Working languages:
English to Dutch
Dutch to English

Nico van de Water
For language matters ...

Arnhem, Gelderland, Netherlands
Local time: 04:45 CEST (GMT+2)

Native in: Dutch Native in Dutch, English Native in English
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Services Translation, Editing/proofreading, Website localization, Software localization, Training, Desktop publishing
Specializes in:
Biology (-tech,-chem,micro-)Engineering: Industrial
Computers (general)Computers: Hardware
Computers: SoftwareEducation / Pedagogy
Internet, e-CommerceIT (Information Technology)
LinguisticsMedical (general)

KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 14, Questions answered: 16, Questions asked: 1
Payment methods accepted Wire transfer
Company size <3 employees
Year established 1979
Currencies accepted Euro (eur), U. S. dollars (usd)
Glossaries Technical
Translation education Other - Dutch State Exam
Experience Years of translation experience: 39. Registered at Feb 2000. Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials English to Dutch (Irish Translators' and Interpreters' Association / Cumann Aistritheoirí agus Teangairí na hÉireann)
Dutch to English (Irish Translators' and Interpreters' Association / Cumann Aistritheoirí agus Teangairí na hÉireann)
Memberships ITIA, TILP
Software Adobe Acrobat, Catalyst, DejaVu, Dreamweaver, FrameMaker, Helium, IBM CAT tool, Idiom, LocStudio, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Heartsome Translation Suite, HomeSite (HTML), Microsoft LocStudio 4.8, Visual Studio Enterprise, XML Spy, Other CAT tool, Passolo, Powerpoint, SDL TRADOS, SDLX
Specialist areas: IT/IS and computers (software/web site localization, Help, DOC; some companies: IBM, DEC, Microsoft, Cap Gemini), (X)HTML+SGML+XML, general and specialist technical (from air suspension systems to thermal plastics moulding, and industrial automation to construction), medical/scientific (incl. MSDS -- see also my translation work for Dr. R. Doveren, as well as fields as diverse as geology, physical geography, laboratory science), applied social sciences (including sociology, psychology, statistics, human geography, demography, physical/town planning)

- From EUR 0.115/word
- Specialist areas are slightly higher

Full rates sheet available on request.

In addition to translation, ample experience in both linguistic localization (software as well as web sites) and technical authoring (11+ years, English as well as Dutch). Successfully completed courses in XML, XSLT, HTML and XHTML, as well as Legal Translation Studies and DTP. Professional development includes 1st year of M.Phil in Theoretical Linguistics (TCD, Dublin, IRL) and one year of Technical Communications (Limerick University, IRL), augmented by numerous other seminars, webinars, conferences, memberships, etc.
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: 20
PRO-level pts: 14

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Keywords: Since 1979 at the crossroads of language and technology, and expertise and science. In all cases, language matters...

Profile last updated
Feb 21, 2014

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