Resumé & Info

'Every language is a world';

translation is what helps us cross the borders.


- Elin Isvind




Work Experience


Eng-Swe translator, proofreader, editor. 2013-present

Active Independent Linguist for

Localization Agencies in Norway, Latvia,

Ireland, Italy, Spain.


Volunteer Eng-Swe translator. 2013-present

for Global Voices (please see link in 'About me' section)

Academic Qualifications


Linnaeus University. Växjö, Sweden. 2011-2013

Majors: History, Gender Studies. 82,5 ECTS credits.


Augsburg College. Minnesota, USA. 2008-2011

Major: History [Major GPA: 3.5]. Equiv. of 135 ECTS credits.


Umeå University. Umeå, Sweden. 2006-2008

Majors: History, Archaeology. 30 ECTS credits.

Key Skills

English proficiency: native-tongue fluency.

Familiar with translation and localization software.

Preferred CAT tools: SDL Trados Studio 2011, MemoQ,

Alchemy Catalyst 9.0.

Skilled user of the Microsoft Office Suite.

Have experience creating and managing Term Bases

and Style Guides for specific projects and clients.

Familiar with additional linguistic and administrative duties as the Primary Editor for Eng-Swe projects for one of my clients.

Experienced with QA tools; I primarily use

ApSIC Xbench.

Skilled at academic research and writing, including various academic standards of formatting.

Have experience researching and handling primary source materials.

Active participation in non-profit organizations; Motala Kvinnojour [Motala Women’s Shelter], volunteer; and Revanschteatern [‘The Revenge Theater’], member of the stage design crew.

Sofia-Maria Lundberg Karlsson


English to Swedish translator, proofreader, and editor.


Self-employed, full-time freelancer since 2013.


VAT-registered and approved for F-tax (Sweden).

Copyright © 2017 Sofia-Maria Lundberg Karlsson. All rights reserved.