Working languages:
German to English

Todd Mikkelsen

United States
Local time: 06:49 CDT (GMT-5)

Native in: English (Variants: US, UK) Native in English
Account type Freelancer, Identity Verified Verified site user
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Services Translation, Editing/proofreading, Website localization, Software localization, MT post-editing
Specializes in:
Mechanics / Mech EngineeringIT (Information Technology)
Finance (general)Engineering: Industrial
Computers: Systems, NetworksComputers: Software
Telecom(munications)Automotive / Cars & Trucks
Automation & RoboticsLaw (general)

German to English - Rates: 0.11 - 0.13 USD per word / 35 - 35 USD per hour
Preferred currency USD
KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 16, Questions answered: 11
Payment methods accepted PayPal, Wire transfer, Check
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Experience Years of translation experience: 23. Registered at Nov 2007. Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials N/A
Memberships N/A
Software Across, DejaVu, memoQ, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office Pro, Microsoft Word, Powerpoint, SDL TRADOS, SDLX, STAR Transit, Wordfast
CV/Resume CV/Resume (DOC)German (DOC)
Todd Mikkelsen
310 S. Walnut St.
Freeport, IL 61032
Tel.: +001 (815) 6165589

Personal data
Date of birth: April 22, 1967
US citizen
Resident of Germany for 10 years.

University of Wisconsin at Madison
B.A. Philosophy, 1992

Professional experience
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
Construction equipment
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
Automotive engineering
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

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Profile last updated
Jan 22, 2016

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