Member since Dec '05

Working languages:
English to German

Ricki Farn
IT and IT marcom, 19 yrs experience

Local time: 06:19 CEST (GMT+2)

Native in: German Native in German
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Oct 12:  Translating a huge volume of material for a company that specializes in customer communications. I do realize I've been a bit silent on here! ...more, + 84 other entries »
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Account type Freelancer
Services Translation, Website localization, Software localization
Specializes in:
Computers: SoftwareIT (Information Technology)
Internet, e-CommerceMarketing / Market Research

KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 1050, Questions answered: 481, Questions asked: 43
Portfolio Sample translations submitted: 2
Translation education PhD - Dortmund University, Germany
Experience Years of translation experience: 19. Registered at Nov 2005. Became a member: Dec 2005. Certified PRO certificate(s)
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TeamsGerman localization team, Wordforce-Marketing
Software MemoQ, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, SDL TRADOS
Professional practices Ricki Farn endorses's Professional Guidelines (v1.1).
About me
Your language and content expert for elegant IT translations

* Translations from English to German: web sites, white papers, customer communications, marketing-related and journalistic content for IT/computing products
* Extensive experience with software localization (UI and UA), but outgrew those over the years and moved on to more engaging texts. Still going back to the roots once in a while.
* Consumer and enterprise software, security, cloud, IoT, virtualization, BYOD, software-defined data center, SEO software, database systems etc.

* University graduate in Computing
* PhD in English / Cultural Studies
* 7.5 years experience in an international localization company as a translator, technical and linguistic editor, and technical project lead
* Freelance translator since 2005 (full-time)

* Working mostly with Trados 2014/2015, some MemoQ

Sprachprofi und Informatikerin in einem: schöne IT-Übersetzungen für Sie

* Übersetzungen Englisch-Deutsch: Websites, White Papers, Kundenkommunikation, Marketingtexte und journalistische Inhalte für IT-/Softwareprodukte
* Umfassende Erfahrung mit Softwarelokalisierung (Benutzeroberflächen und Dokumentation), aber irgendwann hatte ich davon genug und entwickelte mich in Richtung spannenderer Texte. Ab und zu lasse ich mich noch für meine alten Gebiete begeistern.
* Verbraucher- und Unternehmenssoftware, Sicherheit, Cloud, IoT, Virtualisierung, Bring Your Own Device, softwaredefiniertes Rechenzentrum, SEO-Lösungen, Datenbanken usw.

* Diplom-Informatikerin
* Promoviert in Anglistik/Cultural Studies
* 7,5 Jahre Erfahrung in einem internationalen Lokalisierungsunternehmen als Übersetzerin, technische und sprachliche Lektorin und technische Projektleiterin
* Freiberufliche Übersetzerin seit 2005 (in Vollzeit)

* Überwiegend Trados 2014/2015, regelmäßig etwas MemoQ
This user has earned KudoZ points by helping other translators with PRO-level terms. Click point total(s) to see term translations provided.

Total pts earned: 1094
PRO-level pts: 1050

Top languages (PRO)
English to German887
German to English163
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Computers: Software130
Games / Video Games / Gaming / Casino79
Marketing / Market Research58
IT (Information Technology)52
Business/Commerce (general)48
Computers: Systems, Networks47
Human Resources31
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Keywords: IT, Information Technology, software, blog, blogs, blog postings, web sites, computing, white papers, customer communications, marketing, marcom, market research, journalistic copy, training materials, English to German, Software, Whitepapers, Blogbeiträge, Websites, Informatik, Kundenkommunikation, Schulungsmaterialien, Studien, Englisch-Deutsch, MemoQ, Trados, IoT, BYOD, Security, Agile, DevOps

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Sep 3

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