Working languages:
German to English
English (monolingual)

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Derbyshire, United Kingdom
Local time: 20:53 BST (GMT+1)

Native in: English 
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Consulting Engineer with 8 Years' Translation Experience.
Expert translations, always knowledgeably researched.

• Fluent German speaker with technical translation experience (engineering documents, marketing texts, software manuals and user interfaces).
• International experience with direct contact to corporate partners and the public, using written and spoken German for project-critical discussions and documentation.
• Excellent English language skills supported by technical writing/proofreading experience and published magazine articles.
• Up-to-date specialist language knowledge and established professional and personal connections in Germany.
• MEng (Distinction) Electronic and Computer Engineering, with a year studying at Üniversität Dortmund, Germany.
• Advanced computer user with over 7 years' commercial software and systems development experience in the automotive industry.
• Expert MS Office user and C-programmer, conversant with HTML and web design.
• Experienced in problem solving using creative and structured techniques.

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Translation, Editing, Technical Writing, Proofreading, Interpreting
Examples of Work
75,000+ words: supplier specifications for a major German automotive manufacturer.
35,000 words: various data sheets for a major paint manufacturer.
17,000 word invitation to tender, with supporting technical documents, for supply of axle mount components to a major German automotive supplier.
10,000 word technical report on finite element analysis for a leading energy supplier, plus six
days working as an on site translator and interpreter in Germany (approx. 6,000 words written).
9,000 word invitation to tender for supply of a robotic car painting installation for a major German automotive supplier.
8,000 word website translation for a major European waste management services provider
7,000 word website translation for a major Austrian wind energy provider.

Computer Systems and Software
PC (Windows 7/Windows XP) running MS Office, MemoQ 6.2, SDL Trados 2006/Trados 7, Open Office. Will consider use of other software as required.

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Profile last updated
Oct 25, 2017

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