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

Richard Green - The Nordic Word
A competent and dedicated translator

London, England, United Kingdom
Local time: 04:33 GMT (GMT+0)

Native in: English (Variant: British) Native in English
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A motivated and talented translator offering affordable translations from the Nordic languages.
Account type Freelancer and outsourcer, Identity Verified Verified site user
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Affiliations Blue Board: The Nordic Word
Services Translation, Editing/proofreading, Website localization, Software localization, Subtitling, MT post-editing, Transcription, Training, Desktop publishing, Project management
Expertise
Specializes in:
Marketing / Market ResearchAdvertising / Public Relations
Computers: Systems, NetworksAccounting
EconomicsBusiness/Commerce (general)
Finance (general)Tourism & Travel
HistoryTransport / Transportation / Shipping

Preferred currency GBP
KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 149, Questions answered: 92, Questions asked: 180
Payment methods accepted Wire transfer, PayPal
Company size <3 employees
Year established 2009
Currencies accepted Danish kroner (dkk), Euro (eur), Pounds sterling (gbp), Norwegian kroner (nok), Swedish kronor (sek), U. S. dollars (usd)
Portfolio Sample translations submitted: 3
Translation education Master's degree - University College London / Imperial
Experience Years of translation experience: 11. Registered at ProZ.com: Nov 2011.
ProZ.com Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials Swedish to English (University College London, verified)
German to English (University College London, verified)
Norwegian to English (University College London, verified)
Danish to English (University College London, verified)
Memberships ITI, CIOL, SFÖ
Software Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Photoshop, DejaVu, memoQ, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office Pro, Microsoft Word, Powerpoint, SDL TRADOS, Wordfast
Website http://www.thenordicword.com
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UNFORTUNATELY MY PERSONAL DETAILS AND CV HAVE BEEN STOLEN AND ARE BEING USED AS PART OF A WIDESPREAD SCAM. PLEASE IGNORE ANY CORRESPONDENCE FROM richard.green.no@gmail.com - THIS IS NOT ME. I ONLY EVER SEND E-MAILS FROM MY OWN DOMAIN, @thenordicword.com. THANK YOU FOR YOUR UNDERSTANDING.

Richard Green BA (Hons) MA MCIL AITI
Scandinavian - English Translator



London-based

richard@thenordicword.com
0044 207 193 9890
0044 798 334 0721


Language pairs:

Danish - English
Norwegian - English
Swedish - English

Other languages spoken:

German
Dutch
French
Italian

CAT Tool competence:

MemoQ 2014 (preferred)
SDL Trados Studio 2011/2014
Déjà Vu X
Wordfast

Professional memberships:

Institute of Translating and Interpreting (Associate, AITI)
Sveriges Facköversättarförening (Associate)
Chartered Institute of Linguists (Member, MCIL)



Employment History:

December 2009 – Present
Translator and sole proprietor of The Nordic Word

I began translating in 2009 under the brand The Nordic Word as a sole proprietor while still studying for my Bachelor’s degree in German and Scandinavian Studies. I am currently expanding my business to include other Nordic languages and to build a small team of competent and experienced freelance translators. I have been commissioned to translate within a variety of fields and media, and deal both with translation agencies and end-clients.

January 2010 – January 2011 Swedish - English Translator

Pricewaterhouse Coopers Öhrlings
Torsgatan 21
113 97
Stockholm

When living and studying in Sweden as part of the Erasmus University Exchange programme, I worked part-time as an in-house translator for PwC between January and June 2010. When I returned to the UK, I continued to work for the company on a freelance basis until January 2011.

Duties:
- Translation
- Proofreading
- Revision and editing


Fields and text-types:
- Finance, economics and accounting
- Transport, shipping and aviation
- Retail
- Manufacturing
- Marketing


Skills:
- Production of high-quality texts
- Adherence to strict deadline and confidentiality protocols
- Development of impeccable client care



July – September 2010 Consular Assistant (internship)

Embassy of Sweden
21 Montague Place
London
W1H 2AL

Upon returning to the UK from a period living in Sweden, I was lucky enough to be able to undertake an eight week internship as a consular assistant at the Embassy of Sweden in London during the UCL summer recess.

Duties:
Bilingual Swedish / English reception duties; processing visitors and incoming phone calls
Assisting in consular matters (repatriation, illness, incarceration of Swedish citizens, passport and visa applications)

Fields:
- Immigration and consular matter
- Defence
- Arts, culture and tourism


Skills:
- Development of impeccable client care



Other employment:

September - December 2009 English language teacher. Kiel, Germany

As part of the Erasmus University Exchange Programme, I worked for four months as an English language teacher in Kiel, Germany. This helped me to develop solid proficiency in German and as well as my teaching skills following a C&G qualification in Adult Teaching that I undertook between September 2004 and July 2005.

December 2004 – September 2009 Dispensing Optician

Prior to starting university in September 2006, I worked part-time as an Optical Assistant while completing my A-Levels. During a gap year in 2005-2006 I trained further within optics to work as a Dispensing Optician. Throughout university I have always maintained part-time employment in the optics industry as a source of guaranteed income. I have worked for a number of optical stores, from small boutique independent stores to the flagship store of Vision Express on Oxford Street.


Education:

September 2011 – September 2012 MA Advanced Scandinavian Translation Studies (Danish, Norwegian, Swedish – English)
University College London & Imperial College London

- Translation Technology
- Translation Theory
- Scandinavian Translation: covers the translation of the three main Scandinavian languages into English
- Questions of European Integration

September 2006 – September 2011 BA (Hons) German & Scandinavian Studies
University College London
First class honours
Distinction in Swedish and German


January – June 2010 Economic History and Runology
University of Uppsala, Sweden

Academic Awards:

September 2008 Anglo-Swedish literary foundation prize
For outstanding performance in Swedish

September 2009 The Rosa Morrison Prize
For outstanding results in the faculty of humanities


References:

Academic and professional references available on request.
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: 161
PRO-level pts: 149


Top languages (PRO)
Swedish to English80
Norwegian to English39
Danish to English30
Top general fields (PRO)
Tech/Engineering68
Other35
Bus/Financial32
Law/Patents6
Marketing4
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Top specific fields (PRO)
Construction / Civil Engineering17
Transport / Transportation / Shipping16
Mechanics / Mech Engineering8
Real Estate8
Ships, Sailing, Maritime8
Marketing / Market Research8
Medical (general)8
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