EXPERIENCE, QUALIFICATIONS & EDUCATION

Translation, Transcreation, Editing & Related Experience

Fashion

  • Lead Editor (luxury brand)
  • Language Lead (shoes)
  • Style guide & glossary compilation
  • Product descriptions:
   – Clothing and undergarments
   – Shoes and accessories
   – Functional / active wear
   – Children's fashion and shoes 

  • Editorial content 
  • Blog articles 
  • Websites
  • Training materials for shop assistants (topic: shoes) 

Cosmetics / Beauty

  • Training materials:

   – Hairdressing (topics: coloration, treatments, styling products)
   – Nail design 

  • Style guide & glossary compilation
  • Language Lead (online shop)
  • Health and safety guidelines
  • User manuals
  • Websites
  • Product descriptions 

Travel & Tourism

  • Websites
  • Terms and conditions
  • Blog articles
  • Brochures
  • Visa requirements and application forms 
  • Product & service descriptions: 
   – Hotels & cruises
   – Frequent flyer programmes
   – Shore excursions
 

Qualifications & Education

Diploma in Translation,  English into German (Chartered Institute of Linguists, UK), consisting of:
  • Unit 1 (General Translation, 2014): Distinction 
  • Unit 2 (Literature, 2017): Distinction 
  • Unit 3 (Science, 2016): Merit 
Master of Education (M. Ed.), University of Osnabrück, Germany, 2009–2012
  • English (major, final examination)
  • Cosmetology (major II, thesis) 
  • Vocational Education (area of professionalisation)

Study abroad, University of Hull, UK, 2011/2012

  • English Literature
  • Creative Writing
Bachelor of Arts, University of Osnabrück, Germany, 2006–2009
  • Cosmetology (major)
  • English (minor)

Professional Development

Ongoing

  • Copywriting course, specialising in online and audiovisual media (Institut für Lernsysteme, expected graduation 05/2019)
Past
  • Copywriting for Translators (webinar)
  • MemSource Certified User (webinar series & exam in 2018)
  • SEO in Tourism Translation (webinar)
  • Introduction to Transcreation – Basic Approach, Tools and Requirements (webinar)
  • Translator Training by Susanne James Associates – Improver Course – Literature (distance learning)
  • Translator Training by Susanne James Associates – Improver Course – Science (distance learning)
  • The Difference between Proof Reading and Editing (webinar)
  • Shirts, Shorts and Shoes – Fashion Translation Made Easy (webinar)

Other relevant professional experience 

  • German teacher (part time), Workers’ Educational Association, Doncaster, UK (09/2014–06/2016)
  • University teaching assistant (cosmetic research), University of Osnabrück, Germany (10/2010–07/2011)
  • Intern (shampoo and colour technician), Bajac Hair Group, Osnabrück, Germany (07–08/2007 & 07–08/2008)