I am a native speaker of US English, but can also translate into UK and Commonwealth English. I have spoken German fluently since 1984, and have also studied and spoken French and Spanish for many years.
My specialties are medical and technical translation from German to English. I have also occasionally done translations from French and Spanish to English for existing customers.
My academic credentials at the college level include:
- Bachelor of Arts in German, with a concentration in German philosophy - Bachelor of Science in environmental toxicology (a cross-disciplinary field based in the natural sciences)
I have worked as a salaried professional in the following technical fields:
- hazardous waste management - technical editing (food industry process specifications) - computer programming and software project management.
Examples of texts I've translated and proofread in my language pairs include:
- Physician's letters - Hospital discharge reports - Medical lab results - Histopathology reports - Surgery reports
- Engineering reports - Technical manuals and marketing literature for industrial automation systems - Documentation for applications programming interfaces (APIs) - Corporate guidelines for computer programming - Software test cases