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Working languages:
German to English
English to German

athomeindeutsch
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Germany
Local time: 07:53 CET (GMT+1)

Native in: English Native in English
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Services Translation, Editing/proofreading, Website localization, Sales
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PatentsConstruction / Civil Engineering
Business/Commerce (general)Other

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German to English - Rates: 0.05 - 0.10 EUR per word / 18 - 30 EUR per hour
English to German - Rates: 0.05 - 0.10 EUR per word / 18 - 30 EUR per hour
KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 4, Questions answered: 11
Portfolio Sample translations submitted: 2
Translation education Bachelor's degree - The University Wolverhampton
Experience Years of translation experience: 26. Registered at ProZ.com: Dec 2008.
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Software Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, SDL TRADOS
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About me
I am a native speaker of English with near native German, living near Düsseldorf / Cologne.

I hold a BA (Hons) degree in Languages, Business and Information Technology (IIi), achieved with Distinction for spoken performance in German, awarded by The University Wolverhampton, in 1992.

My professional translation experience began in 1991, when I spent my degree-placement working as an in-house Translator / Interpreter for a window manufacturer (Fa. Gebr. Schneider Fensterfabrik GmbH) in Germany.

After graduating, I further developed my language and business skills firstly in the chemical industry (Hüls (UK) Ltd.) and later in the construction industry (Schüco International KG). Having moved to Germany with my husband, who is a German native, I worked for a leading patent law firm (Grünecker, Kinkeldey, Stockmair und Schwanhäusser Anwaltssozietät) in Munich, before moving to the Düsseldorf area.

Since finishing university, I have never been employed officially as a Translator. However, my previous positions have always involved a significant amount of translation work (technical specifications, legal documents relating to intellectual property, presentations, general correspondence, etc.), as well as occasional interpreting duties (for example for non-English-speaking visiting Engineers).

Whilst working for Grünecker, Kinkeldey, Stockmair und Schwanhäusser Anwaltssozietät, I frequently assisted the German In-house Translator with German-English translations, in addition to my own official bilingual duties.

My specializations reflect the business areas in which I have been actively involved during my years in industry.

From 2002 until November 2008 I was a full-time mother, whilst teaching English and undertaking occasional translation / website localization jobs on a voluntary basis, within my local community.

My son started school in August 2008 and since then I have decided to begin working from home on a freelance basis, offering a translation /website localization service, as well as continuing to teach.

I enjoy living my life in two languages and two cultures and am at home in both! Hence my proz.com user name!
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Jan 10, 2014



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