Member since Oct '08

Working languages:
English to Dutch
Dutch to English
Portuguese to Dutch
Portuguese to English

katja van hellemond
Flexible, accurate all-round translator

Loulé, Faro, Portugal
Local time: 20:11 WET (GMT+0)

Native in: Dutch Native in Dutch
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May 27, 2019 (posted via  Subtitling nature documentaries for the Smithsonian Institute. Learning loads! ...more »
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Account type Freelance translator and/or interpreter, Identity Verified Verified member
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Services Translation, Editing/proofreading, Subtitling, Website localization, Project management, Sales
Specializes in:
Tourism & TravelEducation / Pedagogy

English to Dutch - Rates: 0.07 - 0.09 EUR per word
Dutch to English - Rates: 0.07 - 0.09 EUR per word
Portuguese to Dutch - Rates: 0.07 - 0.09 EUR per word
Portuguese to English - Rates: 0.07 - 0.09 EUR per word
KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 162, Questions answered: 123, Questions asked: 107
Blue Board entries made by this user  16 entries

Payment methods accepted Wire transfer
Portfolio Sample translations submitted: 3
Glossaries glossary katja van hellemond
Translation education Other - University of the Algarve
Experience Years of translation experience: 15. Registered at Nov 2007. Became a member: Oct 2008.
Credentials English to Dutch (Proofreading - Publishing Training Centre, verified)
Memberships N/A
Software Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Passolo, Powerpoint, SDL TRADOS, SDLX
CV/Resume English (DOC)
Professional practices katja van hellemond endorses's Professional Guidelines (v1.1).
Professional objectives
  • Meet new translation company clients
  • Get help with terminology and resources
  • Learn more about translation / improve my skills
  • Improve my productivity
Curriculum Vitae

Name Katja van Hellemond
Address Cerro e Alcaria, Apartado 2337
8100-070 Boliqueime
Telephone (Home) +351 289369168 - (Mobile) +351 919332899
Nationality Dutch
Date of Birth 23-08-1975

Translator & Certified proof-reader

Specialization Tourism, web content, hospitality, business correspondence, press releases, literature, (non-certified) legal translations, manuals, CV's.

Language pairs Dutch/English/Dutch
(Mother tongue: Dutch)

Background Certified Proof-reader (in English – pass with merit)
Resident in Portugal for 8 years
8 Years experience working for multi-lingual companies.

Clients’ Snelvertaler, Translation Agency, Netherlands
Inpokulis, Translation Agency, Portugal
Kosmos, Translation Agency, Italy
Eurologos, Translation Agency, Portugal
Creapro Translations, Translation Agency, Netherlands
Discobole, Translation Agency, Spain
Premium Voices, Translation Agency, Netherlands
Mundilingua, Translation Agency, Portugal.
Schouten Translations, Translation Agency, Netherlands
Euro-com Translations, Translation Agency, Netherlands
Tradexpert Translations, Translation Agency, Portugal
Summit Vertalingen, Translation Agency, Netherlands
Tutorium, Translation Agency, Portugal
Quodis Translations & Solutions, Portugal
Infomarex, Translation Agency, UK
Jurishelp, Serviços de Secretariado, Portugal
Sintaxis, Translation Agency, Portugal

Oxford English Dictionary, Van Dale English/Dutch/English Dictionary ed. 2008, Van Dale Portuguese/Dutch Dictionary ed. 2008, Porta Editora Dictionaries, 2007 Apple Imac, ADSL Internet connection, Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Zip, SDL Trados.

Work Experience

March 2007 – Today
Working as a freelance translator, proofreader, editor and journalist.
April 2006 – February 2007
Company Algarve to a Tee (English/Portuguese Tour Operator)
Function Senior Travel Advisor/Personal Assistant
Languages English/Portuguese/Dutch
February 2000 – March 2006
Company Solseta Travel (English/Portuguese Travel Agency)
Function Senior Travel Advisor
Languages English/Portuguese/Dutch
October 1998 – April 2000
Company D-Reizen (Dutch Travel Agency)
Function Junior Travel Agent
Languages English/Dutch
May 1994 – September 1998
Worked in the restaurant industry. Travelled to South East Asia and Australia.

Educational background

2009 SDL Trados Workshop
University of the Algarve - UALG
2007 Proofreading Course at the Publishing
Training Centre at Book House, London
(Pass with merit)
2002 Galileo Flight Reservation Course
C & M Travel Training
United Kingdom
1998 In-house Training Travel Agent
D-Reizen Travel Agency
The Netherlands
1996 Bachelor Journalism (did not complete the entire course)
Hogeschool Utrecht
The Netherlands
1994 VWO (pre-university secondary education)
Montessori Lyceum Amsterdam
The Netherlands
1992 HAVO (higher general continued education)
Montessori Lyceum Amsterdam
The Netherlands
This user has earned KudoZ points by helping other translators with PRO-level terms. Click point total(s) to see term translations provided.

Total pts earned: 219
PRO-level pts: 162

Top languages (PRO)
Portuguese to English71
Dutch to English52
English to Dutch31
Portuguese to Dutch8
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Top specific fields (PRO)
Finance (general)16
Law (general)12
Medical (general)12
Construction / Civil Engineering12
IT (Information Technology)11
Education / Pedagogy8
Pts in 17 more flds >

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This user has reported completing projects in the following job categories, language pairs, and fields.

Project History Summary
Total projects2
With client feedback0
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Language pairs
Portuguese to English1
Dutch to English1
Specialty fields
Tourism & Travel1
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