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Louis IMELA

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Translation services

English  —
  • English (USA)
  • English (United Kingdom)
French Native language
  • French (France)
Services
Subject

Contracts and reports Correspondence Documents and certificates Education General History HR

Translation services

French Native language  —
  • French (France)
English
  • English (USA)
Services
Subject

Correspondence Contracts and reports Education General History Documents and certificates Life Sciences

Translation services

French Native language  —
  • French (France)
French Native language
  • French (France)
Services
Subject

Arts and culture Contracts and reports Correspondence Documents and certificates Education General Geography

Translation services

English  —
  • English (USA)
  • English (United Kingdom)
English
  • English (USA)
  • English (United Kingdom)
Services
Subject

Arts and culture Contracts and reports Correspondence Documents and certificates Education General HR

Translation services

English  —
  • English (USA)
  • English (United Kingdom)
Lingala
Services
Subject

Annual reports Arts and culture Contracts and reports Correspondence Education Fiction General

Translation services

French Native language  —
  • French (France)
  • French (Belgium)
Lingala
Services
Subject

Arts and culture Business Contracts and reports Correspondence Documents and certificates Education Fiction

Personal Details

Location
Democratic Republic of the Congo, KINSHASA, 11:36 am
Native language
French
Work experience
35 years 6 months
About me
I am a talented and meticulous translator of more than 30 years in translation including freelance translation and formal one. I really love translating especially from English to French and also in this language pair combinations. Translation means both for me abiding to the translation techniques while innovating and feeling a high sense of self-realization while anticipating customer satisfaction to get a professionally translated document. Ov...

Education

Universite Pedagogique Nationale (UPN)

  • 1984
  • Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Bachelor
  • Anglo-American Literature and Anglo-African Literature

Work experience

TRANSLATOR BACKUP in USAID/DRC
from 2002 to Present
- Apart from my position title of Records Manager backup/General Services Assistant, I also serve as the Mission translator backup; translating reports, Fact Sheets, USAID strategy and communication documents, top level USAID correspondence to local Government officials from English to French as well as proofreading translated documents in French . I was awarded an Eagle Awards because of my 'translation expertise of USAID Strategy and communication documents'
PRESS TRANSLATOR (FRENCH-ENGLISH) AND TRANSCRIBER OF BROADCAST HEADLINES IN FRENCH in FBIS (FEDERAL BROADCASTING INFORMATION SERVICE)
from 2000 to 2002
- Set up daily press review in French from 9 newspapers of Kinshasa - Transcribing broadcast news headlines in French from DRC's state-owned broadcast and the Brazzaville "Radio de la Liberte" - Translating selected newspapers hot articles from French to English and sending to FBIS Headquarters in Abidjan, Ivory Coast - Implementing feedback and review from HQ. Accomplishments: Setting up a French-English political terminology glossary so useful for translation quality improvement
TRANSLATOR, REVIEWER AND PROOFREADER FROM ENGLISH-LINGALA in WATCHTOWER BIBLE AND TRACT SOCIETY
from 1995 to 1995
Translate, review and proofread religious documents and others of a general content on science, education, health and other non religious themes but with reference to Bible prophecy accomplishment from English to Lingala. Teach French to expatriates. Accomplishments: Liaising with State-owned broadcast to set up a glossary in Lingala for standardization purpos
TRANSLATOR-INTERPETER in NIGERIA AIRWAYS LTD
from 1985 to 1986
Translating the Manager's business transactions from English to French and vice versa. Interpreting from English to French and vice versa during the manager's meetings with business partners

Portfolio

General Translation

  • 2016

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document General Translation

PROOFREADING IN FRENCH - STRATEGY AND ENVIRONMENTAL DOCUMENTS

  • 2015

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document PROOFREADING IN FRENCH - STRATEGY AND ENVIRONMENTAL DOCUMENTS

ASSESSMENT REPORT

  • 2012

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document ASSESSMENT REPORT