Louise Burfitt

Professional Member
Location Oxford, Oxfordshire
Mobile 07947212014
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Website www.louiseburfitt.com
LinkedIn Louise Burfitt

Skills

Copy-editing, rewriting, proofreading, consultancy (editorial), editing non-native English, anglicizing, foreign language proofreading (German), translating German into English, editing and copy-fitting on layout, recipe editing and testing, localising international food content and recipes.

Media

Magazines, non-fiction books, websites, blogs, online materials, apps, company literature, travel guides.

Experience

  • Freelance since 2017
  • Subeditor, Cedar Communications, 2016-17
  • Editor and Translator, Bauer Media, 2013-16

Clients

  • Tesco Magazine
  • Cedar Communications
  • Bauer Media
  • MyFoodways
  • The Freelancer's Cookbook
  • North One TV
  • The History Channel
  • Tate & Lyle
  • Thatchers Cider

Subjects

Food and drink, cookery, gardening and horticulture, crafts, tourism and travel, lifestyle, home and leisure, the German language, European history, popular sciences

Qualifications

BA German, Postgraduate Certificate in Translation (Open University).

Specialised software

  • Adobe InDesign
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • PoEdit (for apps)
  • Forscene (for transcription and subtitling)

Testimonials

Your work on this is amazing - everything is super clear, and exactly what I was looking for. It's so useful to have another set of eyes on it.

Rose Parkin, The Freelancer's Cookbook

Thanks so much for all your help and efficiency (as always!) with this project. You are a great asset to the team, and your organisation, enthusiasm and loyalty have been very much appreciated.

Managing Editor, Tesco Magazine

Just wanted to give you a shout out for being 100% awesome. The team simply wouldn’t function without your ability to produce unfailingly high-quality work under a huge workload and lots of pressure. What you do is not easy, and the fact you keep doing it to such a high standard issue after issue is outstanding. It’s a pleasure to work with you.
 

Account Manager, Cedar Communications