Working languages:
English to French

Nathalie Chiron

Local time: 21:30 BST (GMT+1)

Native in: French Native in French
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Account type Freelancer
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Services Translation, Editing/proofreading, Website localization, Software localization, MT post-editing
Expertise
Specializes in:
Computers (general)Computers: Software
Computers: Systems, NetworksComputers: Hardware
IT (Information Technology)Automotive / Cars & Trucks
Electronics / Elect EngMechanics / Mech Engineering

Translation education Master's degree - MST in Mulhouse (France)
Experience Years of translation experience: 21. Registered at ProZ.com: Oct 1999.
ProZ.com Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials N/A
Memberships N/A
Software Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Photoshop, Catalyst, FrameMaker, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Pagemaker, Passolo, Powerpoint, SDL TRADOS, SDLX
Bio
13 years of experience as a freelance translator

SERVICES

Translation
Proofreading
Editing
Post-editing


AREAS OF SPECIALISATION & TYPES OF WORK IT

Software/Hardware: OS, database, cameras, photo/video editing, DTP,
printers, media players, workflow management, time management, content
management, call centre, firewalls, telephones, DVD-ROM drives, servers,
networks, network cards, printers, CPU coolers, etc.

Help files, user’s guides, manuals, websites, online training, white papers,
knowledge databases, etc.

Automotive

Cars (mainstream and prestige manufacturers), mobile work equipment
(off-highway trucks, excavators, wheel loaders, track-type tractors, etc.), forklift
trucks (manned and self-guided), engines: maintenance manuals,
assembly/disassembly manuals, troubleshooting guides, safety instructions,
specifications, online training courses for sales and maintenance personnel.

Technical

Electronics, CCTV systems, laser scanners, lighting filters.
Food processing machinery.
Safety data sheets, lubricants.
Telephony, Internet, cables, mobile phone & call centre headsets.

Marketing

Press releases, brochures, Powerpoint presentations, e-commerce sites,
surveys, etc.

Misc.

Contracts, software licences, personality profiling for managers, video games,
etc.



PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE Since 2011: Specialisation in postediting.

Since 1999: Freelance translator working with agencies & direct clients.

1999: Co-ordinator/translator at Sykes Europe Ltd in the field of
localisation. Duties involved project planning and coordination with
translators, as well as translation, review, terminology work, layout
checks and testing for a range of software and documentation (user
guides and online help).

1998: Translator for Frigoscandia (Argenteuil, France) in the field of food
processing machinery. Translation of commercial brochures and
technical literature about industrial refrigeration, chilling and freezing
equipment, coating, cooking and frying equipment, forming
equipment, cutting and portioning equipment with waterjet
technology, potato processing equipment.


EDUCATION 1995-97: M.S.T (French MSc) in technical and scientific translation: French-
English-German, at the University of Haute-Alsace in Mulhouse,
France. Last year spent as an exchange student in the ETI (School of
Interpretation and Translation) in Geneva, Switzerland. General,
legal, economic translation and terminology.

1994: DU (one-year university diploma) in technical translation.

1991-93: BTS Génie Optique (equivalent to H.N.D) in optics and electronics.



CAT TOOLS

SDL Trados Studio 2011, SDL Multiterm 2011, SDL 2007 Freelance Suite,
SDL Passolo 2011, Catalyst.
Keywords: post-editing, localisation, localization, software, strings, hardware, online help, user guide, website, food processing, machinery, technical, Trados, SDLX, UK, forklift, trucks, SGV, self-guided vehicles, Internet, maintenance, manual, safety, security, cars, automotive


Profile last updated
Aug 28, 2014



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