Professional English > Finnish translator
Phone: +358 40 760 1384
Vaskonrinne 1, 40520 Jyväskylä, Finland
translator with academic education, background in IT, and over 10 years of
Native Finn with 9 years of residency in England, Ireland, the US, and Australia (dual citizen).
Able to complete projects to a high standard and on time
Able to learn and adopt new technologies fast
Able to solve problems and adjust to new situations
Able to take responsibility
Freelance translator, 2003 >
Have set up and run own business in two countries, Finland and Australia. A regular contributor for several IT and translation companies. Have gained solid experience in projects related to IT, technology, software localisation, websites, medical instruments, consumer electronics, telecommunication, navigation, security systems, marketing, and tourism.
In-house translator, 2001-2002
Alpha CRC Ltd, Cambridge, UK | http://www.alphacrc.com
Worked as senior English to Finnish translator in a major software localisation company. Localised large business suites, technical documentation, websites, newsletters, marketing materials, and games. Also assisted in systems support and helped train new employees.
Manager in technical support, 1998-2000
Lexmark ISSC, Dublin, Ireland | http://www.lexmark.com
Worked as customer support manager for the largest European market with responsibility over 20 technical support agents specializing in consumer ink jet printers. Enabled the team to achieve set business objectives and was quoted a role model leader.
During studying years worked in software design with two IT companies gaining a good insight in the software industry. Also studied Spanish at the Autonomous University of Barcelona, Spain, and worked with the Finnish Embassy in London, UK.
Education and accreditations
MA in Translation Studies, University of Tampere, Finland, 2001
Authorized English > Finnish translator, Finland, 2003
accredited translator, Australia, 2004
Systems Analyst and Programmer, Jyväskylä Commercial College, Finland, 1991
Trados, memoQ and client specific translation systems