professional translation

swift words

Are you looking for the right words?

Trust in professional IT translations.

Think outside the laptop’s box

Affordable and at the same time impeccable translations are a rarity on the market. But your search has been successful - you have landed at swift words! My professional knowledge and expertise are based on my long-term experience as a translator and project manager.

I am familiar with the requirements of demanding customers such as
Microsoft, Google, Hewlett-Packard, VMware, Oracle and Siemens.
As a matter of principle, I think outside the laptop’s box - all customers receive the attention, competent service and high-quality translations they need for successful project completion.


my name is Martina Keßel

and I am a passionate translator – I even have a degree in translation.

Why is this important for you? Well, that’s quite simple: reliable translations are the key to successful communication across language borders. And with the acquisition of my university degree I laid the foundations for my 17 years of professional experience.

The benefit to you: well-founded, high-quality translations!

With swift words you can expect the following:

+ timely deliveries

+ responsiveness

+ professional project management


Still sceptical? 

Then I will gladly convince you with your first order!

Services & pricing

fields of expertise in translation

Fields of expertise

I specialise in technical translations and software localisation in the language directions EN-DE, DE-EN and FR-DE as well as in proofreading for the target language German.

CAT tools & experience

My workstation is equipped with the most common CAT tools and MS Office applications. The wide range of text types I process and the well-known end customers for whom I have already worked tell their own tale...



I can only give you further information on rates and possible delivery deadlines after reviewing the source texts, as these depend on various factors. Do not hesitate to contact me for a non-binding offer or if you need any advice.


"I have had the pleasure of working with Martina on a number of large IT translation projects which she always carried out on a high professional level. Martina is extremely efficient, conscientious and responsive. She has such great expertise in the field of IT, and has translated websites, technical brochures, white papers and many more. Her translations have always been of excellent quality, despite the complexity of some requests as well as tight deadlines. I truly enjoy working with Martina and would highly recommend her translation services."

Eva Stiekema
Owner of Linguavision,

"I really enjoy working with Martina. She provides accurately translated texts which still sound entirely natural. I'm very impressed with the attention she gives to stylistic details."

Christiane Focking,
Scapha Translations

"The collaboration with Mrs. Keßel is excellent. I am always amazed how she conjures up crisp and meaningful texts for us from just a few key points."
Transcreation der Case Study zu Krüger
Transcreation der Case Study zu Astron

Felix Dlugosch
Director Digital Platforms, Webmatch GmbH