Working languages:
English to German
German to English

Gert Hirschfeld
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Berlin, Germany, Germany
Local time: 01:22 CET (GMT+1)

Native in: German Native in German
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Accurate and reliable translations with direct contact and customer service.
Account type Freelance translator and/or interpreter, Identity Verified Verified site user
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Services Translation, Editing/proofreading, Website localization, Software localization, Voiceover (dubbing), Subtitling, Training, Desktop publishing
Specializes in:
Finance (general)Investment / Securities
Business/Commerce (general)Economics
BotanyAutomotive / Cars & Trucks

Preferred currency GBP
KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 34, Questions answered: 31, Questions asked: 2
Portfolio Sample translations submitted: 1
Glossaries GH Finance and Business
Translation education Other - Diploma in Translation (IoL)
Experience Years of translation experience: 30. Registered at Feb 2002. Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials English to German (Chartered Institute of Linguists)
English to German (City University London)
Memberships N/A
Software Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Dreamweaver, Indesign, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Serif PagePlus, Powerpoint
CV/Resume CV/Resume (DOC)
I moved to the UK in 1992, after completing my university degree in psychology at TU Berlin, and returned to Berlin in 2010.

For the last 18 years, I have been involved in the linguistic world in various roles. First as a language trainer for executives in the City of London followed by postgraduate studies in translation at the City University (Diploma in Translation, IoL 1996).

My translation experience comprises software localisation such as my contribution to the German version of Douglas Adams' SciFi-computer game "Starship Titanic", which was interesting and a lot of fun.

Various other assignments were from the world of transcreation, ie. effective ways of advertising and marketing products in another language and culture.

For many years, I worked in finance as a translator for a German bank producing weekly reports on the bond markets and translating investment research about companies listed in the high yield sector such as telecoms, renewable energies, innovative packaging, chemical companies, directory services etc.

What's more, knowledge from a previous occupation in horticulture has led me to translate materials about the plant world, horticulture and gardening literature.

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Total pts earned: 34
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Top languages (PRO)
German to English24
English to German10
Top general fields (PRO)
Top specific fields (PRO)
General / Conversation / Greetings / Letters8
Finance (general)6
Advertising / Public Relations4
Law: Contract(s)4
Investment / Securities4

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Keywords: English to German Translator, Financial Translations, Business Translations - Englisch - Deutsch Übersetzer: Finanzübersetzungen, Wirtschaftsübersetzungen, finance, investment banking, financial research, financial reports, annual reports, corporate research, Bond and Equity markets, General economic news, business, commerce, retail, wholesale, telecommunications, accounting, psychology, botany, horticulture, automotive, human resources, management, software localisation, computer games, advertising, transcreation, marketing, market research, Finanzwesen, Investmentbanking, Anlageberatung, Aktien, Börse, Anleihen, Anleihenmarkt, Berichte, Jahresberichte, Untenehmensfinanzierung, Wirtschaft, Wirtschaftswissenschaft, Betriebswirtschaft, BWL, Volkswirtschaft, VWL, Handel, Einzelhandel, Großhandel, Werbung, Marketing, Marktforschung, Werbebranche, Unternehmensführung, Softwarelokalisierung, Computerspiele, Telekommunikation, Rechnungswesen, Buchführung, Psychologie, Botanik, Gartenbau, Automobil, Personalwesen, Humanressourcen, Management

Profile last updated
Jan 14, 2011

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