Lisa Dahlander

Description

Summary:
 Six years as a full-time freelance translator
 Native Swedish translator; lived in Sweden, Spain and Mexico
 Last year's projects include 145,000 words for a ticket selling website, 30,000 for a hotel booking website, 40,000 words of localization for GPS software and 80,000 words for online casinos, amongst many others
 Meticulous language-lover; would never do guesswork
 Assignments are only accepted if familiar with the field

Relevant education:
 Spanish at Folkuniversitetet in Gothenburg, Sweden (1990-91)
 Marketing/Economics and Languages (Swedish, English, Spanish and French) at Stagneliusskolan in Kalmar, Sweden (1987-1990)

Relevant work experience:
 dr-word (own translation company) since 2003
 Several manager positions at luxury hotels and resorts in Sweden and in Mexico
 Flight attendant in Spain during six years
 Spanish teacher for Swedes in Spain
 Marketing/PR manager for businesses in Sweden and in Spain

Translations include:
 Website and software localization, product manuals, market surveys, questionnaires, tourism brochures, press releases, magazine articles, advertisement texts, game translations, restaurant and spa menus, help files and many more.

Memberships:
 ATA and ATA Nordic Division
 NCTA
 Proz

Hardware & Software:
 IBM Thinkpad T60
 DSL Internet connection
 Blackberry
 Windows XP Professional
 MS Office 2003
 Adobe Acrobat 8 Professional, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Reader 7.0
 WordFinder Language Solution
 Skribent
 Word Proofing Tools
 WinZip 11.1
 SDL Trados 2007 Freelance
 SDLX

Backup:
 Daily backup on external hard drive and online (Carbonite)

References:
 Available upon request

Language Pairs

English
- Swedish
Spanish
- Swedish

Translating Services

EditingProofreadingTranslating

Translating Tools

SDLSDLXTRADOS

Translating - Areas of Specialization

Business - Advertising & public relationsBusiness - MarketingBusiness - Travel & tourismComputers - Software localizationIndustry & Technology - CosmeticsIndustry & Technology - ElectronicsIndustry & Technology - Telecommunications
Type

Translator

Level

Individual

Primary Phone

529848591376

Location

Playa del Carmen

77728
Mexico

Years in Business

16 - 20 Years

Education Level

High School