Member since Jul '18

Working languages:
English to French
French to English

Antoine Guillemain
Quality, Creativity, Meticulousness

United Kingdom
Local time: 16:38 GMT (GMT+0)

Native in: French (Variant: Standard-France) Native in French
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Account type Freelance translator and/or interpreter
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Services Translation, Subtitling, Transcription
Specializes in:
Poetry & LiteratureArt, Arts & Crafts, Painting
Advertising / Public RelationsMarketing / Market Research
Business/Commerce (general)Tourism & Travel

Preferred currency EUR
KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 20, Questions answered: 14, Questions asked: 13
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Portfolio Sample translations submitted: 5
Translation education Master's degree - University of Salford, UK.
Experience Years of translation experience: 6. Registered at Nov 2012. Became a member: Jul 2018.
Credentials English to French (University of Salford, verified)
French to English (University of Salford, verified)
Memberships N/A
CV/Resume CV available upon request
Professional practices Antoine Guillemain endorses's Professional Guidelines.
- English-to-French translator;
- Native French speaker;
- 7 years working as a professional translator (both literary and specialised translation);
- Holder of an MA in translation with distinction (the University of Salford, UK);
- Besides literary translation, specialist fields include marketing, business, advertising, tourism, academia and journalism;
- Clients include: Aéroports de Paris, Air France, Balenciaga, Centre Culturel Irlandais, Gras Savoye, Lesaffre, HEC Paris, HKTDC, Ipsos France, Kedge Business School, Lagardère, Mondelez, Pernod Ricard, Pierre & Vacances, Reed Exhibitions, Safran Group, Sony, Universal Music;
- Recent published translations include:
* Michelle Frances, 'The Girlfriend', Éditions de l'Archipel, November 2017 (English psychological thriller);
* G. M. Berrow, 'My Little Pony: The Movie: The Junior Novel', Éditions playBac, September 2017 (children's novel);
* Siobhan MacDonald, 'Twisted River', Éditions de l'Archipel, September 2017 (Irish thriller);
* Matthew Specktor, 'American Dream Machine', Éditions de l’Archipel, February 2016 (American novel) ;
* Charles H. Smith, 'The Real Alfred Russel Wallace: Essays on an Outside-the-Box Thinker', Éditions de l'Évolution, November 2013 (scientific essay).


A French native based in Manchester with five years’ experience as a professional translator, I have been working both as a literary translator for Parisian publishers and as a 'pragmatic' (specialised) translator for translation agencies and private clients alike.

My experience further includes training in audiovisual translation, and I have taken a particular interest in the little-known field of song tradaptation. As a result, I believe I am a versatile translator, equally at ease working with an eclectic range of source material, and capable of transferring and applying skills across translation projects.

My postgraduate training in specialised translation combined with my linguistic and literary studies make me a disciplined translator capable of conducting research effectively and producing accurate translations, but also one who knows meaning cannot be conveyed without attention being paid to style and form. A skilled wordsmith with a genuine passion for languages, I am exacting in my work and I value quality and creativity in translation, whilst always tailoring my work to the unique needs of each client.
Keywords: literary translation, marketing, website, advertising, academic, commercial, document, transcreation, book translation, audiovisual translation, dubbing, subtitling, song translation, vocal translation traduction littéraire, marketing, site Internet, contenu publicitaire, universitaire, commercial, document, transcréation, traduction éditoriale, traduction audiovisuelle, doublage, sous-titrage, traduction de chansons, traduction vocale

Profile last updated
Oct 16, 2018

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