Member since Jan '04

Working languages:
German to English

Sonya Gerisch
Certified, focus on quality

Christiansburg, VA
Local time: 17:34 EDT (GMT-4)

Native in: English Native in English
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Services Translation, Editing/proofreading, Software localization
Specializes in:
Law: Patents, Trademarks, CopyrightAutomotive / Cars & Trucks
PatentsLaw (general)
Mechanics / Mech EngineeringComputers: Software
Cosmetics, BeautyLaw: Contract(s)
Certificates, Diplomas, Licenses, CVs

KudoZ activity (PRO) Questions asked: 15
Payment methods accepted Wire transfer, Check
Currencies accepted Euro (eur), U. S. dollars (usd)
Translation education Other - Oakland University Translation Certificate
Experience Years of translation experience: 18. Registered at Jun 2000. Became a member: Jan 2004.
Credentials German to English (The Translators & Interpreters Guild, verified)
German to English (Oakland University, Auburn Hills, MI, verified)
Memberships ATA, ITA (International Trade Association), SAE (Society of Automotive Engineers), German American Chamber of Commerce, TTIG, MiTiN
Software Across, Adobe Acrobat, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Office, Powerpoint, SDL TRADOS, SDLX, Wordfast
Training sessions attended How to use social media effectively only 15 minutes a day to attract more clients [download]
Professional practices Sonya Gerisch endorses's Professional Guidelines (v1.1).
About me
Native English (American) speaker with 14 years’ translation/editing experience and 26 years’ work experience.
Translation Fields of Experience: automotive, business, biochemical/medical, technical, agriculture, food technology, environmental, engineering, computer, insurance, and legal (including patents and contracts)

University certificate project specifically included translation of technical documents. Lived and worked two years in Germany and German television (including news) is watched daily.
Former co-president and chairperson of the certification board for The Translators and Interpreters Guild.
Teaching experience: corporate German at Volkswagen and DaimlerChrysler, English at several universities in the US and abroad including teaching Academic and Professional Writing for graduate students at Va. Tech.

Certified, fast, and accurate translations; reasonably priced.
Keywords: certified, automotive, technical, agriculture, legal, engineering, patents, manuals, editing, contracts, court orders, engineer, law, articles, websites, banking, certificates, diplomas

Profile last updated
Mar 11, 2017

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