Working languages:
German to English

hfischer
25 yrs legal/technical + univ. teacher

Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
Local time: 23:25 EST (GMT-5)

Native in: English 
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Account type Freelance translator and/or interpreter, Identity Verified Verified site user
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Services Translation, Subtitling
Expertise
Specializes in:
International Org/Dev/CoopCinema, Film, TV, Drama
Advertising / Public RelationsScience (general)
Marketing / Market ResearchLaw: Contract(s)
Engineering: IndustrialConstruction / Civil Engineering
Business/Commerce (general)Automotive / Cars & Trucks

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Translation education Master's degree - University of Waterloo
Experience Years of translation experience: 39. Registered at ProZ.com: Dec 2004.
ProZ.com Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials German to English (Association of Translators and Interpreters of Ontario)
Memberships N/A
Software Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Powerpoint, SDL TRADOS
CV/Resume English (DOC)
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Bio
Articles and monographs in the arts and social sciences. Legal documents ranging from civil law contracts, testaments, trust agreements and patent applications to civil status certificates. Technical manuals for domestic appliances or industrial equipment (presses,process automation). Expert reports: ecological assessments and environmental impact reports, market surveys, business valuations. Product literature and other marketing materials for consumer products.


Long-term project management for 4-language product literature and user & installation manual production (including the German translation) for a major kitchen appliance manufacturer. On-going German/English translation of technical correspondence, damage and service reports for a manufacturer of industrial drive and clutch systems.
Translation of reports from the German Federal Prosecutor on the charges against alleged war criminals for publication in the daily Kitchener-Waterloo Record. Translation of all pertinent pre-First World War articles in the "Berliner Journal" (Berlin, Ontario) on the frictions between German and non-German inhabitants of the fomer Berlin (Ontario)culminating in the plebiscite to rename the city "Kitchener" in 1916.
Keywords: legal contracts, testaments, civil status documents, journalistic articles, social commentary, politics, environment and ecology, technology, user and operating manuals


Profile last updated
Apr 7, 2015



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