Judith Taylor

Description

Technical Writer, Engineering and Medical Devices (25+ years), MA Translation
Translation reviewer/proofer
Technical Translator (es->en-us, 10+ years), ATA Certification 2018
Translation Quality Assurance (7+ years).
Glossary development, pre-translation analysis to support linguistic quality

Specialize in technical text: descriptions, articles, and instructions related to engineering, medical device, software, controls, sciences.

Wrote operator, service, and calibration manuals (in English) for highly technical engineering projects (primarily simulation testing machines) in a dynamic development setting for international users.

Created, updated, and edited IFUs, user guides, and labeling for medical devices; coordinated translation projects (in English), developed and executed test plans to linguistically validate localized software, reviewed translations to ensure quality, supported and improved translation/localization processes.

Perform linguistic quality reviews to ensure accuracy of translated text, primarily for medical device IFUs and user/operator guides.

MA Translation, with Distinction, University of the West of England (2010). Thesis topic was technical translation, including the the translator's role, decisions, and special issues related to technical translation. Two-semester course course on critique of translations.
Bachelor's degree with focus on radiation science/medical physics (independent major), pre-med coursework, with additional emphasis in world history.

Located Minneapolis, Minnesota USA

Language Pairs

Spanish
- English

Translating Services

EditingLocalizationPost-EditingProofreadingTranslating

Translating Tools

WordFast

Translating - Areas of Specialization

Computers - Software localizationEngineering - Aerospace engineeringEngineering - Civil & hydraulic engineeringEngineering - Mechanical engineeringEngineering - Nuclear engineeringIndustry & Technology - Automotive industryIndustry & Technology - EnergyIndustry & Technology - Machinery & toolsIndustry & Technology - TransportationMedicine - Health careMedicine - Instruments, medicalMedicine - RadiologyPure Sciences - Materials SciencePure Sciences - Physical sciencesPure Sciences - Physics

ATA Divisions

Language Technology DivisionMedical DivisionScience & Technology DivisionSpanish Language Division
Type

Translator

Level

Individual

Primary Phone

(612) 247-8763

Location

Minneapolis
MN
55407
United States

Years in Business

16 - 20 Years

Education Level

Graduate