Delivering outstanding results when they count the most.
Áthas Communications was established in 2002. We have specialised in editing, translating, proofreading, voice-overs, marketing and web creation in South Africa, New Zealand and Ireland, and can offer a prompt, reliable and cost effective service worldwide.
The director of Áthas Communications, Sharon Vandermerwe, holds a B.A. (Languages) degree, two Project Management diplomas and a certificate in html/css and web design, as well as a TEFL diploma, amongst others. She has been editing and proofreading university theses, self-published author manuscripts and newsletter publications on a freelance basis since 2002. Fluent in English, Afrikaans and German, with a strong proficiency in Dutch, she offers multiple professional services. Sharon has been invited to apply for entry into the MPhil Literary Translations degree at Trinity College, Dublin, in 2020.
Sharon worked as a Marketing and Communications Specialist in South Africa for Investec Bank, Commercial Union and Mutual & Federal. After moving to New Zealand, she was the online marketing and communications manager for Spicers Wealth Management in Auckland, followed by senior online marketing manager for Tower Financial Advisory Services. She relocated permanently to Ireland in 2012, and is based in Dublin city centre.
The services Áthas Communications offer include:
Our high integrity, strong work ethic and creativity brings tremendous positive energy to clients and projects, and we subsequently maintain strong ongoing relationships with past employers and clients alike. References are available on request.
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Translating & Editing rates:
Please contact us for a quote on your specific project.
Our daily capacity for translation includes:
· editing is 1000 words per hour (incl. e-research where relevant/necessary).
· Proofreading capacity is 2500 words per hour.
Our CAT tools:
Our tools include:
· SmartCat Platform 2019 (online CAT at smartcat.ai/marketplace/user/sharon-vandermerwe )
· CafeTran Espresso V10.6.6 Brownie (downloaded software)
· Microsoft Office Suite; Apple Suite; Open Office
· We can handle any translation file including SDL Trados, MemoQ, WordFast, MateCat, XML, etc.