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Christian

Thurban


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Christian Thurban



Christian Thurban, Thurban Media
Translator/Journalist. Made a career change after 20 years in the newspaper business. Translates medical and technical texts from English, Danish, and Norwegian into Swedish. Has also translated several history books.

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  • Personal Information
     Nationality Swedish
     Date of Birth 26 August, 1958
     Languages English, Danish, and Norwegian into Swedish
    Translator for 19 years
     Contact Information Thurban Media, Malmö
    Sweden
    Christian Thurban
    E-mail: cthurban@gmail.com
    Web site: www.transfalk.se/team

    Translation
     Translation and Localisation Translation of fiction and non-fiction, help files, documentation, marketing material, web sites, software, help files, computer and video games.
     Subjects Non-fiction (translated books)
    Medical devices / IVD Diagnostics
    Software/Operating Systems
    Telecommunications
    Hardware (Computers, Printers, etc)
    Financial Systems
    CD-ROM Products
    Web Sites, Press Releases
    Gaming software (translated games)
     Examples of Projects Medical
    Bayer Diagnostics, OCD (Johnson & Johnson), Roche Diagnostics, Applicare, Varian, bioMérieux
    Software
    Microsoft, Adobe, Macromedia, Oracle
    Marketing
    Avaya, Sun, Kodak, Compaq
    Telecommunications
    Ericsson, Trio, Motorola
    Non-fiction
    Historiska Media
    Tukan förlag
    Liber
    Studentlitteratur
    Lind & Co
     Other Areas of Interest Journalist/layout
    15 years as a journalist
    Advanced layout experience
    Quality Control
    Microsoft
    Adobe
    Handspring

    Education
     1994-1995 History, 40 points (two semesters), Lunds University
     1983-1984 The journalistic education, Skurups folk high-school
     1978-1980 Cultural knowledge and drama, theatre, film (four semesters), Lunds University. Drama, theatre, film

    Employment
     1997- Thurban Media, Malmö, Sweden
    Self-employed.
     1997 Populär Historia/Historiska Media, Lund
    Second editor and layout at the leading history magazine in Sweden. Also translation of articles. Editor and layout for various books.
     1991-1996 Sydsvenska Dagbladet, Malmö, Sweden. Arbetet, Malmö, Sweden. Helsingborgs Dagblad, Helsingborg, Sweden.
    Editor, reporter.
     1990 Aftonbladet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Editor.
     1984-1989 Arbetet, Malmö, Sweden. Blekinge Läns Tidning, Karlskrona, Sweden. Sydsvenska Dagbladet, Malmö, Sweden
    Editor, reporter.
     1980-1983 Sydsvenska Dagbladet, Malmö, Sweden. Arbetet, Malmö, Sweden
    Proof-reader.

    Memberships
     1998- Swedish Association of Professional Translators
    Christian Thurban is a member of The Swedish Association of Professional Translators (SFÖ)

    Grants
     2012 Författarnas fotokopieringsfond (Swedish Association of Authors)

    Technical Specifications
     Hardware PC
    CD-ROM
    Printer
     Software Windows 10
    Microsoft Office 2007
    SDL Trados Studio 2009
    TRADOS Workbench, TagEditor, STagger, Multiterm
    Localisation tools
    Glossary tools
    Electronic dictionaries
    Indexing and search tools
    Proprietary macro tools

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