Monica Silverstrand


Swedish Translator – Monica Silverstrand

Professional experience

  • Self-employed copywriter, proof-reader, translator and project manager, ongoing part-time. Recurring clients include Husqvarna, Old Mutual, Volvo, etc.  Experience from most sectors, but I avoid highly legal or medical texts.
  • Project manager (consultant) at Target Language Nordic, part-time
  • Production manager, copywriter at high-end graphic design agency, Propan 2007-2008
  • Project manager, translator, key account manager at Global Communications 2005-2007
  • Entertainment Manager at Viking Line. Responsible for finding and booking entertainment for cruise ships with 2,300 passengers. Budget EUR 5M.
  • Subtitling. English and Swedish translations for TV shows and movies, and incorporating them in subtitling software.
  • Translator, project manager, copywriter and proof-reader at British agency,  Write Right AB. Clients included Toyota, premium ad agencies, authorities, well-known Swedish companies like Volvo, and more.
  • Performed in many musicals and orchestras, including Fame, Carmen, and more In Stockholm’s most renowned theatres. Swedish “Melodifestivalen” (Eurovision Song Contest) three times, most recently in 1995.
  • Two solo country rock albums.
  • Entertainer at Scandinavian tour operator Ving’s holiday resorts, Sunwing. In all, I served six seasons in Cyprus, Spain, Greece and Gambia.
  • Musician, lead singer in big bands and pop groups, backup harmonies for stars like Celine Dion, Michael Bolton, and most Swedish performers. Studio and live.

Education

  • NTI-skolan                 Web design certificate                                  2008
  • AcadeMedia                Marketing and media production training    2004-2005
  • Mediaskolan               Marketing course                                         2004
  • Katedralskolan, Lund  High School Diploma, major: economics      1975-1978

Personal information
Born in the 60’s. Divorced. Two daughters of 22 and 20, both moved out. Driving license, car and motorcycle. Beloved
Golden Retriever, Calle, 9 years. Apart from dealing with languages, I enjoy travelling, reading, scuba diving, singing, horseback-riding, wining and dining, going to the theatre, cinema or concerts, playing badminton, or simply just kicking back with friends or on my own.

Professional experience

Self-employed copywriter, proof-reader, translator and project manager, ongoing

part-time. Recurring clients include Husqvarna, Old Mutual, Volvo, etc. (from 2000)

Experience from most sectors, but I avoid highly legal or medical texts.

Project manager (consultant) at Target Language Nordic, part-time 2009

Production manager, copywriter at high-end graphic design agency, Propan 2007-2008

Project manager, translator, key account manager at Global Communications 2005-2007

Entertainment Manager at Viking Line. Responsible for finding and booking 2004

entertainment for cruise ships with 2,300 passengers. Budget EUR 5M.

Subtitling. English and Swedish translations for TV shows and movies, 2000-2004

and incorporating them in subtitling software.

Translator, project manager, copywriter and proof-reader at British agency, 1995-2000

Write Right AB. Clients included Toyota, premium ad agencies, authorities,

well-known Swedish companies like Volvo, and more.

Performed in many musicals and orchestras, including Fame, Carmen, and more

In Stockholm’s most renowned theatres. Swedish “Melodifestivalen” 1992-2005

(Eurovision Song Contest) three times, most recently in 1995.

Two solo country rock albums. 2003, 2005

Entertainer at Scandinavian tour operator Ving’s holiday resorts, Sunwing. 1984-1987

In all, I served six seasons in Cyprus, Spain, Greece and Gambia.

Musician, lead singer in big bands and pop groups, backup harmonies for stars 1979-1996

like Celine Dion, Michael Bolton, and most Swedish performers. Studio and live.