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Adobe Acrobat, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Powerpoint, SDL TRADOS
CV will be submitted upon request
I've been working in the translation industry since 2000 in various roles including translation, QA and project management, and became a freelancer in 2006.
I was awarded the Institute of Linguists Diploma in Translation in 2005 with a Distinction in Paper 1 (General) and Passes in Papers 2 (Technology) and 3 (Science).
I am a fully trained and experienced translation checker and proofreader, with substantial experience of patents (mostly in the fields of mechanical, automotive, electronic and electrical engineering, chemistry and pharmaceuticals).
I pride myself on being able to convey technical concepts in a lucid, flowing style, whether I'm translating a press release or an operating manual. Having been an outsourcer myself, I have a good understanding of what is required from a supplier: I'm reliable, punctual and thorough, and I will not take on any piece of work without first checking that it is within my capabilities.
In 2019 I attended the inaugural Warwick Translates summer school in literary translation, and in 2020 I was shortlisted for the Peirene-Stevns Translation Prize, for a translation from Swedish.
CV available on request.
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