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Working languages:
French to English
Spanish to English
German to English

Camilla Ferard
Quality and Reliability - DE-FR-ES>EN

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Local time: 19:16 BST (GMT+1)

Native in: English Native in English
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Account type Freelancer and outsourcer, Identity Verified Verified member
Affiliations Blue Board: Amalia Translations Ltd
Services Translation, Editing/proofreading
Expertise
Specializes in:
Biology (-tech,-chem,micro-)Medical: Pharmaceuticals
Mechanics / Mech EngineeringLaw: Contract(s)
Investment / SecuritiesGeology
Engineering: IndustrialEnergy / Power Generation
Electronics / Elect EngMedical (general)

KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 4, Questions answered: 2
Blue Board entries made by this user  6 entries

Payment methods accepted MasterCard, American Express, Visa, Check, Money order
Company size <3 employees
Year established 2008
Portfolio Sample translations submitted: 10
Translation education Master's degree - London Metropoitan University
Experience Years of translation experience: 9. Registered at ProZ.com: Oct 2007. Became a member: Oct 2007.
ProZ.com Certified PRO certificate(s)
Credentials French to English (MA Applied Translation Studies - Pass with Distinc, verified)
Spanish to English (MA Applied Translation Studies - Pass with Distinc, verified)
German to English (London Metropolitan University)
Memberships ITI
TeamsPicard Project
Software Across, Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Photoshop, Alchemy Publisher, Catalyst, DejaVu, Dreamweaver, Indesign, MemoQ, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office Pro, Microsoft Word, OmegaT, Powerpoint, SDL TRADOS, SDLX, STAR Transit, Swordfish, Wordfast
Training sessions attended SDL Trados Studio 2009 Getting Started for Translators
SDL Trados Studio 2009 Getting Started for Translators
SDL Trados Studio 2009 Intermediate for Translators
Audio (and Video) Translation Basics [download]
Technical aspects of subtitling [download]
An introduction to translating for film and television [download]
Freelancer as a business Owner and CEO - an advanced course [download]
Quality Assurance for Translators - increase business and translation quality [download]
Create a website for your freelance translation business [download]
Professional practices Camilla Ferard endorses ProZ.com's Professional Guidelines.
About me
I am an MA qualified (Applied Translation Studies - London Metropolitan University - Pass with Distinction) English mother tongue freelance translator working from French, Spanish and German into English with five years experience translating a wide range of documents in the technical, scientific, medical, legal, financial and marketing fields. I am also currently studying for the MsC in Scientific Technical and Medical Translation with Translation Technology at Imperial College London

I fully understand the requirements of a good translation: sensitivity to source culture, advanced research skills, accuracy, clarity, quality assurance and completion by deadlines.

I also have an article published (my Masters Dissertation on the subject of ECB annual reports) in the translation magazine Jostrans. It can be accessed at: http://www.jostrans.org/issue12/art_ferard.php.

Below you will find an overview of my translation experience:

Technical translation: marketing material, installation instructions, user manuals, technical reports, tenders in the following areas: green energy (offshore wind farms/solar thermal power stations/shale gas exploration/bioreactor landfills/wave energy), engineering (hydrological studies, underwater electricity cabling, plastics), construction (greenhouses, industrial painting material), electronics (toys, spray-guns), machinery (catering, haulage, conveyance systems), IT (cloud services, warehouse software).

Medical/Scientific Translation: popular, journal and academic articles in e.g. pharmacology, neuroscience, biochemistry, nutrition, public health, geology, quantum mechanics, astronomy, standard medical documents including marketing applications, clinical trial protocols (CTP), informed consents, patient information leaflets (PIL), standard operating procedures (SPC), patient fact sheets (FSP), hospital admission reports, discharge summaries, and pharmacological market research surveys.

Financial Translation: annual reports (financial statements, auditor’s reports), insurance contracts, banking documents (statements, terms and conditions), and a range of commercial documents (sales agency / distribution / manufacturing / sponsorship / confidentiality agreements, employment contracts).

Legal Translation: corporate (equity ownership agreements, memorandums of understanding, company registration) commercial (sales contracts, tenders, terms and conditions, leasing agreements), regulatory (EU: pharmacopoeia, foods, fire safety, lifts, AV, fisheries, National: aviation and railways, armed forces) official (e.g. doctor's certificates, autopsy reports, marriage certificates, diploma certificates, wills) court (e.g. judgements, decisions, attestations).

Marketing Translation: press releases, presentations, plans, brochures in the following areas (luxury real estate, holiday fairs, fitness activities, restaurants, exhibitions, museums), luxury goods (perfumes, cosmetics, lingerie, designer accessories), foods and beverages (agronomic, dairy, mineral water), arts (photography, fine arts).
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: 4
(All PRO level)


Language (PRO)
French to English4
Top general field (PRO)
Bus/Financial4
Top specific field (PRO)
Retail4

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Keywords: Spanish, French, German, technical, scientific, medical, legal, financial, marketing, mother-tongue English, SDL Trados 2011, translation, editing, proofreading, MemoQ


Profile last updated
Jul 25