Member since Sep '13

Working languages:
German to English
Dutch to English
French to English
Italian to English
Nigerian to English

Michael_G
Architecture, Civil and the Others ...

United States

Native in: English (Variant: British) Native in English
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Account type Freelance translator and/or interpreter
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Services Translation, Editing/proofreading, Desktop publishing, Subtitling, Project management, Transcription, Interpreting, Software localization, Voiceover (dubbing), Training
Expertise
Specializes in:
Business/Commerce (general)Computers (general)
Transport / Transportation / ShippingMedical (general)
Engineering (general)Energy / Power Generation
IT (Information Technology)Real Estate
General / Conversation / Greetings / LettersArt, Arts & Crafts, Painting


Rates
German to English - Rates: 0.05 - 0.10 USD per word / 19 - 25 USD per hour
Dutch to English - Rates: 0.05 - 0.10 USD per word / 19 - 25 USD per hour
French to English - Rates: 0.05 - 0.10 USD per word / 19 - 25 USD per hour
Italian to English - Rates: 0.05 - 0.10 USD per word / 19 - 25 USD per hour
Nigerian to English - Rates: 0.05 - 0.10 USD per word / 19 - 25 USD per hour

Payment methods accepted PayPal
Portfolio Sample translations submitted: 2
Translation education Graduate diploma - IoL Diploma in Translation
Experience Years of translation experience: 10. Registered at ProZ.com: May 2012. Became a member: Sep 2013.
ProZ.com Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials German to English (IoL Diploma in Translation )
Dutch to English (IoL Diploma in Translation)
French to English (IoL Diploma in Translation)
Italian to English (IoL Diploma in Translation )
Nigerian to English (M.Arch Arcitecture; Obafemi Awolowo University, Il)


Memberships N/A
Software Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Photoshop, AutoCAD, Indesign, memoQ, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office Pro, Microsoft Word, Pagemaker, Passolo, Powerpoint, SDL TRADOS, Wordfast
Bio
My name is Michael, an Architect by training and a native English speaker (en_GB). My lifelong passion for languages and for the written word quite naturally leads me to a career in translation and creative writing which led me to enroll for GroBes Deutsches Sprachdiplom (GDS) course and IoL Diploma in Translation (German;major, Dutch/French/Italian;minor). My experience in translation has come through working as an Architect + Translator for over 3 years in General, Commerce/Industry, Organic Product, Construction, General Medicine, General Engineering and IT Domains. As an architect, I'm stick to my PC 24/7, drafting, modelling or translating. So, I'll sure be available almost all the time.

My burst translation capacity is 2500 words a day.

My philosophy:Translating is an unrelenting endeavor to craft words into a perfect work of art; it requires both technique, passion and talent.

I pride myself in delivering high quality translations, as well as a professional service, which means that:
-My translations are delivered on time
-They are delivered in the required format (Familiar with translation software tools)
-They use the relevant terminology and are well-written
-My translations provide good value for money
-I only translate into my native language; German/Dutch/French/Italian > English (en_GB/en_US)
-I translate by default into en_GB as I was raised and by that had all my academic training
-I accept translation jobs that are tailored to any field possible less explicit or violent contents.
-As per on demand, I also translate from Nigerian language (Yoruba) into English and vice-versa.



Availability:

Weekdays (9am - 5pm) : Weekends (1pm - 5pm)

Timezone:

UTC/GMT +1 (Home) : UTC/GMT -5 (Away)

Ready to work immediately when available and ready to do sample translations.

Please do contact me for any inquiries.
Keywords: German, English, Architecture, Building, Construction, Translation, Rate, Discount, Economic, Accurate, Fast, Expert, Professional, IT, General, Engineering, Medical, Products, electrical, Electronics


Profile last updated
Feb 18



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