Member since Sep '17

Working languages:
English to Swedish
German to Swedish

Krister Lindblad
Broad 20 year business experience

Eskilstuna, Sodermanlands Län, Sweden
Local time: 09:39 CEST (GMT+2)

Native in: Swedish Native in Swedish
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What Krister Lindblad is working on
Oct 1, 2018 (posted via mobile):  User manual for travel management system. ...more, + 2 other entries »
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Account type Freelance translator and/or interpreter, Identity Verified Verified member
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Services Translation, Editing/proofreading, Transcreation, MT post-editing, Copywriting, Website localization, Software localization
Specializes in:
Aerospace / Aviation / SpaceAutomotive / Cars & Trucks
Business/Commerce (general)Management
MusicTransport / Transportation / Shipping
Engineering (general)Computers: Software
Tourism & TravelLaw (general)
KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 8, Questions answered: 2
Translation education Other - Mälardalens högskola
Experience Years of experience: 3. Registered at Aug 2017. Became a member: Sep 2017. Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials N/A
Memberships N/A
Software Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Indesign, memoQ, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office Pro, Microsoft Word, Pagemaker, Powerpoint, SDL TRADOS
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Professional objectives
  • Meet new translation company clients
  • Meet new end/direct clients
  • Work for non-profits or pro-bono clients
  • Screen new clients (risk management)
  • Network with other language professionals
  • Get help with terminology and resources
  • Learn more about translation / improve my skills
  • Get help on technical issues / improve my technical skills
  • Learn more about additional services I can provide my clients
  • Learn more about the business side of freelancing
  • Stay up to date on what is happening in the language industry
  • Help or teach others with what I have learned over the years
  • Buy or learn new work-related software
  • Improve my productivity

I am a Swedish native with 20+ years of experience in a the automotive industry and approaching four years working as a full-time freelance translator.

My main fields as a translator are automotive (cars, trucks, buses and construction equipment, including the latest technologies) and environmental and occupational health & safety laws, regulations, and standards.

My expertise includes technical reports, technical manuals, user interface strings, as well as quality, environmental and work environment management (ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001). My services include translation, post editing of machine translations, and proofreading. 

I have a B.Sc. in Business Studies and Economics from Uppsala university and also university level training in Engineering as well as language.

Other areas of detailed knowledge include aviation and music. I am a trumpet player and former military musician, a competition level model aviation pilot and certified remote pilot. 

Keywords: swedish, translation, writing, proofreading, wordpress, music, business, trados, automotive, aviation, drone, finance, economics

Profile last updated
Feb 16

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