310 S. Walnut St.
Freeport, IL 61032
Tel.: +001 (815) 6165589
Date of birth: April 22, 1967
Resident of Germany for 10 years.
University of Wisconsin at Madison
B.A. Philosophy, 1992
Twelve years experience working as a technical translator
Both freelance work and in-house work on large projects at two large technical translation agencies in Berlin: unitext GmbH, and text & form GmbH. Work included project management, supervision, planning, bidding, and editing. Freelance translation work for various clients.
Areas of specialization (with former clients)
Information technology and software localization
Primarily enterprise resource planning, customer relations management, e-business, and database management applications (SAP, Infor AG, ProAlpha,); telecommunications/data network management, CAD/CAM programs, and control programs for industrial applications
Telecommunications and data communications
Siemens AG, Ericsson GmbH, Deutsche Telekom AG
Liebherr AG, Krupp Mobilkrane GmbH, Atlas Weyhausen GmbH
Mechanical engineering, automation, and control engineering
MAN AG, Trumpf GmbH + Co., Thyssen AG, Krupp AG, Mannesmann AG
Ford , Volkswagen AG, Daimler-Benz
Specialized technical translation, meticulous editing, project management, database management, planning, scheduling, costing, expert use of CAT (computer-assisted translation) tools including Trados and Transit, familiarity with a variety of DTP programs. Clear, convincing, and correct use of English.
MS Office 2010, Transit 3 Satellite PE, Wordfast (Trados-compatible) 6.13, extensive collection of reference works, terminology databases, and search tools, Microsoft Manual of Style for Technical Publications