Since Sept. 2001 Freelance technical translator and proof-reader.
Specialization: automotive, technical, marketing/market research, IT, localization, air conditioning, electronic appliances.
Areas of interest: children’s books, cinema, cooking/culinary, arts and crafts, science (general), sports and fitness, tourism and travel, zoology.
Oct. 1998 – Sept. 2001 In-house translator for Xerox Inc., Slough, Berkshire, UK
•Translation and proofing of automotive literature (WSM, Training Manuals, Safety Campaigns, Technical Bulletins, Data booklets, etc.) for Ford, Vauxhall, Jaguar, Scania vehicles and Massey Ferguson tractors
•Translation and proofing of technical literature on air conditioning (Instruction manuals, Training Manuals) for Trane
•Translation and proofing of technical literature (Instruction manuals) for Sony electronic appliances
•Proofing and evaluation of test pieces for in-house and freelance translators
•Training of in-house translators
Jan. 1997 – Oct. 1998 In-house translator for Xerox S.p.A., Cernusco sul Naviglio (MI), Italy
•Translation and proofing of automotive literature (WSM, Training Manuals, Safety Campaigns, Technical Bulletins, etc.) for Ford and Opel/Vauxhall vehicles
•Translation of marketing documentation for Opel/Vauxhall (sales brochures, sales training documentation)
Pricing / Other services
EN -> IT: 0.08 EUR per word
DE -> IT: 0.08 EUR per word
IT -> EN: 0.09 EUR per word
EN -> IT: 30.00 EUR per hour
DE -> IT: 30.00 EUR per hour
IT -> EN: 30.00 EUR per hour