Member since May '03 Working languages: English to German Swedish to German German (monolingual) German to English Swedish to English
Heike Behl, Ph.D. Hardware/Software/Website Localization
Local time: 08:49 PDT (GMT-7) Native in
Freelance translator and/or interpreter, Verified member Translation, Website localization, Software localization
Specializes in: IT (Information Technology) Computers: Software Computers: Systems, Networks Computers: Hardware Marketing / Market Research PRO-level points: 1774, Questions answered: 815, Questions asked: 216 Abbreviations, business, computer, Food, General, legal, marketing, medical, other, science , technical
PhD - University of California, San Diego Years of translation experience: 15. Registered at ProZ.com: Feb 2003. Became a member: May 2003. N/A N/A DejaVu, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Flash, FrameMaker, Office 2000, Photoshop, Powerpoint, SDL TRADOS, SDLX http://www.languagetoday.net CV available upon request Heike Behl, Ph.D. endorses ProZ.com's Professional Guidelines (v1.0).
Computer (Software, Hardware, Localization)
Website Localization, eLearning
Humanities, Art, Music
German native living in California
Over 15 years' experience as freelance and in-house translator for computer-related (software localization/hardware and software manuals), technical and marketing texts.
Over 7 years' experience in terminology and computer dictionary creation and maintenance for legal, business, medical, computer and general dictionaries.
During my work as Senior Software Linguist at a major MT company, my responsibilities included the localization, proofreading and QAing of all of the company's products for the German-speaking market.
Experience in programming, desktop publishing, web design.
Ph.D. in German Literature
M.A. in English Literature, Linguistics
Teaching Experience at High School and College Level for German Language and Literature, Phonetics, Business German, Translation, Creative Writing (in English) Major Projects Localization of Intel products and manuals as member of Intel's GLS localization team
Co-Translator for MS Press (Germany) publication on Active Directory/Group Policies
Manuals on server installation, memory devices, CD/DVD burning tools, MP3 Players/Recorders etc.
Web presence for several international businesses
Manuals and packaging for computer peripherals
Surveys for several international computer and electronics companies
Sales and Co-Marketing material
Localization of online e-learning programs for several international companies for software solutions
English and German contracts (including technical setup) for SMS services provider
Manuals for medical devices
Software Localization and QA of products and manuals for Globalink, Inc., Lernout & Hauspie, Mendez, and Bowne Global Solutions for over 7 years
Creation of linguistic software components and bilingual dictionaries (Computer, Law, Business, Medicine, General) for Machine Translation programs
Please visit my website at languagetoday.net. This user has earned KudoZ points by helping other translators with PRO-level terms. Click point total(s) to see term translations provided.
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