Steven Gray Translations

German to English

0161 740 9797

Steven Gray Translations

Technical Translations

0161 740 9797

After meticulously drafting your documentation, the last thing you want is for your message to get lost, diluted or distorted in translation. Therefore, you need to know that your chosen translator is properly qualified and able to craft texts that are accurate, readable and thoroughly fit for purpose.

In addition to holding a specialist degree in translation, I have over 10 years' professional experience and always strive to deliver work of the highest possible quality.

Details of my principal qualifications, academic achievements and experience are listed below:

Qualifications
University of Hull (1994)

Special Degree of Bachelor of Arts, Honours Second Class (Division One) in Combined Languages (French, German, Spanish) with Distinction in Oral German

University of Salford (2002)

MA in Translating with Distinction

Institute of Translation and Interpreting (2009)

Having passed the entrance examination in 2009, I am a fully qualified member of the ITI.

Professional Experience
January 2002 – December 2004

In-house Translator/Checker, Leamington Spa

Key responsibilities:

  • Revising translations produced by freelance translators
  • Translating from German and French into English
  • In charge of editing and updating in-house work instructions
December 2004 – September 2012

Senior Translator, Greater Manchester

Key responsibilities:

  • Translating from German and French into English
  • Revising work produced by other members of the team and providing detailed feedback
  • Helping to ensure that all translation work was undertaken and delivered in a cost-effective and timely fashion to predefined quality criteria
  • Involvement in recruitment of new staff and responsibility for subsequent training
  • Handling customer enquiries and scheduling work in the Director's absence
Academic Achievements
  • 2002 – The University of Salford, School of Languages SEL Prize for Translation (Postgraduate)
  • 1994 – The University of Hull, Department of German Book Prize
  • 1991 – The University of Hull, The Lionel Thomas Prize in Combined Languages
  • 1990 – Netherhall Sixth Form Centre, The Benjamin Powell Prize for Languages

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