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Independent Translation and Localization Professional Translation, Software Localization, Editing, Proofreading in IT, Engineering, Networking, Marketing
code LS-ES-200904-122 on telecom.enligne-in.com en Inde

I have been working as a translator for 6 years, including 5 years in-house. I have had the opportunity to work in team, using shared TMs, and I have been working on a variety of IT projects. I also worked two years as a telecommunication engineer at Alcatel.

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BARCELONA
08024 Es

Expertise :

In the following industries:
IT, Engineering, Networking, Marketing

Fields of practice:
Translation, Software Localization, Proofreading

Management teams your interventions may concern:
Quality Management Documentation

Types of interventions:
Translation, software localization, editing, proofreading, project lead, glossary creation and maintenance, evaluation of linguistic analysis, creation and maintenance of in-house best practice literature, validation of translations performed by external resources, responsible for translation vendors as regards linguistic-related issues, reviews and queries

Training courses attended:

Education:
1999
POSTGRADUATE DEGREE IN APPLIED MATHEMATICS AND COMPUTER SCIENCE
DESS, IMA (Institute of applied mathematics), Angers, France (


Others

Led training courses:

Computer skills:
CAT: SDL Trados, SDLX, Idiom, Passolo, SunTrans
Edition: FrameMaker, Quark X-Press, FreeHand, Photoshop
Office: MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, MS Outlook
Internet: FrontPage, Dreamweaver
Programming: MS Access, Visual C++


Languages:

Some references:
Autodesk, Adobe, Sun

Presentation sheet cretaed / updated on: 2009-04-21 02:00:13

Presentation

I am a French translator specialized in IT and software localization. As indicated in my resume below, I have been working as a translator for 6 years, including 5 years as an in-house technical translator and linguist. I have had the opportunity to work in various translation projects within a team, using shared translation memories, and I have been working on a variety of IT projects, including for prestigious IT clients. Besides, I have also worked two years as a telecommunication engineer.

I translate mostly from English into French, and could also translate from Spanish or Catalan into French.

I possess Trados 2007 with TagEditor and I am used to work with those tools, as well as with DVX.

I live in Spain, where I am registered as a freelance professional.


Curiculum

Independent Translation and Localization Professional

[En>Fr] [Sp>Fr] [Cat>Fr]

Translation, Software Localization, Editing, Proofreading in IT, Engineering, Networking, Marketing

6 years' experience as linguist and translator in UK and in Spain
4 years' experience on Autodesk and Sun projects
2 years' experience as a telecommunication engineer at Alcatel
2 postgraduate degrees – in computer science, and in translation


WORK EXPERIENCES

Since July 2008
FREELANCE TRANSLATOR

Main completed projects:

* Hiring Software – 13,000 words
* Help – 120,000 words
* Help – 37,000 words
* Knowledge Management Data Base – 60,000 words
* Software and Online Documentation – 1,300 words
* User Guide – 20,000 words
* Software – 4,500 words
* Software – 11,000 words
* Wiki Basic Guide – 38,000 words


2004 – 2008
IN-HOUSE SENIOR LINGUIST
Barcelona, Spain

* Project lead, translation, editing and proofreading of software and documentation (help, web content, user manuals, marketing papers) for the IT industry
* Glossary creation and maintenance
* Evaluation of linguistic analysis
* Creation and maintenance of in-house best practice literature
* Validation of translations performed by external resources
* Responsible for translation vendors as regards linguistic-related issues, reviews and queries


2003 – 2004
IN-HOUSE FRENCH TECHNICAL TRANSLATOR
Sheffield, UK

Translation, editing and proofreading of software, help, documentation, online material, trainings and marketing papers in various industries: IT, network systems, Internet, intranet, e-business, multimedia, customer service, hardware, enterprise solutions, insurance, medical, customer goods


2002
LEXICOGRAPHER
Paris, France

Creation of a bilingual English-French dictionary CD-ROM: Phrases validation; correction of transcript errors and wrong links between entries; checking of phonetics and terminological fields; adaptation of the paper dictionary examples to the electronic format; structuring of complex entries.


1999 – 2001
TELECOM ENGINEER AND TECHNICAL WRITER
Nanterre, France

Programming of simulations for the satellite-based telecommunication system, and results analysis; specification document of the data model for the deployment of a telecommunication network.


EDUCATION

2002
POSTGRADUATE DEGREE IN TRANSLATION AND INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
DESS (Diplôme d'Etudes Supérieures Spécialisées), Center of research in multilingual engineering, INaLCO, Paris – passed with High Distinction


1999
POSTGRADUATE DEGREE IN APPLIED MATHEMATICS AND COMPUTER SCIENCE
DESS, IMA (Institute of applied mathematics), Angers, France


LANGUAGES

FRENCH: Mother tongue

ENGLISH: Negotiation
Working in English since 2004
Long stays in England (16 months in 2003-2004), Scotland (6 months in 1998) and the US (4 months in 1996)

SPANISH: Negotiation
Living in Barcelona since 2004

CATALAN: Conversation
Acting in Catalan since 2006


COMPUTER SKILLS
CAT: SDL Trados, SDLX, Idiom, Passolo, SunTrans
Edition: FrameMaker, Quark X-Press, FreeHand, Photoshop
Office: MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, MS Outlook
Internet: FrontPage, Dreamweaver
Programming: MS Access, Visual C++

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