Working languages:
Chinese to English

Rachel McGuffin
Versatile Chinese-English Professional

Oak Ridge, Tennessee, United States
Local time: 17:27 EDT (GMT-4)

Native in: English 
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Air Force veteran with 5 years military/government translation experience and 2+ years in commercial freelancing. I have no issues with high workloads, tight deadlines, and strict confidentiality. I am passionate about language learning and connecting people around the world through translation.

***Feel free to contact with any questions*** SDL_Trados_Studio_Web_Icons_01Services: Translation, Proofreading, Subtitling, Transcreation

Master of the Arts, Asian Studies, National Chengchi University
Bachelor of the Arts, International Relations, Hawaii Pacific University
Associate of the Arts, Chinese Mandarin, National Defense Language Institute
Associate of the Applied Sciences, Intelligence Studies, Community College of the Air Force
Microsoft Office 2013 Specialist Certification

1.Social Sciences
Opinion Pieces
Academic research papers (collegiate & graduate level)
Museum exhibitions
TV & Media (documentaries, dramas)

2. Marketing
Website translations (tourism, product localization)
Marketing Research (interviews, conferences)
Licensing and immigration

3. Certificates & IDs

Project Examples
*Translated 200K words on research papers, opinion pieces on current affairs
*Subtitled over 150 hours of Chinese television (including whole fictional series, documentaries, and market research)
*Translated 300K words on marketing research projects (interviews, conferences, websites)
*Translated 100K words on USCIS materials (including legal opinions, bank statements, and recorded transactions)
*Translated/proofread 200k words on museum exhibition scripts/descriptions/dialogue

What I can offer
1. Fluent, professional translations from Chinese (both traditional and simplified) to English.
2. Average word output of 3000-5000 words/day.
3. Reasonable rates and flexible scheduling.
4. Friendly face and reliable worker for any project!

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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: 8
(All PRO level)

Language (PRO)
Chinese to English8
Top general fields (PRO)
Social Sciences4
Top specific fields (PRO)
Marketing / Market Research4
Social Science, Sociology, Ethics, etc.4

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Keywords: chinese, government, military, defense, academic, social science, media, translator, freelancer, proofreader, sociology, general law, mandarin,

Profile last updated
Mar 13, 2017

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