Translation and localisation projects clientele

I have worked as a professional translator for 18 years.  During that time I have provided high-quality translation work in multiple projects across various fields.

  • Localisation & IT (Microsoft, Google, HP, SAP)
  • Automotive (Jaguar, Land Rover, Porsche)
  • Other automotive (Harley-Davidson, Iveco)
  • Websites (Conrad, Expedia)
  • Clothing (HUGO BOSS, Marc Cain, Triumph, Calvin Klein)
  • Equipment and Agriculture (John Deere, AGCO, CAT)
  • General Technical (Goodyear, GEA, Dormer Pramet)
  • Other (Arla, Samsung, Schwarzkopf, Kobo)


May 2000 – December 2006
Worked as a translator and project manager at Global textware (formerly Line up textware) in Groningen, NL.
Translating and localizing software, documentation, help files and web content from English and German into Dutch

January 2007 – 2014
Freelance Translator; full-time

January 2014 – present
Freelance Translator; part-time
Student of psychology with the Open Universiteit, NL; part-time


September 1996 – June 2000
School of Translation and Interpreting, Hogeschool Maastricht (currently Hogeschool Zuyd)
Native language: Dutch
Foreign languages: German and Portuguese
Specialty: Engineering/technology
Thesis: Agricultural implements
Sworn translator for German and Portuguese (July 27, 2000, district court, Groningen, NL)

September 2004 – April 2005
Web design course Web design Professional Edition (Eduvision, Apeldoorn, NL)
Certificate: April 1, 2005

Basic Knowledge Hydraulics, Kramp Academy


All psychology courses at the Open Universiteit, NL

2014: Introduction in Psychology
2015: Social Psychology, Clinical Psychology, Statistics I (Quantitative Data Analysis)
2016: Statistics II (Psychological Experiment), Introduction to Health Psychology
2017: Developmental Psychology, Biological Foundations: Cognition, Biological Foundations: Neuropsychology and Psychopharmacology
2018: Literature Review, Biological Foundations: Evolutionary Psychology
2019: History of Psychology

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