Freelance translator profile for Geoffrey Mwangi



Translator's name:Geoffrey Mwangi
Lanaguage pair:English to German translator
Country of residence:United States of America
Activity:Acitive since 2023
Membership status:Basic member

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AREAS OF EXPERTISE
Translating technical, games
of chance, financial, IT,
Business, Articles, Automotive,
marketing, Software
engineering, Textile, Medicine,
Politics, computer, legal,
electronic, computer games
and gambling, HR, Economics,
Training, Web novels, medical
equipment, telecommunication,
electronic games, general
engineering, and other type of
documents.
SERVICES
Translation, Editing,
Proofreading, Web Site
Localization, Software
Localization, Terminology,
Subtitling, Transcription,
Desktop Publishing, Format
Conversion and Software
Testing.
LANGUAGE PAIRS
German into English
English into German
PERSONAL SKILLS
Detail orientated, well
organized, friendly,
responsible and serious.
PERSONAL DETAILS
Email:geoffreymwangi184@g
mail.com
RATES
Per source word: 0.04 USD
Per minute: 2.00 USD
Per hour: 15.00 USD
CAPACITY
EN-DE: 3500-4000 words per
day
DE-EN: 2500-3000 words per
day
SOFTWARE
SDL Trados 2011, Passolo,
memoQ, Sisulizer, Omega T,
Wordfast, MS Word, Excel,
Powerpoint, Photoshop,
AutoCAD, InDesign,
Dreamweaver, Flash Builder
Geoffrey Mwangi
Translator
PERSONAL SUMMARY
A multi-skilled, reliable and talented translator with a proven ability to translate written
documents from a source language to a target language. A quick learner who can absorb new
ideas and can communicate clearly and effectively with people from all social and professional
backgrounds. Well mannered, articulate and fully aware of diversity and multicultural issues.
Flexible in the ability to adapt to challenges when they arise and at the same time remaining
aware of professional roles and boundaries.
Would like to work as a translator for a successful and ambitious company that offers
great opportunities for career development and progression.
WORK EXPERIENCE
Translating for major companies and other clients across the world since March 2017 to
present
Working freelance on several projects and translating over 1.000.000 words for the past five years
for different clients in countries such as Chile, Argentina, US, Mexico, Spain, UK, Portugal,
Poland, Slovenia, Latvia, India, China, and others (references upon request). Often participating
in projects involving 10k, 20k, 50k words or more regarding my areas of expertise, like translation
of user guides, automotive manuals, legal regulations, e-learning contents, letters, emails,
websites, software, etc. Considering technical area as my major subject of expertise, and
collaborating worldwide with over 20 different translation companies.
Duties:
Researching legal and technical phraseology to ensure the correct translation is used.
Liaising with clients to discuss any unclear points.
Providing guidance and feedback to customers.
Translation of documents/letters/emails from German into English and vice versa.
Reviewing and proofreading all translated texts.
Editing files which require graphic design skills.
Working as freelance translator for mining companies, charities and local clients.
Providing subtitling and transcription services.
Certified to work in software and web sites localization projects.
Performing software testing when needed.
Issuing of invoices right after finishing tasks.
KEY SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES
Familiar with Computer-assisted translation (CAT) tools.
Able to fluently speak German and English.
Excellent communication and social skills.
Able to work on tight deadlines.
Highly skilled in Word, Excel and Microsoft PowerPoint.
Willing to do extra hours and able to work under pressure.
Able to prioritize work.
Strong software and computer knowledge.
ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS
Bachelor of English Language and Degree of English to German Translator
University of Nairobi 2013 – 2017