Working languages:
English to French
German to French
Spanish to French

Mélanie Chanat
High-quality reliable French translator

Berlin, Germany
Local time: 04:59 CET (GMT+1)

Native in: French (Variants: Swiss, Standard-France) 
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Account type Freelancer and outsourcer, Identity Verified Verified site user
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Services Translation, Editing/proofreading, Website localization, Software localization, Training, Desktop publishing, Project management, Copywriting
Specializes in:
Automation & RoboticsComputers: Systems, Networks
Computers: SoftwareComputers: Hardware
Electronics / Elect EngEnvironment & Ecology
IT (Information Technology)Mechanics / Mech Engineering

Preferred currency EUR
KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 43, Questions answered: 28, Questions asked: 42
Project History 13 projects entered

Payment methods accepted Wire transfer
Portfolio Sample translations submitted: 7
Glossaries business, Computer, electricity, Sport
Translation education Master's degree - I.T.I.R.I Strasbourg (France)
Experience Years of translation experience: 22. Registered at Mar 2005. Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials English to French (Institut de Traducteurs, Interprètes et de Relations Internationales)
Spanish to French (Institut de Traducteurs, Interprètes et de Relations Internationales)
German to French (Bundesverband der Dolmetscher und Übersetzer)
Memberships N/A
Software Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Indesign, memoQ, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, OpenOffice, Passolo, Powerpoint, SDL TRADOS, Wordfast
CV/Resume German (PDF), English (PDF), French (PDF)
Professional practices Mélanie Chanat endorses's Professional Guidelines.

User's manual, technical data sheets for compounds and devices…

Software, websites, software user's manual, web interface…

User's manual of satellite receiver, GPS, mobile technology, telephone receiver…

Renewable energies, solar energy and facilities, substainable design, production, economy...

Websites, tourist brochures, exhibitions, tourist offices, identification sheets, press kits

Workbooks for teachers and students, websites, e-learning educational tools

Websites, training manuals for personal protective equipment

Product catalogue, website for medical instruments and equipment


1997 Translator's degree,
I.T.I.R.I. (Institut de Traducteurs, Interprètes et Relations Internationales), Strasbourg, France

1996 Master's degree in languages and international business,
Université de Savoie, Chambéry, France

1992 Diploma Básico de Español,
Spanish Consulate, Strasbourg, France


French mother tongue
EN -> FR technical and general translations (all areas)
DE -> FR IT, electronics, telecommunication, renewable energies, tourism
SP -> FR IT, electronics, telecommunication, renewable energies, tourism


Apple iMac OS 10.6.4 ~ MacBook OS 10.8.5
Parallels Desktop 11 for Mac ~ Microsoft Windows 10

SDL Trados 2014 ~ SDL MultiTerm 2014 Desktop
Office 2011 für Mac ~ Microsoft Office 2016
Wordfast Pro 3.4.5 ~ Wordfast Classic 6.03
Adobe Creative Suite CS3

Excellent expertise of Macintosh systems and software
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: 43
(All PRO level)

Top languages (PRO)
English to French24
German to French15
Spanish to French4
Top general fields (PRO)
Top specific fields (PRO)
Electronics / Elect Eng16
Engineering (general)7
Business/Commerce (general)4
Computers: Software4
Computers: Systems, Networks4
Medical: Instruments2
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Keywords: electronics, IT, computers, telecommunications, environment, renewable energy, solar energy, solar systems, photovotaic, medical instruments, cooking, gastronomy, education, e-learning, tourism, P.P.I., English to French, Spanish to French, German to French

Profile last updated
Jan 10

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