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Member since Mar '03

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

Luuk Arens
Professional translations | web editing

Local time: 03:25 CAT (GMT+2)

Native in: Dutch (Variants: Flemish, Netherlands) Native in Dutch
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This person is a top KudoZ point holder in Italian to Dutch
Account type Freelance translator and/or interpreter, Identity Verified Verified member
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Affiliations This person is not affiliated with any business or Blue Board record at ProZ.com.
Services Translation, Editing/proofreading, Website localization, Project management
Specializes in:
Cinema, Film, TV, DramaArt, Arts & Crafts, Painting
International Org/Dev/CoopGeneral / Conversation / Greetings / Letters

English to Dutch - Standard rate: 0.16 EUR per word / 50 EUR per hour
Dutch to English - Standard rate: 0.16 EUR per word / 50 EUR per hour
Italian to Dutch - Standard rate: 0.16 EUR per word / 50 EUR per hour
Dutch to Italian - Standard rate: 0.16 EUR per word / 50 EUR per hour
Italian to English - Standard rate: 0.16 EUR per word / 50 EUR per hour

KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 344, Questions answered: 220, Questions asked: 129
Payment methods accepted Send a payment via ProZ*Pay
Portfolio Sample translations submitted: 7
Translation education Master's degree - University Utrecht
Experience Years of experience: 23. Registered at ProZ.com: Jan 2003. Became a member: Mar 2003.
Credentials Italian to Dutch (MA Translation Studies - University of Utrecht, verified)
Italian to Dutch (Court of Utrecht (The Netherlands), verified)
Memberships N/A
Software Adobe Acrobat, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, MS Office, Powerpoint, Wordfast
Website http://www.luukarens.com
CV/Resume CV and references are available upon request or visit my website
Professional practices Luuk Arens endorses ProZ.com's Professional Guidelines.
- English Web Editor at Nuffic since August 2009
- Court-certified translator (Italian-Dutch) since November 1997
- Legal documents such as contracts, court papers articles of association etc. (Only into Dutch)
- International Development publications (NGOs)
- Film reviews
- Press releases and reviews of contemporary art exhibitions
- Manuals
- Company and Product information and presentations
- Journalism
- Comic books

My status

A selection of my professional experience:
- I have worked as Trade Analyst (Technical Dept.) at the Italian Trade Commission in Amsterdam
- I have worked as coordinator and interpreter at a number of international trade shows in Amsterdam: leisure marine industry show METS , international cleaning and maintenance industry show Interclean
- Between 2002-2005 I have worked as central coordinator and inhouse translator for Italy Online , a special service by Italy's second-largest news agency AGI on behalf of the Italian Prime Minister's Office
- I was the central coordinator of the cultural activities organised on the occasion of the first Centenary of the Royal Dutch Institute KNIR in Rome. This also entailed translation and interpreting work (i.e. correspondence, opening speeches , English text panels Nell'occhio di Escher exhibition in the Capitoline Museums in Rome and WonderHolland contemporary art exhibition in Trajan's Markets
- English version of Gazzetta dello Sport website
- English version of independent film journal Cinemascope
- I translate press releases for a number of art galleries (for example Galleria T293 )
- Extensive and varied 10-year working experience (see resume below)
- I have lived and worked in the UK for 3 years
- I have lived and worked in Italy for a total period of more than 5 years
- Native Dutch speaker
- Near native in Italian and English (Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English, Grade: A)

Starting rate (for short translations): 40 euros
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: 447
PRO-level pts: 344

Top languages (PRO)
Dutch to Italian160
Italian to English99
Italian to Dutch33
English to Dutch28
Dutch to English24
Top general fields (PRO)
Pts in 3 more flds >
Top specific fields (PRO)
Business/Commerce (general)40
Marketing / Market Research27
Automotive / Cars & Trucks20
Law: Contract(s)20
Government / Politics14
Pts in 32 more flds >

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Keywords: efficient, reliable, client-oriented, competitive quality-price ratio, Nederlands, Italiaans, Engels, Dutch, Italian, English, olandese, inglese, italiano, cinema, international development, manuals, comics, contemporary art, capacity building,

Profile last updated
Jan 19

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