Member since Sep '10

Working languages:
English to French

Anne Kauffman
ENG>FRA French and Swiss Markets

San Ramon, California, United States
Local time: 01:28 PDT (GMT-7)

Native in: French (Variants: Swiss, Standard-France) Native in French
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Build lasting relationships with clients by providing high quality customer service
Account type Freelance translator and/or interpreter, Identity Verified Verified member
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Services Translation, Editing/proofreading, Website localization, Software localization, MT post-editing, Subtitling, Transcreation
Specializes in:
Advertising / Public RelationsBusiness/Commerce (general)
Computers (general)Computers: Software
Computers: Systems, NetworksInternational Org/Dev/Coop
Internet, e-CommerceIT (Information Technology)
ManagementMarketing / Market Research

Preferred currency USD
KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 27, Questions answered: 10, Questions asked: 2
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Portfolio Sample translations submitted: 4
Translation education Other - WLS, Dublin, Ireland
Experience Years of experience: 11. Registered at Nov 2009. Became a member: Sep 2010.
Credentials English to French (WLS, Dublin, Ireland - Certificate in Translation, verified)
Memberships NCTA
Software Adobe Acrobat, memoQ, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, SDL GroupShare, SDL WorldServer, Passolo, Powerpoint, Qordoba, SDL TRADOS
CV/Resume CV available upon request
Conference participation Conferences attended
Training sessions attended Attended 7 training sessions

Professional practices Anne Kauffman endorses's Professional Guidelines.

Professional English-to-French translator and reviewer, as well as QA lead tester for French and Swiss markets. Excellent knowledge of cultural and regional variations in these markets. Highly familiar with terminology in the IT/Communications/Network industry as well as in the HR field. Background in business and marketing. Expert at quality assurance in the localization of websites and mobile applications. Used to fast pace projects and very tight deadlines. Build long lasting relationships with clients by providing excellent customer service.

Dependable, accurate, well-written, quick turnaround, on-time delivery, organized, excellent communication skills


  • From English to French only (France or Switzterland)
  • Use of online and offline dictionaries, as well as terminology databases and other reference materials
  • Use of CAT tools (SDL Trados Studio 2017, SDL WorldServer, SDL GroupShare, Qordoba, Passolo 2011 (willing to upgrade if necessary), XTM Cloud, MatCat, Okapi Olifant) - Always ready to use a new client proprietary platform
  • Strong research skills
  • Conveying the right meaning with a natural tone in the right context
  • Cultural awareness
  • Attention to details in the written word
  • In-depth knowledge of fields of specialization
  • Advanced writing and reading skills
  • Detection of nuances and ambiguities that need to be transferred fluently into the target language
  • Delivery of quality translation
  • Reviews with clear comments


  • Live and screenshot testing of global, functional, and linguistic defects
  • Documentation of defects in various databases, such as Atlassian Jira, Cisco CDETS, and CA Rally
  • Collaborative work with the development engineering teams to identify and resolve defects for the best user experience possible
  • Full progression and regression cycle
  • Experience with both waterfall and agile systems
  • Customer-facing as well as B2B user experiences through efficient localization to the French market
  • Websites and mobile applications (iOS and Android)

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