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-Translations from and into Dutch, specialized in games -Certified Project Management Associate -Experienced in Intercultural communication Western cultures-East Asian cultures
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Recent Reviews

  • image of redbeardsl Dutch FOG Translator $32.50 USD

    “Once again Sander has provided a brilliant service. He is always 100% reliable and delivers top quality work. I recommend you hire svink for any translations you need”

  • image of redbeardsl Translation project for (svink) only (111-126) $100.00 USD

    “I've had the privilege to work with Sander from the beginning of this project and his communication, speed, high quality output and overall manner have made this one of the easiest I've undertaken. The standard of work that Sander delivers rarely needs extra comment, however if there were any issues, communication was quick and clear. I would not hesitate to enlist his services again and would strongly recommend that anyone looking for top quality work and commitment to the project; Sander is your best bet. Brilliant work, thanks again.”

  • image of redbeardsl Translation project for (svink) only (101-110) $50.00 USD

    “Once again knocked it out of the park”

  • image of redbeardsl Translation Project for (svink) only. Games 91-100 $50.00 USD

    “Perfect again, 10/10”

  • image of redbeardsl Translation Project for (svink) only (81-90) $50.00 USD

    “Top notch translating”

  • image of redbeardsl Translation Project for (svink) only (71-80) $50.00 USD

    “Running out of superatives! See any of my previous reviews”


Lead Languages and Translations/Dutch translator Webkinz website

Sep 2008 - Jun 2011 (2 years)

-All Dutch translations company wide including full website translation of (the world's largest commercial virtual entertainment world for children) entry of the translations into databases and all QA and other testing for the Dutch version of the website. -Lead responsibilities included organizing and overseeing test sessions for all languages, maintaining contacts with QA- and Development Departments for testing and technical issue resolving. Full training of new team members, atten

Customer Service Representative and Fraud Analyst Dutch Call Centre

Jun 2007 - Jul 2008 (1 year)

- First contact point for balance inquiries, complaints and disputes. Bilingual English/Dutch written and verbal communication with clients and back office. - Reporting and informing on dispute resolutions. - Processing out of balance and end of day transactions, suspended payments, overpayment refund requests etc.

Assistant manager

Jan 2004 - Jan 2006 (2 years)

Gallery and institutional sales, promotional activities local media, up keep customer databases, mailings, quality control printer, administration contracts artists, developing summer workshops

Reference librarian

Jan 1998 - Dec 1998 (11 months)

Reference librarian Press and Periodical Documentation Department, Translator Dutch-Eng


Jan 1996 - Jan 1997 (1 year)

Editor/writer Secondary School educational materials, history department

Editor/Magazine coordinator

Jan 1995 - Jan 1998 (3 years)

Rranslator/Language teacher

Jan 1994 - Jan 2000 (6 years)

Freelance translator/Language teacher Chinese, Dutch


University of Toronto, Certificate Project Management

2012 - 2012 (1 month)

Ryerson University, Seminar Conflict Resolution and Dispute Negotiation

2010 - 2010 (1 month)

George Brown College, Certificate Practical Management Strategies

2008 - 2009 (1 year)

MA Chinese Studies

1987 - 1992 (5 years)

General Advanced Student/Anthropological Fieldwork .

1992 - 1993 (1 year)

International Youth Seminar on Chinese Studies.

1991 - 1991 (1 month)


CAPM (2012)

PMI (Project Management Institute)

Certified Associate Project Management


China Nu (China Now)

Publications in VNC periodical "China Nu-China Now", Utrecht, The Netherlands (selection) 1/1995 Domain of the Dragon King, Customs among fishermen in Southern Fujian province, Leading Article 3/1995 Growing income inequality, Column Chinese Economy 3/1995 Trailing the ancestors, Book Review 4/1995 Rain God and Resident of Heaven, Dragons in China, Leading Article 1/1996 Shanghai, Column Chinese Economy 1/1996 Far for Home, Dutch East-India Archives Translated into Chinese, Leading Artic

Culture Shock

Article in Leidraad


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