Member since Jan '08

Working languages:
German to English
English (monolingual)

Inge Luus
Professional, accurate, on-time

Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
Local time: 13:06 SAST (GMT+2)

Native in: English Native in English
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Professional, accurate, on-time
Account type Freelance translator and/or interpreter, Identity Verified Verified member
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Affiliations This person is not affiliated with any business or Blue Board record at ProZ.com.
Services Translation, Editing/proofreading, MT post-editing, Transcreation, Operations management
Expertise
Specializes in:
Law (general)Business/Commerce (general)
Finance (general)Accounting
International Org/Dev/CoopMarketing / Market Research
Medical (general)IT (Information Technology)

Rates
German to English - Rates: 0.08 - 0.12 EUR per word / 35 - 40 EUR per hour
Preferred currency EUR
KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 98, Questions answered: 50, Questions asked: 28
Payment methods accepted Wire transfer, PayPal
Portfolio Sample translations submitted: 2
Translation education Bachelor's degree - UNISA - HONS BA (LING TRANSLATION)
Experience Years of experience: 14. Registered at ProZ.com: Feb 2007. Became a member: Jan 2008.
ProZ.com Certified PRO certificate(s)
Credentials German to English (South African Translators' Institute / Suid-Afrikaanse Vertalersinstituut, verified)
Memberships SATI / SAVI
TeamsTNC Translations
Software memoQ, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Powerpoint, SDL TRADOS
Website http://www.wordmaster.co.za
CV/Resume CV available upon request
Events and training
Professional practices Inge Luus endorses ProZ.com's Professional Guidelines (v1.1).
Bio

I am a German to English translator specialising in the translation of business, legal and marketing texts. I have an honours degree in Linguistics (Translation Studies), a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology and Philosophy (Logic and Philosophy of Science), a bookkeeping diploma (with distinction) as well as the first of three levels of a corporate governance qualification through ICSA (Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators: CIS Professional Qualification I: Management and Administration).

I have worked as a full-time freelance translator since 2006 and translate business documents such as annual financial statements, management reports, shareholder agreements, articles of association, contracts (lease agreements, employment contracts, property purchase and sale agreements, etc), Terms and Conditions, commercial register excerpts, requests for mutual legal assistance, court decisions involving commercial law, IT manuals, accounting manuals, technical operating manuals, websites, press releases, brochures and tourism-related advertising. I also enjoy translating academic essays in the fields of economics and corporate governance.

In the twenty years prior to establishing myself as a freelance translator, I worked for various companies in support roles primarily in accounting, finance administration, corporate governance, contract administration and banking and thus have broad, first-hand experience in the business world at my disposal.

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: 113
PRO-level pts: 98


Top languages (PRO)
German to English90
English8
Top general fields (PRO)
Bus/Financial79
Tech/Engineering8
Law/Patents6
Other4
Social Sciences1
Top specific fields (PRO)
Accounting20
Finance (general)20
Law: Contract(s)14
Business/Commerce (general)12
Law: Taxation & Customs8
Human Resources8
Internet, e-Commerce4
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Keywords: Finance, financial statements, auditor's reports, management reports, presentations, expert opinions, company newsletters, banking, business, articles of association, minutes, economics, court documents, complaints, decisions, German, judgements, legal, business contracts, property contracts (purchase and sale), Terms and Conditions, Ts&Cs, AGB, property leases, rental agreements, marketing, tourism, travel and tourism, travel, brochures, press releases, websites, Byzantine history lecture, Old Testament, academic, treatise, magazine articles, general interest, tax newsletters, operating instructions, operating manuals, SAP, drill rig, automotive, software manuals, accounting manuals, psychology, research papers.


Profile last updated
Nov 18, 2020



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