Rachel Xu | Elance
Last Sign-in: Oct 23, 2012

Rachel Xu

MA in Chinese Translation with 4 year experience
   United Kingdom
  |   London, London


As a professional translator, apart from my strong academic background with MA in translation studies at Durham University, I have also had 4 years translation experience with more than 300,000 words.

I have been recently engaged into several big translation projects such as American Tourism Brochure, Facts on Islam etc. At present, I am working on the Chinese translation of the Abu Dhabi Tourism website, all of which are translated or proofread by me. You may get a general view of my work following the link http://visitabudhabi.ae/ch/default.aspx
Service Description
English > Chinese
Chinese > English

Specialised area: tourism, legal, engineering, advertisement, government report, general materials etc.
Durham University
MA in Transaltion Studies
2011 - 2012
Kwintessential Ltd.
2012 - 2012
Project manager assistant My responsibilities are: Managing certified projects, including opening files after receiving client's quotations, looking for potential suppliers to place jobs, checking returned jobs and certifying required documents and delivering the job to the Relationship Manager. One example of the successful projects is 700 page certified files for Stewards Law LLP. Attending client meetings with the Sales director, responsible for the weekly report to the Project Manager. Carrying out 1st draft translation and proofreading from client assignments in various fields e.g. the Adu Dhabi tourism website (60,000 words of translation; 58, 000 words of proofreading) Overseeing and delivering predefined projects (such as Agency Recruitment, Television Fixers, Competition Research, authoring cultural quizzes, authoring website content) Receiving and transfer phonecalls; welcoming clients in the office.
Payment Terms
Payment should be sent to the translator no less than 30 days after the invoice is sent.
Rachel Xu | Elance

Rachel Xu