Ciarán Rooney

Danish Translator – Ciarán Rooney

Ciarán Rooney


Services: Translation, Proof-reading and Editing

Languages: Danish/Swedish/Norwegian > English

Rates:Vary depending on difficulty and urgency of translation

Prices are generally based on a word count of the source text

Experience: Professional, full-time, freelance translator since 2008 for a number of translation agencies in US, UK and Europe as well as private clients in the fields of research, business, IT, various user-manuals etc.

Part-time since 2006

Proof-reader of safety and technical manuals for international petrochemical companies, CV’s and various government documents.

English teacher Spanish students (1991-1993).

Private language instructor (English).

Areas of Specialisation:

– Medical Documents

– Financial accounts/records

– Legal documents/contract/patents

– IT – Hardware/software/manuals etc.

– Technical (including Automotive, user-manuals etc.)

– Business and Finance

– Marketing and Advertising

– Travel and Tourism

Recent assignments (2008/09/10) include:

Danish to English

· Legal contracts

  • · Government tenders
  • · Financial accounts & year end records/reports
  • · Medical test documents
  • · Shipping and transport
  • · Market surveys
  • · Marketing material for wind-power/automotive
  • · Macro Economics text book

· University CVs

· Website translation and localisation

Norwegian to English

  • · Annual accounts and annual reports
  • · Government tenders
  • · Legal contracts
  • · Company reports
  • · Menus/Tourist brochure

· Software manuals

· Financial statements

Swedish to English

·         Company statutes

·         Multinational petrochemical safety manual

·         Timber and felling documents

·         Electrical training manuals

·         Business contracts

  • Translation of user manual
  • Business correspondence
  • Legal documents + EU legislation
  • Financial statements
  • Business correspondence
  • Technical and safety manuals
  • See above

Proof reading

Education: –     HF, Nørrevoldgade Gymnasium, Denmark

–          Diploma in Business Studies, Dublin

–          Accounting Technician, Dundalk

Background: –     Born and educated in Ireland, I lived in Denmark 1986-2001.

–          HF, Nørrevoldgade Gymnasium, Denmark

–          I have managed Scandinavian customer care teams for Xerox and Lexmark. Managing teams of Danish, Norwegian and Swedish agents answering customer’s queries by phone, email and letter. 2001 – 2008.

Memberships &

Affiliations: –     ProZ Translation Service, Translatorscafé, etc.

Technical equipment: –     PC, laptop, printer, Windows Vista Small Business, MS Office 2003,   Norton anti-virus, SDL Trados 2007 Freelance, broadband, wireless modem.

Additional information: My average daily output is 3,000 – 4,000 words, depending on the             nature of the material.

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