Member since Dec '05

Working languages:
English to French
German to French
French (monolingual)
French to German
Germanic(Other) to French

Nicole Blanc

Saint-Etienne, Rhone-Alpes, France

Native in: French (Variant: Swiss) Native in French
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- Language studies (MBA - English, German, French) + Chamber of Commerce Examinations + Graduation in Company Law + Specialisation "International Business & Export", National Graduate Business School

- French native located in France: own business company founded in Jan 1994, 26 YEARS OF EXPERIENCE IN THE TRADE

- VAT No. FRF 399 273 465; French URSSAF ID 422 989 138 128 93

- For 26 years, I've been working with direct and indirect clients based mainly abroad, and split as follows: EUROPE (60% - Germany, Ireland, Belgium, Italy, Spain, Netherlands, UK, Switzerland), SWITZERLAND (30%), REST OF THE WORLD (10% - South Africa, Canada, USA, HongKong).

- Language pairs: (UK/US) English into EUR-FR, D (Germany) into EUR-FR

- Language variants: CH-D (Swiss German) into CH-FR (Swiss French) & CH-EN (Swiss English) into CH-FR (Swiss French)

- CAT-Tools: SDL Trados Studio 2017 / 2019 - I work with GROUPSHARE. Able to work with the server-based software MemSource.

- Rates: between € 0.08 and € 0.15 per source word - priority and benefits granted to clients paying net invoice receipt by bank transfer in EUR. Payments by PayPal accepted with all fees to be supported by the payor.
- Minimum order charge: EUR 20.-
- No payment accepted over 30 days invoice date.
- SPECIAL RATES against payment of my invoice net upon receipt !!!

- References of long term clients: available upon request.
- Pro Certified Member + Member of the French Society for Translators and Interpreters

- My features? A particular flair for creative and technical writing!

My specialist fields:

* LAW: any documents related to legal fields (family law, private law etc)
* MARKET RESEARCH/MARKETING: specialized in market research (market studies, evaluation forms, conditions etc.) - jobs for Nielsen, Heineken, Redbull and leading Swiss market research institutes
* ENVIRONMENT & ECOLOGY: institutions (WWF Switzerland) and techniques (DYSON, myclimate, quality labels Oeko-Tex etc)
* ENGINEERING: related to mechanics, hydraulics, pneumatics, metallography (materials science), building, user and maintenance manuals, health/safety/security devices and regulations, specific techniques upon request

SPECIAL ASSET FOR TECHNICAL JOBS? My work is proofread by a specialist, ie. my husband who is an engineer-researcher at the French National Graduate Mining Engineering School in Saint-Etienne (Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Mines)!!!

* INSTITUTIONS: European Commission, International Criminal Court (translation of a 80,000 words-manual for the ICC "Investigators' Manual" - FORENSICS)
* DESIGN, ART, ARCHITECTURE: publications within the Saint-Etienne International Design Biennial, assignments for the Paris Beaubourg Art Centre, well-known museums and art institutions in France and Europe
* TOURISM: websites (for Swiss ski resorts - ex. Saas-Fee), brochures (Austria, Switzerland), hotels and spa centres
* AGROBIOLOGY & PLANT SCIENCES: Ph.D. Dissertations "Agricultural projects in Subsaharian Africa (Mali)" for Wageningen Research Centre, Research Institute for Agrobiology and Soil Fertility- the Netherlands (named today: Plant Sciences Group, Wageningen
* COSMETICS, FASHION: works about Lancaster, Mark Jacobs, Karl Lagerfeld's brand, Kylie Minogue's and Jennifer Lopez' beauty and fashion lines, Xandres Belgium, etc
* HEALTH & MEDICINE: medical instruments and devices (stents, medical and surgical equipment), post-mortem examinations, health system (particularly the Swiss health care system - texts translated in compliance with all relevant laws and regulations: KVG, UVG, OR, ZGB etc)
* SWISS ADMINISTRATIONS and Federal Offices, Parliament etc.
* ARTS (painting, design, creation, installations)


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