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Working languages:
German to English
English to German

Heike Knutsen
Let my experience work for you!

Clarksville, Tennessee, United States
Local time: 14:42 CDT (GMT-5)

Native in: German Native in German
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PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY AND OBJECTIVE

Extremely knowledgeable freelance translator with a strong command over English and German with 12 years’ hands-on experience in translations for businesses of all sizes and clients from diverse industries, including but not limited to travel & tourism, automobile, logistics, environment, gastronomy and import & export. I am offering Professional Order Processing, Strict Adherence to Deadlines, Excellent Price-Performance Ratio and Guaranteed Confidentiality.


SKILLS:
• Strong command over verbal and written English and German language
• Proven experience in bilingual translation, proof-reading and editing
• Preparation of well researched and accurate documents, presentations, reports, etc.
• Productive and flexible worker with solid work ethic
• Highly organized and detail-oriented with an eye for accuracy and errors
• Excellent grasping power and effective at multi-tasking
• Extensive knowledge of computer software
• Able to adhere to translation standards and conforming to code of ethics
• Ability to perform tasks accurately and work in a fast paced, dynamic environment
• Work efficiently with minimum supervision and strict adherence to deadlines
• Strong interpersonal skills
• Resourceful team player who excels at building trusting relationships with customers & colleagues
• Cultural awareness and sensitivity

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:
• Freelance Translator & founder of HK Professional Translation Services
• Certified translation of various legal documents, diplomas, contracts
• Translations in the fields of trade, economy, tourism & travel, import & export, environment, user
manuals, technical documentations, etc.
• Subtitling and captioning
• Transcription of audios
• Assistance with Visa Applications
• Assistance with Business Correspondence
• Marketing and Customer Acquisition
• Customer Service
• Advertisement
• Invoice Processing
• Office Management
• Coordination of translation orders among other translators
• Professional experience working as an Export Coordinator, Sales Assistant, Executive Assistant and
Administrative Assistant for various companies like EURO-LOG Deutschland GmbH, GERRO PLAST
GmbH Lables, MEDIUM GmbH, Intersnack GmbH as well as Deutsche Bank AG
• Professional tax preparer for Jackson Hewitt Tax Services since January 2015


Profile last updated
Feb 22, 2017



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