section_topline
Thorsten Distler
Diplom-Übersetzer (BDÜ)
+49 (0)9270 349216
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
section_logo_top
section_component
BioGraphy

From language talent to marketing translator


Step 1: Schooling and transition years


  • 1996: school-leaving examinations (Abitur) with advanced courses in English and French and biology as the third subject
  • Numerous school exchanges with the French partner town of Annecy; countless trips all over Europe with an interrail pass
  • 1996–2001: seminar papers and dissertation on the topics of rhetorical techniques, analysis of English and French proverbs and expressions, translation of metaphors, and Afro-American English in American hip-hop music
  • 9 months at Heriot-Watt University in Scotland, followed by 6 months at Université Rennes 2 in France
  • 2002: graduation from Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz (FTSK, formerly FASK Germersheim) as a qualified translator for English and French (Diplom), specialising in medicine


Step 2: Practical experience as a freelance marcom translator


  • 2002: launch of freelance career
  • Project experience of more than 1,000,000 translated and proofread words, of which 90 percent creative and marcom translations


Step 3: Specialisation as an online editor and copywriter


  • Seminars for editors, PR experts, journalists and copywriters
  • Expansion of services from marcom translations to online journalism and copywriting


Steps 4, 5, 6 ...: Continuous further development


  • Advanced training in copywriting
  • Advanced training in cross-media editing

Let's talk about your next project!

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.     
I look forward to your email
    
Or simply give me a call: +49 9270 349216

Download my profile here: PDF (approx. 0.5 MB)
to top