Hello, I’m Ian, a professional translator with over six years’ experience translating from Italian and Russian into English. I specialise in the arts (and particularly music), architecture and design, printing, marketing, tourism, business and academic texts, and have an excellent writing skills in these disciplines, but I’m also happy to research less familiar topics and learn something new!
My philosophy in the work I do is always to endeavour to create something that sounds like it was written directly in English, while retaining the original meaning – no stilted word-for-word translations here! I work closely to my clients’ briefs, without being afraid to make suggestions for improvements or to avoid potential disaster!
I am based in Cardiff, UK, but my clients are found throughout Europe and further afield. I’m a member of the Welsh branch of the Institute of Translation and Interpreting, and attend events to further my professional development whenever I can.
This website is a no-frills introduction to me and my work, and provides a way for you to get in touch with me for further details or a quotation.
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