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I am Päivi Creber, a full-time freelance translator since 2000. I live in the UK and my native language is Finnish. I translate between Finnish and English. Specialised in these two languages, I have been able to use and develop my skills across many fields, from advertising to law, and to forge long-term relationships with my clients.

For my latest project, I worked for 18 months as an in-house translator for the Prime Minister's Office in Helsinki. I returned to freelancing in August 2020.

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My experience in brief

Finnish into English
- marketing and corporate information
- government and the EU
- education
- human resources
- forestry
- legislation and contracts
- court and police documents
- exhibition notes and catalogues

English into Finnish
- sales and marketing, both business-to-business and customer
- advertising and copywriting
- enterprise resource planning applications
- human resource and leadership training
- surveys and interview questions

- medical equipment software and manuals
- machine and equipment manuals and specifications
- material safety data
- clothing industry specifications

- contracts
- user terms and conditions
- police and court documents

Other areas
- travel and hospitality
- computer games

Translation formats
- software localisation, website updates
- magazines
- newsletters
- voice-over
- editing and proofreading
- language assessment
- teaching

MA in Translating and Interpreting (University of Eastern Finland, 1999), Member of the Chartered Institute of Linguists, Member of the Finnish Association of Translators and Interpreters, Diploma in Public Service Interpreting (DPSI), Cambridge Certificate in Teaching English Language for Adults (CELTA)


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