Member since Aug '10

Working languages:
German to English
Spanish to English

Lisa Ritchie
Business & Technical Translations

Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Local time: 15:57 CEST (GMT+2)

Native in: English Native in English
Account type Freelance translator and/or interpreter, Identity Verified Verified member
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Services Translation, Interpreting, Editing/proofreading, Website localization, Software localization, Subtitling, MT post-editing, Transcription, Training
Specializes in:
Finance (general)Business/Commerce (general)
ManagementIT (Information Technology)
Telecom(munications)Computers (general)
Computers: SoftwareComputers: Systems, Networks

German to English - Rates: 0.10 - 0.10 EUR per word
Spanish to English - Rates: 0.10 - 0.10 EUR per word
Preferred currency EUR
KudoZ activity (PRO) Questions answered: 3, Questions asked: 9
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Translation education Bachelor's degree - Modern Languages & International Studies
Experience Years of experience: 22. Registered at Mar 2010. Became a member: Aug 2010. Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials N/A
Memberships N/A
Software Adobe Acrobat, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Powerpoint, SDL TRADOS, SDLX
CV/Resume English (PDF)
Training sessions attended Trainings
Professional practices Lisa Ritchie endorses's Professional Guidelines (v1.1).
I come from Edinburgh, Scotland and currently live in Stuttgart, Germany, where I work as a translator and Business English trainer. My training work takes place at a major German bank and insurance company, in the finance, accounting and IT departments. This perfectly complements my translation specialities, and helps me to keep up-to-date with the latest developments in these areas.

I previously worked in the sales and marketing department of a medium-sized software company in Stuttgart, which supplied OEMs worldwide with test equipment for telecommunications networks (fixed, mobile and IP). My responsibilities were mainly in:
- Copywriting
- Translating
- Sales & marketing
- Customer training
- Sales and reporting process optimisation
- Working on EU-funded research projects
I stayed at this company for eight years, and gained good insight into the business and technical side of highly-innovative engineering activities.

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS - BA, MA, DipFM BA (Hons) 2.1 in Modern Languages and International Studies
- German
- Spanish
- Economics
- Politics
- Development Studies

MA in Development Economics
- Quantative Methods
- Markets & Development
- Project Appraisal
- Rural Development Planning
- Agricultural Policy & Planning
- Political Economy of Agrarian Change

ACCA Diploma in Financial Management (distance learning; completion due summer 2011)
- The Interpretation of Financial Statements
- Performance Management
- Financial Strategy
- Risk Management

In my spare time (not much), I enjoy reading fiction, mountainbiking, snowboarding, travelling, cooking, playing flamenco guitar and enjoying an evening of general chit-chat over a glass of wine with friends.
Recently, I was also involved in three fundraising activities, where I cycled around 350 km each across India, Cambodia and Tanzania in support of vulnerable children.

Thanks again for visiting my profile. It should be possible to conclude from it that I have proven competence and interest in the areas of IT, marketing and finance/economics - combined with fluency and experience in the German and Spanish languages. In addition, I am a naturally curious person, so also welcome translation assignments in other areas.

I look forward to working with you, and am open to answer any questions you may have.

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Profile last updated
Jun 27

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