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Elzemieke D. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Nov 15, 2015

Elzemieke D.

Writer and Translator | English, Dutch, German
   Germany
  |   Munich, Bayern
  |  2:08 am Local Time

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $27

With ten+ years of experience in creating and translating copy for companies like H&M, Starbucks, and Sony Playstation, I'm what you could call a seasoned writer. There's nothing I love more than playing with words until it's just ... right.

My experience ranges from marketing copy to technical instructions to short stories. I've got a flexible writing style which can communicate a message in 300, as well as in 3000 words.

With three languages under my belt, I've adapted content for English (source/target), Dutch (source/target), and...

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Portfolio

Wrote a blog post about an interactive art project.
Wrote a critical article on the "Golden Trilogy", three films created by Lars...
English translation of an online article from the German business magazine...
This is an English translation of a Dutch text on risk assessment. Please note that...

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Service Description

I help clients by putting ideas into words. I create texts which are engaging, easy to read and am known for adding a touch of humor.

When it comes to writing copy, I'm sensitive to your needs and will be able to transform abstract ideas into a clear and comprehensive text.

For my translation work I use my sensitivity to language to adapt a text that will read as if it were written in the target language.

I speak English, Dutch and German fluently, because I've lived, worked and studied (to MA level) in England, the Netherlands and Germany.

These experiences taught me how to quickly adapt myself to different situations. I've also acquired a (slightly geeky) interest in language and culture, which may or may not result in a postgraduate in Chinese. Only time will tell...

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Employment

Gengo, Syslab, Oliver Marketing, et. al
Freelance copywriting and translation
2010 - Present
Dove, Fortis, H&M, Merrill Lynch, Kodak, et al.
Freelance QC
2005 - 2011
WorldWriters
Account Executive for EU Markets
2008 - 2008
Sony Computer Entertainment
Localisation Coordination for EU markets
2005 - 2005
D-Link
Web Administrator
2004 - 2005

Education

B-School
Business and Marketing Training
2013 - 2013
Munich Academy of Fine Arts
Postgraduate in Visual Art and Therapy
2010 - 2013
London University of the Arts
1st Class BA Honours in Media and Cultural Studies
2005 - 2007
Minerva Academy of Fine Art and Design
Fine Art Foundation
2000 - 2002
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