Member since May '15

Working languages:
French to English
German to English

Matthew Spofforth
MSC Translation and CAT Tools, ACIL

Liverpool, England, United Kingdom
Local time: 01:12 GMT (GMT+0)

Native in: English Native in English
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What Matthew Spofforth is working on
Dec 15, 2016 (posted via TM-Town):  A french automotive manual ...more »
Total word count: 2000

Account type Freelance translator and/or interpreter, Identity Verified Verified member
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Services Translation, Editing/proofreading, Transcription, Copywriting
Specializes in:
Wine / Oenology / ViticultureMechanics / Mech Engineering
Engineering: IndustrialComputers: Software
Computers: HardwareBusiness/Commerce (general)
Sports / Fitness / RecreationIT (Information Technology)

French to English - Standard rate: 0.07 GBP per word / 30 GBP per hour
German to English - Standard rate: 0.07 GBP per word / 30 GBP per hour
Preferred currency GBP
KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 28, Questions answered: 26, Questions asked: 1
Payment methods accepted Visa, MasterCard, PayPal, Check | Send a payment via ProZ*Pay
Portfolio Sample translations submitted: 2
Glossaries French, German, Mech Engineering
Translation education Master's degree - Heriot Watt University, Edinburgh
Experience Years of experience: 2. Registered at May 2011. Became a member: May 2015. Certified PRO certificate(s)
Credentials French (University of Liverpool, verified)
German (University of Liverpool, verified)
Memberships CIOL
Software Adobe Acrobat, MateCat, memoQ, MemSource Cloud, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office Pro, Microsoft Word, Powerpoint, SDL TRADOS, Wordfast
CV/Resume English (DOCX)
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Professional practices Matthew Spofforth endorses's Professional Guidelines.
My name is Matthew Spofforth, I am a technical translator in the French and German to English language pairs, trading under the name of Spofforth Translation Services as of July 2014.


Engineering: Automotive, Machinery

Information Technology: Data, Software

Manufacturing: Consumer Goods, Industrial Equipment

Oenology: Wine growing, regional variations


Corporate communications


MSc in Translation and CAT Tools, Heriot-Watt University

BA (Hons) French and German, University of Liverpool, Upper Second


Associate of the Chartered Institute of Linguists (ACIL)

Previous professional experience

In-depth customer service experience with Bosch GmbH on their power tools campaign, this knowledge has led me to become specialised in industry, mechanical engineering and consumer goods.
Previous posts have been with Scottish Power and the DWP, which have led to an interest in the energy and immigration sectors respectively.

Please consider me for your next project, I will always endeavour to deliver an idiomatic and accurate text in the target language.

Just email me at or send me a message at for a quote!

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Total pts earned: 28
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Top languages (PRO)
German to English24
French to English4
Top general fields (PRO)
Top specific fields (PRO)
Automotive / Cars & Trucks8
Mechanics / Mech Engineering8
Automation & Robotics4
Nuclear Eng/Sci4
Sports / Fitness / Recreation4

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Profile last updated
Jun 10, 2020

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