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Country code : DE
Tel : +49 2129 341728
Mobile : +49 177 3404983
Languages and specialist subject areas
German > English
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I am an American living in Germany with a diverse background in technical and business subjects and native fluency in German. As a translator I stress efficiency of processes and good project planning, correctness of terminology and appropriate style, as well as good communication with clients and fidelity to deadlines.
Agriculture (used to own & operate a small farm), game design & theory, environmental protection and safety
Professional experience :
Freelance Translator DE->EN-US, (part-time through July 2002, current full-time freelance).
Systems Consultant and Application Developer, Easy Software AG, Mülheim (Ruhr), Germany (January 2000 to August 2002).
Applications Developer, BEST Consulting, Inc., Salem, OR (March 1999 to December 1999).
Research Scientist, Designed Silicones, Inc., Lebanon, OR and Philadelphia, PA (September 1997 to January 1999).
Product Development Manager and Senior Technical Consultant, Eureka! Consulting Services, Inc., Monrovia, CA and Scio, OR (1988 to 1997).
Apple Education Sales Consultant, Di-No Computers, Inc., Pasadena, CA (1990 to 1992).
Systems Engineer & Trainer, Inacomp Computer Center, Covina, CA (1989 to 1990).
Science Teacher, St. Francis High School, La Canada, CA (Fall 1988).
Instructor, Active Learning (Corte Madera, CA), UCLA Campus site (Summer 1988 to 1989).
Research Chemist, Avery Research Center, Pasadena, CA (1984 to 1988).
Consulting Scientist, Avery Permacel Tape Division, New Brunswick, NJ (May to August 1987).
Graduate Research Assistant, University of Southern California (August 1986 to June 1987).
Consulting Scientist, Fasson Industrial Division of Avery, Painesville, OH (June to August 1985).
Graduate Teaching Assistant, University of California, Irvine (September 1983 to June 1984).
Working method :
I work primarily with electronic texts using translation memory tools such as Déjà Vu, Trados and STAR Transit. Available hardware includes a network of 5 Pentium III-IV PC's and a Macintosh G3 for software QA testing.
Translator from German to English Übersetzer Deutsch Englisch