Member since Sep '03

Working languages:
English to French

Jacques DP
Sharp and graceful

Geneva, Geneve, Switzerland
Local time: 11:20 CEST (GMT+2)

Native in: French Native in French
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Services Translation, Website localization, Software localization
Expertise
Specializes in:
IT (Information Technology)Philosophy
Business/Commerce (general)Telecom(munications)
Computers: SoftwareComputers: Systems, Networks
Computers: HardwareMedia / Multimedia
Computers (general)

Preferred currency EUR
Payment methods accepted Wire transfer, PayPal
Translation education Master's degree - Université de Genève
Experience Years of translation experience: 13. Registered at ProZ.com: Feb 2003. Became a member: Sep 2003.
ProZ.com Certified PRO certificate(s)
Credentials N/A
Memberships ProZ
Software Apple OS X, Excel, Microsoft Windows, Office, PowerPoint, SDL Studio, Word, SDL TRADOS, SDLX
CV/Resume CV will be submitted upon request (includes contact information)
Conference participation Conference attended
Professional practices Jacques DP endorses ProZ.com's Professional Guidelines.
Bio
Specialty Fields
  • IT (information technology) and communication
    • Digital transformation
    • Information governance and security
    • Data protection regulation (including new GDPR)
    • Desktop, mobile and cloud platforms
    • Software
  • Consumer electronics (tablets, smartphones, cameras, etc.)
Strengths
  • Precise understanding and rendering of complex contents
  • Outstanding French language skills
  • Wide university-level background, both scientific (computer science, math, biology) and humanist (philosophy, linguistics, literature) (MA)
  • Advanced user of CAT tools (SDL Studio)
  • Compliance with standard glossaries (IATE, Microsoft…) and style guides
  • Spell-check at translation time and full review before delivery
  • Professional business partner
  • Fast
Experience in Translation

French native freelance professional translator specialized in IT since 2003. I have been working for many IT companies (including global industry leaders) through agencies across the world.

Random Projects with Unsolicited Client Feedback
  • Large volume of work done for end client providing cloud workspaces for highly regulated industries. Comments from agency: "The quality you deliver is brilliant. You're careful, thorough, experienced, hard-working and have a very good style in French. This is the feedback I get from the client, from my French-speaking colleagues and other colleagues working with you on other accounts." (November 2015)
  • Ongoing translations for provider of collaboration and content management solutions: "Everyone is really impressed with the quality and your being able to meet tight deadlines; our main contact at [client] who is French is among them – which is great." (April 2015)
  • Test translation for global transcreation agency, feedback from In-House Recruiter at agency: "Congratulations, you have done a fantastic job. We will be happy to consider you not only for XXX but also for YYY and other accounts requiring your technical expertise, En into frFR and frCH." (July 2014)
  • Translation of web materials for world leading consumer electronics manufacturer. Feedback from PM at agency: "Here is the feedback [from the reviewer]: the translation looks faultless [...] It is always agreeable and reassuring to receive such feedback!" (July 2012)
Experience outside Translation
  • Literary editing and publishing
  • Teaching (students of all ages from high school to university students and staff)
  • Author of professional books about Internet-related topics
  • Programming and webmastering (Perl, PHP, HTML, XML, MySQL, etc.)
  • Involvement in optical fiber pilot project conducted by ITU, which linked international organizations (as a project manager for one of the participants in the project)
  • Literary and philosophical writing
Software and Reference Sources

SDL Studio 2014
Translation Office 3000
Complete IATE glossary integrated in Studio

Certified PROs.jpgI work with SDL Trados Studio 2014
Keywords: technical, technique, computer, ordinateur, internet, telecom, télécom, telecommunications, télécommunications, audio, software, logiciel, hardware, matériel, tools, outils, equipment, équipement, devices, périphériques, pc, html, web, localization, localisation, science, scientific, scientifique, medical, médical, médecine, molecular, biology, biologie, moléculaire, genetics, genetic, génétique, biotech, biotechnology, biotechnologie, biotechnologies


Profile last updated
Nov 16, 2017



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