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Curriculum Vitae

 

Personal details

Name:                                               

Kooijman                                   

First name:                                       

Arthur

Date of birth:                                    

11-12-1955

Place of birth:                                               

Heerlen

Nationality:                                       

Dutch

Address:                                           

Marco Pololaan 292

3526 GR UTRECHT

Telephone number:

06 - 535 70 35306 - 535 70 353

Email address:                                  

kooyman@planet.nl

Marital status:                                  

unmarried

 

 

Education

 

2014- now                                     

Study of Middelbare Bedrijfs Administratie

(correspondence course)

 

Sept. 2002 – now                         

General Cultural Studies, Open University

Reached BA diploma

 

Sept. 2000 – aug. 2001             

General Polytechnic, Technical Information Science Utrecht

Reached first year diploma 

 

Sept. 1999 – Aug. 2000             

General Polytechnic, Business IT Utrecht

Reached first year diploma 

 

Sept. 1981 – Aug. 1985             

Philosophy, State University of Utrecht

Reached BA diploma 

 

Sept. 1979 – Aug. 1986             

Dutch literature and linguistics, State University of Utrecht

Reached MA diploma, With Distinction

 

Sept. 1968 – Ag. 1975                

Secundary Education, Gymnasium Utrecht

Reached diploma

 

 

Courses

 

1987-1988                                        

Computer courses during the schooling project PION. As such I was schooled as systemanalyst/programmer.

 

 

Working experience

 

2014                                                

New job as a freelance copywriter for a in Holland based marketing firm. I do a lot of tasks, from creating texts to acquisition of new clients.

 

2008-nu                                         

Many parttime jobs, for instance taking care of marketing in Holland for English translation agency ASK Translations, work for linguistic organisation Appen Butler Hill (testing website for Microsoft), administration Media Market.

 

2008-2009                                                 

A) Freelance lecturer about general literary studies for IVIO  (Almere)

B)  Part-time teacher for a number of schools (Het Nieuwe Lyceum in Bilhoven, Luzac College).

 

 

Ovtober 1993 – present       

Freelance translator

I translate for a large number of organisations from English and German to Dutch. This comprises both technical manuals, manuals about material science (and many Material Safety Data Sheet) manuals for consumer electronics and general texts (for instance "Beatles Anthology" and the memoirs of president Clinton). Further I have the specialism of Indian literature (Mahabharata, Baghavad Gita, Ramayana).

 

Apr. 1988 – Oct. 1993                       

Aldus Europe in Edinburgh (Scotland)

Job: project leader translations

Work: translating, leading translation projects, leading translators, layout work, software testing.

 

1979 – now                                                   

Number of jobs:                               

especially administrative jobs.

                                                                      

 

 

Skills

 

Computer: Word, Access, Excel, Powerpoint, InDesign

Languages: Mother tongue Dutch, English "near native" both written en orally, German good.

 

Interests

 

Books, poetry, linguistics

 

Profile

 

I make something of everything, I am always willing to learn in every situation, flexible, fast