About Me

Professional translation experience

  • Five years of experience as a freelance translator (from French & German into English)
  • Specialised in technical translations (mechanical engineering, automotive, transport, logistics)
  • Over 1,500,000 words translated in total
  • Over 500,000 words translated for technical texts

Other relevant experience


As a Business English Trainer, I have worked with specialised terminology and gained market insights into the following industries in Vienna:

Consumer Goods (Food & Drink, Electronics), Pharmaceuticals, Rail Equipment, Carboard Manufacture and Packaging, Media & Advertising, Telecommunications, Online Gambling, Control systems


Extensive steel knowledge gained in the Steel Sales Department at LUR, where I worked on behalf of French specialist steel company Ascometal (now part of Schmolz + Bickenbach)

Excellent knowledge of steel standards, grades, and certification; steel-making processes; frequent visits to the mills in France; good knowledge of client requirements (stockholders and end users).




  • Passed two modules of the CIOL Diploma in Translation from French to English
  • BA in European Studies and Modern Languages from the University of Manchester
  • Exchange certificate from an academic year spent at a social sciences institute in France (IEP de Toulouse)
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Jenny Cockton