D J W.
Professional writer, researcher and translator
A professional writer, editor, researcher and translator for 20 years, I manage my own writing and research company with offices in London, Paris and Marseilles. We specialisemore...A professional writer, editor, researcher and translator for 20 years, I manage my own writing and research company with offices in London, Paris and Marseilles. We specialise in all aspects of the written word and our expertise lies in providing well-written, well-researched information to tight schedules. We compose, research and translate material for publication in the traditional media - books, brochures,magazines and advertisements - and maintain and edit the content for web-sites. We are particularly adept in the arts of blogging and e-newsletters. The subjects on which we write and research are defined by their diversity, ranging from history and the arts to football and cycling. Travel writing is a particular speciality.
Area Covered: Global (English mother-tongue)
Company Name: Culturissima
Summary: current clients (December 2010) include Britain's biggest operator of cultural travel, North Africa's most successful travel agency and a range of art galleries and design companies. Over the course of 2010 we have written publicity material and translated texts for leading lights in the electronics and maritime industries as well as one of France's biggest car manufacturers. Our work has recently appeared in publications produced by the University of Cambridge, Oxford University and English Heritage as well as in History Today magazine, the Racing Post and When Saturday Comes. We write and research material for brochures and web-sites as well as creating content for in-house newsletters and bulletins. Blogging is also an increasingly important part of our portfolio. We have made our name through writing accurate, rigorously researched copy - and delivering on time. When translating, we translate only into our mother-tongue: British English.
Description: Part translation of company web site from French into English, plus ongoing translation of flyers and publicity material into English, including written content and design
Education Summary: Armed with a doctorate in languages from the University of Cambridge, where I also taught, I have twenty years' experience of writing, translating and researching in subjects as diverse as Latin literature, the Tour de France, Danish lighting and design and travel blogging! I also have a BA Honours degree (first) in languages from the University of Liverpool and an MSc from the University of London.