).
About me
[Please request CV and rate card via 'contact' tab, above.]

LANGUAGE SERVICES
- Dutch > English: translation
- Dutch > English: interpreting (business, law, finance, marketing - C level meetings)
- Afrikaans > English: translation
- English: (copy) editing, proofreading, (copy) writing

CONSULTANCY AND TRAINING SERVICES
- Business process development.
- Communication strategy development and implementation.
- Translation and advertising agency traffic and briefing process development.

TRANSLATION CREDENTIALS
- BA in English & Philosophy plus law credits; 3 years as an attorney's articled clerk.
- Translation, back-translation and localisation management: +20 years experience in developing, implementing and localising marketing communication in Dutch and English, working mainly for global advertising agencies and global client brands.
- Pan-European, South African and Australian experience in developing, implementing and localising large-scale, multilingual campaigns for global brands, working out of global ad agencies and subsequently as an interim manager and consultant for direct clients.
- Professional translation, editing, proof reading and (some) writing experience in law, marketing, financial, insurance and other fields, including translation/editing of (4) tertiary-level business text books.

CAREER OVERVIEW / ABRIDGED CV
1978 - 1998:
- Marketing executive, account director, strategic planner and GM/MD/director in global marketing companies and communication agencies in South Africa, Australia, UK and the Netherlands (incl. European region).
1999 > current:
- Marketing communication consultant/interim manager and freelance translator .
International training and work experience in law, finance, senior management and marketing communication (servicing a wide variety of client categories - thus a broad commercial and technical vocabulary).

For more information and personal contact please click the 'Contact' tab, above and email me.

LEGAL PERSON
Sole trader, registered at the Amsterdam Chamber of Commerce
and Dutch Tax & Customs Administration as
Dynamite Cottage Industries.

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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: 76
PRO-level pts: 72


Language (PRO)
Dutch to English72
Top general fields (PRO)
Tech/Engineering36
Bus/Financial15
Law/Patents13
Other4
Social Sciences4
Top specific fields (PRO)
Law (general)15
Construction / Civil Engineering12
Mechanics / Mech Engineering8
Printing & Publishing4
Ships, Sailing, Maritime4
Accounting4
Law: Taxation & Customs4
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Profile last updated
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