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EXPERIENCE
Freelance
translation
   Freelance translation Since 2000
     
 

      •  Direct clients (engineering, marketing, quality manuals, revue articles, etc.)
      •  Collaboration with several agencies : STT, SDL, CLS Communication (Switzerland, UK, France),
        
 Mosaïques, Options, Tramont (London), etc.

        Regular large volumes. More than 400,000 words translated per year
        mainly in the following fields :
        • technical (mechanics, railway, metrology, bearings, etc.)
        • financial and legal fund reports, general conditions of purchase and sales, agreements)
        • marketing (brochures)
        • social sciences (translation of articles for Actes de la recherche en sciences sociales
          and Le mouvement social
)
        • humanitarian action (projects and follow-ups for various NGOs)
In-house
translation
   In-house translator 1989 / 1993
     
 

       - FM Global, industrial risk insurance compagny:
        
fire, boiler and machinery, business interruption

       Translation of:

        •  industrial site visit reports (description of equipment and processes, risk analysis)
       
•  adjusters' reports (accident compensation)
        
•  insurance policies
        
•  data sheets (standards related to fire protection systems)
           
brochures for information and prevention distributed in factories

               
Teaching    Qualified English teacher 1994 / 2000
     
 

       •  University level (Université Stendhal Grenoble III)
           - since September 2001 : translation classes (2hrs/week) with English-speaking students
            (within the framework of the CUEF)
           - classes given in applied modern languages (1997/98) : specialized translation (Master's level),
             translation from English (B.A. level)

       •  Secondary school level: Lycée International Stendhal, Grenoble ; lycée Marie-Curie, Echirolles
          (1993-2000)

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