Member since Dec '05

Working languages:
English to German

Ricki Farn
IT and IT marcom, 19 yrs experience

Local time: 11:14 CET (GMT+1)

Native in: German Native in German
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Feb 15:  Just translating assorted press releases and landing pages about software. This morning, I woke up to squirrel paw prints in the snow - they had an early breakfast and went back to sleep. Intelligent animals. ...more, + 104 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: 1058, Questions answered: 483, 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 2015, some 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: 1102
PRO-level pts: 1058

Top languages (PRO)
English to German895
German to English163
Top general fields (PRO)
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Top specific fields (PRO)
Computers: Software130
Games / Video Games / Gaming / Casino79
Marketing / Market Research58
IT (Information Technology)52
Business/Commerce (general)52
Computers: Systems, Networks47
Human Resources31
Pts in 68 more flds >

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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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Mar 4

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