Member since Feb '11

Working languages:
English to Dutch
Finnish to Dutch

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Michel de Ruyter
Strong focus on details & style

Finland
Local time: 17:29 EET (GMT+2)

Native in: Dutch Native in Dutch
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Always trying to be better than the original.
Account type Freelancer, Identity Verified Verified member
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Services Translation, Editing/proofreading, Website localization, MT post-editing, Transcription, Copywriting
Expertise
Specializes in:
JournalismMaterials (Plastics, Ceramics, etc.)
Internet, e-CommerceLaw (general)
Marketing / Market ResearchMedia / Multimedia
Advertising / Public RelationsBusiness/Commerce (general)
General / Conversation / Greetings / LettersSports / Fitness / Recreation

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Words translated: 1,142
KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 161, Questions answered: 103, Questions asked: 1
Payment methods accepted Wire transfer, Skrill, PayPal
Translation education Other - Writing School Amsterdam
Experience Years of translation experience: 9. Registered at ProZ.com: Feb 2009. Became a member: Feb 2011.
Credentials N/A
Memberships IAPTI
Software Adobe Acrobat, MemoQ, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, PoEdit, Powerpoint, SDL TRADOS, SDLX, Wordfast, XTM
Website http://www.mdrtextbureau.eu
CV/Resume CV available upon request
Conference participation Conferences attended
Professional practices Michel de Ruyter endorses ProZ.com's Professional Guidelines (v1.1).
About me
I am a professional freelance Dutch native translator and proofreader/editor (nl) with a strong focus on details and developed writing skills. My main areas of expertise are marketing, website/corporate content, journalism (e.g. press releases, reports, brochures), advertising, general/corporate law (e.g. terms and conditions, company policies & procedures), human resources, renewable energy, forex, culture and sports. I deliver the premium Dutch translations that your company/clients deserve(s). I work with the CAT tools Trados 2017, MemoQ or Wordfast Pro to make sure the terminology in the target language is always consistent, also for repeat assignments. Please find all further relevant details below.

- Eight years of freelance writing and editing experience: websites, sales letters, reports, interviews, columns, poetry etc.
- Writing School Amsterdam (private, approx. 2 years)
- Journalism course (private, 1 year)
- Library and Information Studies
- Information Specialist Libraries; six years
- Small Business School: Middle Management education for own business purposes
- Specialized marketing course (NIMA-A) and five years of working experience in an international marketing/commercial environment
- Continuously following language courses (English/Finnish*) and translation developments etc.
- VWO; pre-university secondary education; highest variant in the secondary educational system of the Netherlands

After spending the first 36 years of my life in the Netherlands I only live in Finland since 2008 so I have a complete understanding of the cultural and linguistic background(s) of my home country.
*The translations from Finnish into Dutch are carried out in cooperation with a Finnish partner.

I will be happy to hear from you.

Kind regards,
Michel

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MdR Text Bureau
Dutch Translations and Text
Email: mdrtextbureau@gmail.com
Website: www.mdrtextbureau.eu
Company reg. no.: 2278658-5
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: 171
PRO-level pts: 161


Top languages (PRO)
English to Dutch153
German to Dutch4
Dutch to English4
Top general fields (PRO)
Bus/Financial36
Tech/Engineering32
Other28
Marketing28
Social Sciences24
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Top specific fields (PRO)
Sports / Fitness / Recreation20
Business/Commerce (general)20
Law (general)17
Management12
Energy / Power Generation8
Marketing / Market Research8
Electronics / Elect Eng4
Pts in 18 more flds >

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Keywords: Dutch, English, Finnish, general, translations, internet, websites, marketing, management, sports, culture, advertising, advertisements, renewable energy, corporate law, law, letters, articles, slogans, quick, good, rates, professional, clear, excellent writing, rhythm, proper sentences, poetry, literature, legal, company policies & procedures, terms and conditions, brochures, press releases, reports.


Profile last updated
Sep 21



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