Member since Nov '12

Working languages:
German to English
French to English
Dutch to English
Bulgarian to English
Spanish to English

Lorna Bleach - Lorna Bleach
Experienced, Professional, Accurate.

Sheffield, England, United Kingdom
Local time: 08:38 GMT (GMT+0)

Native in: English Native in English
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Services Translation, Editing/proofreading, Website localization, Software localization, Voiceover (dubbing), MT post-editing, Transcription, Training, Desktop publishing, Project management, Vendor management, Operations management, Copywriting
Expertise
Specializes in:
Business/Commerce (general)Law (general)
Tourism & TravelMarketing / Market Research
Energy / Power GenerationFinance (general)
Automotive / Cars & TrucksMedical: Pharmaceuticals
Internet, e-CommerceEnvironment & Ecology

KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 4, Questions answered: 5
Payment methods accepted Wire transfer, Money order, PayPal
Year established 2005
Currencies accepted Euro (eur), Pounds sterling (gbp), U. S. dollars (usd)
Portfolio Sample translations submitted: 2
This company Offers job opportunities for freelancers
Translation education Master's degree - University of Sheffield
Experience Years of translation experience: 14. Registered at ProZ.com: Mar 2010. Became a member: Nov 2012.
ProZ.com Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials French to English (University of Sheffield)
English (University of Sheffield)
German to English (University of Sheffield)
Dutch to English (University of Sheffield)
Bulgarian to English (Bulgaria University - (Team Translation – Partne)


Memberships N/A
Software Across, Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Indesign, memoQ, MemSource Cloud, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office Pro, Microsoft Word, Powerpoint, QuarkXPress, SDL TRADOS, Wordfast
Website http://about.me/lornableach
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I'm educated to Ph.D level (final stages), with extensive professional, academic and commercial experience. I can offer a professional, accurate, and fast service both to companies and individuals.

* I work with a selected number of trusted colleagues throughout the world to ensure a large range of languages are catered for. Please contact me for details.

* BA (Hons) French & German
* MA (Distinction) French Studies with Translation
* Ph.D (completing part-time) French Studies; Language, Lit, Culture


Translation: [CAT Tools: MemoQ, Across, Trados, Wordfast]
I have wide-ranging translation experience including:
– Legal: T&Cs; working & financial agreements; European Database on Asylum Law
– Business & financial: annual statements & accounts; articles; stock market
– Marketing and PR: web and print copy; press releases; brochures; social media
– Meetings, incentives, conferences, exhibitions: sales documents; follow-up surveys; articles
– Travel and tourism: wide-ranging, in-depth experience - details upon request
– Culture & lifestyle: brochures & magazines; reviews; product descriptions
– Museum & exhibition: display & presentation boards; audio scripts; guides & leaflets

– Ecology & environment: feasibility & site reports; articles; renewable energy; fossil fuels; flora & fauna; forestry; hunting; green housing
– IT, gaming & software: reviews on a daily basis; articles; networks; hardware; games
– Education: academic articles; pedagogy and educational instructional docs & lessons
– Technical documents 
& manuals.


Editing and Proofreading:
This work has covered many areas, and numerous different styles, from websites to dissertations and publications; commercial reports and legal statements, to technical manuals and exhibition boards.



Localization & QA:
I have vast experience working on flagship localisation projects, both on a creative and technical level, from scripts and web games to technical specifications and instructions.

I've been a member of a transatlantic team responsible for a flagship project localizing digital US educational materials for the UK market.

Experience in:
Keywords; glossaries; dictionary definitions.
Identification of unsuitable images & sourcing of new ones.
Re-writing and adaptation of content.

Digital publishing & app development
Gaming projects and games testing



Voiceover: [Please email for further details and voice samples.]

* Broadcast-quality Home Studio with professional equipment and editing software.
* I can offer both male & female voices as my business partner is a male professional broadcaster and voice artist.

Wide-ranging experience includes:
*extensive radio work;
*adverts;
*audio guides/tours;
*training material;
*narrative & audiobook material;
*accent & character work.



Writing:
I'm an experienced, published writer who works with a fellow copywriter and business partner. Together, we provide anything from sales letters and SEO blogs, to in-depth articles, reports, brochures and editorials.


Academic & Research XML Encoder, Translator & Research Assistant
• Translation of footnotes, articles, and practical relation pertaining to the project: French > English
• Responsible for creating and managing a new medieval research skills website.
• Specialist computer coding of manuscript transcriptions for web and print publication.
• Creation and implementation of annotated index for project.
• Collation and checking of final proofs for print publication.

Freelance researcher - print, web & archive experience.

I also have a number of publications and conference papers to my name - please send me an email for further details of my lecturing and research experience in Higher Education.



Lecturing/Teaching

Dept. of French, University of Sheffield.
• First and second year classes.
• Delivered in French and English, classes covered grammar, language work, comprehension, and Francophone culture.

Language Tutor, Sheffield Council & Chamber of Commerce
• Teaching adult learners ranging from pre–GCSE to A–Level standard.
• 100% of learners rated teaching quality as excellent.
• Design, planning and delivery of extensive classes on French culture and language skills.

I have experience in providing courses on research, study and presentation skills - please email me for further details.
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Total pts earned: 4
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Language (PRO)
English4
Top general field (PRO)
Other4
Top specific field (PRO)
Idioms / Maxims / Sayings4

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Profile last updated
Jul 10



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