Member since Jan '19

Working languages:
French to English
Spanish to English

Kim Hennessy
Translator with 15+ years of experience

United Kingdom
Local time: 03:29 BST (GMT+1)

Native in: English (Variants: UK, British) Native in English
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Mar 5 (posted via  Just finished French to English document on Developmental Care implementation in neonatal units ...more, + 3 other entries »
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Account type Freelance translator and/or interpreter, Identity Verified Verified member
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Services Translation, MT post-editing
Specializes in:
Law: Contract(s)Certificates, Diplomas, Licenses, CVs
Medical (general)Retail
Textiles / Clothing / FashionNutrition
Cooking / CulinaryCosmetics, Beauty
Law: Patents, Trademarks, CopyrightPatents

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Portfolio Sample translations submitted: 1
Experience Years of translation experience: 15. Registered at Jan 2019. Became a member: Jan 2019. Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials French to English (Aberystwyth University)
French to English (Institute of Translation and Interpreting)
Spanish to English (Aberystwyth University)
Spanish to English (Institute of Translation and Interpreting)
Memberships N/A
Software Adobe Acrobat, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Powerpoint, Translation Center, SDL TRADOS, Wordfast
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From an early age I regularly travelled between France and England for pleasure with family.  I later spent some time living in Quebec, Canada, after attending the University there for a few months.

I also spent a lot of time travelling around South America, particularly Argentina, visiting friends and then moved to Tenerife, Spain.

Being bilingual in both French and Spanish offered me many amazing work opportunities abroad and in the UK, and after having had a career as a Secondary School French/Spanish teacher in the UK, I chose to leave the profession 3 years ago and became a full time freelance translator.  This was in order to give me the freedom to travel to France and Spain to see friends and family as much as possible as well as to soak up their culture a little bit more on each visit.

I was translating for private clients before and throughout my career as a teacher.  Any translations such as legal translations which needed to be certified, I completed the translations then got them certified through my mother's translation business.

I absolutely love travelling and seeing new places and learning new cultures and I have a wide variety of hobbies including motorcycling/triking, handicrafts, playing musical instruments, animals, nature, fashion, cooking etc.

I am a hardworking, honest individual who is a perfectionist and I always receive good feedback from clients.  I always hit deadlines and fully understand the need of confidentiality in all work, not just legal work.  I take pride in my work and enjoy what I do.

Keywords: French, Spanish, English, translating, translation, freelance, freelance translator, machine translation, post-editing, general, medical, law, legal, retail, education, cosmetics, beauty, clothing, fashion, media, contracts, certificates.

Profile last updated
Mar 25

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