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Professional English and German translator based in Washington, D.C., USA
Full-time since March 2010; native in German
Extensive experience translating in the following fields:
Marketing, Advertising, Websites, Retail
Fitness & Health
Nutrition, Food & Drink
Cosmetics & Beauty
General business (except Legal and Finance)
Consistently excellent client feedback
Recent projects and corresponding feedback:
1. Translation, localization (incl. project management) of a 150,000-word website for a leading manufacturer and supplier of dietary supplements for athletes.
"Melanie has been our go-to translation provider for our German language needs since the launch of our German website and sales operation in 2014.
Her expertise in marketing, nutrition and fitness translation has helped us successfully market our products to our German audience.
Melanie’s attention to detail is outstanding and her work is always of exceptional quality. All translations, no matter how tricky due to nutritional and technical content, have been of a consistently high standard. Melanie is knowledgeable, friendly, professional, fast and accurate.
We can absolutely recommend her!"
2. Translation and localization of hundreds of product descriptions as well as various website and marketing texts for a globally leading brand of fitness equipment.
"Working and communicating with Melanie was very easy. Her translation quality and accuracy will allow us to expand our products faster and easier to customers in a new market."
3. Regular translation projects for a small translation agency specializing in retail translations, such as blogs, website texts, tweets and other marketing materials.
Feedback from end client’s German Regional Manager:
"The attachment is very good-so I did not have to correct anything. Well done." "...Anyways, your translation person seems to be a genius, so go ahead. Nothing needed to change."
Offering top-quality and culturally sensitive translations, readable and clear, with exceptional attention to detail and of course always on time
Born and raised in Germany
Worked for US Embassy and Consulate in Germany for 6 years and moved to the United States in 2006
Lifelong exposure to foreign languages and cultures on three different continents (Europe, Asia and North America), always curious and ready to learn more
Great passion for languages, traveling and literature as well as fitness, sports and health
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