Member since Jun '06

Working languages:
French to English
English (monolingual)

Availability today:
Mostly available

July 2020

Suzie Withers
Bringing your words to life, in English

Southampton, England, United Kingdom
Local time: 12:19 BST (GMT+1)

Native in: English (Variant: British) Native in English
What Suzie Withers is working on
Jun 13 (posted via  Currently getting involved with a team who are subtitling videos for a bilingual French/English YouTube channel ...more, + 1 other entry »
Total word count: 0

Account type Freelance translator and/or interpreter, Identity Verified Verified member
Data security Created by Evelio Clavel-Rosales This person has a SecurePRO™ card. Because this person is not a Plus subscriber, to view his or her SecurePRO™ card you must be a Business member or Plus subscriber.
Services Translation, Editing/proofreading, Native speaker conversation
Specializes in:
Computers: SoftwareIT (Information Technology)

KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 50, Questions answered: 42, Questions asked: 1
Translation education Bachelor's degree - London
Experience Registered at May 2006. Became a member: Jun 2006. Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials French to English (Chartered Institute of Linguists, verified)
French to English (King's College London (University of London), verified)
Memberships N/A
Software Adobe Acrobat, CafeTran Espresso, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Powerpoint
CV/Resume CV available upon request
Professional objectives
  • Meet new translation company clients
  • Network with other language professionals
  • Stay up to date on what is happening in the language industry
  • Meet new end/direct clients
  • Work for non-profits or pro-bono clients
  • Screen new clients (risk management)
  • Get help with terminology and resources
  • Learn more about translation / improve my skills
  • Learn more about the business side of freelancing
  • Find a mentor


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Highly qualified French to English Translator with previous experience in multiple industries. My current aim is to help clients to cross language and cultural boundaries and get their message across to an English-speaking audience on paper or online, whilst retaining the intent, tone and register of the original French.


• 20 years as an IT programmer, systems and business analyst

• Experience in multiple industries

• Mid-range enterprise business systems – IBM iSeries, relational databases, high volumes of data

• Finance – unit-linked pensions, life assurance, investments

• Insurance – underwriting, policy administration and claims

• Paper manufacturing – shop floor automation, reel handling, labelling, stencilling

• Air traffic control – European standards for aircraft separation

• Pipework engineering – steel pipework and components for industrial applications


• Strong written communication

• Ability to adapt writing style to convey messages in different styles and to different audiences

• Meticulous attention to detail

• Passionate and fully qualified linguist

• Highly IT literate

Some of my recent projects:

• Translation of web articles for French NGO

• Translation, revision and proofreading of YouTube videos for a popular bilingual channel 

My rates are negotiable and dependent on the subject matter of the translation. 

This user has earned KudoZ points by helping other translators with PRO-level terms. Click point total(s) to see term translations provided.

Total pts earned: 68
PRO-level pts: 50

Top languages (PRO)
French to English31
English to French19
Top general fields (PRO)
Top specific fields (PRO)
Construction / Civil Engineering11
Textiles / Clothing / Fashion4
Business/Commerce (general)4
Electronics / Elect Eng4
Law (general)4
Mechanics / Mech Engineering4
Real Estate4
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Keywords: IT, technology, literature, hardware, software, engineering, paper manufacturing, general, internet, food and drink, culinary, computer, finance, insurance, french, culture, photography, fitness, art, crafts, business analysis, systems analysis

Profile last updated
Jul 8

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