Profile and key skills
A creative and skilful translator who combines excellent language skills and translation technique with training and experience in:
Writing and translating manuals for a broad range of different software packages
Technical translations (different fields, e.g. automotive, machinery, hardware)
ICT (HTML, on line help files)
Business and economics
Translation for legal companies
Translating certified legal documents, like wedding certificates, wills etc.
Translation and handling of technical computer texts.
I have translated texts for, among others: Nikon, Xbox, COLT Telecommunications, FESPA Digital Europe 2006 (All documentation related to this event), Enfocus, Dell, MacAfee, Bestseller, Sitecom, Nintendo, The Body Shop, HotelConnect, Heineken, Hays, Trymedia (now Macrovision), Lenovo/IBM and Nortel.
IT (software and hardware)
1997 - 1999
Have been working as a CSR with IBM, solving computer problems for English and Spanish employees of IBM.
1999 - 2001
Teacher in software programs like Word, Excel, PowerPoint etc.
Technical writer/translator of software manuals.
2001 - now:
Full time free lance translator.
Next to the daytime jobs mentioned above, I have always been translating on a part time basis.