Working languages:
English to German
German to English

Sandra Gerbrandt
Translation, Localization, Testing

Campbell, California, United States

Native in: German (Variant: Germany) Native in German
Account type Freelance translator and/or interpreter, Identity Verified Verified site user
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Services Translation, Editing/proofreading, MT post-editing, Website localization, Software localization, Transcription, Subtitling
Specializes in:
Automotive / Cars & TrucksGeneral / Conversation / Greetings / Letters

Payment methods accepted PayPal
Experience Years of translation experience: 10. Registered at Apr 2014. Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials English to German (Free University Berlin, York U Toronto, Simon Fraser U, IHK Hannover)
German to English (Free University Berlin, York U Toronto, Simon Fraser U, IHK Hannover)
Memberships N/A
Software Adobe Photoshop, CafeTran Espresso, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office Pro, Microsoft Word, Passolo, Powerpoint, Translation Center, SDL TRADOS, Translation Workspace
Training sessions attended Attended 6 training sessions



- German native language; English secondary language
- Translated, localized, composed, edited, transcribed, and proofread texts for publication in English and German
- Created style guides, glossaries, indexes, and templates
- Researched and verified content for publications
- Tested user experience and functionality of interfaces, audio and interactive voice systems for German language  markets


- Technical Communication, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver: courses in technical writing, editing, and indexing
- English, MA, York University, Toronto
- North American Studies, English Literature and Communications, BA equiv., Freie Universität Berlin: incl. translation courses
- Business Administration, AA equiv., College Springe / IHK Hannover, Germany


- Lionbridge for a luxury car maker, 170+ projects since 2/2017 -- Field: Automotive - Translation, localization for in-car communication system and app; display, audio, voice control systems; TM maintenance, glossary and style guide proposals; display and voice testing
- Art One Translations, multiple projects since 8/2013 -- Fields: Automotive, navigation, consumer surveys, business correspondence - Translation, localization, proofreading


- Vettanna for eBay -- Field: Retail - Translation, localization, proofreading

- Welocalize for Apple -- Field: Retail, customer relations - QA testing, proofreading, translation for in-house app

Keywords: Edit, editing, ghostwriting, proofreading, Qualitätssicherung, quality assurance, software, testing, Software-Lokalisierung, translation, translator, Übersetzung, Visadokumente, Webseiten, websites, Wirtschaft, writer, administration, advice, business correspondence, business letters, conversation, copy-reading, correction, correspondence, culture, Deutsch, Englisch, English, Geisteswissenschaften, general, German, ghost-writing, Humanities, immigration papers, internet, Internet, research, job applications, Konversation, Korrektur, Kultur, Land und Leute, Landeskunde, localization, Lokalisierung, Management, manuals, market research, Marktforschung, Translation, visa

Profile last updated
Sep 26

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