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I am an enthusiastic translator from German and French into English with a passion for words. I've been working as a full-time translator and author for over 22 years - that amounts to thousands of projects, millions of words translated, and many happy customers! Let me help you find the right words as well.
I focus on two types of translations:
My background is in IT and telecommunications. I worked at SAP's headquarters in Germany as a translator and subsequently as a technical author, writing complex documentation for system administrators and end users. I also worked as a technical author at PeopleSoft's offices in the UK before setting up my own company, Parpace Ltd, in 2001.
I also focus on more creative translations: websites, marketing information and magazine articles specialising in interior design and furniture, hotels and tourism, food and lifestyle. These areas allow for greater freedom in terms of the expressive language used in my translations.
Subtitling is another area that I work in, mainly films and documentaries for a well-known production company. Recently I've been writing English subtitles for programs in German, French and English.
I am used to working to tight deadlines and always provide high quality work on time.
Here's some recent feedback from satisfied customers:
* On behalf of the entire team, I'd like to thank for the great cooperation this year. We are really happy with your work!
* I delivered the text yesterday but I didn't get the chance to write. I want to do that now since I think you did a really great translation once again. Well done and a big fat thank you!
* Once again, another really great translation!
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