German Translator (Ludwigshafen, Germanay)


NICOLE SCHMIDT

Languages: German Translation, German to English, English to German

 

 

SPECIALIZATIONS

Medical, Pharma, Clinical Research, Business/Commerce, Marketing, Media, IT, Travel & Tourism, Humanities, Linguistics

LANGUAGE & TRANSLATION QUALIFICATIONS

2006 Publicly Appointed and Sworn Translator for the English language, Bavaria, Germany

2005 State Certified Translator (English/German and German/English), Institut f. Fremdsprachen und Auslandskunde, Erlangen, Germany

2003-2004 Masters Degree in Contemporary English Language and Linguistics (Merit), University of Reading, UK

1997-2002 B.A. equ. in North American Studies (Subject areas: English and American Literature and Linguistics, Political Science, History, Law), University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany

1998-2002 Various Certified Translation Courses (English/German and German/English), University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany

 

TECHNICAL EQUIPMENT

Software: TRADOS, Across V. 3.0, Windows XP, Microsoft Office (including Word, Excel, Powerpoint), Adobe Acrobat Professional 6.0

Home office: Desktop PC, Laptop, Scanner, Laser printer, Fax, Broadband Internet Access

 

RATES

Translation: EUR 0.08

Proofreading: EUR 0.035 per source word.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Sept 2004 to date

LTW Translation Services, Reading

Self-employed Freelance Certified and Sworn Translator

• Providing professional translation and proofreading services from English to German and from German to English

Recent Projects included:

Medical / Pharma / Clinical Research: Medical Reports, Pharma Documents, Clinical Research Translation. Patient Report, Diagnostic, Medical Machinery, Radiography, Medical Equipment etc. etc.,

 

Marketing: Book on Multi-Level Marketing, Marketing Brochures, Market Research Questionnaires, Nokia Survey Results, Cosmetics Brochures, Misc. Leaflets

Business: Contracts and Service Level Agreements, Fund Scheme Particulars, Company Business Plans, Letters of Credit, Maintenance Agreements, Business Letters, Executive White Paper

 

Travel & Tourism: Posters for the Dubai Ministry of Tourism and Commerce Marketing, Tourist Brochures, Hotel Business Cards, Hotel Website

 

Websites: Company Website Localizations, Websites for non-profit organizations

 

IT: PC Buying Guides, User Manuals, Database Software Localization

 

Certificates/CVs: Marriage Certificates for official use, Work References

 

Technical: Sewing Machine User Manual, Digital Print Media Brochure Miscellaneous: Conference Programmes, Adult Websites, Film Subtitles, User Manuals, Personal Correspondence, Magazine Articles

 

Aug 2006 to date

Spinvox Ltd., Maidenhead

German Quality Manager

 

Apr 2006 to Aug 2006

Xerox GKLS Language Services

Translation Project Manager

 

Sept 2004 to Apr 2006

SafeNet Inc., Camberley

EMEA Base Customer Account Manager

 

Sept 2004 – Jul 2005

Thames EuroClub, Reading

Freelance Editor

 

Apr 2002 – Sept 2003

GE Medical Systems, Slough

Senior Service Centre Co-ordinator

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FURTHER PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

2006 TEFL Diploma including Grammar Awareness and Teaching Business English, i-to-i TEFL UK

2006 Practical Editing Techniques Course, Open Learning Institute of TAFE, Queensland, Australia (currently enrolled)

We have German translators and interpreters in Los Angeles CA, Orange County CA, New York NY, Chicago IL, San Francisco CA, San Diego CA, Miami FL, Orlando FL, Atlanta GA, Washington D.C., Dallas TX, Houston TX, Las Vegas NV, Newark NJ, New Haven CT, Seattle WA, New Mexico, Auburn Hills MI, Vancouver BC, Canada, Berlin, Germany, Ludwigshafen, Germany, Dusseldorf, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Luxembourg, Portugal, Liechtenstein; Bolzano, Italy; Belgium in many more cities all over the world.