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Member since Jun '08

Working languages:
English to Icelandic
Icelandic to English

Halli Kristjansson
A Word Nerd

United States
Local time: 05:27 PST (GMT-8)

Native in: Icelandic Native in Icelandic
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Account type Freelancer, Identity Verified Verified member
Services Translation, Interpreting, Editing/proofreading, Website localization, Software localization, Voiceover (dubbing), Subtitling, Transcription, Project management
Specializes in:
Advertising / Public RelationsPhotography/Imaging (& Graphic Arts)
Medical: InstrumentsMedical: Pharmaceuticals
Marketing / Market ResearchLaw (general)
Construction / Civil EngineeringCinema, Film, TV, Drama
Automotive / Cars & TrucksShips, Sailing, Maritime

KudoZ activity (PRO) Questions answered: 2
Experience Years of translation experience: 7. Registered at Aug 2004. Became a member: Jun 2008. Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials N/A
Memberships ATA
Software Across, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Powerpoint, SDL TRADOS, SDLX, Wordfast
CV/Resume English (DOC)
Training sessions attended Technical writing and translation in STE (Simplified Technical English) [download]
About me
BA in Cinema/broadcasting.
Freelanced in the film industry in Los Angeles,
San Francisco, San Diego and Reykjavik since 1995.
Wrote and produced for Icelandic radio for 5 years
Hold awards for writing/producing radio commercials.
AA-comparable degree in Sociology/Journalism
from an Icelandic junior college.
Come from a background in construction
and worked in that field during my college years.
Wrote copy for Icelandic radio, TV and
Skaparinn (The Creator’s Ad Agency), Reykjavik.
Ride my Yamaha Virago in S-California, race yacht,
sailboats and windsurf when the opportunity arises.
My current writing project is a Hollywood screenplay.
I have translated for many of
the largest and best respected translation agencies in the world
like Transperfect and

This includes work for the following organizations/brands:
Aetna, Alcoa, Blendtec, British Airways, British Petroleum, Coca Cola, Canon, Century Aluminum, CrossFit,
Deluxe Entertainment, Eli Lilly, Enterpise car rental, Fidelity Mutual Funds, GE, Glitnir Bank, GM, Harper’s Magazine, Harvard University, Homeland Security, Hilton Hotels,
Icelandair, Iceland Naturally, IKEA, Landsbanki Íslands, Lloyds of London, Merrill Lynch,
Nikon, Sony, Subway, Stanford University, Technicolor, Universal Studios
and Warner Bros.
Keywords: broadcasting, film, media, government, sociology, arts, humanities, business, marketing, sales, computers, internet, construction, engineering, automotive, motorcycle, nautical, sailing, history, Icelandic, freelance, translator, Icelandic-English translator, English-Icelandic translator, law, legal, interpreter, medical, pharmaceutical, tools, manuals, patents, equipment, screenwriting, screenwriter, advertising, copy, writer, copywriter, navigation, court, consecutive, greeting, article, Icelandic, Íslenska, íslensk, Enska, þýðandi, þýðingar, túlkur, túlka, þýðing

Profile last updated
Oct 9

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