Member since Aug '09

Working languages:
English to Swedish
Spanish to Swedish

Availability today:
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Magnus Ågård
Economic and efficient

Madrid, Madrid, Spain
Local time: 01:50 CET (GMT+1)

Native in: Swedish (Variant: Rikssvenska) Native in Swedish
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Account type Freelance translator and/or interpreter, Identity Verified Verified member
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Services Translation, Interpreting, Editing/proofreading, Website localization, Software localization, Voiceover (dubbing), Subtitling
Expertise
Specializes in:
Engineering (general)Automotive / Cars & Trucks
Computers (general)Automation & Robotics
ArchitectureConstruction / Civil Engineering
Computers: Systems, NetworksIT (Information Technology)
Internet, e-CommerceTelecom(munications)

Preferred currency EUR
KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 35, Questions answered: 15, Questions asked: 6
Payment methods accepted Money order, Check, Visa, PayPal, Wire transfer, Skrill | Send a payment via ProZ*Pay
Experience Years of experience: 16. Registered at ProZ.com: May 2009. Became a member: Aug 2009.
ProZ.com Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials N/A
Memberships SFÖ
Software Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, AutoCAD, Dreamweaver, Indesign, memoQ, MetaTexis, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Powerpoint, QuarkXPress, SDL TRADOS, Swordfish, Wordfast
Website http://www.sintesis.nu
CV/Resume English (PDF)
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Bio

I am a native Swede residing in Madrid, who has been working as a full-time freelance translator since 2009. I have a rather technical profile with two different university degrees, I hold both a Master's degree in Architecture and a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science. I also have professional experience from developing software systems, graphic design, programming, technical drawing, urban planning, architectural design and construction for the building industry.


I work mainly in my three areas of specialization: IT, Construction and Engineering, where I have an extensive experience from translating technical documents such as manuals, catalogues, drawings, websites, software, data sheets, technical specifications and so forth.


My main CAT tool is memoQ and I consider myself an advanced user, but I also frequently use SDL Trados Studio and can switch between them indistinctively and convert any file formats as needed. And I am just as comfortable translating for the Windows PC environment as for Apple Mac computers or a iOS iPhone/iPad.


If you need a small translation team for a large project, or a translator-proofreader duo, I often collaborate with my colleague Johan Kjällman. We have developed a similar style and are able to keep the translations coherent through close collaboration. We can also bring in more collaborators for very large projects and share resources in real-time through memoQ Cloud Server.


I consider myself a thorough person and take pride in delivering a high quality end product, making extensive use of external references and resources with a fixed QA process.


Keywords: spanish, english, swedish, IT, engineering, design, technology


Profile last updated
Jul 14



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