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Megan O. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Nov 4, 2013

Megan O.

   United Kingdom
  |  10:23 pm Local Time

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I am a professional translator, editor and writer with six years of experience. I hold a first class honours degree in Translation and I am currently completing a part-time Master's degree in Translation with Language Technology, strengthening my theoretical knowledge and technical skills. My popular translation industry blog, presentations, published articles, memberships of professional associations and dedication to continuing professional development have allowed me to build and maintain a strong network of colleagues with diverse...

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Speech Marks Translation
Localiser, editor, copywriter and blogger
2012 - Present
I have offered professional editing and writing services for the past six years. I provide a range of linguistic services to individuals, agencies and direct clients, from personal and academic...
Freelance Translator
Translator and Proofreader
2007 - 2012
Translation from French and German to English and proofreading for a wide range of companies and individuals. Documents including: a robotics manual (18,000 words), correspondence, travel...
K-International
Freelance Translator/Proofreader
2011 - 2011
Freelance translation and proofreading of medical reports (predominantly obstetrics) for the Ministry of Defence from German to English using memoQ.
Midland Technical Translations (UK) Ltd
Translation Intern
2011 - 2011
Paid internship developing project management skills and completing translation tasks.
Volkswagen
Translation Intern
2009 - 2010
Translation and proofreading of material including press releases, technical manuals, management presentations, correspondence, menus and CVs.
Cochrane Pregnancy and Childbirth Group
Pro Bono Translator
2009 - 2010
Pro bono translations of obstetrics medical trial papers from French and German to English.

Education

Swansea University
MA Translation with Language Technology
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Swansea University
First Class Honours BA Translation
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