Member since Jun '20

Working languages:
English to German
German to English
Afrikaans to English
English to Afrikaans
Dutch to English

Sharon Vandermerwe
Translation: Medical,Financial,Literary

Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
Local time: 07:33 IST (GMT+1)

Native in: English Native in English
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Account type Freelance translator and/or interpreter
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Services Interpreting, Translation, Copywriting, Editing/proofreading, Voiceover (dubbing), Project management, Training, Language instruction, Subtitling, Transcription
Specializes in:
LinguisticsPoetry & Literature
MusicPhotography/Imaging (& Graphic Arts)
Textiles / Clothing / FashionIdioms / Maxims / Sayings
Medical (general)Nutrition

English to German - Rates: 0.08 - 0.08 EUR per word / 20 - 25 EUR per hour
German to English - Rates: 0.08 - 0.08 EUR per word / 20 - 25 EUR per hour
Afrikaans to English - Rates: 0.08 - 0.08 EUR per word / 20 - 25 EUR per hour
English to Afrikaans - Rates: 0.08 - 0.08 EUR per word / 20 - 25 EUR per hour
Dutch to English - Rates: 0.08 - 0.08 EUR per word / 20 - 25 EUR per hour

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Translation education Bachelor's degree - University of the Witwatersrand
Experience Years of experience: 26. Registered at Dec 2019. Became a member: Jun 2020. Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
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Software CafeTran Espresso, MateCat, memoQ, MemSource Cloud, Microsoft Office Pro, Microsoft Word, OmegaT, Pagemaker, Powerpoint, SDL Online Translation Editor, Smartcat, Wordfast
CV/Resume English (PDF)
Professional practices Sharon Vandermerwe endorses's Professional Guidelines.

Fluent in English, Afrikaans and German, with a proficiency in Dutch, she offers multiple professional services.

The director of
Áthas Communications, Sharon Vandermerwe, holds a B.A. (Languages) degree, two
Project Management diplomas and a certificate in html/css and web design, as
well as a TEFL diploma, amongst others.

She has been editing and proofreading university theses, self-published author
manuscripts and newsletter publications on a freelance basis since 2002.

The services she offers include:

- creation of new websites, specialising in author websites and reputation management

- professional translating of materials including literature, technical, website and travel documentation

- developing a marketing strategy, marketing plan or online marketing strategy

- optimising existing websites, including re-writing for the search engine optimisation

- copywriting including blogs, ghostwriting and business related articles

- optimising your existing client database and client communications including online and hard copy newsletters

Sharon worked as a Marketing and Communications Specialist in South Africa for
Investec Bank, Commercial Union and Mutual & Federal. After moving to New
Zealand, she was the online marketing and communications manager for Spicers
Wealth Management in Auckland, followed by senior online marketing manager for
Tower Financial Advisory Services.  

She relocated permanently to Ireland in 2012, and is based in Dublin.

Sharon has great language proficiency and a respect for the discipline of
marketing, which can be a powerful tool when used correctly.

Her high integrity, strong work ethic and creativity brings tremendous
positive energy to clients and projects, and she subsequently maintains strong
ongoing relationships with past employers and clients alike. References are
available on request.

Keywords: German, Afrikaans, Dutch, translator, translating, linguist, medical, financial services, literary, certificates, apostilles, birth certificates, marketing, surveys

Profile last updated
Sep 9, 2020