Member since Sep '10

Working languages:
Chinese to English
German to English
French to English
Spanish to English
Afrikaans to English

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October 2020

Don Hartig
7 lang pairs, No. 3 worldwide CH > EN

Local time: 03:48 CST (GMT+8)

Native in: English Native in English
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Account type Freelance translator and/or interpreter, Identity Verified Verified member
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Services Translation, MT post-editing, Operations management, Sales, Vendor management, Project management, Training, Subtitling, Voiceover (dubbing), Software localization, Website localization, Editing/proofreading, Interpreting, Transcription, Desktop publishing, Transcreation
Specializes in:
Medical (general)Law (general)
Marketing / Market ResearchAutomotive / Cars & Trucks
Computers (general)Computers: Software
Mechanics / Mech EngineeringComputers: Hardware
SurveyingGames / Video Games / Gaming / Casino

Chinese to English - Rates: 0.04 - 0.09 USD per character / 80 - 120 USD per hour
German to English - Rates: 0.04 - 0.10 USD per word / 50 - 120 USD per hour
French to English - Rates: 0.04 - 0.09 USD per word / 80 - 120 USD per hour
Spanish to English - Rates: 0.04 - 0.09 USD per word / 80 - 120 USD per hour
Afrikaans to English - Rates: 0.06 - 0.12 USD per word / 80 - 120 USD per hour

Preferred currency USD
KudoZ activity (PRO) Questions asked: 3
Payment methods accepted Wire transfer, PayPal, Payoneer, Bitcoin | Send a payment via ProZ*Pay
Portfolio Sample translations submitted: 2
Translation education Other - SADOJ (Department of Justice)
Experience Years of experience: 13. Registered at Aug 2010. Became a member: Sep 2010. Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials German to English (SADOJ)
French to English (SADOJ)
Chinese to English (SADOJ)
Spanish to English (SADOJ)
Afrikaans to English (SADOJ)

Memberships N/A
Software Across, Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, AutoCAD, DejaVu, Dreamweaver, Indesign, memoQ, MemSource Cloud, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office Pro, Microsoft Word, Passolo, Powerpoint, SDL Online Translation Editor, SDL TRADOS, SDLX, XTM, XTRF Translation Management System
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Professional practices Don Hartig endorses's Professional Guidelines (v1.1).

Don Hartig
Dear outsourcer,
I am a highly qualified and highly sought-after translator and localisation consultant and am currently ranked the No. 3 translator worldwide for the Chinese (Mandarin) > English language pair as well as the only native English speaker in the Top 17 (as far as I can tell). 

I am also ranked within the Top 10 in several other language combinations (please see below).

I have 13 years experience as a text translator and localisation expert and my language pairs are Chinese (Mandarin)>English, German>English, French>English, Spanish>English, Japanese>English, Dutch>English, Italian>English, Portuguese>English and Afrikaans>English.
I am able to translate into both UK as well as US variants of English.

My fields of expertise are technical (automotive, machinery, etc.), IT (software, game localisation, websites, games, apps), medical (medical research journals, health certificates, autopsy reports, etc.) and legal and my clients include Bosch, Biotronik, Medtronic, Alibaba, Microsoft, etc.

My specific rates depend on the field, complexity, document type and the regularity/volume you, as an outsourcer are able to provide (e.g. for clients that are able to provide guaranteed minimum volumes amounting to 2K USD or more per month I am willing to provide small per-word discounts).

My average daily output is 3000 words/characters per day.

I am highly experienced and proficient in the use of Trados (all versions up to latest), Across (all versions up to latest), MemoQ (both online as well as software versions) and Wordfast.

Please feel free to contact me for a quotation on your project.

Looking forward to our long-term cooperation.



Don Hartig

World-renowned translator localisation consultant: Chinese (简体, 繁体), German, French, Spanish, Japanese, Dutch, Italian, Portuguese, Afrikaans into English (native, UK & US)

Keywords: German to English, French to English, Spanish to English, Chinese (Mandarin) to English, Japanese to English, Afrikaans, Dutch, Portuguese to English translator, Chinese simplified, Chinese traditional, 11 years experience, legal, law, contract, certificate, diploma, IT, software, technical, automotive, construction, game localisation, medical, marketing, website localisation, translation,

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