Member since Apr '18

Working languages:
French to English

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April 2021

Smu Upton
Travel, Fashion, Training, IT. (AITI)

United Kingdom
Local time: 07:06 BST (GMT+1)

Native in: English (Variant: UK) Native in English
What Smu Upton is working on
Apr 9 (posted via  FR>EN Safety circular from a manufacturer ...more, + 332 other entries »
Total word count: 285527

Account type Freelance translator and/or interpreter, Identity Verified Verified member
Data security Created by Evelio Clavel-Rosales This person has a SecurePRO™ card. View now.
Affiliations This person is not affiliated with any business or Blue Board record at
Services Translation, MT post-editing
Specializes in:
Tourism & TravelTextiles / Clothing / Fashion
Human ResourcesEducation / Pedagogy
Computers (general)Art, Arts & Crafts, Painting
Food & Drink

KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 4, Questions answered: 6
Payment methods accepted Wire transfer, PayPal
Glossaries SmuGloss
Experience Years of experience: 4. Registered at Apr 2017. Became a member: Apr 2018. Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials French to English (Institute of Translation and Interpreting)
French to English (Memsource certified user)
Memberships N/A
Software CafeTran Espresso, DejaVu, MateCat, memoQ, MemSource Cloud, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, OmegaT, MemSource, SmartCat, Powerpoint, SDL TRADOS, Smartcat
Events and training
Professional practices Smu Upton endorses's Professional Guidelines.

Shelley Upton, BSc. Hons, AITI, Dip. RSA, ACIPD,
Cert AD.

Qualified, friendly and professional,  I am an Associate (AITI) of the Institute of Translation and Interpreting. My lifetime’s experience ranges from practical, entrepreneurial and managerial experience in the arts, service and hospitality industries to academia and the worlds of online learning, staff development and leadership coaching in higher education.
“So many thanks for never letting me down!”
E.K., International Web Manager

My broad work experience and skill in writing high-quality materials in the English language help me produce thoughtful and appropriate French to English translations explicitly tailored to my clients’ requirements. I have an honours degree in Computer Science and am qualified at Masters’ level in Executive Coaching.

“Thank you for the outstanding quality of your work.”
P.D., Agency co-founder.
Specialisms where I have personal, hands-on experience:
• Tourism and travel
• Interior design, art, antiques, and culture
• Fashion and luxury items
• Education, learning and teaching
• IT and telecommunications
• Product description
• Human resources
• Leadership Development

"...Shelley has shown herself to be a very dynamic and resourceful person. It's a great pleasure to collaborate with her as she is very responsive and has a very transparent communication. She is also an excellent translator who always delivers on time. Thanks a lot for your work Shelley!"   C.B., Marketing manager.

Translation of educational materials, product and training manuals, web pages, product descriptions, marketing, advertising and PR materials, brochures, catalogues and presentations. I also offer both full and 'light-touch' post-editing of machine translation (MTPE).

I have experience with CAT tools including SmartCat, Memsource, CafeTran Espresso and OmegaT. I have also used SDL Trados 2021, Déjà Vu X3, MemoQ, Wordfast and other well-known tools and I am a Memsource Certified User. 

"Shelley, you are the best! :)"   R.V, Language advisor

*I adopt the ITI's Model Terms of Business and unless otherwise agreed, all work is subject to these terms. I also adhere to the ITI Code of Professional Conduct.

Are you looking for a process or a person? Translation with you and your needs in mind. 


Keywords: Arts and culture, Food and drink, Product description, Fashion, History, Luxury items, Interior design and antiques, Tourism and Travel, IT and Telecommunications, Human resources and Leadership Development

Profile last updated
Apr 2

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