I am a professional freelance technical translator with 10+ years’ experience working from German into English and French into English with specialist knowledge in the fields of automotive engineering, IT and many other technical areas. Efficient project management, fluency in German and French, in-depth knowledge of engineering and excellent writing and copy-editing skills in English have been the key to my success over the years.
Translation and copy-editing skills:
- Reading through original material in German and rewriting it in English
- Researching technical and scientific phraseology to find the correct translation
- Retaining and developing specialist knowledge on specialist areas of translation
- Copy-editing and proofreading to ensure that material is clear and consistent, complete and credible, and that the text is well written, grammatically correct and accessible
- Encouraging and acting upon critical feedback in the most appropriate manner
- Maintaining awareness of new words or phrases coming into popular usage