Member since Oct '10

Working languages:
French to Dutch
Portuguese to Dutch
Spanish to Dutch
English to Dutch
Dutch to French

Jan Van Den Bulcke
Because language is about passion!

Gent, Oost-Vlaanderen
Local time: 18:36 CET (GMT+1)

Native in: Dutch (Variant: Flemish) Native in Dutch
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Account type Freelance translator and/or interpreter, Identity Verified Verified member
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Affiliations Blue Board: Jan Van Den Bulcke
Services Translation, Interpreting, Editing/proofreading, Website localization, Software localization, Training
Expertise
Specializes in:
Business/Commerce (general)Computers: Systems, Networks
Computers: SoftwareComputers: Hardware
IT (Information Technology)Medical: Pharmaceuticals
Internet, e-CommerceScience (general)
Advertising / Public RelationsGeneral / Conversation / Greetings / Letters

Preferred currency EUR
KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 121, Questions answered: 84, Questions asked: 34
Portfolio Sample translations submitted: 2
Glossaries FR-ES, NL-EN, NL-ES
Translation education Master's degree - Mercator/Hogeschool Gent, Belgium
Experience Years of translation experience: 15. Registered at ProZ.com: Oct 2010. Became a member: Oct 2010.
Credentials French to Dutch (Hogeschool Gent, Departement Vertaalkunde, verified)
Portuguese to Dutch (Hogeschool Gent, Departement Vertaalkunde, verified)
Spanish to Dutch (Hogeschool Gent, Departement Vertaalkunde, verified)
Dutch to French (Hogeschool Gent, Departement Vertaalkunde, verified)
French to Dutch (Centrale OndersteuningsCel, verified)


Memberships N/A
Software Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Dreamweaver, Frontpage, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office Pro, Microsoft Word, Powerpoint, SDL TRADOS, Wordfast
Website https://www.optimotranslations.be
Professional practices Jan Van Den Bulcke endorses ProZ.com's Professional Guidelines (v1.1).
Bio
Because language is all about passion!

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EDUCATION & DEGREES:
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* Social interpreter certificate for FR, ES, PT, EN (delivered by COC)

* Certified and sworn interpreter for NL<->FR, ES, PT, EN
Certified and sworn translator for: NL<->FR, ES

* 1998-2002: MASTER IN TRANSLATION [NL, FR, ES] ; UNIVERSITY COLLEGE GHENT (MERCATOR), BELGIUM

* 2002-2003: COMPLEMENTARY INTERNATIONAL STUDIES (CIS) [FR-ES-PT] ; UNIVERSIDAD DE GRANADA, SPAIN

* 2003-2004: MASTER IN CONFERENCE INTERPRETING [NL-FR-ES-EN] ; UNIVERSITY COLLEGE GENT (HOGENT), BELGIUM

* 2009-2010: EUROPEAN MASTER IN CONFERENCE INTERPRETING (EMCI) [NL-FR-ES] ; HIVT ANTWERP

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EXPERIENCE:
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MOST IMPORTANT REFERENCES AS A TRANSLATOR

* UNHCR (UN Refugee Agency)
* Standaard Uitgeverij (leading Belgian publishing house): 2 non-fiction books
“Slank zijn zit tussen je oren !" ; ISBN 9789002235078 ; http://www.kbr.be/bb/nl/nlmei/n09wgabb.html

"De SLIM-datamethode in 120 recepten"; ISBN 9789002235344;
http://btfg.kbr.be/bb/nl/nlfeb/n10wgabb.html (Royal Belgian Library)

* Sulzer Chemtech, Forté Pharma, Laboratoire Jaldes, Workout
* ADVAMO, Frans Baert (solicitor’s offices): Court of Appeal decrees
* Federal Belgian Police: interrogations


MOST IMPORTANT REFERENCES AS AN INTERPRETER:

* OIKOS congress: “Moving minds. The future of urban mobility.” In Brussels
(simul. NL,EN -> FR)

* Union Sportive des Polices d’Europe (USPE) biennial police congress in
Antwerp (simul. NL,EN <-> FR)

* Provincial Interpreting Services of the cities of Ghent, Antwerp, Leuven
(consec. NL,EN,FR,ES,PT)

* Babel (consec. over the phone)
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May 3



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