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About Me

My name is Rachael Douglas and I am a professional freelance translator. I approach projects with commitment and diligence, enabling me to produce high-quality translations and meet deadlines with reliability. I am fluent in both French and Spanish and thus am engaged in translating from these languages into English. I translate texts from a wide range of fields, including literary translation, and I have expertise in the production of accurate technical translations.

 

Experience

Translation work undertaken in a wide variety of fields. The following list provides examples, but is not exhaustive:


- Technical: Technological solutions, locomotives, watches etc.
- Computing & IT: Messaging apps, computing and programming training materials etc.
- Engineering & Industrial: Factory & equipment manuals, safety information etc.
- Automotive: Detail of automotive parts, manuals, etc.
- Websites: Sustainable energy production etc.
- History of Art: Material for historical properties, museums etc.
- Academic: School and university transcripts, course descriptions etc.
- Literary: Novels for young adults etc.

 

Qualifications

MA in Translation

September 2016 – December 2017

Pass with Distinction

Modules included:

 - 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

2:1 classification 

Modules included:

 - Theory and practice of Translation

 - Literature and Society in 20th Century France

 - The Literature of War

 - French Studies

 - Hispanic Studies

 

Contact

CV and references available upon request

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