Working languages:
French to English
English to French

Laurence Abbe

Local time: 03:36 PDT (GMT-7)

Native in: French (Variant: Canadian) 
Account type Freelancer, Identity Verified Verified site user
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Services Translation, Editing/proofreading
Specializes in:
Business/Commerce (general)General / Conversation / Greetings / Letters
IT (Information Technology)Computers (general)

Payment methods accepted PayPal
Translation education Other - Université de St. Boniface, Winnipeg, MB, Canada
Experience Years of translation experience: 5. Registered at Jan 2013. Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials French to English (Université de Saint-Boniface)
Memberships N/A
Software Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Photoshop, CafeTran Espresso, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office Pro, Microsoft Word, OmegaT, Powerpoint
Training sessions attended How to Become a Successful Financial Translator? [download]
T08 - Terminology for Finance & Business, Level 1 [download]
Traducteurs débutants: 50 erreurs à ne pas commettre [download]
Creating and Optimizing a Website for Your Translation Business [download]
I grew up in France and I lived in the US for 14 years where I obtained my Bachelor's degree in Management Information Systems. While in the US, I worked for an insurance agency for 9 years. I then moved to Quebec City, Canada, where I worked as a Business Analyst for iA Financial Group (life and health insurance, saving and retirement, mutual and segregated funds, securities...). After 8 years working in the Head Office in Quebec City, I worked in their Vancouver location where 20% of my job consisted in translating and proofreading emails, memos, forms and user guides as well as software localisation. During that time, I've obtained a Certificate in Translation from St. Boniface University in Manitoba and I have worked as a freelance translator for over 3 years now.
I also volunteer as a translator for and for Global Voices. Some of the articles I've translated can be found here.
Keywords: French, Canada, computers, technology, software, localization, user guides, education, newsletters, social microfinance, annual reports

Profile last updated
Nov 18, 2017

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