Working languages:
Spanish to Swedish
German to Swedish
English to Swedish

C. Heljestrand
Translating meaning, not words

Sevilla, Andalucia, Spain
Local time: 03:37 CET (GMT+1)

Native in: Swedish 
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Nov 23, 2016:  I finished an ENG to SVE project, Humanitarian work, 131 words for Translators without Borders I used memoQ. Pulling my weight for a better world ... ...more »
Total word count: 131

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Services Translation, Interpreting, Editing/proofreading, Website localization, Software localization
Expertise
Specializes in:
Business/Commerce (general)Tourism & Travel
Sports / Fitness / RecreationInternet, e-Commerce
Games / Video Games / Gaming / CasinoFurniture / Household Appliances
Food & DrinkCooking / Culinary
Computers: SoftwareWine / Oenology / Viticulture

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Volunteer professional humanitarian translation services-

Translators without Borders

Words translated: 3,153
Preferred currency EUR
KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 173, Questions answered: 79, Questions asked: 812
Payment methods accepted Wire transfer, Check, PayPal
Portfolio Sample translations submitted: 1
Glossaries Christer 1
Experience Years of translation experience: 15. Registered at ProZ.com: Feb 2003.
ProZ.com Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials Spanish to Swedish (SFÖ - The Swedish Association of Professional Tra)
English to Swedish (SFÖ - The Swedish Association of Professional Tra)
English to Swedish (ProZ.com Certified PRO)
Memberships SFÖ - The Swedish Association of Professional Translators
TeamsNordic Translations Spain, Tradsur
Software Helium, LocStudio, MetaTexis, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Articulate, Office 2007, Passolo, SDL TRADOS, SDLX, STAR Transit
Website http://www.catranslations.com
CV/Resume Spanish (DOC), English (PDF), Swedish (DOC)
Professional practices C. Heljestrand endorses ProZ.com's Professional Guidelines (v1.1).
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E-mail: swedishtranslations@catranslations.com
Mobile phone: +34 649 207 807
Website: www.catranslations.com

My name is Christer Heljestrand and I am a freelance translator providing professional language services into my native language, Swedish. My main source languages are English and Spanish but I can l also do Norwegian and German. Translations from Swedish into Spanish by a native translator + revision. I don´t presume to be neither particularly fast nor very cheap but I´m extremely concerned about accuracy and quality and I always meet the deadlines. I translate meaning, not words. Experienced CAT tool user: memoQ, SDL Trados, XTM, Transit, Transifex, etc.

My standard rates
Translation: 0.10-0.12 € per word (depending on volume, type of text and deadline)
Proofreading: 0.03-0.04 € per word or 30.00 € per hour (apart of the above, also depending on the quality of the translation)
Minimum charge: 1 hour = 30.00 €

- Standard rates are for texts in Word. I may charge other rates for other formats (e.g. scanned documents in PDF).
- I need proper reference material (pictures, illustrations, links, etc.) do be able to deliver a good translation, it´s impossible to translate without context.
- The deadline influences the rate (words/day), so does work over weekends.


University studies:
Bachelor of Art with a major Spanish + 20 credits of Swedish from the University of Umeå and University of Seville.

Other relevant qualifications:
- 1 academic year abroad in Hastings (UK). Language studies.
- Cambridge Proficiency Exam
- 1 academic year abroad in Seville (Spain). Language studies.
- Exam in Business Spanish, Chamber of Commerce, Madrid.

Years of experience: Full-time freelancer since March 2003.

Memberships: ProZ.com Certified PRO in ENG > SWE

Availability: Office hours (time zone CET):
Monday-Friday: 09:00 - 14:00 & 16:00 - 20:00
Saturday: 10:00 - 14:00
(Please feel free to call me from 08:30 to 23:00 CET)

VAT-number: ES-X2841423A. Properly registred and paying tax + social security fees in Spain.

Native language: Swedish

Working languages: English & Spanish

Areas of specialization:
Business, Real Estate, Consumer electronics, Outdoor Power Products, Computers & Software, Gastronomy, Household appliances, Tourism & Sports, Wine, Transport Information Systems and General texts.

Hardware; desktop: HP Pavilion Dual-Core 2.60 GHz / 8 GB RAM / HDD: 1 TB / Windows 8, 32 bits

Laptop: HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook PC / AMD Athlon X2 Dual-Core 2.00 GHz / 4 GB RAM / HDD: 300 GB / Windows 8, 32 bits

CAT-tools: memoQ 2014; SDL Trados Studio 2011; XTM; SDLx TRADOS 2007 with SP2 (version 8.0); Passolo 2011 and Transit NXT

Other software: memoQ 2013 and 6.2; SDLx Trados 2006 (7.5); Transifex; Trados 6.5, Trados 5.0, Passolo, Helium, LocStudio, Articulate (e-learning software tools), Office 2007, NOD32 Eset Smart Security 2008, Dictionaries from Norstedts

Internet: ADSL 10 Mbps

Daily output: 1,800-2,000 words

Payments terms: Payment after 30-45 days to Spanish or Swedish bank account or to PayPal.

E-mail addresses:
Primary: swedishtranslations@catranslations.com
Secondary: cheezan@hotmail.com

Skype: cheezan

Please contact me for references!

I´m looking forward to collaborate with you.

I have a Bachelors degree in English and Spanish from the University of Umea, Sweden.
I also have the Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency and Certificado Superior de los Negocios de La Camara de Comercio de Madrid.

As a result of having lived, studied and worked in both England and Spain, I have broad cultural knowledge of my target languages.

I´m an experienced translator and have been working for both Spanish and Swedish translations agencies. I offer quality translations at very competitive rates.
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