Ms. Amanda L Best
Ms. Amanda L Best
Working Languages: French
Other Language(s) Into English: French into English
I am a linguist and translation specialist based in California, with experience in audiovisual, literary, academic, and document translation, as well as professional and academic writing, editing, and proofreading. My attention to detail, my extensive training through my degree program, and my commitment to excellence imbue every aspect of my work, and I am here to be your friendly and professional language liaison.
Get your message across clearly and cleanly into the English market, whether you’re looking for translation services in a personal, professional, or marketing capacity.
I offer Translation:
-French to English audiovisual translation and subtitling, including spotting, QA, and context notes
-Document translation, such as birth certificates, resumes, diplomas, and marriage certificates
-Academic translation, such as seminar papers, journal articles, and books (contact me to discuss field specifications)
-HR and training document translation
-Creative and literary translation
-Machine Translation Post Editing
-US English localization
I offer Linguistic services:
-English proofreading, editing, and QA
-Terminological database construction and research
-Academic writing and research aide
For CV inquires please contact me at email@example.com, or shoot me a DM here on LinkedIn to discuss your project and how I might help!
General Areas of Specialization: Arts/Humanities
Specialized Equipment and Software:
Basic training on SDL Trados v. 2017 and later
Translator or Interpreter: Translator
American Translators Association Affiliation: Member of ATA
Philosophy, Literature, Research, U.S. English Localization, Video Gaming Industry, Linguistics, Semiotics, Proofreading and Editing, MT Post-editing, Website Localization
BA in English Literature [double major] (2016-2018), Sonoma State University, Rohnert Park, California, United States.
BA in French [double major] (2016-2018, Sonoma State University, Rohnert Park, California, United States
Masters in Philosophy (MPhil) in Literary Translation (2019-2020), Trinity College Dublin, Co. Dublin, Ireland.
French into English Translation
French into English Proofreading, Postediting, and Editing