Swedish Translator – Monica Silverstrand
- 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.
- 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
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.