Native speaker of German and near-native proficiency of English with almost 10 years of translation and proofreading experience in the language combination English and German. BA in English and American Studies. Areas of specialization: applied linguistics, translation studies and second language acquisition.
EDUCATION & ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION
BA in English and American Studies, University of Klagenfurt, Austria, 2016
Graduation from Secondary College of Business Administration and Marketing, Austria, 2009
Translating, Editing, Proofreading: June 2007 - present
Example of completed translation and proofreading projects
Health care & cosmetics brochures
Market research documents
Restaurant business plans
Sales and marketing material
Tourism & travel content
KEY SKILLS & COMPETENCIES
Translation of documents from English to German as well as back-translation.
Reviewing and proofreading of English to German translations.
Reviewing and proofreading of English texts as well as German mother-tongue texts.
Excellent English proficiency in both speaking and writing.
Skilled in all aspects of project management.
Able to take initiative, improve process, and meet time sensitive deadlines.
LINGUISTIC RESEARCH & TRANSLATION/PROOFREADING EXPERIENCE
Corpus-Based Test Validation
English Language Learning
Phonetics and Phonology
Second Language Acquisition
Social Media Linguistics
Available on request.
Reliable, flexible, positive attitude to work and able to complete rush orders!