CREDENTIALS Native UK English speaker BA (Hons) Modern Languages (French and Italian), University of Oxford PGCert (Soc Sci), Open University
Now based on the UK's South Coast, I was born in Bournemouth (UK) and have since lived, worked or studied in Florence and Pavia in Italy and Montpellier, the Savoie and the Landes in France. I have been translating and editing since 2002 for a wide range of corporate clients, private individuals and agencies.
AREAS OF SPECIALISATION MARKETING ¦ ADVERTISING ¦ PUBLIC RELATIONS market research, promotional material, catalogues, slogans, flyers, brochures, questionnaires, press releases
I have eight years' full-time experience helping my clients promote their products to the UK market. In a field like advertising, second best simply isn't good enough. Let me customise your sales pitch for a UK English or "International English" audience.
BUSINESS ¦ INTERNATIONAL ORGANISATIONS ¦ DEVELOPMENT UN reports and European Commission regulatory documents, European Parliament plenary session reports, aid agencies, NGOs, employment contracts, health and safety, business correspondence, e-commerce
I have translated a variety of reports and papers for and on behalf of international organisations. Full confidentiality is assured. I also work on general business translations, including letters, e-mails, memos and PowerPoint presentations, with particular experience in health and safety and employment contracts.
e-mail: ameswilliams @ sky.com (delete spaces)
words/day: 1500-3000, depending on technicality and availability
many formats supported -- huge range of reference aids and glossaries