Member since Jun '06

Working languages:
French to English
English (monolingual)

Suzie Withers
Bringing messages to life - in English

Southampton, England, United Kingdom
Local time: 20:22 GMT (GMT+0)

Native in: English (Variant: British) Native in English
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Highly qualified French to English Translator (native British English speaker) with previous experience in multiple industries. My 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.

Here's what my clients say:

"Exceeded expectations"
"Excellent translation"
"Handled very well"
"I just wish we received more French translation jobs so that we could work with you more regularly!"
"Consistently excellent"  

Qualifications:

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

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

• Associate Member of the UK Chartered Institute of Linguists - ACIL

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 numerous websites for small businesses

• Translation of a series of poetic descriptions of photographs

• Translation of internal documents for insurance company

• Translation of website for financial product provider

• Translation of web articles for French NGO


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

https://www.suziewithers.com/

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Total pts earned: 169
PRO-level pts: 136


Top languages (PRO)
French to English117
English to French19
Top general fields (PRO)
Other43
Tech/Engineering31
Medical31
Bus/Financial20
Law/Patents7
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Construction / Civil Engineering19
Medical (general)12
Real Estate8
Aerospace / Aviation / Space8
Medical: Instruments4
Medical: Cardiology4
Education / Pedagogy4
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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


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