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Jessalyn Pinneo | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Feb 24, 2012

Jessalyn Pinneo

Translation, Localization, Writing & Editing
   Australia
  |   Overgaard, AZ
  |  2:33 pm Local Time

Overview

If you want to make a publication shine, look no further. Whether it's a translation or localization of a press release, copy-editing a newsletter or proofreading an academic journal, I'll have your writing polished to perfection in no time.

With more than four years of experience writing, editing and proofreading for the U.S. non-profit industry and working in French to English and English to French translation, I have the experience and creativity you need to bring publications in line with the tone, message and branding you want, whether...

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Skills (4)

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French To English Translation Skills Test
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U.S. English AP Style Editing Skills Test (For Writing Professionals)
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U.S. English Proofreading Skills Test (AP Style)
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Service Description

TRANSLATION
My translations from French to English and English to French transpose your message to allow your target audience to read it as though it had been written in their native language. Precision, word choice and readability are my bywords as a translator. My translation experience includes:

*Microfinance documents
*NGO publications
*Historical texts
*Language-learning tools
*Discussion papers
*Websites
*News articles

LOCALIZATION
Want to market your business overseas but finding yourself worrying about unfamiliar phrases and different spelling or grammar rules? Leave the details to me. Having lived, studied and worked in both the U.S. and Australia, I can make your publication shine for English-speaking audiences on either side of the Pacific.

EDITING & PROOFREADING
Whether your goal is to ensure continuity in messaging, keep your publications in line with your organization's brand or simply weed out typos and improve readability, look no further. I have a keen eye for detail, which means you don't have to. My editing experience includes:

*Press releases
*Academic publications
*Industry publications
*Websites
*Blog posts
*e-Newsletters
*Paper-based newsletters
*Grant proposals
*Direct mail packages
*Direct marketing scripts
*Online activism & fundraising campaigns

WRITING
Humorous? Jaunty and upbeat? Edgy and political? Urgent, somber or plain-spoken? Point me in the...

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Employment

Various (Independent Contractor)
French to English/English to French Translator
2007 - Present
As an independent translator between French and English, I have worked on projects in a number of fields, including: microfinance, international relations & NGOs, history, architecture,...
Interfaith Alliance
Development Officer
2009 - 2010
As Development Officer, I created and coordinated the production of all of Interfaith Alliance's direct marketing efforts, including direct mail, email and telemarketing. This included writing...
Interfaith Alliance
Direct Marketing Associate
2007 - 2009
As Direct Marketing Associate, I coordinated all of Interfaith Alliance's direct marketing efforts, including direct mail, email and telemarketing, as well as managed the state registration process...
Global Language Network
French Instructor
2007 - 2009
As a volunteer instructor for the Global Language Network, I prepared syllabi, lesson plans and teaching tools for my adult immersion classes, which ranged from French Beginners I to French...

Education

Macquarie University
Double Master Degree
2011 - 2012
The George Washington University
Bachelor of Arts
2003 - 2007
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translation
localization
writing
editing
proofreading
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