Working languages:
English to Dutch
Spanish to Dutch
Dutch to English

Marcel de Koning
English/Spanish to Dutch Translator

United Kingdom
Local time: 01:09 BST (GMT+1)

Native in: Dutch Native in Dutch
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Reliable English and Spanish to Dutch Translator

Committed on-time quality translation services at reasonable market rates

Full-time independent translator since 2009
University education in translation and teaching
Dedicated: long time working relations amongst clients
Creative in content and outside the box problem solving

Main language pairs:
English to Dutch
Spanish to Dutch
Other language pairs:
Dutch to English
Spanish to English

Specialisations: Documents, website content, user manuals, advertisements and promotional texts in the following domains:
Information technology
Consumer products and devices
Advertising and e-commerce
Sports and nutrition
Tourism: travel, culture and history
Legal policies: user agreements, terms and conditions
General texts

Some major projects:
• Various translations for a medical company specialised in nutritional supplements and medical devices: website content, user manuals, advertisements and promotional texts. Assistance in improving the website with texts and keywords for SEO
• Various translations for a group of companies specialising in media productions and internet services with more than 1,000 employees worldwide: website content, advertisements and promotional texts, legal policies
• Website translation for an international payment service provider based in Luxembourg
• Website translation for a company specialised in adventure travel and expeditions
• Translations for a company specialised in accountancy solutions: website content and information brochures on their financial software packages
• Translation of a full range of health products for an online shop dedicated to sport supplements and nutrition: more than 200 products and approximately 70,000 words were translated in nearly 2 months
• Translation concerning an interregional EU programme for effective risk management and engagement in European coastal areas
Mobile App translation for an app that allows its users to make purchases by scanning codes with a camera phone

2011: Official Master's Degree in Teaching Spanish & English as Second Languages/Foreign Languages. Alicante University.
2009: Bachelor's Degree in Spanish Language and Culture. Utrecht University.
• Specialisations: Translation and Education
   • Basic principles of Translation Studies
   • Practical course in Spanish Translation

I work from my home office as a full-time independent translator. Texts, languages and cultures are why translation is such a fascinating field to work in. Making texts from other languages understandable for people from different cultures is what motivates me most.

Translation: Trados Studio 2014, MemoQ, OmegaT
Internet: HTML & CSS
Adobe CS6: Adobe Flash, Adobe Dreamweaver & Adobe Photoshop
Microsoft Office 2013: Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Access

Dutch: Native
English: Bilingual
Spanish: Proficient
German: Intermediate

PROFESSIONAL SKILLS AND COMPETENCES: creative, organized, ability to learn fast, autonomy, focus on work and details, good worker, vision, teamwork, initiative

HOBBIES AND INTERESTS: languages and cultures, art, history, cinema, music, architecture, literature, society and politics, travelling

Keywords: aanwijzingen, accurate, actualidad, actualiteiten, acuerdo de usuario, advertentie, advertisement, advertising message, algemene voorwaarden, Allgemeine Geschaeftsbedingungen, Allgemeine Geschäftsbedingungen, Android, Anleitung, annual report, anuncio, Anweisung, Anwenderabkommen, Anzeige, aparato de consumo, aplicación, aplicación móvil, app, applicatie, application, Bedienungsanleitung, Bedingungen und Konditionen, bedrijfsleven, Benutzerhandbuch, Beschreibung, beschrijving, betrouwbaar, Blackberry, board game, bordspel, Brettspiel, brochures, Broschueren, Broschüren, business, calidad, catálogo, catalogue, catalogus, catering, communicatie, communication, computer science, computers, computerspel, Computerspiel, comunicación, confiable, consumentenapparaat, consumentenproduct, consumer applications, consumer devices, consumer product, Consumer-Anwendungen, contracten, contracts, contratos, corrección de pruebas, cultura, culture, cultuur, current affairs, deportes, dispositivo de consumo, dispositivo móvil, documenten, documentos, documents, Dokumenten, Dutch, e-commerce, electrónica, electronics, elektronica, Elektronik, Engels, Englisch, English, Espanhol, Espaniol, Espanol, Español, Espanyol, EU, Europaeischen Union, Europäischen Union, European Union, Europese Unie, fast, Flaemisch, Flamenco, Flämisch, Flemish, Flugblaetter, Flugblätter, folders, folleto turístico, folletos, Fremdenverkehr, games, gaming, gastronomía, gastronomie, gastronomy, Gebrauchsanleitung, Gebrauchsanweisung, gebruikersovereenkomst, gebruiksaanwijzing, genau, geografía, geografie, Geographie, geography, Geschaeftsbericht, Geschäftsbericht, Geschichte, geschiedenis, GSM, guía, guide, Handbuch, handleiding, Handy, Handy-App, hardware, historia, history, Holandés, Hollaendisch, Holländisch, horeca, hotel, HTML, informatica, informática, informatics, informatietechnologie, Informatik, information technology, Informationstechnologie, informe anual, Inglés, instrucciones, instructions, internet, iPhone, IT, jaarverslag, Jahresbericht, juego de mesa, juegos, juridisch beleid, Katalog, Kommunikation, Konsumprodukt, Kontrakte, Korrekturlesen, Kultur, kwaliteit, leaflet, legal policies, Literatur, literatura, literature, literatuur, localisation, localización, localization, lokalisatie, Lokalisierung, manual, manual de instrucciones, manual de usuario, marketing, mecánica, mechanica, mechanics, Mechanik, media, Medien, medios de comunicación, mensaje publicitario, mobiel, mobiel apparaat, mobiele app, mobiele telefoon, mobile, mobile app, mobile device, mobile phone, Mobilgeraet, Mobilgerät, moedertaal, móvil, multimedia, Muttersprache, Naciones Unidas, native, nativo, nauwkeurig, Nederlands, Neerlandés, negocios, netwerken, networks, Netzwerke, Niederlaendisch, Niederländisch, Nutzungsvereinbarung, online shop, ONU, operating instructions, ordenadores, página web, política, políticas legales, politics, politiek, Politik, preciso, producto de consumo, proeflezen, promoción, promotie, promotietekst, promotion, promotional text, promotionele tekst, proofreading, publicidad, publiciteit, publicity, Publizitaet, Publizität, Qualitaet, Qualität, quality, rápido, Rechtspolitik, reclame, reclametekst, reclame-uiting, redes, reis, Reise, Reisen, reizen, Reklame, Reklameanzeige, reliable, review, revisie, revisión, Seite, sistemas, site, sitio web, smartphone, snel, software, Spaans, Spanisch, Spanish, spellen, Spiele, sport, sports, system, systemen, systems, tablet, tablet computer, tablet-pc, tag, technical, technisch, técnico, tecnología de la información, telecommunicatie, telecommunications, telecomunicaciones, Telekommunikation, términos y condiciones, terms and conditions, texto promocional, TIC, tienda online, toepassing, toerisme, toeristische folder, tourism, Tourismus, Tourismusbroschuere, Tourismusbroschüre, tourist brochure, traducción, traductor, translation, translator, travel, tríptico, turismo, Überprüfung, Übersetzer, Übersetzung, UE, Ueberpruefung, Uebersetzer, Uebersetzung, UN, Unión Europea, United Nations, Unterlagen, Unternehmen, user agreement, user manual, Verbrauchereinheit, Verbraucherprodukt, verdrag, Vereinten Nationen, Verenigde Naties, vertaler, vertaling, Vertraege, Verträge, viaje, viajes, videojuegos, videospellen, Videospiele, Vlaams, VN, voorwaarden, web page, webpagina, Webseite, webshop, website, webwinkel, Werbeaussage, Werbebotschaft, Werbenachricht, Werbetext, Werbung, wervende tekst, Windows Phone, Zeitgeschehen

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