Working languages:
English to Dutch

Translations fron English into Dutch

Cuijk, Netherlands
Local time: 21:58 CET (GMT+1)

Native in: Dutch (Variant: Netherlands) Native in Dutch
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Account type Freelance translator and/or interpreter
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Services Translation, Editing/proofreading, Software localization, MT post-editing
Specializes in:
Business/Commerce (general)Cinema, Film, TV, Drama
Computers (general)Computers: Hardware
Computers: SoftwareComputers: Systems, Networks
General / Conversation / Greetings / LettersInternet, e-Commerce
IT (Information Technology)Media / Multimedia

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Translation education Master's degree - University of Nijmegen
Experience Years of translation experience: 22. Registered at Jan 2013. Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials N/A
Memberships N/A
Software Helium, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, SDL TRADOS, SDLX
Curriculum Vitae Carry Oomis-Rovers

Personal file:
Oomis, Catharina Wilhelmina Odilia Maria
Maiden Name: Rovers
Address: Houtsnipwal 34
5431 JS Cuijk
The Netherlands
Telephone: +31-485-31 31 81
Fax/modem: +31-485-31 41 42
Born in 's-Hertogenbosch, 30-10-1961
Dutch nationality
Married, daughter Anja (1999)

* 'Gymnasium' A (pre-university education), 1974 - 1980
Jeroen Bosch College, 's-Hertogenbosch
Subjects: Dutch, English, French, Classic Greek, Latin, History, Mathematics I
Graduated: June 1980
* English Doctorate Degree (Master’s Degree, Dutch Old Style), 1980 - 1986
Catholic University Nijmegen
Graduated: 23 June 1986
Main subject: American literature
Other subjects: Old English heroic literature
Medieval history
Thesis: Art and Reality in Vladimir Nabokov's American Novels
Authorized to teach at pre-university schools and in higher professional education
Sworn translator for the English language, sworn in at the District Court in Arnhem, the Netherlands
Driver's license

Job experience:
1978-1981: supermarket, office work, newspaper and mail delivery (during holidays), and organising activities for children between 8 and 12 years old
1984-1985: practical teaching experience at the Cobbenhagen College in Tilburg, the Netherlands
1987: replacement teacher at the Ulenhof College in Doetinchem, the Netherlands
1986-1987: temporary employee at Bothof Translations in Nijmegen as audio typist English and Dutch
1987-1988: office manager Dutch department at Bothof Translations in Nijmegen
1988-1995: office manager Various languages department and translator/editor for the English language at Bothof Translations in Nijmegen
January 1996-now: freelance translator English  Dutch.
2004-2007: community work: secretary of Stichting Korte Cursussen Padbroek, a foundation organizing short courses for adults and children on a variety of subjects

Specializations: software and Help, hardware user manuals (e.g. desktop computers, laptops, printers, copiers, scanners, printing presses), general technical texts, machine user guides, financial texts, consumer electronics (digital cameras, MP3 players, etc.), computer games, books on economics and general subjects.
Experienced in translating legal texts, general texts, general financial and economic texts.

I own a pc and a laptop with Windows 7, Office 2007, Trados 2011 and SDLX. I am also experienced in using various translation tools, such as Logoport and Helium.

Book translations:
I have translated the following books into Dutch:
Robert S. Kaplan and David P. Norton: Strategy maps
Pietra Rivoli: The travels of a T-shirt in the global economy
Sean Covey: The seven habits of highly effective teens
Moisés Naim: Ilicit
Don Tapscott and Anthony D. Williams: Wikinomics
Lowell L.L. Bryan and Claudia L.I. Joyce: Mobilizing minds
Jeffrey D. Sachs: Common Wealth
Henry Mintzberg: Managing
Stephenie Meyer: The twilight saga: the official illustrated guide
Heidi Murkoff: What to expect when you’re expecting (together with other translators)
Stephenie Meyer & Mark Cotta Vaz: Breaking Dawn: the official illustrated movie companion
Kate Egan: The Hunger Games: The Official Illustrated Movie Companion

Reading, cooking, hiking, cycling, photography, role-playing, keyboard playing, zumba.
Keywords: IT, technical, general, Dutch, computers, software, localization, postediting

Profile last updated
Oct 28, 2015

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