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English to Thai
Thai to English
German to Thai

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November 2020

Sukhuma Moonmake-Sheehan
Concise, Comprehensive & Comprehensible

United Kingdom
Local time: 00:32 GMT (GMT+0)

Native in: Thai Native in Thai
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Nov 6, 2019 (posted via  Just finished a packaging label for dental products/oral care, German to Thai, 215 words. ...more, + 23 other entries »
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  • Experience linguist of over 10 years’ experience
  • Provide both technical and creative (non-technical) content
  • Educated in both Thailand and the UK; familiar with both cultures
  • Experience in localization and globalization
  • Language qualifications:
  • (1.) BA in German and English, Chiang Mai University, Thailand.
  • (2.) Letter of Credit, Chartered Institute of Linguists, UK
  • other qualifications:
  • (1.) MSc (Hons) in Microbiology (with Merit) from Birkbeck, University of London, UK
  • (2.) BSc (Hons) in Molecular Genetics from King’s College London, UK
  • (3.) LLB First and second year of four-year degree, Thammasat University, Thailand
  • Language pairs English<>Thai, German >Thai
Services: translation, proofreading, interpreting, copywriting, linguistic quality assurance, voiceover, subtitle, transcription, transcreation.

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I started working as a linguist since 1998 when I was in my final year in University, working as a liaison interpreter during the Southeast Asian Games, then as an interpreter for the British Council Education Exhibition in Chiang Mai, Thailand
I settle in the UK in 2002 In the beginning, the majority of my work was in public and healthcare sector. In 2006, I returned to Thailand for a year and work as an in-house translator and for a property development company in Hua Hin, Thailand where I handled various types of documents, predominantly legal related documents: eg. contracts, hire purchase, certificates of registration.

Healthcare science, however, was an area of interest to me so I returned to study Molecular Genetics at King’s College London, followed by an MSc in Microbiology (pass with Merit) from Birkbeck, University of London.I am familiar with molecular biology techniques. 

While studying part-time, I had a full-time in-house position as a linguistic quality assurance (LQA) for PayPal, working with the team of 25 languages. My LQA work allows me to gain insight into up-to-date localization and globalization industry. I also work with Blackberry and Adobe products. I worked across a wide range of products focusing on the final process of localisation to ensure a high-quality release to the public. The products with which I have been involved range from websites viewable on various browsers, mobile applications on Android or IOS platform. I have also worked with various games, concentrating on mobile apps.

I moved to Leeds, north of UK in Jan 2016 where I briefly worked in a cytology laboratory in a teaching hospital. A few years earlier, I also have experience working in a drug testing laboratory and research laboratory. I returned to do translation while waiting to find a permanent role. However, the linguistic path has naturally taken over and now I am a full-time independent linguist.

I also provide interpreting service. Most of my clients are of public sectors, healthcare sectors, social services and courts. I also provide interpreting service for business and private sectors. My Voiceover samples can be listening here

My working hour is Monday to Friday 8.00 - 17.30 (UK time)

However, I am happy to accept out-of-hour urgent task during the week. I am not available for the weekend. Website email:

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Oct 5

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