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Sandra McGury | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Dec 19, 2014

Sandra McGury

Experienced Linguist, Translator and Editor
   United States
  |   Athens, GA
  |  2:35 pm Local Time

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $18

Multilingual linguist with international work experience and awareness of cultural differences. Due to my experience as a freelance linguist, I am very organized, detail-oriented and can manage stressful situations, such as keeping a high standard when working on projects and meeting multiple deadlines.

I am very familiar with technical terminology, and my last projects for SDL Trados included translating and reviewing translations for a language implementation project.

I am a very experienced proofreader, editor and translator, working...

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May 13, 2014|Editing & Proofreading|$987|Completed
May 6, 2014|Editing & Proofreading|$15|Completed
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Apr 28, 2014|Translation|$50|Completed
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Mar 7, 2014|Article Writing|$33|Completed
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Skills (4)

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German
German Spelling Test
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Translation English German
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Service Description

Multilingual services -> translation, interpreting services, transcriptions, voice overs, editing, academic and creative writing.

Clients and projects include:

- Google Inc.: linguist in Ads department

- The Shoah Foundation Institute: linguist/translator (subtitles in English, German, French, ongoing project since January 2010), http://www.cedis.fu-berlin.de/, http://www.zeugendershoah.de/, http://dornsife.usc.edu/

- SDL Trados: external associate/translator/editor

- The World Language Institute (Roswell, GA): French summer camp instructor

- Berlitz: German and ESL instructor

- Hansa One: German and ESL instructor

- The Boston Language Institute: translator, editor

- Marquardt Kleb-, Dicht- und Beschichtungsstoffe: translator, www.marquardt-kdb.de

- Lost in SF: translator, www.lostinsf.com

- Karlsberg Bier, Germany: interpreter

- Pioneer, Germany: Multilingual assistant

- Dolmetscherbuero Rushiti,Germany: translator, editor, project manager, administrative assistant

- Plan International, children’s development organization: Voluntary translator


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Employment

Workforce Logic @ Google
client: Google Inc.
2012 - Present
Advertisement Quality Rater
Groupon.ch
Translator (English-German)
2012 - Present
SDL Trados
Editor
2010 - Present
Editing several language implementation projects
Berlitz Language Center
language instructor
2011 - 2012
teaching English, German, French
StorkBrokers
translator
2011 - 2012
translator of www.storkbrokers.com
Munich Re
translator
2011 - 2012
Translator for user guides and marketing material
Shoah Foundation Institute
translator, editor
2010 - 2011
transcribing and translating subtitles of interviews conducted with Holocaust survivors (English, German, French)

Education

University of Georgia
PhD Linguistics
2012 - Present
Saarland University
Bachelor of Arts
2007 - 2010

Keywords

German
English
French
linguist
translator
editor
writer
content
translation
journalism
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