Member since Jun '09

Working languages:
English to French
Spanish to French
French (monolingual)

Dominique PAIN
ENGINEER & JOURNALIST EN & SP -> FR

France
Local time: 10:52 CET (GMT+1)

Native in: French Native in French
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EDUCATION
- Master degree in Translation, University of Provence, France
- Master degree in Energy Economics & Planning, INPG/IEPE Grenoble, France
- Master courses in Telecommunications & Control, Herriot Watt University, Edinburgh, Scotland
- Electrical & Electronics Engineer Degree, ESIEE, Paris
- Certificate in Professional Training Design and Planning, CESI Paris

AREAS OF SPECIALIZATION Energy (use, generation, transport, economics & planning): 2 years at EDF Americas, Mexico - 5 years at Geneva University (CUEPE- energy planning), Switzerland
Environmental Management and Technologies: 1 year at Inestene (Inst. Environmental Strategy & Planning) Paris - 3 years at HEC Geneva & Int’l Academy of Environment Geneva, Switzerland
Micro-electronics, Computer Design: 4 years as integrated circuits design engineer, France Telecoms, Grenoble, France
Journalism & DTP: 4 years at Marseille La Cité, local general publication (sub-editor: writing, rewriting, proofreading and layout), Marseille, France
Education : 2 years at ANFA (French Automotive Training Union) - training needs assessment and professional courses design & planning, Paris, France


OTHER ACTIVITIES/INTERESTS
Introduction course to technical, editorial and press translation, University of Aix-Marseille, to undergraduates (second and third year, since 2013)
Free translation of fiction books for foreign authors not published in France
Philosophy and neuroscience


DOCUMENT TYPES
- Operating reports; user manuals
- Technical / non-technical presentations or reports
- Website and software localization
- Pedagogic supports; e-learning
- Communication & Marketing texts (Corporate newsletters, press releases, bulletins)
- Desktop publishing (press, magazines)
- Scientific magazines (maths, IT, astronomy, ...)



SOFTWARES CURRENTLY USED
- CAT : Wordfast / Trados 2011-2017 / MemoQ
- DTP : Indesign / Photoshop
- OFFICE : Word / Excel / Powerpoint
- WEB : Dreamweaver CS3 / Spip


SOME RELEVANT RECENT TRANSLATIONS:

Most of which have been done for agencies (NDAs)

Scientific magazines / books
Books of mathematics for general public (SP) - 2010/09 to 2012/04
Computer magazine for general public (SP) - 2011/04 to 2012/02
Astronomy/aerospace magazine for general public (EN) - 2010/11 to 2012/02

Articles, newsletters, press releases: Abbott/Abbvie, Watchguards, BBA Pumps, Atlet …
Scientific papers (EN) – 2013/06
Software magazine and press releases (EN) - 2014
Medical press releases and magazine (EN) – 2012/11 to 2013/11
Press releases - Pump systems (EN) since 2012/03
Press releases- Forklifts (EN) since 2012/02

Technical & economical /marketing presentations, white papers: Axis, VMWare, Volvo Car, Renault Trucks…
Network video systems and components (EN) – 2012 up to now
Cloud computing/networking white papers (EN) – 2013/08
Automotive sector presentation (EN) – since 2013/01
Automotive sector reports (SP) - since 2010/12 up to now

Website localisation: VMWare, ATERSA, Codian, Softonic, Atlet, Vielca, ENVI, Kofax...
Photovoltaic device production - 2013/02 up to now
Cloud computing (EN)- 2013/04 up to now
Pick & Place robots website (EN) - 2013/04 up to now
Software downloading (EN/SP) - 2014 since 2011/04
Architecture & Civil works Website (SP) – 2013/12
Forklifts (EN) – since 2012/01
Geospatial imagery (EN) – 2012-2013
Data capture (EN) - from 2010/05 to 2011/09

Technical user manuals: GE, Orion, ATERSA...
Wind turbine user manuals (EN) – 2013/11-2014/03
Telescopes user manuals (EN) – 2013/06-07
Pick & Place robot manuals (EN) - 2013/01
Photovoltaic installation manual (SP) – 2012/09
Wind turbine user manual (SP) - 2010/06

Technical reports (doc of reference, audit, quality…): EPRI, EDF, ATERSA, OPOWER...
EPRI peers review on nuclear security (EN) – 2012/11-12
EDF (Electricity of France) DoR update, (EN) – 2012/11
Quality manual OHSAS for Photovoltaic manufacturer (SP) – 2012/09
Prefeasibility studies for African power utilities and grids development (EN) – 2014/09 since 2012
HSE documents for a photovoltaic manufacturer (SP) – 2012/08
Smart meters / Home Energy reports (EN) - from 2012/02 to10
FAQ, Catalogues – Mechanics, Electronics: Datapro, Bungard, TVH…
FAQ (connecting and networking devices) (EN) – 2013
Catalogue (PCB production) (EN) – 2014
Automotive Workshop catalogue (EN) – 2014

OTHER PROFESSIONAL REFERENCES
2001-2004: Electricidad De Francia-Americas, EDF COMEGO Mexico; Liceo Franco mexicano, Mexico

1998-2000: ANFA (French automotive training union) training needs assessment and professional courses planning

1996-1997: SECTUR, Mexican Tourism Office in Paris: Translation into French of the 1996 Sectur brochures

1988-1996 University of Geneva; director assistant, in charge of course contents/planning and collaboration with the UNCED, Geneva, International Academy of Environment, University of Geneva, European Association for Education in Environmental Management, Geneva

1980-1986: Engineer in IC design (microprocessors), France Telecom, Grenoble
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Total pts earned: 66
PRO-level pts: 58


Top languages (PRO)
Spanish to French30
English to French24
French4
Top general fields (PRO)
Tech/Engineering22
Other12
Science8
Law/Patents8
Marketing4
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Top specific fields (PRO)
Construction / Civil Engineering12
Certificates, Diplomas, Licenses, CVs8
IT (Information Technology)8
Other4
Transport / Transportation / Shipping4
Chemistry; Chem Sci/Eng4
Mathematics & Statistics4
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