Birgit Heine

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Birgit Heine

Languages

German (A), English (B), Portuguese (C), French (C)

Education

1982 – 1986 Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany

University Diploma in Translation and Interpretation (MA equivalent)

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Languages: German, Portuguese and French

 

1994 – 1995 Monterey Institute of International Studies, Monterey

MA TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages)

Work experience

1986 – 1992 University of Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany

In-house translator and interpreter of Portuguese , French, and English

bulletSimultaneous Interpretation, Court Interpreting, Community Interpreting
bulletTranslations in the following areas: Government, Administration, Agriculture, Medicine, Engineering, Sports, Documentary Films

Since Summer 1996, Colorado Springs, CO: Freelance English-German translator & interpreter

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Translation

Clients include:

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Global Accent Translation Services

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Global Connections

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Global Language Communications

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Health Outcomes Groups

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Langua Translations, Inc.

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Liaison Multilingual

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LioNBRIDGE Technologies

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Pacolet International Translation Inc.

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Parenty Reitmeyer, Inc.

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Peritus Translations, Inc.

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PTIGlobal, Inc.

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Rotary International

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SDL, Inc.

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Spacelabs Medical, Inc.

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Translation Partners International

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Areas and Projects:

Note: The following items are just some selected examples of our work. Due to the ever increasing list of completed projects, it would not be feasible to list them all. If you would like to receive a more comprehensive list of our work, please send us an email to request our resumes which we try to update on a regular basis.

 

Multimedia & Software Localization:

bulletAdvanced Warehouse Management software
bulletExpert Software: CD Labeler, Xfont, Eden Screen Saver: Software and online help files
bulletMacromedia Director 6.0: User Manual, Help files;
bulletMacromedia Flash 2.0 and 3.0: Software & Documentation, Online Help, Project Management;
bulletMacromedia Fireworks: Software, Online Help & Documentation;
bulletMacromedia Director 7.0: Software, Documentation, Online Help, Sample Movies;
bulletRelease Software
bulletTegra OS 2.0 and 3.0 (for Key Technology Conveyor Systems): Software, online help files
bulletThermoRX Framegrabber: Software and manual
bulletSomnoStar Sleep Monitoring Software by SensorMedics
bulletToshiba Digital Copier: Software & Documentation
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Translation of Technical Documentation:

bulletACL software user manual
bulletApplied Materials: Centura 300 System
bulletApplied Materials: Reflexion Safety Manual 
bulletHP printers and plotter instructions and online help
bulletHusky Injection Molding Machines (Software, User, and Maintenance manuals)
bulletKodak Digital Camera 220, 260, Battery Charger
bulletMotorola modem card utility
bulletNachi Robot Controller
bulletRemedy Action Request Software
bulletRockwell Software Active Display System
bulletTaylor Company refrigeration and heat systems
bulletXircom Compact Card Online Help
bulletZircon Precision Instruments
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Translation of Medical Documentation (Manuals and Instructions of Use):

bulletBayer Medical Systems
bulletTrima Blood Component Collection System
bulletCobe Angel System
bulletCOBE BRAT System
bulletDenver Biomaterials: Pleuraeffusion Shunt, Drainage Kits, Catheter
bulletGenesee BioMedical" Myocardial Stabilizer
bulletYSI Temperature Probes
bulletMcKinley Outbound Disposable Syringe Infuser
bulletPerclose Percutaneous Vascular Surgery instrument
bulletSomnoStar Alpha Series Sleep Monitor
bulletHudson medical equipment
bulletHealth questionnaires by pharmaceutical companies
bulletPacker International MRI system
bulletYSI BioVision 8500 CO2 Monitor

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Web Site Translation:

bulletDentalEZ Group
bulletASAP web pages
bulletGore Inc.
bulletCSG Systems web site
bullete-Trends web pages
bulletIon Global web site
bulletHP Stethoscopes
bulletMCI Card and WorldPhone Service
bulletNortel Networks web pages
bulletOnline ordering system for The Pampered Chef
bulletSAPMarkets web site
bulletWinter Vail Website

Marketing, Advertising:

bulletDell Newsletter
bulletLind-Waldock
bulletPassGo
bulletHP&EMC
bulletVail Resorts
bulletMission Critical Computing
bulletAdecco Newsletter (Quarterly)
bulletUS Hanna Newsletters
bulletpromotional, financial documents
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Financial:

bulletUS Lynx Portfolio fact sheets

General Subjects:

bulletRotary World (Newspaper)
bulletRotary manuals
bulletThe Gap
bulletBucilla
bulletInnotek Pet Training Materials
bulletLGB model trains
bulletGiro helmets
bulletSnowboard equipment
bulletTravel brochures

Chemical:

bulletMaterial Safety Data Sheets

Biochemical:

bulletTSP Detector

Product Name Research, Editing and Proofreading (mainly technical documentation/user manuals, and medical subjects)

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Interpretation

Simultaneous Interpretation:

 
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Live from the Red Carpet (NBC/E!), Beverly Hills, CA (January-February 2013: Golden Globe Awards, Grammy Awards, Academy Awards

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Taylor European Seminar, Gran Canaria, Spain, October 2012

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Live from the Red Carpet (NBC/E!), Beverly Hills, CA, September 2012: Emmy Awards

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Young Living Essential Oils, Salt Lake City, UT, June 2012

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Pepsico Convention, Stamford, CT, June 2012

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Taylor European Seminar, Rockton, IL, May 2012

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4Life Convention, Philadelphia, April 2012

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Live from the Red Carpet (NBC/E!) shows streamed live in Germany, Beverly Hills, CA (January-February 2012: Golden Globe Awards, SAG Awards, Grammy Awards, Academy Awards)

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Taylor Company, European service conference, November 2011, Istanbul, Turkey

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Nuskin Convention, October 2011, Salt Lake City

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VM Ware Webcast, May 2011

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Mannafest Convention, Dallas, March 2011

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Baker Hughes Suppliers Conference, January 2011, Houston

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ScienceDiet Petfood Webcast, January 2011, Salt Lake City

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Aspect ACE Webcast, September 2010

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4Life Convention, Salt Lake City, September 2010

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MonaVie Convention, Salt Lake City, June 2010

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Mannafest Convention, Dallas, March 2010

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Diabetes International Web Conference, October 2009

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Xango Convention, October 2009, Salt Lake City

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Synergy Worldwide Convention, September 2007, Salt Lake City

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AutoDesk International Convention, March 2006, Las Vegas

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World Congress of Veterinary Science, July 2005, Minneapolis

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AutoDesk International Convention, March 2005, Las Vegas

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National Safety Council Meeting, October 2002, San Diego

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November 15-17, 2000 (San Francisco): International OSHA conference

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October 15, 1999 (Anaheim): Nikken convention

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November 9-12, 1999 (Chicago): Taylor Company training seminar

Memberships

CTA Translators Association

Technical specifications

Hardware (Desktop):

bulletDell  Dimension 8400 (3.2 GHz, Pentium 4)
bulletWindows XP Professional
bulletHP OfficeJet Printer/Scanner/Fax

Software:

bulletMS Office 2003 Professional
bulletFrameMaker 6.0
bulletTRADOS Freelance Edition 5
bulletSDLX
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Rates

Please call, fax, or email for a quote.