- Paris, FR
- £17 /hr
- Available now
I was born in England in 1960 and I moved to the South of France in 1985. I worked for the French Education System for many years, but gave it up to look after my disabled sonmore...I was born in England in 1960 and I moved to the South of France in 1985. I worked for the French Education System for many years, but gave it up to look after my disabled son at home. I have been working as a freelance translator/writer for over 12 years.
I am a keen photographer and am working on a book for children about my region (the VAR).
Area Covered: World wide with Internet
Work Experience Summary: I have worked in the administration section of the "School Life" Office in the Louis Aragon Secondary School in Roquevaire (Bouches du Rhône) and the Paul Cézane Primary School in St Zacharie (Var).
For over 12 years I have been working as a freelance translator, writer and proofreader I have translated scripts, scenarios and profiles for many short films and serials aimed at children (science fiction/fantasy/educational subjects and sporting events). I have transcribed audio and DVD files for subtitles.
I have translated websites and corrected badly translated documents.
I have written over 2000 articles for various buyers and have also undertaken rewriting projects.
I am proficient with MS Word 2010, MS Excel, Powerpoint, Photoshop.
Education Summary: I was educated in England and have "o" levels English Literature/Grammar/Spoken, History, Geography, Art, Religious Studies.
In France in 2007 I passed le DAEU (equivalent to the Baccalauréat) at the University Of the South Toulon.
I have done several IT courses to keep myself up to date with software.
Translator French to English, proofreader (English)