- Hertfordshire, GB
- £32 /hr
- Available now
Not too long ago, I grew tired of my corporate job. I was using my languages, but I wasn't fulfilling my potential. I thought, "it's now or never", left themore...Not too long ago, I grew tired of my corporate job. I was using my languages, but I wasn't fulfilling my potential. I thought, "it's now or never", left the job and enrolled on an MA in my true passion: translation. I am now living my dream, translating all sorts of materials from Spanish, French, Portuguese and Romanian into English and proofreading English texts.
Why hire me?
- I'm a native English speaker. I was born in England and grew up in England. That means my translations which look like they were originally written in English, free of the grammatical errors and odd phrasings that make a business or an individual look unprofessional.
- I've got an MA in Translation and a BA in Modern Languages. I've studied hard to have a deep understanding of the language and cultures of the languages I translate from.
- I've worked with my languages extensively. Most recently, I worked as a French and Spanish-language fraud investigator for an e-commerce giant based in London, but I've also worked as a freelance translator, an English language teacher, a tourism information centre receptionist and an au pair in Spain itself.
- I'm constantly updating my skills and my knowledge. I am certified in one of the most popular translation tools (SDL Trados Studio) and I use it daily. I also have a Machine Translation Post-Editing certification. I attend continuous professional development seminars regularly. I also make a concerted effort to read the news in all five of the languages that I speak, in order to keep my vocabulary up to date.
Qualified English Translator and Proofreader