Working languages:
English to Swedish
Danish to Swedish

Svante Skoglund
Writes in modern, understandable Swedish

Stockholm, Stockholms Lan
Local time: 14:22 CET (GMT+1)

Native in: Swedish Native in Swedish
Account type Freelance translator and/or interpreter
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Services Translation, Editing/proofreading, Website localization, Software localization, Subtitling
Specializes in:
Advertising / Public RelationsBusiness/Commerce (general)
Computers: HardwareComputers: Software
Computers: Systems, NetworksFinance (general)
IT (Information Technology)Automotive / Cars & Trucks
Medical (general)Cosmetics, Beauty

Danish to Swedish - Standard rate: 0.20 USD per word / 50 USD per hour
KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 43, Questions answered: 15
Experience Years of translation experience: 20. Registered at Jan 2007. Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials N/A
Memberships N/A
Software Adobe Acrobat, Alchemy Publisher, Catalyst, Helium, Idiom, LocStudio, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Powerpoint, SDL TRADOS, SDLX, Wordfast


- University education (M.A. in English, Swedish, Literature and Pedagogy).
- Doctoral studies in Science of Literature (no PhD, though).
- Copywriting course (evening classes, 18 months).
- English 1 year, Sussex University, Brighton, UK
- Management course, Microsoft Dublin.
- Translation course, Gothenburg university


- Free-lance translating, copy editing, proof reading and terminology management. Working for brands like HP, Nikon, Microsoft, IBM, Lotus, Ford, Mazda, Disney Channel, Atlas Copco, Siemens, SAP, Adobe, Facebook etc. 1985-
- Free-lance copy writer 1989-
- Text-book author for college (more than 10 titles published by Gleerups, second biggest educational publishing house in Sweden). Subjects: Swedish, English, Speech, Writing skills. 1989-
- Senior Language Specialist, Microsoft Dublin 1990-1992.
- Co-founder, Board Director and Language Manager of translation company Wordwork AB (later developed into Swedish subsidiary of Lernout & Hauspie, Bowne, and Lionbridge.) 1992-1996.
- Editor-in-Chief Swedish version of Microsoft Encarta 1999-2002 (when MS decided not to update the Swedish version any more).
- Co-founder, Board Director and Contents Manager of publishing company Bok & webb AB (later sold to Gleerups) 2001-2004.
- Free-lance lecturer and consultant within publishing (concept development, business strategies etc) 2004-


- Uses Trados, MS Office, Windows 7 on several computers.


- Analytical, intelligent and fast working. Good at terminology research.
- In-depth terminology knowledge in many fields, ranging from computers and technology to life sciences, medicine, management and economics.
- Excellent language and communication skills (fluent Swedish and English, understands spoken and written Danish and Norwegian).
- Experienced commercial writer.
- Interests: literature, sailing, good food, travelling, history, psychology, running.
Keywords: swedish, svenska, english, engelska, techology, translation, translator, översättare, editor, computers, finance, business, copy,

Profile last updated
Nov 27, 2012

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