My name is Rachael Douglas and I am a professional freelance translator. I am fluent in both French and Spanish and thus am engaged in translating from these languages into English. I approach projects with commitment and diligence, enabling me to produce high-quality translations and meet deadlines with reliability. I translate texts from a wide range of fields, and I have expertise in the production of accurate technical translations. I love literature, and I consider translation to be an essential part of the modern world. I also provide English transcription services. I am an Associate of the Institute of Translation and Interpreting.
Translation, post-editing and revision work undertaken in a wide variety of fields. The following list provides examples, but is not exhaustive:
Transportation: Automotive, railway, logistics, specifications, procedures, data sheets.
Engineering & Industrial: Factory machinery and equipment, automation, safety information.
Manufacturing & Materials: Wood, street furniture, cladding, laminate, paint.
Computing & IT: Messaging and payment apps, computing, programming training
School reports and university transcripts, course descriptions, online courses, CVs.
Literature for young adults.
Food: Wine, spirits, pastries, chocolates, meat.
Websites: Sustainable energy production, technical products, online shops, corporate.
Accommodation, activities, practical information, events.
Video games, documentaries, equipment, clothing.
Material for historical properties, museums, events
EN transcription work also undertaken. Experience in the fields of education, sports, and oenology.
MA in Translation
September 2016 – December 2017
Pass with Distinction
- Technical Translation
- Literary Translation
- Translation Theory and Practice
- The Business of Translation
- Translation and Journalism
BA Hons. (Joint Honours: French and Spanish)
September 2005 – June 2009
- Theory and practice of Translation
- Literature and Society in 20th Century France
- The Literature of War
- French Studies
- Hispanic Studies