Working languages:
French to English

Scott de Lesseps
Your satisfaction is my #1 goal.

available upon request, Virginia, United States
Local time: 11:18 EST (GMT-5)

Native in: English 
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Certificate in French-English translation from New York University
Account type Freelance translator and/or interpreter, Identity Verified Verified site user
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Services Translation, Editing/proofreading, Website localization, Software localization, Voiceover (dubbing), Desktop publishing
Specializes in:
Business/Commerce (general)Finance (general)
Medical (general)Law: Contract(s)
Cosmetics, BeautyTourism & Travel
Computers (general)IT (Information Technology)
Law (general)Medical: Pharmaceuticals

Preferred currency USD
Project History 1 projects entered    1 positive feedback from colleagues

Blue Board entries made by this user  16 entries

Payment methods accepted Check, Money order, PayPal | Send a payment via ProZ*Pay
Portfolio Sample translations submitted: 1
Translation education Other - New York University
Experience Years of experience: 14. Registered at Oct 2002. Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials French to English (New York University - School of Continuing and Professional Studies, verified)
Memberships ATA
Software Adobe Acrobat, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Powerpoint, SDL TRADOS, Translation Workspace, Wordfast
Events and training
Professional practices Scott de Lesseps endorses's Professional Guidelines.

Hello, and welcome to my profile. If you are seeking quality translations and/or proofreading, you have come to the right place. I specialize in French to English translation, and also provide proofreading services for English texts. I invite you to visit my web site also, at Click here to e-mail me for information or for a free quote.

  • Fields of expertise include: commercial and financial (annual reports, financial statements and notes, press releases/PR, etc.), IT, legal/contracts, technical, pharmaceutical and health care, among others. If your area is not mentioned here, please inquire. I will be glad to look over your document and give you an honest assessment. I carefully screen projects before accepting them to ensure they are projects for which I am qualified.
  • I studied translation in Montréal, where I lived for 2 1/2 years, and have first-hand knowledge of French-Canadian dialect, slang and culture.
  • I am a native speaker of English, and possess excellent writing, proofreading and editing skills.
  • Please see my resume for lists of types of documents translated and companies benefitting from my translation services.

A personal note: Translation is a craft for which I have a great deal of passion. You can rest assured that I will do my best to produce a target text that captures, as much as possible, the essence and flavor of the original. I will put my knowledge and expertise to work for you.

  • I earned my certificate in French-English translation from New York University.
  • I studied translation at Université Concordia in Montréal, Québec, Canada.
  • I studied advanced French at Université de Montréal (École de français), and Université du Québec à Montréal.
  • I graduated with a bachelor's Degree in Management Science from Virginia Tech.
  • I have experience translating in a variety of areas; fields of expertise include business, computers, medical (including pharmaceutical and clinical trials) and legal.
  • Projects include translations for the Greenpeace newsletter, World Bank and localization (web site translation) for: and
  • I am currently providing translation services in conjunction with other web sites.

I have:
  • a certificate in French-English translation from New York University
  • over 25 years of experience with the French language
  • a wealth of translation experience in a variety of fields (fields of expertise include commercial, legal, IT and medical)
  • experience living and studying in a francophone culture (Montréal, Québec)
  • a broad and extensive background in computers, with a bachelor's degree in Management Science from Virginia Tech.
  • several years of experience working with a variety of hardware and software.
  • experience as a computer help desk analyst, providing my troubleshooting and consulting expertise to the university community at Virginia Tech.
  • experience with HTML, FTP, web site/graphic design and management.
I offer:
  • quality, accurate translations
  • a complete and thorough review of my work, including proofreading, spell-check, grammar check and any necessary post-production refinements
  • preservation of original formatting (charts, graphs, tables, etc.) where feasible
  • satisfaction guaranteed

I am dedicated to delivering a quality, accurate, and on-time finished product. I understand the importance of keeping abreast of the rapidly changing world of technology. The customer's satisfaction is my #1 goal in my service, so I'm not satisfied unless you are. Rates determined on a per-project basis, and may vary according to factors such as desired turnaround time and technical level of the text. Unless otherwise requested, all work is performed via the Internet. This saves us both time and money, as it avoids costly postal and overnight fees.

Let me put my expertise to work for you! Click here to e-mail me for information or for a free quote.

Transcription, proofreading and editing services also available.

CV available upon request.
Keywords: business, computers, IT, cosmetics, legal, medical, pharmaceutical, health care, musical, resumes, general, viticulture, literary, French-Canadian, clinical trials, birth certificates, marriage certificates, contracts, summary of product characteristics, informed consent form, questionnaires, patient information leaflets, brochures, commerciale, informatique, juridique, médical, pharmaceutique, soins de santé, générale, , musicale, français-canadien, viticole, litéraire, cosmétiques, CV, certificats de naissance, documents légaux, essais cliniques, actes de mariage, contrats

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Jan 19, 2018

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