I am a German native and have been living in Vermont (USA) since 1990.
I work as a freelance translator/proofreader (French > English <> German) from my
home and my experience ranges from technical documentation to localization,
engineering, automotive, websites, business, IT, finance/accounting,
travel, journalism, advertisement, film/photography, medical and general matters.
My rates amount to USD$0.12 per word and I am able to commit to
translating up to 2000 words per day. I have been working with Trados WB since August of 1999.
I am a German citizen and have acquired Permanent Resident Alien immigration status with permission to live and work in the United States, and made my home in Windham,Vt.
1982 Graduated from Gymnasium Hermann Tast Schule,
Husum, Germany (equivalent of American college
preparatory high school)
1982-88 Attended University of Konstanz (Germany)
Studies concentrated in English Literature, History and
I am fluent in spoken and written German, French and
English. I have studied and am familiar with Italian,
Spanish and classical Greek and Latin
Academic research and photographic reproduction of
manuscripts and artwork.
Translation of technical manuals and documents, managed
translation section of Swiss company specializing in
translation of product technical
manuals for major European companies.
Research and writing of travel guides.
Counselor and translator at international summer
camps (France and Holland).
Counselor at residential treatment facility for
mentally disturbed adults.
WORK HISTORY - TRANSLATION CLIENTS SINCE 1988:
INCOS AG, Kreuzlingen, Switzerland (AEG manuals - in
Ralph Braun, Konstanz, Germany (Research and field work
for travel guide author - Portugal, Germany, Egypt, USA)
Peter Winkler, Radolfzell, Germany (Spring Lake Ranch,
Cuttingsville, VT - translation of academic paper on the
rehabilitation of the mentally ill)
Janos Technology, Inc., Townshend, VT (business proposal)
Mary Meyer Corporation, Townshend, VT (business
correspondence, Pound Puppies press release)*
Jubilee Tech International, Virginia Beach, VA (Vidar,
Iomega, legal, Caterpillar, Kessler website, Grumman,
Nissan presskit, Mercedes Benz, survey, automotive
database, Alcatel manual)*
CP Language & Graphics, New York, NY. (press releases,
newspapare articles, diplomas, websites, Kiss Nail
Products, USS Arizona - museums audio, restaurant
The Orvis Company, Manchester, VT (flyfishing supply
ReplyNet, Inc., Gaithersburg, MD,
Linguanet Inc., St. Paul, MN. (survey)
Alcance Inc., Westfield, IN. (medical)*