Qualified, native German, technical translator for the languages English, French and German, holding a triple qualification in Translations since 2005.
Extensive experience with translating operating instructions, user manuals, software specifications, product descriptions, websites, brochures, e-learning materials, legal documents, etc.
Since 2013: Freelance translator
2010-2013: Inhouse translator for a German automation company
2007-2010: PR Manager for a German financial consultancy
German diploma in translation (Diplom-Übersetzerin), FH Köln, Germany
Bachelor of Arts with First Class Honours in Applied Modern Languages, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, UK
Maîtrise Internationale en Langues Etrangères Appliquées, Aix-en-Provence, France
Fields of expertise
Translation of technical descriptions, data sheets, product catalogues, operating instructions, test reports and glossaries, covering automotive, energy and food & beverage industries, sensor technology, object recognition, diagnostic and identification systems, networking and control systems, AS-Interface, bus systems, PCB technology, production processes, logistics, machinery, etc.
Translation of software specifications, online help texts, databases, getting started guides, documentation, etc.
Internet, Multimedia, e-commerce
Translation of websites, especially Wordpress, web shops, user interfaces, animations, video speaker texts, web news, e-learning files, etc.
Marketing & PR
Translation of press releases, media kits, presentations, company magazines, corporate image brochures, flyers, bulletins, questionnaires, newsletters, etc.
Commercial texts, corporate publishing, balance sheets, contracts, management documents, meeting minutes, offers, organisation charts, general correspondence, etc.
Working with Déjà Vu (expert knowledge), basic knowledge of OmegaT, SDL Passolo, Sisulizer and Poedit
Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint), OpenOffice, Adobe Acrobat, knowledge of HTML, installing and maintaining Wordpress sites and Adobe CS (Photoshop, Illustrator)
Current setup: Windows 8.1, MS Office 2010, Déjà Vu X2 Professional (version 8.0.640)