Member since Jun '06

Working languages:
French to English
English (monolingual)

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Suzie Withers
Bringing messages to life - in English

Southampton, England, United Kingdom
Local time: 05:26 BST (GMT+1)

Native in: English (Variant: British) Native in English
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Aug 27 (posted via ProZ.com):  Currently getting to grips with SDL Trados! ...more, + 2 other entries »
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Highly qualified French to English Translator (native British English speaker) with previous experience in multiple industries. My current aim is to help clients to cross language and cultural boundaries and get their message across to an English-speaking audience on paper or online, whilst retaining the intent, tone and register of the original French.

Qualifications:

• BA (Hons) French with Applied Computing (First) - King's College London

• Diploma in Translation (FR>EN) - Chartered Institute of Linguists

Experience:

• 20 years as an IT programmer, systems and business analyst

• Experience in multiple industries

• Mid-range enterprise business systems – IBM iSeries, relational databases, high volumes of data

• Finance – unit-linked pensions, life assurance, investments

• Insurance – underwriting, policy administration and claims

• Paper manufacturing – shop floor automation, reel handling, labelling, stencilling

• Air traffic control – European standards for aircraft separation

• Pipework engineering – steel pipework and components for industrial applications

Skills:

• Strong written communication

• Ability to adapt writing style to convey messages in different styles and to different audiences

• Meticulous attention to detail

• Passionate and fully qualified linguist

• Highly IT literate

Some of my recent projects:

• Translation of web articles for French NGO

• Translation, revision and proofreading of YouTube videos for a popular bilingual channel 


My rates are negotiable and dependent on the subject matter of the translation. 

This user has earned KudoZ points by helping other translators with PRO-level terms. Click point total(s) to see term translations provided.

Total pts earned: 114
PRO-level pts: 88


Top languages (PRO)
French to English69
English to French19
Top general fields (PRO)
Other31
Tech/Engineering23
Medical19
Bus/Financial8
Social Sciences4
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Top specific fields (PRO)
Construction / Civil Engineering15
Real Estate8
Medical (general)8
Textiles / Clothing / Fashion4
Aerospace / Aviation / Space4
Telecom(munications)4
Business/Commerce (general)4
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Keywords: IT, technology, literature, hardware, software, engineering, paper manufacturing, general, internet, food and drink, culinary, computer, finance, insurance, french, culture, photography, fitness, art, crafts, business analysis, systems analysis


Profile last updated
Sep 20



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