Alpha Localization and Translation –
Swedish Linguist and Content Manager 2016 – 2017
Localization in a variety of areas, for
example, technical, legal, economic and financial, business, marketing,
tourism. Creation of content for websites, localization of websites and
creation of TMs and glossaries.
Alpha Localization and Translation –
Swedish Linguistic tester for PayPal 2015 – 2016
Software localization, technical translation
and multimedia products.
As part of the PayPal team I performed
linguistic tests on PayPal’s Swedish web sites.
Scientia – Service Desk Agent – 2010 -
provides space management and timetabling solutions for the Government, Public
Sector, Business and Education sectors worldwide.
As part of the
support team I provided support for the company’s range of products for
Linton Village College – Teaching
Assistant - 2010 - 2011
school, students age 11-16
Assistant – I provided support in whole classes as well as in 1:1 sessions. I
was responsible for timetabling Teaching Assistant support in language lessons
and was involved in teaching English as an additional language (EAL).
Northarbour – IT Support Administrator –
a provider of server-based computing solutions for mainly education clients
that want to utilise virtualisation, application streaming and mobility
I was in
charge of coordinating and providing IT support throughout the whole of
secondary school where I was based, to teachers, staff and students.
Ericsson Telecom - 2000Web Editor (and Marketing project manager)
provides end-to-end solutions in mobile and broadband internet, including
solutions for all existing mobile standards and 4G mobile systems.
I managed the
internal and external content of Ericsson’s web site using HTML coding, weekly
news columns, product directories, staff catalogue, and general updating etc. I
planned and took part in other marketing activities involving customers all
over the world, such as conferences and events.
– 1999 I lived in USA.
ABB Communication AB - trainee - Dec
1997 – June 1998
Communication delivers complete IT network solutions including LAN, WAN, and
MAN networks with routers, hubs, switches etc.
I completed an
advanced sales training and marketing program with continuation into a position
in Network sales from Jun-98. The training included understanding the
networking industry, specific training on products end effective sales
techniques. The program included the EDCL (European Computer Driving License)
examination in basic concepts of IT, including Microsoft Windows and the full
Aimpoint AB – Marketing Manager - 1992 –
manufactures and sells red dot sights for firearms.
I managed the
company’s marketing activities, including sales responsibilities. I designed
and supervised development of promotional material as well as managing
activities for trade shows and working with customer interface at trade shows.
During my time with the company I helped establish and was in charge of
contacts with distributors and customers in smaller markets worldwide, Spain,
Germany, Belgium, Singapore, Pakistan, and Saudi Arabia etc. I was Area Manager
for France after I established a successful partnership with the French
Ebberöds Auktionsverk AB (Auction House)
- 1988 - 1990
Auktionsverk was at the time the biggest general Auction House in Malmö,
Sweden, ca 20 part- and full time employees.
managed the auction goods reception, work schedules, Computer work,
Administration etc. Full Time.
1988-1989 Operational support at Auctions. Part time
Science (BSc) in Business Administration and Economics (Marketing)
Lund, Sweden 1991
1.5 Years of
full time French and English University studies.
Lund, Sweden 1984-1985
English, French, Swedish (mother tongue), and some German.
years since we moved to the UK, January 2001, I have been continuously involved
in voluntary work at the Great Abington Primary School and Cambridge
International School. I have been on the PTFA committee of Great Abington
Primary school 2005 - 2008 and I was the main funder and organiser of our
yearly 10k& Fun Run.
2007 - 2008
Cambridge International School. Cooking Teacher
I introduced a
theme of international dishes which was continued throughout the year
2006 - 2008
Great Abington Fun Run Organiser
I was the main
initiator of the 10k village race including among many tasks negotiating
permission with the local business park, measuring the route, coordinating the
marshals and marketing the race through running clubs, businesses etc.
The race grew
rapidly in size during the three years I was organising it and is today well
established in the village and in running circles. It is the main fundraiser
for the village primary school.
2003 - 2008 Voluntary work Great Abington
2005 - 2008 PTFA Great Abington Primary School
1998 - 1999 Spent 18 months in USA. Course in
Web design, HTML and Design principles
1990 - 1991 Spent 18 months in USA. Course in American History, and Business
School at UNC. Chapel Hill. Volunteers work at Raleigh little theater.
1982 - 1983 Au Pair in Paris, France.