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Nicole B. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Jun 24, 2012

Nicole B.

Responsible and reliable
   Germany
  |   Alameda, CA
  |  1:33 am Local Time

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $20

If my doctor told me I had only six minutes to live, I wouldn't brood. I'd type a little faster. ~Isaac Asimov

My "compulsive" love for words make me an excellent translator (English-German), proofreader and article writer.

I am a native German. I have been married to an American citizen for over 9 years now and our "family language" is English. I have been a translator for 2 years now. More than a job, it is a passion.. I am also a copywriter and book shop owner - all in all, words are my business.

I am available on SKYPE and MS...

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Jun 19, 2011|Translation|Private|Completed
Mar 7, 2011|Translation|Private|Completed
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Portfolio

Website content
Website content, Interface and automatic emails
All content, emails and Interface
12,000 words turn around in 3 weeks
Translation of about 100 WikiHow articles in all subject areas
Lokad sells forecasting Translation of the entire website via Srewwiki-Interface
Blohartikels about Micro-neurs in German
Travel writing Honduras, Belize, Guatemala for a travel website
Please refer to articles about depression, mental jogging and safety in the house
Real Estate Website
Please refer to articles about depression, mental jogging and safety in the house
website content
-property-files .po files
Housekeeping PDA Solution
http://www.optiisolutions.com/
Ongoing Real Estate Translation
Blog Articles and Website Content
http://www.sprachdirekt.de/
Translation Tourism Webpage
http://www.vacationpass.com

Skills (5)

Tested
Microsoft Excel
Microsoft PowerPoint
English Grammar
General Office Skills
German

Service Description

Efficient, fast and affordable

Enjoy the pleasant feeling of being understood everywhere and all the time without paying a fortune.

High Quality, affordable pricing and fast service
High Quality is achieved by working only with experienced translators who are native speaker in the target language. After the translation process we always proofread the document and double check for comma and grammatical errors - for a spotless translation.

Areas of expertise:
+Software / Internet
+correspondence / applications
+Business / Management/Human Resources
+Management Consulting
+Tourism/Hospitality and Culinary
+Psychology/Psycho-therapy
+Health care
+Environment / renewable energies

Special interest in QM, SIx Sigma and ITIL


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Employment

KRAUT - one on one
Self employed - all positions
2008 - Present
Translations Virtual Assistance Business Development
PLAYSCHOOL (Utila, Honduras)
Director and Teacher
2009 - 2010
Director of the local international preschool. My role included curriculum and content development, teaching and administration.
FUNKYTOWN Bookshop (Utila, Honduras)
Manager and Owner
2003 - 2010
Funkytown is the local library/bookshop. We provide general library services as well as literacy promotion programs for the children of Utila.
denkmodell (online) and gc21
Online Management Trainer
2004 - 2008
Facilitation and enrichment of online tutorials via the knowledge portal for international training and cooperation (www.gc21.de). * Consultancy as a professional option (general counseling topics...
Adventist Academy (Honduras, Utila)
Volunteer English Teacher
2005 - 2006
ESL Teacher Grades: 2,6,7,8,9
www.junoma.de - virtual position
Volunteer Online Youth Counselor
2001 - 2006
Helping Berlin Youth at risk to cope with every-day and exceptional problems via Internet.
CANICA (Oaxaca, Mexico)
Volunteer Teacher and Resident Counselor
2004 - 2005
Helping Oaxaca┬┤s street children.
denkmodell (Berlin, Germany)
Assistant Manager and Organisational Developer
2001 - 2004
Besides administrative functions, I worked as the Head of the E-learning department. Key projects: * Moderation of an Open Space for Amnesty International * Design and Implementation of the...
hypercis (Berlin, Germany) - start-up
Junior Manager
2000 - 2001
Key projects: * Company wide employee questionnaire and analysis * Coaching of Employees * Content development for Marketing Activities
plenum (Wiesbaden, Germany)
Junior Project Manager
1999 - 2000
Area: Health Care - Psychiatric Hospitals Key projects: * Moderation of requirement engineering sessions * Implementation of a psychiatric-wide Knowledge Management system

Education

University Trier
Master of Science in Psychology
1991 - 1998

Keywords

German translation
translator
proofreading
web site content
Virtual assistance
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