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Petra Schweitzer, M.A.

Telephone   413-325-1875
Fax   866-378-8230

7 Hills Road
Amherst, MA 01002 USA

My Services

Document Translation

  • English to German and German to English
  • Technical translations with focus on renewable energy and energy efficiency - projects in other areas are accepted as well
  • Scheduled and rush services available
  • All translations always delivered on time or earlier - in the format you desire
  • Culturally accurate and linguistically consistent translations, always written specifically for your target audience
  • Quality assured through close attention to your specifications, meticulous research, and a rigorous examination of the final product
  • Daily back-ups on a secure network guarantee the safety of your documents

Transcription

  • German and English language transcriptions and English to German translations of analog and digital audio materials
  • Most digital formats accepted - please to discuss your needs
  • All translations of audio materials are subject to the same meticulous research and quality control standards as my document translations

Proofreading and Copy-editing

  • Thorough proofreading of texts translated into German to make certain that they are accurate and read like an original
  • Careful proofreading of English and German source texts
  • Copy-editing of English and German texts to eliminate factual errors and textual inconsistencies and to ensure a logical and well-managed flow of content

Website Localization

  • Culturally and technically accurate translations of your website
  • Localization of all aspects of your website, including pictures, symbols and content to ensure you reach your target audience in culturally appropriate ways

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My Qualifications

  • Native German speaker
  • B.A. in English and German Linguistics and Literature, University of Konstanz, Germany
  • M.A. in English Literature, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
  • 12 years' experience as a translator for local and international businesses and organizations, as well as individuals
  • Member ATA and NETA

Please for a complete copy of my résumé.

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My Rates

Document Translation

  • Rates depend on the difficulty, volume and deadline of the project.

Transcription

  • Fees are calculated on an hourly basis and depend on the quality and complexity of the source material.

Proofreading and Copy-editing

  • Fees are calculated on an hourly basis.

Website Localization

  • Rates and fees depend on the material.

Please for a free quote on your project.

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My Computer Software

  • SDL TRADOS Studio 2014 & 2011, SDL TRADOS 2007 Suite, Fluency, Across.

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