Member since Jun '09

Working languages:
English to Dutch
Dutch to English
Dutch (monolingual)

Kitty Brussaard - BusiText
Professional Business Language Solutions

Houten, Utrecht, Netherlands
Local time: 01:13 CEST (GMT+2)

Native in: Dutch (Variant: Netherlands) Native in Dutch
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Translator likelihood
of working again (LWA)

Past 5 years
(2 entries)
Last 12 months
(1 entries)
Total: 8 entries
This person is a top KudoZ point holder in English to Dutch, Dutch to English, Dutch
What Kitty Brussaard is working on
May 3, 2020 (posted via  In recent months, I've worked on a wide variety of translation and review projects, including projects related to the following topics/fields and content types: e-learning content for sanction compliance training, variable compensation plans, Covid-19 workplace measures, marketing copy for training courses on ITIL 4 (Foundation and Managing Professional levels) and the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe), motorized cart manual, lifter manual, blog articles about ITIL 4 problem/incident/change management, e-learning content about generalized anxiety, pay-per-click campaigns and more. ...more, + 9 other entries »
Total word count: 34764

User message
It's our business to help you communicate yours!
Account type Freelancer and outsourcer, Identity Verified Verified member
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Services Translation, Editing/proofreading, Website localization
Specializes in:
Advertising / Public RelationsBusiness/Commerce (general)
Finance (general)Human Resources
Investment / SecuritiesIT (Information Technology)
Law (general)Law: Contract(s)
ManagementMarketing / Market Research

English to Dutch - Rates: 0.10 - 0.15 EUR per word / 40 - 45 EUR per hour
Dutch to English - Rates: 0.10 - 0.15 EUR per word / 40 - 45 EUR per hour
Dutch - Rates: 0.10 - 0.15 EUR per word / 40 - 45 EUR per hour
KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 2835, Questions answered: 1241, Questions asked: 25
Blue Board entries made by this user  12 entries

This company Offers job opportunities for freelancers
Translation education Other - MA in English Language & Literature / BA in Human Resource Management
Experience Years of experience: 15. Registered at Jan 2008. Became a member: Jun 2009. Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials N/A
Memberships N/A
TeamsGoing Dutch
Software Adobe Acrobat, Crowdin, Google Translator Toolkit, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Office 365, SDL Trados Studio 2019, Passolo, Powerpoint, Smartling, Wordbee, XTM, XTRF Translation Management System
CV/Resume English (PDF)
Events and training
Professional practices BusiText endorses's Professional Guidelines.

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English to Dutch translator, editor and proofreader (MA/BA)  
✔ Focus on language solutions for business
✔ Demonstrable expertise in a range of business-related fields
✔ Absolute commitment to quality and customer satisfaction
✔ Delivery on time and budget
✔ Custom pricing and competitive rates
✔ Excellent linguistic and terminology research skills
✔ Meticulous and methodical work style
✔ Clear and friendly communication, during all phases of your project

Professional profile
As a translator and outsourcer (trading as BusiText), I specialise in providing high-quality language solutions to the business community as well as to other language services providers. My direct client base includes corporates, SMEs and public organisations across a variety of industries. Prior to becoming self-employed, I worked in various HR roles for organisations in the fields of higher education, scientific research and railway engineering. In the more recent past, I was employed as an in-house translator by the IT Global Services (ITGS) division of DNV, a global leader in classification and certification services.

Formal education
★ MA in English Language and Literature
★ BA in Human Resource Management
★ Qualified teacher of English as a Foreign Language (TEFL)

★ Translation
★ Proofreading
★ Editing
★ Copywriting

Areas of expertise
★ Advertising, Marketing & PR
★ Business & Management (general)
★ Business & IT
    - Agile/Scrum
    - Business Intelligence & Data Warehousing
    - Information Risk Management
    - IT Architecture / Enterprise Architecture
    - IT Continuity (business continuity, disaster recovery)
    - IT & Finance (business cases, Activity Based Costing)
    - IT Governance (demand-supply management, DSOs)
    - IT Service Management
    - Lean IT
    - Security (data/network security, firewalls, cyber security, cyber resilience, etc.)
    - Software process improvement (CMM, CMMI, CMMI-ACQ)
    - IT Sourcing
★ Certification of management systems (ISO standards, HACCP, GAP/GMP etc.)
★ E-commerce
★ Education
    - Accreditation of higher-education programmes
    - Course materials
    - International diploma supplements
★ Emissions trading (EU ETS, CDM and JI projects)
★ Finance (annual reports, financial statements)
★ Human Resources (assessment centres, performance management, etc.)
★ Information Management
★ Investments
★ Knowledge Management
★ Law (terms & conditions, distribution agreements, ESPPs, SLAs, codes of ethics, etc.)
★ Primary education
★ Travel & Tourism

I consider it part of my professional ethics to deliver high-quality translations that accurately reflect the original document in terms of content, style, lay-out and overall message.

I will be happy to provide you with any additional information you may need. I look forward to offering you my services in the (near) future!

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: 2967
PRO-level pts: 2835

Top languages (PRO)
English to Dutch1806
Dutch to English1017
Flemish to English4
Top general fields (PRO)
Pts in 4 more flds >
Top specific fields (PRO)
Finance (general)373
Law (general)351
Business/Commerce (general)256
Law: Contract(s)188
Human Resources133
Education / Pedagogy86
Marketing / Market Research78
Pts in 74 more flds >

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