Working languages:
English to Flemish
Italian to Flemish
English to Dutch

Nathalie Lauwerier
Language Specialist Flemish/Dutch

Santa Cruz, 4083486123, United States
Local time: 10:27 PST (GMT-8)

Native in: Flemish Native in Flemish
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Nathalie Lauwerier

Localization Specialist / Language Lead Dutch

Santa Cruz , CA, 95060



Translation, Editing, Proofreading, subtitling, SDL Trados, WorldServer, l10n,
i18n, g11n, Machine Translation, CAT Tools, Translation Management,
Localization, Project Management, Language Quality Assurance, MQM, JIRA


     -  +20 years of translation experience for the consumer market

    • ○  Good knowledge of CAT tools: Trados and GCMS for xml and xsl files 

    • ○  Knowledge of localization processes

    • ○  Understanding of software development cycles

    • ○  Accustomed to working in a multicultural environment

    • departments and varying levels of management

      -  Ability to function effectively in a fast paced environment and demonstrate flexibility

  • -  Team player with a very hand-on attitude

  • -  Ability and interest in analyzing, understanding, and organizing information in fields outside

    current areas of expertise

  • -  Profound interest in Machine Translation, experience in e valuating MT systems’ output


Netflix - Los Gatos - Language Lead Dutch (Benelux Market)
MAY 2013 - JANUARY 2018

Main responsibilities – Supporting Netflix in Dutch:

● Ensuring quality and on- time delivery of the Dutch content for all Netflix components

● Linguistic and functional verification of new features

● Managing Dutch translation workflow from managing a team of 7 translators and vendors to
translation resources (glossaries, translation memories)

Work closely with QA team, in-country marketing and sales contacts (Benelux), Customer Service and
Social department within Netflix.

Additional responsibilities – internal and cross team collaboration:

● Helping team members by mentoring and providing training of new linguists (maintaining internal
training website as well as web pages for external freelancers and vendors)

● Providing localization expertise and insight to cross -functional teams and stakeholders (marketing, pr,
consumer insights, social, quality management teams)

● Working with web developers and engineers on improving internal l10n processes

Providing feedback regarding localization set
up for new tool enhancement Initiatives – localization

efficiency and effectiveness:

● Making suggestions on new features and tools to improve localization processes

● Organizing marketing research surveys in the Dutch market to help improve service and obtain
insight in how the service is perceived and could be improved for the Dutch market

LinkedIn - Mountain View - Senior Dutch Language Lead
AUGUST 2012 - MAY 2013
Main responsibilities

  • ●  Owner of Dutch linguistic quality

  • ●  Translation and verification (linguistic and functional) of new features

    and functionality

  • ●  Translate and review marketing, customer service, email and main site

    content (using CAT tools)

  • ●  Ensuring quality of LinkedIn in Dutch and collaborating with product


  • ●  Managing the team of Dutch translators working remotely

  • ●  Maintenance of the Dutch language glossaries, style guides and

    translation guidelines

  • ●  Ensuring quality and on time delivery of the Dutch content for all

    LinkedIn products

  • ●  Perform linguistic/functional QA and open/fix linguistic bugs

  • ●  Attend cross-functional meetings and provide linguistic/cultural


  • ●  Work with external vendors, training and mentoring of backup


  • ●  Work closely with QA team, in-country marketing and sales contacts

    (Benelux) and CS advocates

    Monster, Mountain View - Dutch Knowledge Engineer
    SEPTEMBER 2009 - AUGUST 2012
    Main responsibilities

  • ●  Identify and develop concepts for new industries or functional areas
    for the job market in the Netherlands

  • ●  Refine and improve existing definitions in the Dutch Knowledge Base

  • ●  Optimize lexical and morphological rules and dictionaries

  • ●  Contribute to job and resume test suites, run regression tests

  • ●  Build, enhance, test, and maintain the Dutch Knowledge Base

Dutch Language Specialist / Sworn Dutch Translator/Interpreter /
Dutch Teacher / ESL Teacher (Self-employed + Sworn as a Court
translator/interpreter at the Court of First Instance in Brussels)

2000 - AUGUST 2012

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: 44
PRO-level pts: 40

Top languages (PRO)
English to Dutch28
French to Dutch12
Top general fields (PRO)
Top specific fields (PRO)
Marketing / Market Research8
Computers: Software8
Cosmetics, Beauty4

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Keywords: webpages, sociology, law, education, telecom, technology, IT, localization

Profile last updated
Apr 7, 2018

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