Working languages:
German to English

Seamus Mullarkey
20 years of translation experience

Local time: 16:16 EST (GMT-5)

Native in: English (Variant: US) 
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About me
You’d probably agree that translations shouldn’t “sound translated.” I can help you reach that goal… Educated in Ireland, Germany and the US, I offer clients 20 years of translating, writing and editing experience.Whether you’re looking for marketing brochures, lifestyle books or business presentations my texts will be both accurate and compelling.


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EDUCATION
o 1990-91 Erasmus Scholar in Business Studies, University of Cologne
o 1992 B.A. (Honors) in Marketing, National University of Ireland
o 1992 B.A. (Honors) in German and French, National University of Ireland
o 1997/1998 Writing for New Media, Writing for Magazines, The New School, New York


STAFF POSITIONS
11/2007–Present
RANDOM HOUSE/THE PRINCETON REVIEW, New York—Editorial Director
o Write and edit series of test preparation, career and college guides.
o Develop, write and edit online features and magazine special sections.
o Manage editorial calendar for 70 best-selling books per year.


01/2006–11/2007
MCGRAW-HILL, New York—Senior Editor—Developed, wrote and edited teacher and parent reports, workbooks and classroom materials for literacy, numeracy and college preparation.


08/1995–01/1997
ESPN INTERNATIONAL, New York —Newsletter/Website Editor—Researched and edited bilingual (Spanish/English) monthly programming newsletter for international ESPN affiliates. Edited articles for ESPN’s website.


10/1993–06/1995
ANGLO-AMERICAN INSTITUTE, Barcelona, Spain—English-Language Teacher—Coached lawyers, doctors and executives to give presentations and speeches for seminars, trade shows and other professional presentations.


10/1992–07/1993
GUINNESS/THE IRISH PUB COMPANY, Dublin, Ireland —Copywriter/Translator—Wrote copy for catalog and brochure of architectural and design services. Oversaw translation of copy into German and Spanish.


CONSULTING CLIENTS
01/1997–Present

TENEUES PUBLISHING—Write and translate (German/English) book introductions, catalogs and web copy on topics ranging from up-and-coming artists to luxury interiors and eco-friendly travel.

VERONIQUE VIENNE—Researched and edited magazine articles (appearing in Harpers Bazaar, Martha Stewart Living and Real Simple) for Veronique Vienne, the best-selling author of “The Art of Doing Nothing” and “The Art of Imperfection.”

PRATT LITERARY AGENCY—Helped authors develop book concepts all the way from proposal to final manuscript on such topics as gardening, humor and the history of interior design.

CITIBANK/BIZZED.COM—Wrote a year-long series of monthly columns on work-life balance. This led to a guest spot on National Public Radio’s “Small Business Minute.”

KOCK LOHMANN PUBLIC RELATIONS—Marketing Consultant/Copywriter—Wrote English-language promotional materials and press releases for German companies on antiques, crafts and tourism.
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Profile last updated
Apr 23, 2014



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