Working languages:
English to German
Italian to German
German to English

Katinka Simon
High quality technical translation

Local time: 04:23 CEST (GMT+2)

Native in: German Native in German
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Account type Freelance translator and/or interpreter
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Services Translation, Interpreting, Editing/proofreading, Voiceover (dubbing)
Specializes in:
Marketing / Market ResearchTourism & Travel
Wine / Oenology / ViticultureMechanics / Mech Engineering
International Org/Dev/CoopCooking / Culinary
Engineering: IndustrialElectronics / Elect Eng
Construction / Civil Engineering

KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 142, Questions answered: 73, Questions asked: 122
Translation education Graduate diploma - University of Heidelberg
Experience Years of experience: 19. Registered at Oct 2004. Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials English to German (IÜD Universität Heidelberg)
Italian to German (IÜD Universität Heidelberg )
German to English (IÜD Universität Heidelberg )
German to Italian (IÜD Universität Heidelberg )
Memberships N/A
Software OmegaT, Access, Acrobat Reader, Dreamweaver, Excel, PhotoImpact, Word, SDL TRADOS
CV/Resume CV available upon request
Professional practices Katinka Simon endorses's Professional Guidelines (v1.1).
Translation and Event Interpreting in English, Italian and German in the following fields:

+ Oenology
+ Food, Olive Oil
+ Tourism, gastronomy
+ Mechanical engineering
+ Technical manuals
+ Politics, specially Arab world and Middle East
+ International relations
+ Religion, specially Islamic studies and culture

Higher Education
+ 2001 graduated at Heidelberg University as a translator for Italian and English
+ 2010 graduated at Frankfurt University in political science with focus on international relations and Islamic studies
+ Six month (1997/1998) stay in Milan/Italy as part of studies (Erasmus)
+ Two month language course in Syria and one month in Morocco for Modern standard Arabic as part of studies

+ German mother tongue
+ English and Italian as translation and interpreting languages
+ French is good
+ Arabic and Persian is intermediate as part of my studies in political science and Islamic studies

Professional experience
+ Translator for various translation agencies and private clients (since 2001)
+ Interpreter in various trade shows in different cities in Germany for mainly Italian companies (since 2004)
+ Project assistant at Commerzbank AG
(Project "Growing Togehther" - integration of the Dresdner Bank) in Frankfurt/Germany (1/2011-2/2012)
+ Project assistant at DZ Bank AG (Collection and elaboration of international repo and security lending contracts with the bank internal data base system LeDIS) in Frankfurt/Germany (10/2008-4/2009)
+ Deputy personal assistant to the managing director at CIM (Centre for Migration and Development) in Frankfurt/Germany (10/2005-7/2007)
+ Marketing assistant at Italian Chamber of Commerce in Frankfurt/Germany (8/2001-10/2003)

Professional experience abroad
+ Fife month as a project assistant at Terre des Hommes Italy (2003-2004)
+ Three month as a project assistant at GIZ (German Association for International Cooperation) Addis Abeba/Ethiopia (2007)
+ Six month as a project assistant at DAAD (German academic exchange service) Cairo/ Egypt (2008)

Full CV and references are available upon request Contact
Mobile: 0049-171-9502303
skype: Stellabella1976
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: 154
PRO-level pts: 142

Top languages (PRO)
Italian to German129
English to German9
German to English4
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Automotive / Cars & Trucks20
Mechanics / Mech Engineering12
Electronics / Elect Eng12
Cosmetics, Beauty8
Transport / Transportation / Shipping8
Automation & Robotics8
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Profile last updated
Sep 16, 2013

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