Basic

Susanne Dirks

Owner, Internationalisation and Localisation Consultant, Glocafy

Dublin, Ireland

Skills

information technology
international management
project management
consulting
strategy development
strategy implementation
thought leadership
internet marketing
Internet
people management
client/account management
business development
stakeholder management
innovation
communications
digital marketing
translation
web technologies
social media
Internet marketing strategy
German online presence
e-commerce
data analysis
localisation
marketing
seo
Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
Localization and Translation

Timeline

Professional experience for Susanne Dirks

  • Current , since Jan 2013

    Internationalisation and Localisation Consultant

    Glocafy

    Internet and business consultant. Helping companies internationalise their business and develop a successful localised web presence and e-marketing strategy for German and English speaking markets that meets cultural, linguistic , commercial and legal requirements of their target markets.

  • 4 months, Feb 2013 - May 2013

    Management Consultant

    Enterprise Ireland

  • 3 years and 8 months, Jan 2007 - Aug 2010

    Manager, Thinktank for ICT, Innovation, and Economics

    IBM Ireland

    Research into and development of thought leadership in the area of economics and the relationship between economic development and information technology

  • 3 years, Jan 2004 - Dec 2006

    Manager, Project Resourcing and Project Excellence

    IBM Ireland

  • 4 years, Jan 2000 - Dec 2003

    Business Development Manager / Management Consultant

    IBM Ireland

  • 1 year and 1 month, Dec 1998 - Dec 1999

    Manager, Data Management Software Telesales EMEA

    IBM Ireland

  • 3 years and 7 months, Jun 1995 - Dec 1998

    Business Intelligence Consultant

    IBM Ireland

  • 1 year and 8 months, Oct 1993 - May 1995

    Technical translator / localiser / software developer

    Software & Systems Engineering (A Siemens company)

  • 5 years, Jan 1990 - Dec 1994

    Translator (freelance), London & Edinburgh

    n/a

    Translator and translation project manager. Specialisations including: Technical, IT, Fashion

Educational background for Susanne Dirks

  • 9 months, Sep 2012 - May 2013

    Business Innovation Management

    Dublin City University

    Innovation, Business Development, Project Management, Market Research

  • 5 months, Sep 2011 - Jan 2012

    Information Technology

    National College of Ireland

    Web Technologies, Client-side, Server-side, HTML, CSS, Ruby on Rails

  • 5 months, Jan 2011 - May 2011

    Internet Marketing and Online PR

    Fitzwilliam Institute

    Google Analytics, Social Media, Search Engine Optimisation, Search Engine Marketing

  • 1992 - 1993

    Knowledge-Based Systems

    Edinburgh University

    Artificial Intelligence, Knowledge-based Systems, Prolog, LISP

  • 1989 - 1992

    Information Technology with Science, Technology & Society

    Middlesex University

    C, Pascal, Databases and data management, operating systems

Languages

  • English

    Fluent

  • German

    First language

  • French

    Basic

Wants

Literary translation project

Interests

Digital Marketing
Innovation
Information Technology
Web Technologies
e-Readiness
Internet
Translation and Interpretation
German/Irish business relations
Localisation
SEO
Web presence
E-Commerce
Literature
Literary translation
Opera
Fashion Design
Photography
Transcreation
Internationalisation
Artificial Intelligence
Data Mining

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