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jmelly88

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Country

United Kingdom

Native language

English

 

Specializations

Business
Marketing / Financial
Software / IT
Law / Certificates
Medical
Arts / Entertainment
Other

 

 

   Career / Experience

 

Arabic > English
  - Translating
  - Proofreading
  - Voiceover
  - Copywriting

Catalan > English
  - Translating
  - Proofreading
  - Voiceover
  - Copywriting

French > English
  - Translating
  - Proofreading
  - Voiceover
  - Copywriting

German > English
  - Translating
  - Proofreading
  - Voiceover
  - Copywriting

Hebrew > English
  - Translating
  - Proofreading
  - Voiceover
  - Copywriting

Portuguese > English
  - Translating
  - Proofreading

Spanish > English
  - Translating
  - Proofreading
  - Voiceover
  - Copywriting


Working languages

English: native speaker
Brazilian Portuguese: elective course at university and spent over a year working in various parts of Brazil
Arabic: lived in Cairo for a year and spent time working in the Gulf and Levant
Spanish: Bachelor's degree as well as year abroad in Madrid
French: currently translating a novel from French to English and regularly visit my father's family from Northern France in addition to professional use of the language
German: have been learning German since high school and have extensive translation experience
Catalan: studied as an elective subject at university and continued to learn with experience in translating legal documents
Hebrew: have studied the language for over ten years and have experience translating financial documents

CAT tools
Extensive experience with Translation Workspace

Fields of expertise
Legal, business, healthcare and fiction


Professional experience

February 2008-present: freelance translator
Translation of legal documents such as contracts, financial reports and even treaties as well as articles and a science fiction novel from various languages to English.

Consecutive interpretation at business meetings.



Relevant jobs

Translation:
• Legal dispute between two French companies - French to English
• Financial statement by PWC for a German company - German to English
• Pacific Alliance Treaty - Spanish to English
• Contract for rental of port facilities in UAE - Arabic to English
• Healthcare IT software legislation - Brazilian Portuguese to English
• Subtitling Israeli reality tv programme - Hebrew to English

Interpreting:
• Interpreter during meetings with State Health Secretariats in several Brazilian states and trade fairs - throughout 2014 - consecutive
• Interpreter for CEO of a maritime security in various meetings in Cairo, Hurghada, Abu Dhabi and Dubai - throughout 2011 - consecutive

Regional Business Manager for Brazil at a leading UK clinical software company - TPP - Oct 2013 - Mar 2015

Intelligence Analyst for a maritime security providing reports on piracy threats in the Gulf of Aden/ Indian Ocean - Gulf of Aden Group Transits - Feb - Dec 2011

Language teaching experience
• Oct 2008- May 2009 - Noor Institute for Languages, Cairo

Education
2006-2010 Robinson College, Cambridge University – Arabic & Middle Eastern Studies with Spanish
2009-10 Part II II.i
2008-09 Year Abroad (Cairo)
2007-08 Part IB II.i
2006-07 Part IA II.i

2004-06 Ripley St Thomas High School and Language College, Sixth Form, Lancaster, Lancs.
Four A's including German and Spanish

References

Alexander Hamilton, Stefan Grand-Meyer,
SEMOS Language Services The Translation Department,
6 Neptune Terrace, New Zealand Department of Internal Affairs
Sheerness, Ground Floor, Archives
Kent ME12 2AW Wellington, 6011, New Zealand
01795 660456 (+64 4) 470 2920
alexander@semos.co.uk stefan.grand-meyer@dia.govt.nz

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