Member since Sep '06

Working languages:
English to Norwegian
Spanish to Norwegian
Danish to Norwegian
Swedish to Norwegian
Norwegian to Spanish

Lars Johannessen
Words at heart

Barcelona, Spain
Local time: 04:07 CET (GMT+1)

Native in: Norwegian Native in Norwegian
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Services Translation, Editing/proofreading
Specializes in:
Automotive / Cars & TrucksBusiness/Commerce (general)
Engineering (general)Mechanics / Mech Engineering
Medical (general)Games / Video Games / Gaming / Casino
IT (Information Technology)Computers (general)
Sports / Fitness / RecreationFurniture / Household Appliances

English to Norwegian - Rates: 0.12 - 0.12 EUR per word / 40 - 50 EUR per hour
Spanish to Norwegian - Rates: 0.12 - 0.12 EUR per word / 40 - 50 EUR per hour
Danish to Norwegian - Rates: 0.12 - 0.12 EUR per word / 40 - 50 EUR per hour
Swedish to Norwegian - Rates: 0.12 - 0.12 EUR per word / 40 - 50 EUR per hour
Norwegian to Spanish - Rates: 0.12 - 0.12 EUR per word / 40 - 50 EUR per hour

KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 24, Questions answered: 15
Payment methods accepted Wire transfer
Currencies accepted Euro (eur), U. S. dollars (usd)
Portfolio Sample translations submitted: 1
Glossaries Lars`terms
Experience Years of experience: 17. Registered at Aug 2004. Became a member: Sep 2006. Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials N/A
Memberships N/A
TeamsNordic Translations Spain
Software Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Photoshop, Idiom, memoQ, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, OmegaT, Powerpoint, SDL TRADOS, SDLX, STAR Transit, Wordfast, XTM
Website http://
Training sessions attended Trainings
Professional practices Lars Johannessen endorses's Professional Guidelines (v1.1).


Translation experience working as a freelance translator and proofreader for clients in Norway and other countries in the world.

• Native Language: Norwegian
• Source languages: English, Spanish, Swedish and Danish
• Standard Rate: 0.12 euro / word
• Daily output: 2500-3000 words / day


• All projects are reviewed prior to acceptance to ensure that they're in compliance with my client's expectations.
• Trados is always used to ensure consistency.
• I have 2 stationary computers and 1 laptop which are synchronized with each other. Whenever a change is made in the work folder the same work folder on the other 2 computers are automatically updated. In case of technical problems or hardware crash on one of the computers I can immediately continue working on the same project on one of the other computers.

Translation experience:

2003 - Present: Web sites for the online & sports betting sector, about 100,000 words per year
2007 - Present: Catalogues and online material for a travel agency, about 200,000 words per year
2004 - Present: Promotional material for major Spanish bank, about 15,000 words per year
2006 - Present: Manuals for humidifiers and dehumidifiers, 30,000 words per year
2007 - Present: Web page for male skincare, shaving, grooming and body products, about 10,000 words per year

Recent major jobs:

Recent major jobs
• Capability framework, skills & knowledge matrix, job descriptions for an insurance company, 70,000 words
• Translation of a financial calculator user's manual, 53,000 words
• Translation of a boat manual, English into Norwegian, 29,000 words
• Translation of a lens manual, English into Norwegian, 15,000 words
• Translation of a tactile screen manual for a packaging machine, 16,000 words
• Translating material for a mobile service provider, 20,000 words
• Translation of manuals for home appliances and electrical equipment, 40,000 words
• Payment and checkout system for international merchandiser - 1000 words
• User manuals for pneumatic actuator and trunnion valves - 7000 words
• Game descriptions and rules for casino website - 67,000 words
• Installation guide, user guide and software strings for mobile reader technology - 12,000 words
• User guides, installation guides and reference guides for Epson and Canon - 50,000 words
• Translation software strings, mobile service provider - 11,000 words
• Technical manuals - ball valves, subsea actuator, ROV, subsea gear and hydraulic actuator - 11,000 words
• Keywords and Adword campaign - Philips - 14,000 words

TM Fuzzy Rates:

• 75-84% matches: 80% of full rate
• 85-94% mathces: 60% of full rate
• 95-100% matches: 30% of full rate

Payment terms:

• Clients with negative reviews on the Blue Board must pay the full amount in advance.
• Payment within 30 days from the date of invoice unless otherwise agreed.
• Bank transfer  

Relevant labour experience:

• 2003 - 2011: Freelance translator of general, technical, commercial and online gaming texts from spanish and english to norwegian, danish and swedish.
• 2002 - 2003: Information Analyst in Agilent Technologies, an American labtest company, using english, spanish and norwegian as working languages
• 2002: Customer Service Representative in a Call Center in Barcelona for Swiss Air, attending norwegian customers
• 2001 - 2002: IT Administrator and Consultant for Deutche Bank and Grupo Planeta in Barcelona, using spanish and english as working languages
• 1998 - 2001: IT Administrator in Orkla ASA in Norway, using english and norwegian as working languages
• 1997 - 1998: IT Instructor in IBM ASA in Norway, using english and norwegian as working languages

Relevant education:

• 2002 - 2003: MBA in European University in Barcelona, all courses in english
• 1995 - 1997: IT Engineer in The Polytechnical University of Oslo, all courses in english


• Native language : Norwegian
• Source languages: English, Spanish, Catalan, Danish, Swedish

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Profile last updated
Apr 27

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