Member since Jan '13

Working languages:
Italian to English
English to Italian

James Twist
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London, England, United Kingdom
Local time: 14:55 BST (GMT+1)

Native in: English (Variants: British, UK) Native in English
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Account type Freelance translator and/or interpreter, Identity Verified Verified member
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Services Translation, Website localization, Software localization
Specializes in:
Engineering (general)Livestock / Animal Husbandry
Law: Contract(s)IT (Information Technology)
Telecom(munications)Mechanics / Mech Engineering
Automotive / Cars & TrucksAgriculture
Finance (general)Business/Commerce (general)

Italian to English - Rates: 0.05 - 0.06 EUR per word / 15 - 20 EUR per hour
English to Italian - Rates: 0.05 - 0.06 EUR per word / 15 - 20 EUR per hour
KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 157, Questions answered: 78, Questions asked: 8
Experience Years of experience: 17. Registered at Nov 2009. Became a member: Jan 2013. Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials N/A
Memberships N/A
Software Frontpage, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office Pro, Microsoft Word, Powerpoint, SDL TRADOS
CV/Resume Italian (DOC), English (DOC)
Professional practices James Twist endorses's Professional Guidelines.
Professional objectives
  • Meet new translation company clients
  • Meet new end/direct clients
  • Work for non-profits or pro-bono clients
  • Screen new clients (risk management)
  • Network with other language professionals
  • Get help with terminology and resources
  • Learn more about translation / improve my skills
  • Get help on technical issues / improve my technical skills
  • Stay up to date on what is happening in the language industry
  • Help or teach others with what I have learned over the years
  • Improve my productivity

I have been an Italian to English translator since 2004, with specialities in the fields of IT and telecomms, accounts and finance, legal (contracts), mechanical engineering, sport, agriculture, marketing and tourism. I have worked in IT, agriculture and accounting with a strong interest in all things mechanical and electronic. In particular I have acted as engineer on the family farm, responsible for a fleet of agricultural machinery and building works on the farm.

Documents: reports, correspondence, user manuals, book, contracts, press releases, website localisation, voiceovers,  charters, minutes, financial statements, brochures.

Fields: mechanical engineering, IT and telecoms, environment, food and wine, agriculture, finance, financial statements, mountaineering, tourism, chemical products.

Subjects: World Cycling Championships, climate change, energy efficiency and reduction of emissions, production line technology, book on history of Vermouth, EU Charter on Shared Social Responsibilities, unification of Alpine Associations and criteria for 8000m peaks, construction of Vandoies and Belluno ring roads, Trento south highway junction, new terminal building for Civitavecchia docks, Need for Community (Baumann), Maker Faire Roma, circus training.

Recent clients include:

·  Allianz, ICBPI, Intesa Sanpaolo banking

·  Axa, Zurich insurance

·  Italian Ministry of Defence

·  Ferragamo, La Perla, Fabiana Filippi clothing

·  Telepass, Aeroporti di Roma transport

·  De Longhi domestic appliances

·  Eberhard, watches

·  TIM, telecomms

·  Lidl, supermarkets

·  Caterpillar, earth moving equipment

·  IBM software

·  AC Milan football club

·  Adecco employment agencies

·  Titici bicycle manufacturer

·  Aruba web hosting

·  Cittaslow International

·  Comune of Milan

·  Tribunale di Lucca

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: 161
PRO-level pts: 157

Top languages (PRO)
Italian to English124
English to Italian33
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Top specific fields (PRO)
Mechanics / Mech Engineering34
Engineering: Industrial15
Automotive / Cars & Trucks15
Construction / Civil Engineering12
Sports / Fitness / Recreation8
Chemistry; Chem Sci/Eng8
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Keywords: italian, english, computers, IT, telecomms, telecommunications, internet, hardware, software, networks

Profile last updated
Jun 14, 2019

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