Working languages:
English to German
Italian to German
German (monolingual)

Nina Burkard
technical background

Wokingham, England, United Kingdom
Local time: 08:32 GMT (GMT+0)

Native in: German 
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Services Translation, Interpreting, Editing/proofreading, Website localization, Software localization, Training
Specializes in:
Engineering (general)Engineering: Industrial
Furniture / Household AppliancesMechanics / Mech Engineering

KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 260, Questions answered: 110, Questions asked: 71
Portfolio Sample translations submitted: 2
Translation education Master's degree - Universitaet des Saarlandes
Experience Years of translation experience: 14. Registered at Feb 2004. Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials Italian to German (Universität des Saarlandes Saarbrücken, verified)
English to German (Universität des Saarlandes Saarbrücken, verified)
Memberships BDÜ
Software Catalyst, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Powerpoint, SDL TRADOS
CV/Resume CV available upon request
Conference participation Conferences attended
Training sessions attended SDL Trados Studio 2009 Intermediate for Translators
SDL Trados Studio 2009 Advanced for Translators
Professional practices Nina Burkard endorses's Professional Guidelines (v1.1).
About me
Graduate translator (Diplom-Übersetzerin)

degree from the Saarland University of Saarbrücken, Germany,

Faculty of Applied Linguistics, Translation and Interpreting,

Field of specialization: electrical and mechanical engineering,

graduation in summer 2003.

Work Experience:

I started my career in 2000 as a translator and English teacher for the language institute Taylor:Sprachen in Lebach (Germany) and gained more hands-on experience as an inhouse translator and interpreter for the language institute Inlingua in Ancona (Italy) after finishing university. Since 2004 I have been working as a freelance translator.

Language Skills:

- Native speaker of German

- Near mother tongue Italian (permanent resident since 2003)

- Excellent command of English (recent long term stay in Australia October 2010 - July 2011)

CAT Tools:

Expert knowledge of SDL Trados Studio 2009 (SDL certifcation), SDL Trados Studio 2011, SDL Passolo Essential 2011, SDL MultiTerm 2011


Translation of technical documentation and manuals in the following fields:

Electrical and mechanical engineering, automation, information technology, dental x-ray systems, lighting engineering, heating, air conditioning and refrigeration, metrology, home entertainment equipment, household appliances and more.

Translation of catalogues, brochures and advertising leaflets

Translation of websites

Software localization
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Profile last updated
Apr 27

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