Member since Apr '15

Working languages:
German to English

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January 2021

Philippa Carr
GER-ENG Translator/Proofreader (BDÜ)

Local time: 13:59 CET (GMT+1)

Native in: English (Variant: British) Native in English
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Account type Freelance translator and/or interpreter, Identity Verified Verified member
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Services Translation, Interpreting, Editing/proofreading, Software localization, Transcreation
Specializes in:
Advertising / Public RelationsGovernment / Politics
Tourism & TravelEnvironment & Ecology
Law: Contract(s)History
Medical: Health CareEducation / Pedagogy
Medical: PharmaceuticalsLaw: Taxation & Customs
Preferred currency EUR
KudoZ activity (PRO) Questions answered: 1, Questions asked: 1
Payment methods accepted Visa, PayPal, Wire transfer | Send a payment via ProZ*Pay
Translation education Bachelor's degree - University of Warwick
Experience Years of experience: 7. Registered at Oct 2014. Became a member: Apr 2015. Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials German to English (University of Warwick)
Memberships BDÜ
Software memoQ, MemSource Cloud, Microsoft Word, SDL TRADOS
Events and training

I am an experienced freelance German to British English translator at CARR TRANSLATIONS: As regards academic qualifications, I hold a Bachelor of Art´s degree from the University of Warwick which largely focused on German to English Specialised Translation and I had additional training on a fully funded course in translation at the Internationale Hochschule in Bremen, Germany.

I gained in-house experience as a translator for my internship at Forum for the Future in London to support their high profile campaign, ´Discover Community Energy in The UK´. During this internship I translated large volumes of journalistic material from German into English since Germany was used as a model for how community owned renewables could be managed in the UK. My translated material was then used to support the political campaign led by the Co-operative Group and the Rt Hon Ed Davey- former Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change.

I have extensive experience in working on freelance translation projects, more information can be found on the second page of my CV. Thus far, I have predominantly worked on legal contracts, marketing material, medicine and political science. My Master of Art´s degree in European Politics and Governance, for which I received a Merit grade in 2011, has given me a deeper understanding of topics related to the EU and particularly migration and asylum policy as well as environmental policies. The latter have now become my forte in the translation industry.

I use Trados Studio 2017 for the majority of my projects.

Keywords: German, English, translations, proofreading, transcreation, politics, policy, migration, asylum, environment, consultancy, academic, the environment, renewable energies, academic, localisation, medical, pharmaceutical, healthcare, marketing, advertising, tourism, branding, legal contracts

Profile last updated
Aug 7, 2020

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