Dorien Van den Abbeele | Elance
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Dorien Van den Abbeele

Professional English/Spanish/Dutch translator
  |   Aalst, Oost-Vlaanderen


I am a fluent, native Dutch linguaphile holding a Master in Translation for Spanish and English.

When translating, my goal is to produce clear and accurate translations. For more details about my translation skills, please visit my ProZ profile: 129443

I can also assist in admin work and event planning since I have good research and organizational skills. I have several years of experience in a variety of fields including HR, education and tourism.
Service Description
SERVICES: translation, proofreading, website localization and copywriting
SPECIALISATIONS: websites, SEO, education, medical, marketing, tourism


Dutch: mother tongue
English: advanced proficiency
French: upper-intermediate proficiency
Spanish: upper-intermediate proficiency
German: basic proficiency


* 2,000 words / day for translation
* 6,000 words / day for proofreading


* 0.65 0,12 EUR / source word for translation depending on difficulty of text
* 0.05 EUR / hour for proofreading


Acrobat Reader, MS Office, Open Office, Dreamweaver, Frontpage, Trados and other CAT-tools
Hogeschool Gent, departement Vertaalkunde
Master of Translation English-Spanish
freelance translator
2012 - Present
several highschools in Belgium
English and Dutch teacher
2010 - Present
contact me for a detailed overview
Pharma Support
HR Secretary
2008 - 2010
Pharma Support is an outsourcing company for the healthcare sector. I performed a wide variety of admin tasks, such as: *in-house translation / copywriting: translating contracts, psychological reports and job offers, generating website content and doing SEO via CMS for *scheduling appointments *extensive research on colleges and universities in Belgium *research on job and student fairs *research on online and printed advertising options
freelance copywriter
2007 - 2008
I wrote some articles on fashion and music in Dutch for Move-X, a magazine for youngsters in Belgium. The magazine no longer exists unfortunately.
Ingram Micro
Pan-European Account Representative
2006 - 2008
customer service from A to Z in English, Dutch and French
Payment Terms
I can only accept payment via bank transfer or PayPal.
Dorien Van den Abbeele | Elance

Dorien Van den Abbeele