Greetings future potential client,
I am a trilingual professional translator on the look-out for reliable, professional long-term clients on various platforms.
I specialize in the translation of legal/contractual documents in Norwegian, English, and French.
Of course, my linguistic skills apply for other areas as I have experience translating everything from medical and technical manuals to business articles and even e-sports.
I guarantee an error-free, manual translation, localized if needed be, while always respecting given deadlines.
My cosmopolitan background and analytical interests in other cultures, together with a command of several European languages, have also left me confident in handling localized content that require the reconciliation of different national approaches to otherwise common problems.
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
Translates most documents, manuals, operating instructions and other texts from English to Norwegian, and from Norwegian to English.
Specializing in translations related to transportation, technology, the automotive industry, the transport sector and the handling of goods by road, sea and rail.
Has a norwegian and EU/EEA driving license class CE, the Norwegian Professional Driver Directive (YSK) and holds ADR/RID certification for handling and transportation of dangerous goods.
I am a native Norwegian freelance translator with an educational background in languages and social sciences, with cultural experience from living abroad. I have a BsC Econ in International Politics and Spanish, a Master of Public Administration and an MPhil in Culture, Environment and Sustainability, plus professional work experience from government, NGOs and the coffee industry.
I can provide reliable and well-written translations within a variety of current issues. After living abroad for 7 years and traveling all around the world I have gained extensive cultural knowledge and a good understanding of English and Spanish-speaking countries.
I am curious, analytical and engaged in the world around me. I work efficiently and with high attention to detail, and I enjoy working both independently and in teams.
I am a positive person that always takes my work seriously and always keep my word and deadlines. In my previous positions I have been working with leadership, sales, done a lot of translations and given written offers to clients. I have during my years in the travel industry developed a skill of copywriting, translating and proofreading from English to Swedish and Norwegian. I have also done translations from Swedish to Norwegian and opposite. I am dedicated to my work and I always give 100%.
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.