Working languages:
Japanese to German

H. G.
translator and patent engineer

Local time: 08:47 CET (GMT+1)

Native in: German (Variant: Austrian) Native in German
User message
triple competence as translator, engineer, and patent specialist with work experience in Japan and Austria
Account type Freelance translator and/or interpreter
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Services Translation, Editing/proofreading
Specializes in:
PatentsAutomotive / Cars & Trucks
Mechanics / Mech EngineeringEngineering: Industrial
Engineering (general)Military / Defense
KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 147, Questions answered: 59, Questions asked: 1
Translation education Other - University of Vienna
Experience Years of translation experience: 29. Registered at Sep 1999. Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials English to German (Vienna University)
German to English (Vienna University, Vienna, Austria)
German to Japanese (Vienna University, Vienna, Austria)
English to Japanese (Nanzan University, Nagoya, Japan)
Japanese to English (Nanzan University, Nagoya, Japan)

Memberships N/A
Software Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Illustrator, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Powerpoint
CV/Resume CV available upon request
Professional practices H. G. endorses's Professional Guidelines.

Austrian, German native speaker

+ mechanical engineering
+ automotive engineering
+ light engineering, optics
+ military, defense technology
+ patents, intellectual property rights
+ competitive intelligence

+ automotive and mechanical engineering at college in Austria (B.Eng.)
+ combat engineer and non-commissioned officer training during compulsory military service in Austria
+ translation studies at universities in Austria and Japan (translator diploma Japanese and English)
+ continuing education in marketing, technical documentation, terminology management, IP rights, and patent management at institutions in Austria and Germany and at Austrian patent attorney firm 

+ 1.5 years as translator/interpreter at an export/import company (business negotiations, correspondence, product descriptions, user manuals; Japanese<>German)
+ 8 years as combat engineer squad leader and instructor in Austrian Army Reserve
+ 5 years as technical writer, translator, editor and interpreter at a technical documentation company (R&D materials, service manuals and user manuals for passenger cars, Japanese<>English)
+ 16 years as technical writer/translator/editor at a food machinery producer (patents, R&D/marketing/sales materials, correspondence, websites, technical articles, service reports; German<>Japanese/English)
+ 6.5 years as patent manager/patent engineer at companies producing food machinery and automotive lighting systems (patent translations Japanese>German)
+ translation of military news articles for Austrian military magazine (Japanese>German)
+ translation of military history articles (Japanese/English>German)

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: 193
PRO-level pts: 147

Top languages (PRO)
German to English67
English to German52
Japanese to English8
English to Japanese8
Japanese to German8
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Top specific fields (PRO)
Engineering (general)20
Military / Defense16
Automotive / Cars & Trucks12
Engineering: Industrial8
Construction / Civil Engineering6
Medical: Health Care4
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Profile last updated
Apr 6, 2018

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