Katharina is a German and English native translator. In 2003 she received a Degree in Foreign Language Correspondence from BFS Kempten, Germany. After working for a public relations office and the restaurant chain 'BlockHouse' in Mallorca and Malaga in Spain, she received a BA in Translation and Applied Languages from SDI Munich, Germany in 2009. Since 2010 she lives, studies and works in Los Angeles, California and Munich, Germany.
Her translation experience extends over 9 years including the fields of tourism and travel, marketing, banking & finance, fashion (garment industry), renewable energies, IT, automotive, technology, construction, mechanical engineering, dental medicine, medical and surgical equipment, physician's letters, medical patents, chemical (patents), pharmaceutical patents, legal (patents, contracts, certificates), economy, website localization, instruction manuals, user guides, handbooks, food industry, promotional & instructional leaflets, architecture, and real estate.
Since 2012 she has been working full time as a freelance translator for various agencies and direct clients. She has 9 years of experience working as a part time translator and 3 years working as a full time translator. In the past year her estimated total output of words translated was over one million words.
Some of the clients she has worked for include: Maximpact Ecosystems, Air Liquide, Seiko, The General Hospital Corporation, KONE Care, IQAir, Hewlett Packard, the German, Spanish and U.S. Governments.