Elizabeth Matthis

Basic

Freiberuflich / Selbstständig, Intercultural Training and Events, Teaching English and German, Elizabeth Matthis Consulting

Kreis Segeberg, Germany

Skills

English
American
event planning
teacher
usability
user-experience
globalization
intercultural training
localization
translation
open-source
communications
user-interface linguist
terminology management
text usability
copywriting
interpreting
marketing communications
Amerikanisch
Lokalisation
Übersetzung
deutsche-englische Übersetzung
Texter
Englisch
Veranstaltungsmanagement
copywriter
Dozentin
Marketingtexte
Dolmetschen
Korrekturlesen
intercultural communication
Seminare und Workshops
interkulturelle Erfahrung
relocation assistance (to or from America)
interkulturelles Training
stand up comedy
German language

Timeline

Professional experience for Elizabeth Matthis

  • Current 11 years and 6 months, since Jan 2011

    Intercultural Training and Events, Teaching English and German

    Elizabeth Matthis Consulting

  • 7 months, Mar 2013 - Sep 2013

    Lehrbeauftragte: Internet Business Models and Applications

    Macromedia Hochschule für Medien und Kommunikation

  • 5 months, Aug 2010 - Dec 2010

    Immersion English Teacher

    Leibniz Privatschule

    Klassenlehrerin; aus organisatorischen Gründen beendet

  • 10 years and 7 months, Dec 1999 - Jun 2010

    Product Manager, User Experience Engineer, User-Interface Linguist

    Sun Microsystems

    My responsibilities included all German and English UI text for the OpenOffice office suite through OOo 2.0 with a major focus on text usability in the software design phase, support of globalization and localization as well as terminology management. After my maternity leave, I focused on communication with the OpenOffice UX community and on marketing world-wide, user surveys, TOI and sales support. I wrote the English style sheets for L10N and the UI Text Style Guides.

  • 1995 - 1999

    Assistant to Prof. Günter Radden in Cognitive Linguistics

    University of Hamburg, Department of English and American Studies

    Editing of journal articles and books on cognitive linguistics, providing examples and material for papers and courses, helping prepare lessons and evaluate student work, organizing and attending conferences, holding presentations.

Educational background for Elizabeth Matthis

  • Germanistik, Amerikanistik, Erziehungswissenschaft

    Universität Hamburg

    Cognitive Linguistics

  • German language and literature

    University of Connecticut

Languages

  • English

    First language

  • German

    Fluent

  • Spanish

    Basic

Wants

Anfragen bezgl. interkulturelle Trainings
Requests for intercultural training seminars
Aufträge für Englisch-Unterricht
deutsche-englische Übersetzungsaufträge
Inquiries for German to English translation
Übersetzungsauftrag

Interests

comedy
open source
international exchange
constantly learning new things
body language
travel
Körpersprache

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