Working languages:
German to English

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Rob Edwards

Birmingham
Local time: 06:36 GMT (GMT+0)

Native in: English Native in English
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Account type Freelance translator and/or interpreter, Identity Verified Verified site user
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Services Translation, Editing/proofreading, Website localization, Software localization
Expertise
Specializes in:
Law: Patents, Trademarks, CopyrightAutomotive / Cars & Trucks
Internet, e-CommerceComputers: Software
IT (Information Technology)Computers (general)
Electronics / Elect EngGeneral / Conversation / Greetings / Letters
PhysicsScience (general)

Rates
German to English - Rates: 0.05 - 0.07 GBP per word / 15 - 15 GBP per hour
KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 4, Questions answered: 2, Questions asked: 1
Translation education Other - Institute of Linguists
Experience Years of translation experience: 19. Registered at ProZ.com: Oct 2007.
ProZ.com Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials N/A
Memberships N/A
Software Across, Adobe Acrobat, Catalyst, DejaVu, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Alchemy Publisher 3.0, Powerpoint, SDL TRADOS, STAR Transit
CV/Resume CV will be submitted upon request
Professional practices Rob Edwards endorses ProZ.com's Professional Guidelines (v1.0).
Bio

Qualified German to English Technical Translator

I am a qualified German to English translator with a wealth of experience in the translation industry.

I hold the following qualifications:

  • BSC in Modern languages (French and German) from Aston University
  • Institute of Linguists Diploma in Translation in German into English with the following results:
    • General Translation: Merit
    • Technology: Pass
    • Science: Merit

I have over 7 years' experience in the translation industry. During this time, I have fulfilled many roles.

I started my career in the industry working as a translation checker for a large translation company. I checked translations of patents in many technical and scientific fields from German and French into English and marked up necessary corrections using BSI proofreading marks. Whilst in this role, I also adapted previous translations to match new source texts, completing any small translation necessary in the process.

I worked as a Project Manager on a technical translation project in the field of construction machinery for a large UK-based translation company, where I gained an insight into the importance of complex file formats such as HTML and XML within the sphere of multilingual technical documentation.

I developed this interest and my HTML, XML and CSS skills further in a later role with another UK-based translation company. I also developed an interest in computer programming and I am now learning the Java programming language in my spare time. I have some knowledge of the JavaScript and PHP web programming languages.

Keywords: German to English Translation in Yorkshire, German to English Technical translator, technische Übersetzung Deutsch-Englisch, German to English website localisation, website localization, Website Übersetzung Deutsch-Englisch, HTML validation, automotive translation, technical translation, science translation, IT translation, web programming, Translation to UK English.


Profile last updated
Oct 9, 2018



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