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Jim Granlund | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Apr 14, 2014

Jim Granlund

English and Swedish translation, proofreading
   Sweden
  |   Hofors, Gastrikland
  |  6:51 am Local Time

Overview

I'm a native Swedish translator, proofreader and article writer. Since childhood I've been in contact with the English language through literature, both fact and fiction, technical manuals, movies and online communications. I started reading English fiction at an early age and came into contact with technical documents and manuals in relation to my interest in computer and studio technology during my early teens. My five years of university studies, with majors in history, archaeology and ethnology, contained a large percentage of English...

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Portfolio

Translation of user manual made for LS Tractor
Translation of user manual made for LS Tractor.
Part of travel guide made for Tourist Guide Prague
Part of travel guide made for Tourist Guide Prague
Translation of brochure made for Golfmaskiner Landscaping AB and Lastec
Translation of brochure made for Golfmaskiner Landscaping AB and Lastec
Translation of brochure made for Golfmaskiner Landscaping AB and Lastec
Translation of brochure made for Golfmaskiner Landscaping AB and Lastec
Translation of brochure made for Golfmaskiner Landscaping AB and Lastec

Skills (3)

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English-Swedish Translation
English To Swedish Translation Skills Test
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Computer Skills
Computer Aptitude Test
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Computer Skills Test
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English
English Vocabulary Test (U.S. Version)
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U.S. English Basic Skills Test
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Service Description

I provide quick and thorough translations from English to Swedish and vice versa. I happily work on all kinds of projects where translation is needed and I also do proofreading and write articles. I deliver a high quality service within set deadlines.

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Employment

Gevalia
Preventive maintenance of machinery
2006 - Present
Part time job working with maintenance of diverse machinery in the Gevalia coffee plant in Gefle, Sweden.
Gefle City Library
A/V technician
2007 - 2008
At Gefle City Library I was managing the mixing desk, wireless microphones, speakers, video projectors, laptops, DVD/CD-players and all related technology during lectures and performances.
The regional museum of Gavleborg
Cultural heritage inventorying
2003 - 2003
During six months I worked with a team in the field inventorying and collecting information regarding local cultural heritage. This information was later added to a national database for future...
MacData
Responsibility for logistics/inventory
2000 - 2001
At MacData I was responsible for the logistics of the company and all inventory. I also had a smaller responsibility for providing sales of Macintosh based music computers.
Palladium
Cinema worker
1999 - 2000
At Palladium I was running the cinema projectors during shows and were responsible for the technical equipment.
OM Data
PC technician
1996 - 1998
At OM Data I built computers from order and also performed various technical services aimed at both PC's and peripherals. I also managed RMA and deliveries. I had the responsibility for our BBS...

Education

University of Gotland
UD, major in history, archaeology and ethnology
2005 - 2010
Swedish Army
Telegraphist
1997 - 1998

Keywords

Swedish
Sweden
translation
proofreading
articles
manual
technical
English
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