Copyright © 2019 Sofia-Maria Lundberg Karlsson. All rights reserved.


'Every language is a world';

translation is what helps us cross the borders.

Work Experience

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

  Active Independent Linguist for

  Private Clients in Sweden

  Localization Agencies in Norway, Latvia, Ireland, Italy, Spain, France.

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 and memoQ.

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.