Thursday, March 21, 2013

Talented German Linguist.


TRANSLATOR CV Name: Sandy Stephens Email: sandystephens30@gmail.com Nationality : German LANGUAGES:Native Language: German English – German Translations German _ English Translations German proofreader / Editor SPECIALIZATIONS: Tourism and travel (Websites, travel guides, brochures, menus etc.) Cosmetics and beauty (Websites, nail care, well-being, hairdressing, etc.) Technical topics (Manuals, catalogs, websites, contracts, etc.) Aerospace, aviation, space (Websites, catalog, marketing brochures, etc.) Books and magazines (Novels, books for children, fantasy, biography etc.) Besides these fields I am interested in and qualified to translate content for other areas as well. SKILLS: • Multi-skilled, talented and reliable • Excellent German writing skills • Able to speak English, Russian and Turkish fluently • Highly skilled in Word and Excel • Basic skills in the use of Adobe InDesign • Able to meet even tight deadlines • Excellent communication and availability EXPERIENCE: 2010 – present Self-employed Germany/Turkey Reliable and certified English to German translator Experienced translator in a wide range of fields • 2009-present: BA (Hons) Modern Languages at Open University • 2005-08: BA (Hons) Physics at St John’s College, Oxford (Upper Second Class degree) • 2005: International Baccalaureate – ranked 4th internationally o45 points (maximum) + 6 in extra subject, including 7 in Standard Level German and 7s in Higher Level Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry. Experience as a German translator & analyst: • Editing and translating patent documents in German in the fields of electronics, automobile, telecommunications, medical, law, IT, computers, and banking • Copy editing/Proof reading the translated documents • Audit the translation for content relevancy and formatting • Checking terminology usage • Updating glossary for translation memory database German certifications • A1 in Goethe Institut, Max Mueller Bhavan, Chennai. • A2 in Goethe Institut, Max Mueller Bhavan, Chennai. • Pursuring B1 level in Goethe Institut, Max Mueller Bhavan, Chennai. COMPUTER SKILLS  Microsoft Office  Access  Trados REFERENCES Available Upon Request

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