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Working languages:
English to German
Spanish to German

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October 2020

Thomas Pfann
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Woking, England, United Kingdom
Local time: 01:43 GMT (GMT+0)

Native in: German Native in German
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-- German freelance translator (EN > DE) based in the UK --

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Translation Experience and Specialisation:
IT/software (UI, Help, manuals, collaterals), website, multimedia and games translation, consumer electronics, translation of audio scripts for dubbing or voiceover, translation of marketing material and press releases, translation of travel & tourism material

Some recent projects include:
- Translation of corporate training material, marketing texts, presentations, handbooks and manuals etc. for various clients in the IT field
- Regular translations of newsletters, whitepapers and press releases for clients in various industries, including printing and imaging, cloud computing, content management
- Regular translation of employee newsletters, corporate communications, product descriptions and marketing brochures
- Translation of audio scripts for corporate videos
- Role as “Lead Translator” for the German localization of a role play video game. Tasks during this 6-month project included: Coordination of a team of translators (answering and channelling questions, coordinating translation effort), review of other translators' work, translation of scripts for dubbing of in-game video sequences and overseeing studio recordings on-site in Germany, some testing and bug reporting
- Onsite assignments for functional and linguistic software testing and bug reporting

CAT tools:
Main tools used: SDL Trados Studio 2017, Smartling

Experience with various other tools and platforms including Alchemy Catalyst, memoQ, Star Transit, Lingotek, MateCAT, Memsource

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Total pts earned: 1800
PRO-level pts: 1692

Top languages (PRO)
English to German1260
German to English260
Spanish to German88
Spanish to English8
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Marketing / Market Research113
Tourism & Travel103
Business/Commerce (general)102
Sports / Fitness / Recreation72
IT (Information Technology)57
Investment / Securities56
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