Working languages:
English to Finnish
German to Finnish
Swedish to Finnish

Sirpa Venäläinen
Finnish localizer for 10+ years

Helsinki, Etelä-Suomen Lääni, Finland
Local time: 13:12 EET (GMT+2)

Native in: Finnish (Variant: Standard-Finland) Native in Finnish
Account type Freelance translator and/or interpreter
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Services Translation, Editing/proofreading, Website localization, Desktop publishing, Transcreation
Specializes in:
IT (Information Technology)Printing & Publishing
Computers (general)Education / Pedagogy

Payment methods accepted MasterCard, Wire transfer
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Translation education Master's degree - University of Joensuu, Savonlinna School of Intercultural Communication (now merged to University of Eastern Finland)
Experience Years of translation experience: 11. Registered at Feb 2018. Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials English to Finnish (University of Eastern Finland, Joensuu Campus)
Finnish to English (University of Eastern Finland, Joensuu Campus)
German to Finnish (University of Eastern Finland, Joensuu Campus)
Swedish to Finnish (University of Eastern Finland, Joensuu Campus)
Memberships N/A
Software Adobe Acrobat, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, iBooks Author, Keynote, Numbers, Pages, Powerpoint, SDL TRADOS
CV/Resume Please see my LinkedIn profile at for professional history and endorsements.

I am a seasoned professional of localisation industry, well versed in localization and CAT tools. Before starting as independent freelance translator I have worked for over a decade as an in-house translator, and I have a good understanding of the needs of language service providers.

I have worked for end-clients in IT, power, automation, printing and packaging and consumer electronics industries, including several world-leading brands. Text types have ranged from reusable and easy-to-follow technical documentation to witty and creative marketing materials, trade journal articles and advanced content for technical professionals. 

Keywords: English, Finnish, Swedish, German, translation, localization, localisation, review, proofreading, technical documentation, help, manual, manuals, software, hardware, apps, app, computer, computers, marketing, website

Profile last updated
Nov 29

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