Gudrun Brunot
Translator, Vocal Performer & Voice-Over Actor

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Contact Information, Resume & Rates

Gudrun A. Brunot
Translator/Interpreter
P.O. Box 1291
Twisp, WA 98856
MESSAGE PHONE: (509) 997-4601 Fax: (509) 997-4603
E-mail: gbrunot@centurylink.net
Website: www.GudrunBrunot.com


LANGUAGE COMPETENCE
Fluency in Swedish, English, and French, written and spoken; thorough background in Swedish, French, German, English, and US literature and culture; excellent understanding and pronunciation of German and Spanish.

INTERPRETING EXPERIENCE
Phone interpretation for Certified Languages and Cyracom International; TechWorld Language Solutions doing over-the-phone marketing role play simulations as an assessor; English-Swedish court interpretation at depositions.

TRANSLATION EXPERIENCE
Language pairs: Swedish to English; English to Swedish;
French to English; German to English.
Subject Areas: Computer system messages, help files, software manuals, and tutorials; French Brevet multiple subject exams; marketing and financial materials; promotional material in the areas of food, paper manufacturing, medical equipment; biographical excerpts; business correspondence; speeches; health, product, and marketing surveys; product literature and user guides; lyrics from songs and classical choral works; diplomas, university transcripts, and certificates.

TRANSCRIPTION FROM TAPE
radio programs; lectures; Interviews and conversations; computer-related and technical material.

EDUCATION AND CERTIFICATION
B.A., M.A., and teaching credential in foreign languages: Universities of Stockholm, Lund and Gothenburg, Sweden.
California Secondary Clear Teaching Credential in French and English: Commission of Teacher Credentialing, Sacramento, CA.
ATA accreditation French to English: American Translators' Assn.
Creative writing, special education, and word processing: SF State University and City College, San Francisco, CA.
Spanish: The Institute for Foreign Studies, Monterey, CA.

SKILLS SUMMARY
Ability to express concepts clearly and succinctly orally and in writing; considerable experience composing, narrating, and producing ads and voiceovers; excellent interpersonal skills; experience using sound editing dictation, and adaptive technology programs and devices.

References and work evaluation available upon request.


RATES AND CHARGES
Per word rate for translation : May vary depending on complexity. Per word rate for editing of translations at $50 minimum or at 60% of the translation per word rate.

Payment: Payment by check in US currency preferred. If payments are made in any other currency, a conversion fee will be applied.

Rush assignments: Unless otherwise negotiated, a 50% fee will be applied for rush or over-the-weekend assignments.

Expenses: Travel and other expenses related to an assignment will be applied as negotiated with customer.

Voice-Over/Narration  $75/hour
Talent/Singing  $75/hour or $75 minimum
Interpreting  $75/hour or $545/day
Language consulting  $50/hour
Teaching  $50/hour
Technical writing  $60/hour
Text editing  $50/hour or 60% of translation word rate.
Proofreading  $50/hour or 60% of translation word rate.
Reviewing  $50/hour
Transcribing  Per negotiation

 

 

 

 

 

 






Translation, Swedish-English    $.18-$.19/word, minimum $50/hour
           Editing of translation: $50/hour or 60% of per word rate

Translation, English-Swedish:   $.18-$.19, Minimum $50/hour
           Editing of translation $50/hour or 60% of per word rate

Translation, French into English:    $.15/word, Minimum $45
           Editing of translation: $45/hour or 60% of per word rate

Translation, German into English:    $.15/word, Minimum $45/hour
           Editing of translation: $450/hour or 60% of per word rate