Quality Assurance


Project Management




Express Service


Trade Show Service


Emergency Assistance


Relocation Support


Language Training


Cultural Awareness




Voice Over


Ad Copy




Related Links



Team: Susanne Birker-Guillen

Susanne Birker-Guillen, a German native and citizen, received her degree in Conference Interpreting (Dipl. Dolm.) from the University of Heidelberg (Germany) in 1984 with English and French as a major and law as a minor. While living in Germany, Susanne worked as a free-lance interpreter for the Commission of the European Community, the European Patents Office in Munich, the Press and Information Office of the Federal Government, various political parties and foundations as well as many technical congresses.

Since her move to the United States in 1990 Susanne has successfully completed interpreting assignments for the US and Canadian State Departments, the German Bundestag, various German embassies and consulates, a broad variety of international technical conferences, sports events like the Atlanta and Nagano Olympic Games and the FIFA World Cup as well legal depositions and even live interpretation for German television on election night 2000.

For the past 14 years Susanne has also been a full-time technical translator focusing on computer technology, software localization, multimedia projects, marketing and telecommunication - working for many agencies all over the U.S. and also for direct customers.

Other experience includes work as voice talent for promotional videos, linguistic director for multimedia projects, trade show hospitality and teaching English as a second language. Susanne's objective is to provide high quality language services as an independent contractor. She has a reputation for accuracy and reliability as well as on-time delivery.

She is a member of AIIC (Association International des Interprètes de Conférence), TAALS (The American Association of Language Specialists), ATA (American Translators Association) and NCTA (Northern California Translators Association)

Susanne Birker-Guillen
Maren Mentor


Copyright 2006 GermanTranslators. All rights reserved.