Profile

  • Degree course in translation at the University of Leipzig, graduated in November 2000
    Main subjects: English and French
    Subsidiary subjects: Business Studies and IT
    Diploma thesis: Mass storage for PCs – a study of German and English terminology
    Whilst in higher education:
    – Two terms abroad at Dublin City University in Ireland
    – Two-month work placement at the translation agency RAPTRAD in France
    – Nine-month work placement in the terminology department, DIN-TERMKONZEPT of DIN (German Institute for Standardisation) in Berlin

  • Initial experience as a freelance translator directly after completing my studies

  • Project manager with translation and proofreading duties at Wrox Press Ltd, a publisher of books for computer programmers in Birmingham, England from May to November 2001

  • Translator at the translation company SAM Engineering GmbH in Muehltal, Germany from January 2002 to August 2004

  • Freelance translator since September 2004

My areas of expertise:

  • Computer hardware and software

  • Automotive engineering (including agricultural and construction machinery)

  • Electrical equipment and domestic appliances

  • Consumer electronics

  • Measurement and control systems

Other areas of interest:

  • Environment protection

  • Handicrafts and needlework (especially knitting and crochet)

  • Dancing

  • Parlour games

I work with the following software:

Operating system: Windows 7
Office programs: Microsoft Office 2010
Translation memory: SDL Trados Studio 2017
Terminology management: SDL MultiTerm 2017
Software localisation: Alchemy CATALYST 9.0 Translator/Pro Edition

 

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Contact

Please contact me by phone +49 451 9695035 or e-mail about translating your documents into German. I will be happy to advise you.