Member since Feb '06

Working languages:
English to German
Spanish to German

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Thomas Pfann
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Woking, England, United Kingdom
Local time: 06:57 BST (GMT+1)

Native in: German Native in German
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-- German freelance translator (EN > DE) based in the UK --

Skills and Expertise

Translation Experience and Specialisation:
IT/software (UI, Help, manuals, collaterals), website, multimedia and games translation, consumer electronics, translation of audio scripts for dubbing or voiceover, translation of marketing material and press releases, translation of travel & tourism material

Some recent projects include:
- Translation of corporate training material, marketing texts, presentations, handbooks and manuals etc. for various clients in the IT field
- Regular translations of newsletters, whitepapers and press releases for clients in various industries, including printing and imaging industries
- Regular translation of employee newsletters and corporate communications as well as product descriptions and marketing brochures
- Ongoing translation of entertainment news articles
- Translation of audio scripts for corporate videos
- Role as “Lead Translator” for the German localization of a role play video game. Tasks during this 6-month project included: Coordination of a team of translators (answering and channelling questions, coordinating translation effort), review of other translators' work, translation of scripts for dubbing of in-game video sequences and overseeing studio recordings on-site in Germany, some testing and bug reporting
- Onsite assignments for functional and linguistic software testing and bug reporting


CAT tools:
Main tools used: SDL Trados Studio 2011, SDLX, Trados 2007
Experience with various other tools and platforms including Alchemy Catalyst, memoQ, Star Transit, Lingotek and Smartling

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Total pts earned: 1478
PRO-level pts: 1402


Top languages (PRO)
English to German1056
German to English182
Spanish to German84
German64
Spanish to English8
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Bus/Financial418
Marketing278
Other247
Tech/Engineering152
Law/Patents92
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Marketing / Market Research93
Business/Commerce (general)84
Tourism & Travel79
Government / Politics56
Management56
Sports / Fitness / Recreation52
Food & Drink52
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    Keywords: IT localization, software localisation, marketing, spiele, games, corporate, documentation, consumer electronics, tourism, SDLX, Trados, translation, multimedia, transcreation




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