Member since May '10

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

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Melanie Meyer
Marketing, Nutrition, Fitness & More

Local time: 08:38 EST (GMT-5)

Native in: German Native in German
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6 positive reviews
Account type Freelance translator and/or interpreter, Identity Verified Verified member
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Services Translation, Editing/proofreading, Website localization, Transcription
Expertise
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: 177, Questions answered: 108, Questions asked: 12
Payment methods accepted Check, Money order, PayPal, Paypal
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Translation education Other - German Chamber of Trade and Industry; Benedict International Language School, Cologne; Sprach- und Übersetzungsinstitut Dr. Alami, Cologne, Germany
Experience Years of translation experience: 8. Registered at ProZ.com: 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
Website http://germantranslations.us/
CV/Resume CV available upon request / Lebenslauf auf Anfrage
Training sessions attended Attended 20 training sessions

Professional practices Melanie Meyer endorses ProZ.com's Professional Guidelines.
Bio

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: 181
PRO-level pts: 177


Top languages (PRO)
English to German116
German to English61
Top general fields (PRO)
Marketing47
Bus/Financial34
Other28
Medical24
Tech/Engineering20
Pts in 2 more flds >
Top specific fields (PRO)
Sports / Fitness / Recreation20
Tourism & Travel20
Human Resources12
Medical (general)12
Marketing / Market Research8
Poetry & Literature8
Medical: Health Care8
Pts in 19 more flds >

See all points earned >
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