Member since Oct '10

Working languages:
Portuguese to English

Juliet Attwater
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Pulborough, West Sussex, United Kingdom
Local time: 09:40 GMT (GMT+0)

Native in: English (Variant: British) Native in English
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What Juliet Attwater is working on
Oct 21, 2017 (posted via  Just finished a PhD thesis on the political climate in Mozambique, and am now working on a Master's dissertation on Ethics in Wittgenstein's philosophy. ...more »
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Account type Freelance translator and/or interpreter
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Services Translation, Editing/proofreading, MT post-editing, Transcription
Specializes in:
Poetry & LiteratureArt, Arts & Crafts, Painting
General / Conversation / Greetings / LettersMusic
Cooking / CulinaryPhilosophy
Cinema, Film, TV, DramaMarketing / Market Research
Education / PedagogyAdvertising / Public Relations

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Words translated: 3,016
KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 36, Questions answered: 52
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Portfolio Sample translations submitted: 2
Translation education PhD - Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina
Experience Years of experience: 24. Registered at Mar 2009. Became a member: Oct 2010.
Credentials Portuguese to English (University of Middlesex, verified)
Portuguese to English (PhD Brazil:UFSC, verified)
Memberships ITI
Software Adobe Acrobat, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office Pro, Microsoft Word, SDL Trados Studio 2014, Powerpoint, SDL TRADOS
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Professional practices Juliet Attwater endorses's Professional Guidelines (v1.1).
I am a fully qualified member of the Institute of Translation and Interpreting (ITI) and a translator of Brazilian Portuguese to English with over 18 years experience. I have an extensive portfolio of translations (1.5 million words and counting) that includes published books on art and art criticism, children’s literature, exhibition catalogues, as well as websites, advertising campaigns and academic articles in fields covering literature, poetry, anthropology, ergonomics, information science, pedagogy and cultural and educational history.

I have the imagination and the ability to think creatively to solve translational problems - be they factual or linguistic, and I have the intellectual curiosity and attention to detail that is necessary to produce and deliver high quality work to deadline.

Having spent nearly 17 years living and working in Brazil, and having completed my doctoral thesis entitled "Translating Brazilian Poetry: A Blueprint for a Dissenting Canon and Cross-Cultural Anthology", I returned to the UK 8 years ago, and continue to work as a freelance translator and for Translators without Borders on a voluntary basis.

I am a full time freelance translator, and while my average output is 3000 words per day,I am able to deliver up to 5000 words a day for urgent projects. I am also available to work over weekends and bank holidays, however, this may incur a small premium.

For a sample of my private clients, and for agencies I work for, please take a look at my website on

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Keywords: Brazilian Portuguese, The Arts, Culture, Education, Social Sciences

Profile last updated
Dec 4, 2018

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