“Real success is finding your lifework in the work that you love.” 
(David McCullough)


  Study of Italian and English as well as Translation Studies at the Karl-Franzens University in Graz (Austria), study completed with excellent results
Title of the dissertation: “Die kulturellen Aspekte der Software-Lokalisierung am Beispiel der Microsoft Encarta” (“The Cultural Aspects of Software Localization on the Basis of Microsoft Encarta”)
Download my dissertation (PDF file 1,6 MB) - only in German
  Language certificate “Diploma avanzato di Lingua Italiana >Firenze<” of the Accademia Italiana di Lingua
  Drawing and painting courses in Austria and Italy
  Self study of graphics and web design

Professional experience

I have already done translations in the following areas:

  Texts of the Alpen-Adria community on regional and social topics
  Museum guides
  Tourist brochures
  Various texts on historic and folkloric topics
  Letters from the first half of the 19th century in old handwriting

Working with an Austrian software company I was able to gather experience in the following fields:

  Design and updating of the company’s homepage
  Design of advertisements and mailings
  Text writing and layout of software manuals and training material for courses in CAD

I have illustrated four children’s books as well as a book on fashion style.
My biggest project so far are the illustrations for a school-book on biology with internet links. Three volumes have been completed, the fourth is currently in print.
For examples of my work please look

In the field of 3D graphics I have won several contests.
Please have a look at my

I would be happy to work for you, too!

Sabine Hajostek
Alberstraße 5
A-8010 Graz

Tel.: +43 - 699 / 1133 5056
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