Working languages:
German to English

Donna Hermanutz
Trained engineer + technical translator

Local time: 02:26 CET (GMT+1)

Native in: English 
Account type Freelance translator and/or interpreter
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Services Translation, Editing/proofreading
Specializes in:
Materials (Plastics, Ceramics, etc.)Medical (general)
Medical: PharmaceuticalsPsychology
Cosmetics, BeautyBiology (-tech,-chem,micro-)
Chemistry; Chem Sci/EngComputers (general)
Engineering (general)Finance (general)

KudoZ activity (PRO) Questions answered: 3
Experience Registered at Sep 2000. Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials N/A
Memberships N/A
Software Across, Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Dreamweaver, Indesign, memoQ, MetaTexis, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Across, memoQ, STAR Transit NXT, Powerpoint, QuarkXPress, STAR Transit

Engineering - Natural Sciences

Medicine - Health - Cosmetics - Food Technology

General Business - Marketing - Finance

- 3.5 years of experimental work in structural ceramics for high-temperature applications (part of Dr.-Ing. requirements, Fraunhofer IKTS, Dresden, Germany)
- Master of Science in Ceramic Science (NYS College of Ceramics at Alfred University, Alfred, NY, USA)
- Bachelor of Science in Metallurgical Engineering, Co-op Program (University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada)

Professional Experience
- Computer drafting (at a nickel processing plant in Canada)
- Economic analyses and feasibility studies (at a major Canadian oil company)
- Materials R&D (ceramic sensors, SOFCs, atomistic computer simulations and ceramic components for gas turbines)
- Programming (FORTRAN, some UNIX C shell and some HTML)
- Technical writing (for an EDA company)
- Translating (as part of other jobs and freelance)

Selected Translation Projects
- Numerous texts in materials science and technology (e.g., annual research reports, journal articles, posters and presentations)
- Press releases
- Operator's manuals for industrial machines
- User's manuals and guides
- Software contracts and documentation
- Software help files
- Product brochures (medical products, cosmetics, CAD/CAM software, industrial/household products and many others)
- Design specifications
- Patents and patent claims (eyewear accessories, ferromagnetic materials, horizontal drilling, sugar production and others)
- Web sites and PowerPoint presentations
- Questionnaires and surveys (agriculture, food technology, medicine and others)

Additional Information
Macintosh user (Mac OS X) with VMware Fusion
CAT tools used: Across, memoQ, Transit NXT and Wordfast Pro 5
Keywords: materials, chemical_engineering, mechanical_engineering, natural_sciences, business, marketing, food_technology, cosmetics, medicine, pharmacy, patents, patent_claims

Profile last updated
Apr 6, 2018

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