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I specialize in translating texts regarding information technology, mechanical machinery and software localization. I also have extensive translation experience within the area of banking and finance (periodical reports).
Below you'll find some information about my background that is relevant to the work I do:
University degree (7 yrs) from the University of Oslo, German, English and Philosophy
Extensive training in IT and electronics
Full time translator since August 2000
Regular work for a high end translation agency in Oslo, Norway
My own regular clients include major PC manufacturers, IT service providers, mobile communications companies, newspapers, suppliers of technical equipment, suppliers of paper and office equipment, etc.
I have completed large scale projects involving technical manuals for trams, tractors and other agricultural equipment, as well as other types of machinery
In 2001 I translated more than 100,000 words of financial content
I am able to provide a full CV upon request.
Equipment & tools:
Dell Latitude D600 1,4 GHz laptop PC with CD R/W, and 512 MB RAM
Toshiba 866 MHz PC with DVD and CD R/W, 128 MB RAM
ADSL (broadband) Internet connection
Can receive email attachments of practically any size
Windows 2000 Professional
Trados 6.5 Freelance
Photoshop 7.0, Acrobat 4.0, HomeSite 4.0, CuteFTP 4.2, Eudora 6.0, and many more
Anti-Virus software, always up-to-date
Shelf upon shelf of relevant dictionaries and works of reference
In addition to being a translator myself, I also conduct multilingual projects, mainly between the Scandinavian languages, English and German. I have been doing this since August 2000, and the feedback from my clients has been very positive. I conduct a stern quality control procedure, and I am able to offer considerably lower prices than many of the larger agencies.
Please contact me if you have a project that is suited to my qualifications, either using the link on this page, by emailing me at firstname.lastname@example.org, or by telephone +47 22 20 89 00. You may also want to visit my website at www.fidotext.com. My company Fidotext Translations is VAT registered in Norway.