French to English Technical Translation

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I specialise in Technical Translation in Information SystemsManagementVideo Editing and video subtitling

After studying business information technology in Paris V and Brighton universities, I started out as Business Analyst Developer in 1994.

After finishing my year 2000 project, I moved to France, where I spent 4 years in the purchasing department of a large PC manufacturer, working with buyers to manage data and produce purchasing indicators.

In 2004, I set out as a freelancer, initially in PC maintenance and then 9 years as a video technician. I started to take on translation work in 2012 and since 2018 have specialized in technical and audiovisual translation.

Translation Experience

I have undertaken diverse translation projects including for an industrial and defence contractor, in quality document management, railway construction management, road management, data protection, dam engineering, tourism, winemaking, horse breeders and carpet weavers.

I did transcription and subtitling for a France TV documentary, a conference presentation, a set of videos for a well-known writer and two projects as liaison interpreter in industrial environments.

CV and further information

Pricing for translation and proofreading

Usual daily capacity: 2500 translation / 5000 words proofreading
Minimum order is £50.

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Translation volumes 2015 to 2019

French to English Technical Translation volume 2015 to 2019

Technical Translation and proofreading tools

I use the following tools to provide rapid quality delivery:

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I accept all file formats including pdf, doc, docx.

Agency customers

I have translated for agencies in Nantes, Paris, UK, Ireland, Spain, USA:

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I use mindmapping to help understand the sometimes complex environments, vocabulary and concepts encountered in translation.

mindmapping used in analysing technical translation projects, domains, vocabulary