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Lawrence Payne
Superb English Editing and Proofreading

Sheffield, Massachusetts, United States
Local time: 15:53 EDT (GMT-4)

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Feb 10 (posted via  I am editing a chronology of the art world's most revolutionary thinker. Additionally, I'm writing a graphic novel and recording new music. ...more »
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Offering 30 years' experience and a reputation for professionalism
Account type Freelancer and outsourcer, Identity Verified Verified member
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Services Editing/proofreading, Voiceover (dubbing), MT post-editing
Specializes in:
Automation & RoboticsBusiness/Commerce (general)
Computers (general)Computers: Software
Computers: Systems, NetworksEducation / Pedagogy
Engineering (general)Finance (general)
Government / PoliticsLaw: Contract(s)

Japanese to English - Standard rate: 0.02 USD per character / 60 USD per hour
Portuguese to English - Standard rate: 0.02 USD per word / 60 USD per hour
Spanish to English - Standard rate: 0.02 USD per word / 60 USD per hour
Chinese to English - Standard rate: 0.02 USD per character / 60 USD per hour
Korean to English - Standard rate: 0.02 USD per character / 60 USD per hour

Payment methods accepted Wire transfer, PayPal, Check, Money order | Send a payment via ProZ*Pay
Experience Years of experience: 33. Registered at Mar 2003. Became a member: Mar 2014. Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
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Software Adobe Acrobat, Frontpage, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Acrobat, Excel, Word, Powerpoint, SDL TRADOS, SDLX
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Lawrence Payne is an independent writer and editor specializing in services for the translation and marketing fields. He has 28 years' professional experience with leading global corporations and their associated service providers, and in that time has covered a wide range of subjects, including annual business reporting and disclosure, automotive testing and manufacturing, computers, the environment, medical diagnostics, music and the arts, robotics, telecommunications, travel and more.

Mr. Payne's work has long been in demand by companies such as Toshiba America, JBL Professional, Harris Corporation and SpeakerCraft, and has been recognized by advertising clubs in New York, Los Angeles, Santa Barbara and Ventura County, California. He has also produced ads and marketing materials for major Japanese manufacturers, many of them in his capacity as senior copywriter at prestigious Intermart Advertising/Tokyo. Well respected for his editorial abilities, he serves translators and agencies in the U.S., Latin America, Britain and Europe, China, Japan, Korea and India.

Mr. Payne is a frequent contributor to consumer and trade magazines. He has published a dozen full-length articles in the leading graphic-design journal How, and was twice profiled in its pages. A knowledgeable musician and critic as well, he has written for Guitar Player, Virgin Records' Dogma and others, and was the associate editor at Music Connection, an L.A.-based biweekly serving the recording industry.

Mr. Payne's service is structured to facilitate the rapid throughput of text and editing, regardless of project scope or complexity. The success he enjoys is a direct result of prompt response to customer needs and the integrity he brings to each client relationship.

Music composed and performed by Lawrence Payne is available at

Keywords: Annuals, automotive, business, clinical, computers, engineering, environment, food, history, manufacturing, marketing, medical, meditation, music, art, reports, robotics, science, telecommunications, testing, travel, Zen

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Aug 22

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