• Great expertise and very skilled. Takes the time to know the brand to sharpen the communication even further.–Ellen, NonStop Gym

  • Sylvie was extremely reactive and communicated clearly the time frame and updated me regularly on progress. She also gave me valuable strategic advice.–Soraya, private customer

  • One of Sylvie’s most valuable strengths is her project leadership style – she can be trusted to deliver a job on time and in excellent quality as well as pro-actively flag any issues that arise.–Erin, Procter & Gamble

  • We consider that you are one of the most reliable linguists that we have.–Laura, TransPerfect

  • I would recommend Sylvie as Translator anytime, without any doubts. She knows how to adapt her writing to the reader.–Raphaele, Publicis Conseil

  • Just to let you know that XXX came back with the feedback on a project you translated and they praised the quality of the translation. Good job!–Roberta, TransPerfect

  • Sylvie is an outstanding translator with a perfect grasp of the nuances of English/French translations.–Dougal, communications, The Graduate Institute, Geneva

  • Thank you for the research done to complete this project, this was really appreciated. The translation was easy to read and the style guide was respected. Thanks also for raising very relevant queries.–Bryan, International Baccalaureate

  • Thank you very much for your service to the Nature for Development team and your excellent translation work.

    –Stephanie, UNDP

Translation and writing skills

The arts of writing and languages have long been a passion and their practice has become part of my daily routine. I have constantly worked to gain a deeper knowledge in these fields, by studying LanguagesTranslation, Public Writing and Web Writing, and completing extra trainings to always improve my knowledge of written English and French. I aim to provide flowing and natural translations with excellent grammar and spelling.

  • Diploma in Translation, translation, distinction “Merit” – Areas of specialization: Business and Social Science – City University London & Institute of Linguists Educational Trust

  • Studies of Languages applied to International Business (Langues étrangères appliquées, LEA), University of Savoie, France

  • Web Writing – Vocational trainings in web writing – CCI de Lyon and the online training center « Jemeforme.com »

  • Public Writing – CNED (E-learning National Center)

An international experience

Since I was young, I have been showing a real curiosity for the outside world, and embrassed an international career shortly after completing my university studies. I gained hands-on experience in Human ResourcesMarketing and Tourism in France, New Zealand, Switzerland and the United States of America.

  • Executive Assistant, The Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Switzerland

  • Marketing Functional Expert, Procter & Gamble, Switzerland

  • Executive and Human Resources Assistant, Grand Mercure St Moritz (Accor), New Zealand

  • Administrative Assistant/Receptionist, Rock Resorts, USA

  • Personal Assistant for a family of attorneys, USA

A new career into translation

In 2013, I seized an opportunity to start a new challenge and started my translation business. Not only have I been enjoying every moment of my life as a translator, I also have had the chance to work on very interesting projects, for renowned brands/companies. I aim to continue developping my skills, provide high quality translations and combine passion and work for as long as possible! Must of all, I pride myself to always offer a personal and respectful collaboration.

  • Some direct clients: Norrag, International Baccalaureate, The Bahamas Ministry of Tourism, Investments & Aviation, The Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, etc.

  • Translation agencies: TransPerfect