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Member since Jun '07

Working languages:
German to English
French to English

Christopher Kennedy
Professional and on-time

Languedoc-Roussillon, France
Local time: 05:20 CEST (GMT+2)

Native in: English Native in English
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Account type Freelancer, Identity Verified Verified member
Services Translation, Editing/proofreading, Website localization, Software localization
Expertise
Specializes in:
Engineering (general)Science (general)
Mechanics / Mech EngineeringPhysics
Chemistry; Chem Sci/EngBiology (-tech,-chem,micro-)
Computers: SoftwareIT (Information Technology)
Food & DrinkMaterials (Plastics, Ceramics, etc.)

KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 65, Questions answered: 56, Questions asked: 1
Experience Years of translation experience: 8. Registered at ProZ.com: May 2007. Became a member: Jun 2007.
ProZ.com Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials N/A
Memberships N/A
TeamsSolidarités
Software Adobe Acrobat, Dreamweaver, Frontpage, MemSource Cloud, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Powerpoint, SDL TRADOS, SDLX
CV/Resume English (PDF), French (PDF)
Training sessions attended ProZ.com Negotiation Workshop [download]
Upgrading from SDL Trados 2007 to SDL Trados Studio™ 2011
Standing out: Marketing basics for freelance translators [download]
Standing out: Writing résumés and cover letters that sell [download]
Standing out: Creating a freelance brochure to market your services [download]
Standing out: Crafting that killer freelance pitch [download]
Professional practices Christopher Kennedy endorses ProZ.com's Professional Guidelines.
About me
After 19 years working in University research and teaching around the world, and then 6 years running my own consultancy business in the UK, in 2006 I became a full-time freelance, technical translator. I have rapidly established a reputation for on-time, accurate translation which brings me regular, repeat business from a number of agencies.

I aim to provide my clients with the on-time, accurate and high quality service that they desire.

I have 12 years research experience in Physics and 7 years research experience in Food Science and Biology. For 6 years I worked as a consultant in Food Science and refrigeration.

In the course of my career I have authored and co-authored many scientific papers, best practice guides, consumer guides, websites, court reports, patents, marketing material, press releases, scientific and engineering texts.

I have also written process modelling software using VisualBasic.net

For the last six years, I have been earning my living, almost exclusively, in technical translation covering operating manuals, technical specifications, patents, press releases, scientific papers, research proposals, course books, technical reports, catalogues and websites.

Born and raised in the UK, I worked for university Physics departments in the UK, Germany, US and Denmark. I now live and work in France.

I spent 9 years doing postdoctoral research in Low Temperature Physics and Engineering before switching to research in Biology and Food Science. I was a senior lecturer in Food Science and Technology for several years before founding my own technical consulting company for the food and refrigeration industries. In that time I undertook translation work for technical clients, research scientists and for insurance companies and solicitors.

For the last six years, translation has been my major focus. It has been an exciting time and, with an ever growing client base, I am looking forward to many more years in translation. I hope I can be of service to you.

German to English and French to English
This user has earned KudoZ points by helping other translators with PRO-level terms. Click point total(s) to see term translations provided.

Total pts earned: 69
PRO-level pts: 65


Top languages (PRO)
German to English52
French to English13
Top general fields (PRO)
Tech/Engineering34
Other11
Medical8
Law/Patents4
Science4
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Top specific fields (PRO)
Engineering (general)19
IT (Information Technology)8
Medical: Instruments8
Tourism & Travel4
Biology (-tech,-chem,micro-)4
Cooking / Culinary4
History4
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Keywords: Engineering, patents, , technical manuals, physics, food science, biology, chemistry, refrigeration, software, websites, court reports, consumer guides, translation. Technik, Patente, technisch Handbücher, Physik, Ernährungswissenschaft, Biologie, Chemie, Abkühlung, Software, Web site, berichtet Gericht, Verbraucherführer, Übersetzung. Technologie, brevet, technique manuel, physique, science de l'alimentation, biologie, chimie, technologie, réfrigération, logiciel, sites internet, la cour rapporte, guides du consommateur, traduction


Profile last updated
Jan 22



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