Working languages:
English to French
Spanish to French
French (monolingual)

Bertrand Besancon
MS Computer Science

Washington, District of Columbia
Local time: 06:39 EST (GMT-5)

Native in: French Native in French
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Accomplished English/French translator with excellent writing skills
Account type Freelance translator and/or interpreter
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Services Translation, Editing/proofreading, Website localization, Software localization, Subtitling, MT post-editing
Specializes in:
Computers: SoftwareInternational Org/Dev/Coop
IT (Information Technology)Business/Commerce (general)
EconomicsMarketing / Market Research
Finance (general)Government / Politics
Engineering (general)Investment / Securities

KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 600, Questions answered: 357, Questions asked: 10
Payment methods accepted Send a payment via ProZ*Pay
Glossaries IT_ENG_FR
Experience Years of experience: 17. Registered at Apr 2005. Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials N/A
Memberships N/A
Software Adobe Acrobat, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Powerpoint, SDL TRADOS, Translation Workspace, Wordbee
CV/Resume English (PDF)
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Conferences attended
Training sessions attended Attended 25 training sessions

Professional practices Bertrand Besancon endorses's Professional Guidelines.
What you can expect:

Quality—I am satisfied when you are satisfied
Reliability—Never missed a deadline


Native French speaker
Fluent English speaker: residence in the United States since 2002
Fluent Spanish speaker: lived 6 years in Spain


Expertise in IT/Software, Finance/Economics, Marketing, Technical/Engineering, Business, Government through a diverse portfolio of projects for leading organizations (see CV/Resume).

Other Experience:

Software engineer (MS in Computer Science, 5 years' experience)
Freelance writer (7 years' experience)
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: 612
PRO-level pts: 600

Top languages (PRO)
English to French374
English to Spanish166
French to Spanish40
Spanish to French16
Top general fields (PRO)
Pts in 4 more flds >
Top specific fields (PRO)
IT (Information Technology)40
Law (general)36
Business/Commerce (general)28
Law: Contract(s)20
Social Science, Sociology, Ethics, etc.16
Sports / Fitness / Recreation16
Pts in 56 more flds >

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Profile last updated
Jul 28

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