Member since Jul '17

Working languages:
English to French
German to French

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October 2020

Valentine E.
Technical translator

Montpon-Ménestérol, Aquitaine, France
Local time: 10:25 CEST (GMT+2)

Native in: French Native in French
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What Valentine E. is working on
Nov 18, 2019 (posted via  Translating document about how cities deal with HIV, English to French, 5k words, for UNAIDS. Very, very interesting! ...more, + 2 other entries »
Account type Freelance translator and/or interpreter, Identity Verified Verified member
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Services Translation, Editing/proofreading, Transcription
Specializes in:
Human ResourcesAdvertising / Public Relations
SAPInternet, e-Commerce
Marketing / Market Research

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Words translated: 1,068
Translation education Master's degree - University of Vienna
Experience Years of experience: 5. Registered at May 2017. Became a member: Jul 2017. Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials German to French (Universität Wien (Institut für Übersetzen und Dolmetschen))
English to French (Universität Wien (Institut für Übersetzen und Dolmetschen))
Memberships N/A
Software Across, memoQ, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, SDL TRADOS, SDLX
CV/Resume English (PDF)
Training sessions attended Trainings
Professional practices Valentine E. endorses's Professional Guidelines.
Professional objectives
  • Meet new translation company clients
  • Meet new end/direct clients
  • Work for non-profits or pro-bono clients
  • 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

Born and raised in France, I left for Austria right after graduation, where I spent ten years and got a Master's degree in translation. I started working full-time as a freelancer in 2016. I've gained experience in several areas, mainly technical, agriculture and marketing.

I'm passionate about politics, social issues (especially gender: I wrote my master's thesis on gender-inclusive language use in French-speaking countries) and the environment, so I give as much time as I can do some volunteer translation work for NGOs and independent media. I'm also a musician, and, like so many of my colleague, a true bookworm.

I would say my greatest quality as a translator is to recognize what a translation needs and focus on making it work, but I'm happiest when I can spend a ridiculous amount of time on one sentence until it sounds just right;)

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Profile last updated
Jul 6

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