Native Norwegian with 20+ years of editorial experience, having worked as a translator, journalist and editor with both printed magazines and websites since 1996.
Translation-wise, I have worked extensively with translations from English, Danish and Swedish to Norwegian, for several of the largest media companies and publishing houses in the Nordics, as well as other major multinational corporations. Most recently, I have worked on localization projects for some of the world's biggest players in sectors like logistics, fitness and security.
I can provide very quick turnaround on projects, never outsource anything and I am very thorough, dependable and flexible.
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Demonstrated specific successes in managing direct, multiple and simultaneous projects
Demonstrated specific successes in managing change, influencing change, managing risk, and in leading negotiations
Demonstrated specific successes in collaboration, goal alignment, and customer advocacy
Demonstrated leadership qualities: integrity, credibility, professionalism, action orientation, drive, confidence, and the ability to thrive in a fast paced, ambiguous environment
Demonstrated outstanding communication skills, both verbal and written
I have worked 7 years as an IT Engineer in different multinational companies as IBM, Orkla, Deutsche Bank and Grupo Planeta. In 2003 I took a MBA and started several businesses dealing with import/export of fashion clothes. At the same time I started my translation business.
Total work experience as a freelance translator constitutes 4 years. Currently working as a personal translator for a Norwegian company, where I mostly deal with correspondence, legal documents and financial reports.
Cannot seem to find a trustworthy and professional translator for the language pair English - Norwegian? Then you have come to the right place!
I have done English - Norwegian translation, editing and proofreading for clients across multiple fields for three years now. Some of the types of projects I have worked on include:
Wellness books, E-commerce websites, Webshops, PC/Mobile games, Ads, Mobile apps, Emails, Blogs, Research articles and more.
Throughout this period I worked on projects across various fields: Health & Nutrition, Gaming, Tourism, E-commerce, Research, Mobile App Development, Advertising and more.
I am comfortable using a variety of software in order to get the job done.
I don't accept offers from clients unless I know I can perform the task at hand.
Regardless of the type of project I am working on, I always keep the line of communication open and deliver on time.
I have 20 years of experience as a tour leader, interpreter and translator for German and French-speaking tourists, presenting and marketing Scandinavia as a tourist destination, as a receptionist in hotels, as a customer consultant for an international tour operator and as a translator of technical texts, user manuals and commercial catalogs from English, German, French and Danish to Norwegian, using CAT-tools. I also have experience with website administration and web shops from many years of work with sales and marketing.
My mother tongue is Norwegian, I am fluent in English, German, French and Lithuanian.
My family, friends and colleagues know me as friendly, positive and active, but also as a person who enjoys working independently and purposefully. I have very good communication skills, I love challenges, and I am reliable.
Do not hesitate to contact me if you need translation, editing or proofreading in any of the languages mentioned above.
Sincerely Andreas Coldevin
An adult education teacher with experience in technical translation, consulting and data management. Advanced proficiency in various software packages and business suites. Proud of outstanding organizational skills, beneficial in both personal and professional life. High interpersonal skills in client-oriented work frame.