Working languages:
German to English

Lisa Davey
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Bath, England, United Kingdom
Local time: 15:53 BST (GMT+1)

Native in: English Native in English
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Professional British English translator working in the industry since 1999. I specialise in translation and transcreation in the areas of marketing & advertising; travel & tourism; food & cookery; fashion, cosmetics & jewellery; luxury goods; music, culture & religion; toys & children's equipment; life & lifestyle, education; human resources, immigration & human rights.

I also offer bi-lingual proofreading and copy editing services.

My areas of expertise include:

Brochures and catalogues
B2B advertising pitches for campaigns (also press releases, slogans, etc.)
Corporate communications (external communications, internal staff communications, staff manuals.)
Education course materials (course outlines, brochures)
Immigration materials (policy, articles, etc.)
Marketing materials (voiceover texts for radio and TV ads, print ads and posters, surveys)
Museum information (catalogues, explanatory texts, visitor info)
Personal bios (for brochures, websites, annual reports)
Websites (content, blog posts, articles)


Über den Himalaya. Die Expedition der Brüder Schlagintweit nach Indien und Zentralasien 1854 bis 1858 Deutscher Alpenverein, Munich 19 March 2015-10 Jan 2016
Show and Tell – Architectural (hi)stories from the collection Pinakothek, Munich 13 March – 15 June 2014

Translated Publications
My Little Pony: The Mega Puzzle Book ISBN: 978-3-8499-0311-4 Schwager & Steinlein Verlag, Cologne 2015
Oliver Minder: High-End Natural ISBN 978-3-9524292-4-2 Kunsthaus Baselland, Basel 2015
Helene Schjerfbeck ISBN 978-3-7356-0010-3 Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt/Kerber, Bielefeld 2014
Backvernügen / The joy of baking ISBN 978-3-625-17171-3, Naumann und Göbel, Cologne 2014
Mediterrane Küche / Mediterranean Cuisine ISBN 978-3-625-17165-2 Nauman und Göbel, Cologne 2014
Draußen genießen / Eating Outdoors ISBN 978-3-625-17012-9 Naumann und Göbel, Cologne 2014
Vegetarisch / Vegetarian Cuisine ISBN 978-3-625-17011-2 Naumann und Göbel, Cologne 2014
Gemüseküche / Cooking with Vegetables ISBN 078-625-12341-5 Naumann und Göbel, Cologne 2014
Hello Kitty: Geschenke aus der Küche / Hello Kitty: Gifts from my Kitchen ISBN 978-3-8499-0172-1 Naumann und Göbel, Cologne 2014
Das kleine Buch vom grossen Chef / The little book of big bosses ISBN 978-3- 36693-02-06, Bech Verlag, 2011
Wien – Stadt der Träume / Vienna – A City of Dreams on the Danube ISBN 978-3-89919-160-8 Vitalis Verlag, Prague 2010
Wien / Vienna ISBN 3-938446-42-0 NZ Visitor Publications, Auckland 2005
Frankfurt am Main ISBN 3-938446-41-2 NZ Visitor Publications, Auckland 2005
München / Munich ISBN 3-938446-40-4 NZ Visitor Publications, Auckland 2005

Copy edited publications (credited)
Wasser Stein Papier / Water Stone Paper / Acqua Pietra Carta ISBN 978-3-7356-0133-9 Kerber, Bielefeld, 2015
Weltkunst The Art Magazine of Die Zeit, Zeit Kunstverlag, Hamburg March 2015
Esther Stocker: Verrückte Geometrie / Mad Geometry ISBN 978-3-86678-979-1 Kerber, Bielefeld 2015
Kunst Heute: The Collection of Contemporary Art ISBN 978-3-86678-678-3 Kerber, Bielefeld 2014
Uta Schotten: My Kingdom is not of this World ISBN 978-3-86678-972-2 Kerber, Bielefeld 2014
Martin Vosswinkel: Dialoge des Konkreten / Dialogues of concrete art ISBN 978-3-86678-956-2 Kerber, Bielefeld 2014
Roger Rigorth ISBN 978-3-86678-063-0 Kerber, Bielefeld 2014
Piero Manzoni – When bodies became Art ISBN 978-3-941399-33-4, Kerber Verlag, Bielefeld 2013

Proofread publications (uncredited)
Freiheit durch Gold / Liberty through Gold ISBN 978-3-95233315-5-2
3rd edition, Johannes Müller, Bern, Switzerland, 2010
Die besten Rezepte aus der kaiserlichen Hofküche / The Best Imperial Recipes
ISBN 978-3-89919-142-4, Vitalis Verlag, Prague, 2010

Prior to qualifying as a translator, I worked in the field of international education for the British Council (managing contracts on behalf of the UN, the EC, the British government and many African and Asian governments) and for the Fulbright Commission as Programme Director of the bilateral British-American programme.

Clients can be assured of a professional and pleasant approach and competitively priced work, produced to a high standard.

Visit my website for further information and to contact me for a free quote.

Keywords: Austria, Switzerland, Germany, art translations, children, cookery translations, food translations, cosmetics translations, education translations, exhibition translations, food and dairy translations, human resources translations, human rights translations, life and lifestyle translations, international development translations, immigration translations, marketing translations, PR translations, press translations, religion translations, social sciences translations, tourism translations, toys translations, fashion translations, German translations, proofreading, copywriting, copy editing, publishing, editing

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