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In February 2008 I started working as a freelance technical translator. Until then I've been employed in several industrial companies for a total of about 12 years and had an additional 3 years experience as a Physics teacher. I started translating part time, beside my job at Emerson. October 2008 I went full time, because the good feedback gave me confidence to take the leap. I'd like to focus on good quality and a pleasant relationship with my clients.
Technical Translations English -> Dutch
I'm specialized in English to Dutch translations of technical documentation and have built up a group of regular customers, mainly agencies, through which I translate for big companies like Shell, Exxon, Honda, Xerox, Leica, etc. Of course delivering quality and having satisfied customers is important to me. I work with professional translation tools, like Trados and MemoQ, and very acceptable rates.
BSc. degree in Technical Physics
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE
From 2008 till present:
Founded Brocado Vertalingen
Some endclients via agencies: Apple, Xerox, Toyota, Honda, Casio, Konica Minolta, HP, Tele2, Bausch & Lomb, Sperian, Exxon, Shell, Caterpillar, Epson, Canon, etc.
Some agencies: SDL International, Language Intelligence, Applied Language, Orchestra, etc.
Technical training material for industrial plants (Shell, Exxon)
Operator Manuals for wind turbines, tractors, chemical plants, etc.
User Manuals for printers, copiers, calculators, etc.
Operator manuals for technicians in the automotive industry
User Manuals for wind machines, spray guns, industrial mixers, gas detectors, etc.
User Manuals for household/domestic appliances
- Application Support Engineer & Technical Trainer at Emerson Process Management
- BA degree in Teaching physics and chemistry
- Physics teacher in highschool
Research & Development Engineer at Instromet Ultrasonics
Traveled the world
Research & Development Engineer at Océ Technologies B.V.