Working languages:
English to Finnish
Swedish to Finnish
Finnish to English

Maura Kontio
Marketing communications specialist

Lempäälä, Finland
Local time: 15:03 EET (GMT+2)

Native in: Finnish Native in Finnish
Account type Freelance translator and/or interpreter
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Services Translation, Editing/proofreading, Website localization, Software localization, Subtitling, Transcreation
Specializes in:
Games / Video Games / Gaming / CasinoTourism & Travel
Textiles / Clothing / FashionTelecom(munications)
Sports / Fitness / RecreationAdvertising / Public Relations
Marketing / Market ResearchJournalism
IT (Information Technology)Photography/Imaging (& Graphic Arts)
Preferred currency EUR
Payment methods accepted Wire transfer
Translation education Master's degree - University of Tampere
Experience Years of experience: 15. Registered at Aug 2010. Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials N/A
Memberships N/A
Software Adobe Acrobat, Google Translator Toolkit, Indesign, memoQ, MemSource Cloud, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Powerpoint, SDL TRADOS, SDLX, STAR Transit
CV/Resume CV available upon request

I have worked in the translation and communication business full time since 2005, first as an in-house translator at a translation agency - also doing some subtitling on the side - and since 2010 as a freelance language specialist. Over the years, I have translated more or less everything from lipstick adverts to drilling rig manuals. My strengths include exceptional grammatical accuracy and high sensitivity to the style of any source text.

I also have a solid educational background for my job: I majored in English translation at the University of Tampere, completing my Master's degree in 2007. My minor subjects included Swedish translation, Finnish communications and North American studies, and I also dedicated one academic year to technical communications studies.

To ensure consistent style and terminology in my translations, I use modern translation tools, such as SDL Studio.

Keywords: translator, proofreader, translation, proofreading, language consultation, communication, editing, revision, localisation, localization, Finnish, English, Swedish, photography, advertising, horse-riding, equestrianism, technology, marketing, manuals, travel, tourism, gaming, fashion, telecommunications, IT, consumer electronics, subtitling, audiovisual translation

Profile last updated
Apr 1, 2019

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