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Lasse Schmidt | Elance
 
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Lasse Schmidt

Translation (Eng-Danish; Danish-Eng) and Writing
   United States
  |   Brattleboro, VT

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $22

Professional translator (English-Danish; Danish-English). I am a native Danish speaker and fluent in English. I have a Bachelor's degree in Journalism from the Danish School of Journalism and a Master's degree from the SIT Graduate Institute, USA.

Since early fall 2013, I have worked 20-30 hours weekly as a freelance translator and writer. I have received only top rated reviews from my clients.

Ten years ago, at the age of 33, I moved to the USA. Now, I am part of a bilingual family of three (an American partner and our eight-year-old...

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Mar 12, 2014|Translation|$22|Completed

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Portfolio

Translation from English to Danish of Code of Conduct for Dechra Pharmaceuticals PLC.
Small sample of translation from English to Danish for EF Education First.

Skills (10)

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Article Writing
Article Writing
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Content Writing
Creative Writing
Danish
Translation Danish English
English
U.S. English Basic Skills Test
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Translation English Danish
English To Danish Translation Skills Test
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Journalism Writing
Non-Fiction Writing
Online Writing

Service Description

I am ambitious and hardworking; I always get the job done on time and to the highest possible standard. I enjoy working with words and languages.

As I translator, I am thorough and professional, always conducting the proper research when in doubt or unfamiliar with a certain type of lingo. Among others, I have translated tens of thousands of words for both Acuvue and EF Education First.

As a writer, I am fast and creative. For years, I worked as a F/T professional reporter in Denmark (magazine, radio, website, newspaper).

My experience in within these areas:

- News stories
- Sports-reporting
- Features
- Investigative journalism
- SEO writing
- Research
- Interviews

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Employment

oDesk.com
Freelance Translator
2013 - Present
Freelance translator (English-Danish; Danish-English); working for clients such as Acuvue and EF Education First.
Vejle Amts Folkeblad
Sports-reporter
1999 - 2001
Sports-reporter for a regional newspaper i Denmark.
Ekstra Bladet
Sports-reporter
1997 - 1999
Sports-reporter for ekstrabladet.dk, one of the first major news-based websites in Denmark.
DR Radio Fyn
Journalist Intern
1995 - 1996
Intern at the regional station for the national radiostation in Denmark, Danmarks Radio.
Fagbladet Journalisten
Journalist Intern
1995 - 1995
Intern at a bi-weekly magazine by the labor union for journalists and reporters in Denmark, Dansk Journalistforbund.

Education

SIT Graduate Institute
Master's
2003 - 2005
Danish School of Journalism
Bachelor's
1993 - 1997
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