Member since May '10

Working languages:
English to German
German to English
German (monolingual)

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March 2021

Melanie Meyer
Marketing, Nutrition, Fitness & More

United States
Local time: 02:45 EST (GMT-5)

Native in: German Native in German
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Account type Freelance translator and/or interpreter, Identity Verified Verified member
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Services Translation, Editing/proofreading, Website localization, Transcription
Specializes in:
Marketing / Market ResearchNutrition
Food & DrinkBusiness/Commerce (general)
Sports / Fitness / RecreationAdvertising / Public Relations
Cosmetics, BeautyRetail

Preferred currency USD
KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 181, Questions answered: 109, Questions asked: 12
Payment methods accepted Check, Money order, PayPal, Paypal | Send a payment via ProZ*Pay
Translation education Other - German Chamber of Trade and Industry; Benedict International Language School, Cologne; Sprach- und Übersetzungsinstitut Dr. Alami, Cologne, Germany
Experience Years of experience: 11. Registered at Feb 2010. Became a member: May 2010.
Credentials English to German (IHK Köln, verified)
German to English (IHK Köln, verified)
Memberships ATA
TeamsFood, Nutrition and Culinary Translators
Software Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Powerpoint, SDL TRADOS
CV/Resume CV available upon request / Lebenslauf auf Anfrage
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Professional practices Melanie Meyer endorses's Professional Guidelines.

Welcome! Herzlich willkommen!

Professional English and German translator based in Washington, D.C., USA
Full-time since March 2010; native in German

Extensive experience translating in the following fields:

  • Marketing, Advertising, Websites, Retail
  • Fitness & Health
  • Nutrition, Food & Drink
  • Cosmetics & Beauty
  • General business (except Legal and Finance)
  • User manuals

Consistently excellent client feedback

Recent projects and corresponding feedback:

1. Translation, localization (incl. project management) of a 150,000-word website for a leading manufacturer and supplier of dietary supplements for athletes.

Client feedback:

"Melanie has been our go-to translation provider for our German language needs since the launch of our German website and sales operation in 2014.
Her expertise in marketing, nutrition and fitness translation has helped us successfully market our products to our German audience.
Melanie’s attention to detail is outstanding and her work is always of exceptional quality. All translations, no matter how tricky due to nutritional and technical content, have been of a consistently high standard. Melanie is knowledgeable, friendly, professional, fast and accurate.
We can absolutely recommend her!"

2. Translation and localization of hundreds of product descriptions as well as various website and marketing texts for a globally leading brand of fitness equipment.

Client feedback:

"Working and communicating with Melanie was very easy. Her translation quality and accuracy will allow us to expand our products faster and easier to customers in a new market."

3. Regular translation projects for a small translation agency specializing in retail translations, such as blogs, website texts, tweets and other marketing materials.

Feedback from end client’s German Regional Manager:

"The attachment is very good-so I did not have to correct anything. Well done." "...Anyways, your translation person seems to be a genius, so go ahead. Nothing needed to change."

  • Offering top-quality and culturally sensitive translations, readable and clear, with exceptional attention to detail and of course always on time

About me:

  • Born and raised in Germany
  • Worked for US Embassy and Consulate in Germany for 6 years and moved to the United States in 2006
  • Lifelong exposure to foreign languages and cultures on three different continents (Europe, Asia and North America), always curious and ready to learn more
  • Great passion for languages, traveling and literature as well as fitness, sports and health
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: 185
PRO-level pts: 181

Top languages (PRO)
English to German120
German to English61
Top general fields (PRO)
Pts in 2 more flds >
Top specific fields (PRO)
Sports / Fitness / Recreation20
Tourism & Travel20
Human Resources12
Medical (general)12
Cinema, Film, TV, Drama8
Furniture / Household Appliances8
Marketing / Market Research8
Pts in 19 more flds >

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Nov 26, 2019

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