Member since Nov '08

Working languages:
German to English

Peter Ward
Reliable and punctual translations

Holyhead, Wales, United Kingdom
Local time: 02:28 BST (GMT+1)

Native in: English (Variants: US, Wales / Welsh, British, Scottish, UK) Native in English
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What Peter Ward is working on
May 10 (posted via  Just had an error message from Trados "general massive catastrophic system failure" - what the hell is that about? ...more, + 7 other entries »
Total word count: 50000

Account type Freelancer and outsourcer, Identity Verified Verified member
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Services Translation, Interpreting, Editing/proofreading, Website localization, Software localization, Training
Specializes in:
IT (Information Technology)Telecom(munications)
Engineering (general)Automation & Robotics
Automotive / Cars & TrucksInternet, e-Commerce
Mechanics / Mech EngineeringMedia / Multimedia
Computers (general)Military / Defense

German to English - Rates: 0.10 - 0.12 EUR per word / 30 - 35 EUR per hour
Conditions apply
KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 31, Questions answered: 52, Questions asked: 2
Glossaries wardglossary
Translation education Bachelor's degree - Aston University
Experience Years of translation experience: 27. Registered at Jan 2000. Became a member: Nov 2008. Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials German to English (Aston University)
German to English (Goethe Institut)
Memberships N/A
Software Across, Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Dreamweaver, FrameMaker, Frontpage, memoQ, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office Pro, Microsoft Word, Powerpoint, SDL TRADOS, SDLX, STAR Transit
German-English technical translator and interpreter, degree/diploma qualified, lived in Germany for more than 10 years and spend time in German-speaking countries at regular intervals.
Qualified and experienced computer software designer/analyst, having worked in many areas of industry in GB and Europe.

Apart from computers (hardware and software), my other main areas are engineering in general, automotive, telecoms, environmental, automation, defence - basically anything considered "technical"!

I also translate general material such as tourism/travel information, sport, photography, advertising etc.

Experienced user of Trados, Transit, Across, MemoQ.

On-site work translating/interpreting at daily rate.

Prices quoted according to volume of work and technical difficulty.
Some of the material I have been translating recently:

- Automotive (repair manuals, training etc.)

- Furniture showroom texts

- Traffic control systems

- Internal combustion engine test system

- Gentleman's fashion

- Electronics (intervers, rectifiers, frequency converters, switches etc.)

- Car head-up display systems

- Furniture fittings and architectural hardware

- Sliding window systems

- Food (salami varieties)

- Automotive SAP manual (60,000 words)

- Tank semitrailer operating manual

- Car park automation systems

- Construction tool plausibility check

- Helium leak testing systems

- Risk assessments
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: 35
PRO-level pts: 31

Language (PRO)
German to English31
Top general fields (PRO)
Top specific fields (PRO)
Mechanics / Mech Engineering8
Computers: Software4
Electronics / Elect Eng4
Engineering (general)4
Finance (general)4
Paper / Paper Manufacturing3

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Keywords: Information technology, EDV, IT, computer, hardware, software, printers, Drucker, modems, Personal Computers, PC's, interfaces, Schnittstellen, protocols, Protokolle, programming, Programmierung, SAP, computer manuals, Handbuch, software descriptions, user interfaces, telecommunication, mobile phones, Handys, cellular phones, technical, technisch, html, Internet, web, world wide web, web sites, web pages, automotive, car industry, Autoindustrie, vehicles, autos, cars, trucks, busses, part lists, Ersatzteile, manuals, Handbuecher, books, Buecher, documents, Dokumente, advertising, Werbung, articles, press releases, Pressemitteilungen, internal mail, Hauspost, machines, Maschinen, machinery, pumps, Pumpen, environment, Umwelt, waste, Abfall, brewing, Brauindustrie, paper industry, paper machines, Papiermaschinen, iron, Eisen, steel, Stahl, plastics, Kunststoff, tourism, Tourismus, hotels, brochures, Broschuere, pamphlets, reports, Berichte, milling, Fraesen, grinding, Schleifen, grinding machines, Schleifmaschinen, cutting, turning, lathes, military, Militaer, guns, tanks, Panzer, localization, programs, heating, Heizungssysteme, Heizung, cooling, Kuehlen, traffic, Verkehr, connectors, Verbinder, hinges, Baender, Scharniere, drawers, Schubladen, handles, Griffe, screws, Schrauben, bolts, Bolzen, nuts, Mutter, heat exchangers, pipelines, Rohrleitungen, valves, Ventile, sales, Verkauf, strapping, packing, Verpackung, security, Sicherheit, safety, questionnaires, Fragebogen, drainage, gutters, gulleys, automation, robots, Roboter, welding, Schweissen, turning, Drehmaschinen, grinding, cutting, tools, trade fairs, magazines, brochures, pamphlets, convectors, evaporators, condensers, foil, Folie, plastic film, Plastikfolie, sealing, welding, car washes, windows, Fenster, glass, Glas, connectors, Verbinder, cranes, Krane, literature, Literatur, books, Buecher, batteries, Batterien, military, Militaer, Bundeswehr, army, navy, Marine, tanks, weaponry, training software, training, ship software, attack systems, defence systems, Abwehrsysteme, press statements, marketing information, Verkaufsinformationen, magazines, Zeitschriften, Magazinen, lifting gear, Hebezeug, winches, quality control, Qualitetskontrolle, quality assurance, Qualitaetssicherung

Profile last updated
Apr 6

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