Member since Aug '02

Working languages:
English to German
German to English
French to German
German (monolingual)

Availability today:
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October 2017

Steffen Walter
Top-Notch Service | Direct Clients Only

Local time: 13:23 CEST (GMT+2)

Native in: German Native in German
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Account type Freelancer, Identity Verified Verified member
This person previously served as a moderator. Kudoz editor
Services Translation, Interpreting, Editing/proofreading
Specializes in:
AccountingFinance (general)
Real EstateBusiness/Commerce (general)
ArchitectureConstruction / Civil Engineering
Energy / Power GenerationMedical: Cardiology
Medical (general)Medical: Pharmaceuticals

KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 30260, Questions answered: 11730, Questions asked: 101
Glossaries De<>En Business/Finance, De<>En Legal/Contractual, De<>En Medical, De<>En Misc, De<>En Tech/Engineering, Fr<>De Divers
Translation education Master's degree - Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany
Experience Years of translation experience: 19. Registered at May 2002. Became a member: Aug 2002. Certified PRO certificate(s)
Credentials English to German (Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany, verified)
German to English (Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany, verified)
French to German (Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany, verified)
Memberships BDÜ
TeamsGerman localization team, Je suis Charlie
Software Adobe Acrobat, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office Pro, Microsoft Word, ABBYY FineReader, Dragon NaturallySpeaking, PractiCount & Invoice, Powerpoint, SDL TRADOS
Conference participation Conference organizedConference presentationsConferences attended
Professional practices Steffen Walter endorses's Professional Guidelines.
About me
NO AGENCY ENQUIRIES, PLEASE. DIRECT CLIENTS ONLY. This translator helped to localize into German

Translation and simultaneous (conference) and consecutive interpretation services in the following fields:
* Architecture and construction trades
* Building materials and extractive industries (focus on [precast] concrete)
* Business, finance and accounting (annual reports, financial statements etc.)
* Legal (contracts/agreements only)
* Property/real estate
* Marketing and market research
* Medical and pharma (focus on cardiology/cardiac surgery)
* Renewable energies
* Politics and current affairs, EU-related matters

* Graduate interpreter, Humboldt University, Berlin (Diplom-Dolmetscher, roughly equivalent to M.A. in Interpreting and Translation)
* Native German, English near-native, French fluent oral and written, Italian conversational
* 6-month stay in London (1998) as part of studies (attended university and did freelance translation work)

* Jan 2001 - Sep 2003 in-house translator/interpreter to English-speaking management based at Berlin head office of Tarmac Central Europe GmbH, a wholly owned subsidiary of one of the leading UK building materials suppliers, Tarmac Ltd. (today a CRH company)

* Further professional experience gained in numerous freelance assignments since 1997, e.g. for David Chipperfield Architects, London and Berlin, Berlin Museum Island project - this masterplan website is also available in English

* 6+ years part-time admin experience at Deutsches Herzzentrum Berlin (German Heart Institute)

* Full-time freelancer since October 2003

References available on request
Member since 6 August 2002

Landline +49 (0)3322 426113
Mobile +49 (0)160 96233073
Available on the phone from 8.00 am to 8.00 pm. Please mind the time zone I am based in (CET = GMT+1hr; +2hrs during daylight saving time).
Or just send an email, which will usually be answered within one or two hours, or within the next 12 hours if sent outside the availability period specified above.

Bridging the gap between languages and cultures
This user has earned KudoZ points by helping other translators with PRO-level terms. Click point total(s) to see term translations provided.

Total pts earned: 31017
PRO-level pts: 30260

Top languages (PRO)
English to German14220
German to English11882
French to German3563
German to French119
Pts in 6 more pairs >
Top general fields (PRO)
Pts in 4 more flds >
Top specific fields (PRO)
Law: Contract(s)1917
Finance (general)1667
Construction / Civil Engineering1435
Business/Commerce (general)1420
Investment / Securities1418
Human Resources1025
Pts in 99 more flds >

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