Work History

Work History

Senior Translator

Somerset Translation

Save money, time & effort !

Localizing your website, software, manuals, brochures, etc. is THE most effective way to reach new consumer markets and essential to target potential customers;

-With Somerset Translations as a Strategic Partner* [Read more about a Strategic Partnership with us by clicking here] you can achieve your goals to effectively market your product and/or service around the world;

Our highly trained and experienced team of translators, interpreters, language trainers and software engineers work with an impressive array of tools, e.g. specialized dictionaries and professional reference material/ dictionaries and software from Van Dale, Kluwer, Adobe, Abbyy and SDL (Trados/ Multiterm; see short description below * )

Through our expertise, our solutions and these tools, you will be able to:

increase productivity and turnover

save time and reduce operating costs

increase customer satisfaction

Thus, by using our services, you will save hundreds to thousands of USD/EUR, in comparison to other translation agencies; read more about our services, our work method, and our team here.

Increase your revenue with tailored Localization Solutions

Translation, Interpreting, Subtitling, Localization, Language training & SEO Services

At Somerset Translations, we have been developing Translation & Localization Services for over 10 years; Through our focus on the needs of our clients, we implement innovative, cost effective strategies, tailored to every individual customer.

We specialize in a select number of industries as to maximize our knowledge and focus on maximum results. Our tailored full service solutions cover everything from Translation/Localization to Quality Assurance Testing as to ensure optimum output and guarantee cost effective solutions for your company (see figure below).



Higher Vocation Education (first and second degree)

Noordelijke Leergangen

Teacher training; first and second degree

Further Education


Higher Vocation Education









English/Dutch/German Translator

Developing brochures, leaflets and education material for several organisations; Translating MSDS sheets, technical manuals, user guides, brochures, annual reports, company policies, PowerPoint presentations, websites, software, etc. Proofreading/editing University exams, (literature) assignments and business correspondence; Literature translations (e.g. biographies, children’s books, novels/short stories) Localization of (educational and games) software and websites using specialized software and CMS; In-company language training courses; Ongoing projects for several charity organizations, such as Dance4life and GAEA foundation; Collaborated on developing online language training course. Interpreting services (conferences, company audits, presentations, focus groups, training sessions, etc.)  (You can read additional information about my interpreting services below)


* Leisure: Arts & Crafts, History and Music/Multimedia;* I enjoy theatre, reading, a good movie, photography, music production and gaming;* Languages: Dutch (native), English (near native) and German;* Enthusiastic sportsman (running/cycling/tennis/skiing);* Devoted father of three.


- {English-German-Dutch} Translator/ Interpreter/ Proofreader & Columnist; - Language trainer; Tailor-fitted in-company training courses and personal coaching;- Localization (Software & websites), DTP, Subtitling and SEO services;- Interpreting Services & Management Consulting.  [ Expert fields include: IT/ SAP, Automotive, Tech./Engineering, Multimedia & Gaming; other areas of expertise include Chemistry, Aviation, Website & Software Localization, and HR  ]


We efficiently process your projects; whether translations for (Technical) user manuals, brochures, websites, HR documentation, Software (Localization) or Interpreting projects (Read more information below).

We work with state-of-the-art CAT tools SDL Trados, Across and Wordfast, and offer very competitive Trados discount rates.

[ * We use SDL TRADOS; Basically, through access to previously translated content by means of an Industry specific Translation Memory, we are able to provide more accurate and consistent translations with considerable increased speed. Through Terminology Management and Translation Memories, your business can significantly reduce the costs for Translation and Localization ]

You can also visit our site at Corporate profile Somerset Translations for more information about one of our linguists, our language services, so you can find out what we can do for you. 

Feel free to give us a call on (+31)(0)624965753, or contact us directly via email:

We look forward to hearing from you.

Yours sincerely,

Laurens Landkroon (Vendor Relations Manager)

Somerset Translations


Dear visitor, We are an ambitious young Translation agency and specialize in Translation, Localization and Interpretation services; our specialist fields: IT, Tech/Engineering, Automotive, SAP, Multimedia, Marketing and Business/Management. We also provide tailor-fitted language courses for companies.{Feel free to email or phone us and ask about our competitive rates]Our agency can give you that personal touch you are looking for..... (We believe in a flexible work environment as to offer your company the best possible support). Mission Statement: We know that businesses rely on effective communication, especially in the international environment we live in; Therefore, our aim is to provide companies with all the “communicative” "tools" necessary to ensure its success in business.

Contact us for a free qoute on your interpretation and/or translation project at