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Working languages:
Afrikaans to English
German to English
French to English

Translator & Editor

United States
Local time: 02:45 EST (GMT-5)

Native in: Afrikaans Native in Afrikaans, English Native in English
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Services Translation, Editing/proofreading, Transcription, Copywriting
Specializes in:
InsurancePoetry & Literature
Marketing / Market ResearchIdioms / Maxims / Sayings

Portfolio Sample translations submitted: 2
Translation education Bachelor's degree - University of the Witwatersrand
Experience Years of translation experience: 10. Registered at Feb 2017. Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials N/A
Memberships N/A
Software Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office Pro, Microsoft Word
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About me

Language combinations: French into English; German into English; Afrikaans into English.
Areas of specialization: Arts & Humanities; Law; Business and Financial; Marketing

I edit English text (both US and UK) and am committed to the rules and inconsistencies of English grammar. I have a passion for writing great copy and original content.

Recent translation projects have been mostly from German into English for surety letters issued by a large European bank. I have also translated auditors' reports (German into English) and medical reports and an employment contract (French into English). While I was employed full-time I translated mostly from Afrikaans into English in a military environment and for a performing arts company, to name a few.


I transcribed speeches in the National Assembly and National Council of Provinces in South Africa's Parliament from 1997 to 1998. I managed the sourcing, editing and approval of articles for publication in a weekly newsletter distributed to approximately 5,000 industry professionals for a large health and life insurer from 2004 to 2008. And while at a non-profit organization from 2008 to 2016, I approved the writing and quality control process for all written marketing communication. This included website copy, prospective membership brochures, privacy protection manuals and legal procedure guides.

In 2015 I passed a Board Paper in Corporate Secretaryship offered by Chartered Secretaries Southern Africa - a professional body committed to good corporate governance.
Keywords: theatre, theater, orchestra, music, dance, ballet, pensions, retirement funds, 401K, corporate governance, board of trustees, directors, agenda, agenda pack, board pack, opera, program, sing, Europe, literature, poetry, prose, fiction, literary, ouevre, set, legislation, Act, Parliament, Congress, Senate, Hansard, classical, drama, mise en scene, idee fixe, motif, theme, speaker, court

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Jun 12

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