Member since Aug '02

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

Availability today:
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September 2018

Steffen Walter
Top-Notch Service | Direct Clients Only

Local time: 08:57 CEST (GMT+2)

Native in: German (Variant: Germany) 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:
Business/Commerce (general)Accounting
Finance (general)Investment / Securities
ArchitectureConstruction / Civil Engineering
Energy / Power GenerationMedical: Cardiology
Medical (general)Medical: Pharmaceuticals

KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 30662, Questions answered: 11866, 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: 20. 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.
NO AGENCY ENQUIRIES, PLEASE. DIRECT CLIENTS ONLY. This translator helped to localize into German

Translation and simultaneous (conference) and consecutive interpreting services in the following fields:
* Architecture and construction
* 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
* 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: 31435
PRO-level pts: 30662

Top languages (PRO)
English to German14471
German to English11949
French to German3647
German to French119
Pts in 6 more pairs >
Top general fields (PRO)
Pts in 4 more flds >
Top specific fields (PRO)
Law: Contract(s)1953
Finance (general)1684
Investment / Securities1502
Construction / Civil Engineering1468
Business/Commerce (general)1432
Human Resources1053
Pts in 99 more flds >

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