Dirk Späth

Dirk Späth

Native German Translator

Freiburg, Germany



What's the difference

I am a native German speaker and I lived in Germany for the most part of my life.
In June 2013 I quit my job as a nurse at the University Hospital in Freiburg, Germany to become a dive instructor, translator and digital nomad, travelling the world.
At the moment I'm in the Philippines.

I started to work on oDesk as an English to German translator in May 2013.

Since my students exchange in the USA (Pennsylvania) I am fluent in both written and spoken English. Since my time in the USA I always k…


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Work History & Feedback

German Translator Needed (3200 words)

Fixed Price $33
“Job completed successfully and very fast.”


Translate ~400 words from English to German

Fixed Price $15
“I enjoyed working with Dirk & recommend him highly.”


Need English to German Translator 350 Words

Fixed Price $20
“great service thanks”


German translator

31 hrs @ $11.99/hr
Earned $372
“Dirk is very professional and courteous and get the job done well.”


Proofread a travel guide in German

1 hrs @ $15.76/hr
Earned $13
“Excellent work! Definitely recommended!”


English to German translator needed

1 hrs @ $11.99/hr
Earned $16
“Communicated well, worked quickly, well-executed translation. Will definitely work with Dirk again!”



32 hrs @ $34.82/hr
Earned $1,120
Job in progress

Tests Taken
Name Percentile Score

English To German Translation Skills Test


German Spelling Test


oDesk Readiness Test for Independent Contractors and Staffing Managers