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Working languages:
English to French
German to French

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Eric Le Carre
IT, Renewable Energy, Marcom since 1993

Vannes, Bretagne, France
Local time: 18:51 CEST (GMT+2)

Native in: French (Variant: Standard-France) Native in French
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7 positive entries

Account type Freelancer, Identity Verified Verified member
Services Translation, Website localization, Software localization
Expertise
Specializes in:
Advertising / Public RelationsComputers: Software
Computers: Systems, NetworksEnergy / Power Generation
Environment & EcologyIT (Information Technology)
Internet, e-CommerceMarketing / Market Research
Preferred currency EUR
KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 1447, Questions answered: 591, Questions asked: 22
Project History 182 projects entered

Portfolio Sample translations submitted: 4
Translation education Other - Ecole Supérieure d'Interprètes et de Traducteurs (E.S.I.T.)
Experience Years of translation experience: 21. Registered at ProZ.com: Nov 2004. Became a member: Dec 2004.
Credentials English to French (École Supérieure d’Interprètes et de Traducteurs, verified)
German to French (École Supérieure d’Interprètes et de Traducteurs, verified)
Memberships BDÜ, SFT
TeamsComputer Specialists
Software Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office Pro, Microsoft Word, POEdit, QT Linguist, Passolo, Powerpoint, SDL TRADOS
Articles
CV/Resume CV available upon request
Conference participation Conference attended
Professional practices Eric Le Carre endorses ProZ.com's Professional Guidelines.
About me
Areas of Specialization

My main areas of specialization are as follows:

Information Technology and Business & Enterprise Software Localization

I have 21 years' experience localizing the following software from English and German into French, including 11 years at International/European software publishers. I am skilled at localizing Graphical User Interfaces and software documentation using Computer-Aided Translation (CAT) tools.

  • Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
  • Accounting and Financial
  • Business Intelligence (BI)
  • Computer-Aided Design (CAD)
  • Online Marketing & e-Commerce
  • Audit, Risk Management & Compliance
  • e-Business Process Automation
  • Enterprise Application Integration (EAI)
  • Computer Security
  • Green IT / Green Computing
Renewable Energy and Environment

  • Biogas
  • Onshore & Offshore Wind Energy
  • Solar Photovoltaics
  • Solar Thermal Energy
  • Marine Energy
  • Biomass
  • Cleantech
  • Waste Management
Business Communication and Marketing (in the fields specified above)

  • Corporate Web sites
  • Press releases
  • Marketing brochures
  • Data sheets
  • White papers
  • Case studies
  • Customer testimonials
  • Corporate profiles
  • PowerPoint presentations
  • etc.
Services
I provide the following services:
  • Localization
    • Graphical User Interfaces
    • Web sites or Web content
  • Technical Translation
    • Computer and training manuals
    • Operating & installation instructions
    • Online help systems
  • Creative Translating
    • Marketing materials: Press releases, marketing brochures, data sheets, white papers, case studies, customer testimonials, corporate profiles, PowerPoint presentations, etc.


For a complete list of translation projects, click the + sign next to Project History at the beginning of this page to view the translation projects. To view sample translations, click the + sign next to Portfolio at the beginning of this page.
Work Experience

Since July 2004 Freelance Technical Translator
May 2002 - June 2004 Technical Writer/Translator, Cross Database Technology (Enterprise Application Integration), Nantes, France
February 2001 - March 2002 Documentation Specialist, Webedisoft (e-Business Process Automation), Lorient, France
April 1999 - January 2001 Technical Translator, Baan Company (Enterprise Resource Planning), Paris
November 1993 - March 1999 Technical Translator, Coda - Baan Company (Accounting & Financial), Paris
March 1993 - September 1993 Technical Translator, Dataid - IBM's French Translation Center, Paris


I am a professional technical translator with a translation degree from the Ecole Supérieure d'Interprètes et de Traducteurs (E.S.I.T.), one of France's leading translation schools.


Association Membership

I am a member of:

Education

1991 Postgraduate Degree in Technical Translation from the Ecole Supérieure d'Interprètes et de Traducteurs, Paris - Sorbonne Nouvelle (granted five years after the Higher Leaving Certificate)
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: 1465
PRO-level pts: 1447


Top languages (PRO)
English to French989
German to French458
Top general fields (PRO)
Tech/Engineering848
Other367
Marketing139
Bus/Financial46
Science23
Pts in 3 more flds >
Top specific fields (PRO)
IT (Information Technology)482
Computers: Software469
Computers: Systems, Networks185
Internet, e-Commerce100
Computers (general)68
Telecom(munications)51
Environment & Ecology32
Pts in 7 more flds >

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This user has reported completing projects in the following job categories, language pairs, and fields.

Project History Summary
Total projects182
With client feedback0
Corroborated0
0 positive (0 entries)
positive0
neutral0
negative0

Job type
Translation166
Website localization11
Editing/proofreading3
Project management1
Software localization1
Language pairs
English to French93
German to French90
French to English1
Specialty fields
Computers: Software143
IT (Information Technology)117
Energy / Power Generation45
Environment & Ecology38
Marketing / Market Research36
Internet, e-Commerce15
Computers: Systems, Networks8
Advertising / Public Relations5
Other fields
Computers: Hardware7
Journalism5
Furniture / Household Appliances5
Electronics / Elect Eng5
Law: Contract(s)2
Medical: Instruments2
Human Resources1
Construction / Civil Engineering1
Finance (general)1
Medical: Cardiology1
Telecom(munications)1
Certificates, Diplomas, Licenses, CVs1
Automotive / Cars & Trucks1
Biology (-tech,-chem,micro-)1
Accounting1
Business/Commerce (general)1
Keywords: information technology, IT, software localization, enterprise resource planning, ERP, business intelligence, BI, data warehousing, data warehouse, data mart, analytics, accounting, Financial, e-business process automation, e-business, business process automation, enterprise application integration, EAI, security, computer security, network security, green IT, green Computing, going green, GUI, graphical user interface, software documentation, open source software, Linux, PO files, computer-aided translation, CAT, web site, web content, online help, computer manual, software manual, training manual, operating instructions, installation instructions, IT marketing, marketing materials, press release, marketing brochure, data sheet, white paper, case study, testimonial, product description, PPT, PowerPoint presentation, business software, renewable energy, environment, biogas, onshore wind, offshore wind, wind energy, solar PV, solar photovoltaics, solar thermal energy, marine energy, biomass, cleantech, waste management, business communication




Profile last updated
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