Working languages:
English to Dutch
Dutch to English

Iris Shalev
Dutch translations in tourism and health

Rehovot, D.N. Emek Sorek, Israel
Local time: 00:16 IST (GMT+2)

Native in: Dutch (Variant: Netherlands) Native in Dutch
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This person has translated 2,831 words for Translators without Borders
Account type Freelance translator and/or interpreter, Identity Verified Verified site user
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Services Translation, Editing/proofreading
Specializes in:
Tourism & TravelCosmetics, Beauty
Medical: Health CareNutrition
Marketing / Market ResearchSports / Fitness / Recreation
Textiles / Clothing / Fashion

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Words translated: 2,831
Preferred currency EUR
KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 53, Questions answered: 43, Questions asked: 30
Project History 41 projects entered    3 positive feedback from outsourcers

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Portfolio Sample translations submitted: 5
Translation education Master's degree - Utrecht University
Experience Years of experience: 14. Registered at Feb 2007. Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials English to Dutch (Utrecht University, the Netherlands, verified)
Dutch to English (Utrecht University, the Netherlands, verified)
Memberships ITA
Software Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Powerpoint, SDL TRADOS, Wordfast
Events and training
Professional practices Iris Shalev endorses's Professional Guidelines (v1.1).
Freelance translator English to Dutch specialising in touristism, health and cosmetics marketing texts

I am a qualified, experienced and enthusiastic freelance translator of English into Dutch and vice versa. I specialise mainly in (marketing) translations in the fields of tourism, beauty/cosmetics and health/wellness field. Marketing texts often require a more creative than literal approach, and attention to detail. That's why I deliver 'creative and cosmetic' translations!

My native language is Dutch, and after much study and practise I consider myself near-native in English. I speak good Hebrew, but not yet good enough to translate from. I have learned Spanish, French and German in the past, but they have gone a bit rusty from lack of use... I enjoy reading and writing in several languages, and I have a good eye for detail and spelling.

I studied English Language and Literature, specialising in Translation, at Utrecht University. After my graduation in 2003, I emigrated to Israel where I now live with my husband and, three bilingual little boys. Because I live in Israel, I am available for translation work on Sundays and I can sometimes be more flexible in my rates.

Because of my working experience in tourism and health/cosmetics, I specialise mainly in (marketing) texts in those fields. However I also have translation experience in other fields, such as: consumer electronics, design furniture, popular science and software localisation. My translation experience includes both translating and proofreading, mostly from English to Dutch but also vice versa. I have translated texts, websites, software strings, brochures, and some children's books.
This user has reported completing projects in the following job categories, language pairs, and fields.

Project History Summary
Total projects41
With client feedback3
100% positive (3 entries)

Job type
Language pairs
English to Dutch39
Dutch to English2
Specialty fields
Cosmetics, Beauty10
Tourism & Travel6
Medical: Health Care4
Furniture / Household Appliances4
Electronics / Elect Eng3
General / Conversation / Greetings / Letters3
Poetry & Literature3
Computers: Software2
Textiles / Clothing / Fashion2
Esoteric practices1
Other fields
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Profile last updated
Feb 22, 2016

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