Working languages:
English to Dutch

Ron Willems
Natural translations for marketing & IT


Native in: Dutch Native in Dutch
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Highly experienced translator with a passion for language, an eye for detail and a meticulous work ethic. Fulltime ICT, marketing and business/finance translator since 1992.
Account type Freelance translator and/or interpreter, Identity Verified Verified member
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Services Translation, Website localization, Software localization
Expertise
Specializes in:
IT (Information Technology)Business/Commerce (general)
Finance (general)Internet, e-Commerce
Marketing / Market ResearchComputers: Hardware
Computers: SoftwareComputers: Systems, Networks
Advertising / Public RelationsComputers (general)

Rates
English to Dutch - Rates: 0.11 - 0.15 EUR per word / 45 - 60 EUR per hour
KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 5431, Questions answered: 2144
Payment methods accepted Wire transfer
Portfolio Sample translations submitted: 2
Translation education OTHER: Computer Science, Nijmegen University
Experience Years of translation experience: 27. Registered at ProZ.com: Mar 2007. Became a member: Mar 2007.
ProZ.com Certified PRO certificate(s)
Credentials N/A
Memberships N/A
TeamsGoing Dutch
Software Adobe Photoshop, memoQ, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office Pro, Microsoft Word, ApSIC Xbench, Powerpoint, SDL TRADOS
Contests won 5th ProZ.com Translation Contest: English to Dutch
6th ProZ.com Translation Contest: English to Dutch
11th ProZ.com translation contest: English to Dutch
2014 annual ProZ.com translation contest: English to Dutch
Professional practices Ron Willems endorses ProZ.com's Professional Guidelines.
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Selling points:

Experience
Specialist in English-Dutch localization and IT-related marketing/advertising
Full-time freelance localizer/translator since 1992
Localized over 6 million words
Trados user since 1999

Language quality
Concise and consistent use of Dutch language
Translations that read like an original
Adherence to Microsoft and other specified terminology
Observance of client-specific guidelines and glossaries

Reliability
Delivery always on time
Extremely low error rate (allows for very short review cycle)
I resolve issues myself when possible, ask questions when necessary

Availability
Very flexible
High daily burst capacity, up to 7,000 words
Willing to work evenings, weekends when needed

Affordability
Reasonable rates
Negotiable for large or ongoing projects


Experience in detail:

Types of localization / translation
Software & help files
Manuals, documentation
Brochures, mailings, marketing material
Web sites
Warranty & privacy statements
Press releases
Training materials
Books & textbooks

Software topics (only large projects mentioned)
Microsoft: Windows, Office (Word, Access, Visio), Microsoft CRM
ERP systems: SAP, PeopleSoft, Oracle
Security: Webroot, Symantec, Norton, McAfee, Network Associates
Other: Lotus Notes, Photoshop, Agresso, Corel, CompuServe, Intel

Hardware topics (only large projects mentioned)
Computers: HP, Compaq, Sony VAIO
Printers: Canon, HP Indigo, Konica Minolta
Other: Fluke, Varitronics, Brady

Some other subjects (only large projects mentioned)
Internet, networking
C++
MCSE Networking Essentials
Digital Signal Processing (university textbook)
Logica CMG, Capgemini, IBM
Brachytherapy manual (medical software)
Ergonomics coursebook
Audiovisual equipment & home appliances manuals and catalogs
Lighting products brochures
Annual reports & financial statements (for Dutch multinational)

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: 5760
PRO-level pts: 5431


Top languages (PRO)
English to Dutch5121
Dutch to English176
Dutch40
Pts in 2 more pairs >
Top general fields (PRO)
Tech/Engineering1378
Bus/Financial1375
Other1202
Law/Patents445
Medical355
Pts in 4 more flds >
Top specific fields (PRO)
Finance (general)482
Business/Commerce (general)375
IT (Information Technology)354
Law (general)290
Marketing / Market Research231
Electronics / Elect Eng196
Other185
Pts in 80 more flds >

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Aug 1



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