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Jeffrey G. | Elance
 
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Jeffrey G.

Experienced German-to-English Translator
   United States
  |   Chicago, IL
  |  5:09 am Local Time

Overview

Fifteen-year career working with languages with over five years of experience as an in-house and freelance German-to-English translator and over eight years experience leading international teams on small- and large-scale translation projects.

Native speaker of English with advanced writing skills for producing high-quality, culturally-appropriate translations.

Extensive computer-aided translation technology experience (e.g., TRADOS) with an in-depth understanding of multilingual desktop publishing and translation workflows.

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Skills (5)

Tested
German-English Translation
Editing
English Proofreading
SDL Trados Suite of Computer-Aided Translation Tools
Multilingual Desktop Publishing (MS Office; InDesign; etc.)

Service Description

Griffin Translation is a full-service agency specializing in German-to-English translation for a wide range of media.

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Employment

Nordex USA, Inc.
German-to-English Translator
2009 - Present
Translate technical documentation and internal correspondence for one of Germany's largest wind turbine manufacturers.
Infor Global Solutions
Senior Translation Project Manager
2005 - 2008
Project lead for the translation of ERP LX, Infor's flagship iSeries enterprise resource planning application. Project lead for over a dozen additional product releases with an on-time and...
Effektive Language Solutions
German-to-English Translator
2004 - 2005
Provided German-to-English translation and translation project management services on a freelance basis to translation companies and direct clients.
McDonald's Corporation
Translation Supervisor
2002 - 2004
Managed translation and interpretation for classes conducted at Hamburger University, McDonald's worldwide corporate training facility. Managed corporate-wide translation and localization projects.
Flexera Software
German-to-English Translator
1999 - 2001
Oversaw localization of InstallShield's flagship products from English into German and Japanese. Translated user interface text, maintenance manuals, white papers, brochures and internal...
IBM
Editorial Assistant
1996 - 1999
Contracted to edit, proof, and format IBM technical bulletins.
Bell+Howell
German-to-English Translator
1995 - 1996
In-House Translator and Technical Writer for $30 million automation project involving Siemens Inc. and the German Postal Service.

Education

City University of New York Graduate Center
M.A., Germanic Languages and Literatures
1997 - 2003
Auburn University
B.A., English; Minor in German
1989 - 1995

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German
English
Translation
Trados
"Translation Agency"
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