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Brightlines Translation - The Marketing Translation Agency

Go Global with Confidence: We Elevate Your Marketing Content for Local Relevance and Worldwide Impact.

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Why choose Brightlines Translation?

The ultimate marketing translation service for international business. That’s why when multinationals including Google, Microsoft, Deloitte and Canon need a translation agency, they turn to us. They know we deliver brilliant marketing translations, with a service to match.

Choosing a translation agency can be frustrating and nerve-wracking. There is a lot at stake. We get that and aim to make your decision a rewarding, interesting and enjoyable experience.

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The price is right

We achieve what you need within the budget you have. Honest, upfront and with no hidden costs.

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We know how important your global reputation is and will protect it.

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Our unique creative marketing translation capability has set Brightlines apart and earnt our reputation as the transcreation experts.

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21 year track record

Brightlines Translation has a whopping 21 year track record of excellence. Plus ISO9001:2015 of course!

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Knowledgeable translation specialists

We will offer you the best human translators, or high volume machine translation. Artificial intelligence or subtitles. We’ve got it.

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Versatile and tech savvy

We are experts in managing complicated translation projects for global brands. Plus, we are on top of the latest technology to benefit you.

We’re trusted by

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Which of our services do you need?

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Document translation

Professional document translation services for international and global businesses in any language. The most complex of business documents swiftly translated across industries.

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Legal translation

High-quality legal translations trusted by law firms, legal professionals and compliance departments. You’ll have peace of mind with our legal translation expertise.

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Website translation

When it comes to website translation services, the latest technology will help push your brand globally. We work in partnership with WPML the leading WordPress translation plugin.

Multilingual SEO

It’s all about your online search results — in any country — We handle multilingual SEO for top international brands, so their customers know where to find them.

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Multilingual DTP

Your artwork perfectly reproduced in multiple languages — multilingual typesetting at its best. A complicated and time-consuming task carried out by our global experts.

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Multilingual Voice Over

Over 20 years of experience translating, localising and producing high-quality multilingual voice overs. Any voice, any language.

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Transcreation services

Brightlines has built a reputation for marketing-led translation and transcreation services for over 20 years! When your brand messaging needs global appeal.

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Subtitle translation

Multilingual subtitling is the smart and affordable way to give your video the broadest possible audience for when you need to reach all your customers.

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Machine translation

Intelligent machine translation services with human post-editing for large volume, time-critical projects.

Our translation process


Quote request received and translation project manager assigned.


Files reviewed, words counted and languages confirmed.


Quote supplied within 4 hours for standard projects


Confirm cost and delivery date


Top linguists matched to the project


Terminology research, Translation and Proofreading


Final files reviewed


Perfectly translated files sent back to you with feedback request

I would like to say that it has been a pleasure working with Brightlines – you have been responsive, timely, and professional the whole way through the translation process.

To make global content work locally without losing sense of humor or creativity, I can recommend Brightlines to transcreate. I especially appreciate the good dialogue throughout and I find them very reliable and service minded.

A brilliant agency completely focused on client satisfaction.

You guys are THE BEST translation company I’ve worked with (and I’ve worked with a fair few). Cost, speed, responsiveness and, of course, project management!

Hilton expect the best, Brightlines live up to that always.

Smooth. Flexible. Professional. When you work with Brightlines you feel like family. They’re always available and always friendly. What used to be a difficult process is now a pleasure.”

Brightlines’ flexibility and willingness to produce documents tailored to Rotork’s requirements is fantastic.

Our translation services - FAQ

How much does translation cost?

The cost of your translation depends on a variety of factors including the content, the source files, the languages requested and the turnaround time required. The easiest way to get an idea of costs is to fill out our translation services quote form, giving as much information as possible. As soon as your quote request is received, we’ll put some prices together for you. If we need more information, we will contact you to make sure we are giving you the best options.

Which languages do you translate into and which are most popular?

As a leading B2B and B2C language service provider for over 20 years, we have 1000s of tried and tested top-level translators and writers worldwide ready to help you inform, educate or sell across the globe. We handle all the worlds commercial languages, including:

What do I need to get a quote for translation services?

You’ll need to send us your documents, your website URL or an estimated word count to get a cost for any of our translation services. We also need to know the languages you require, such as English to French or German to Spanish. For some languages like Chinese, we would also need to know the target market. Finally let us know your desired delivery format, i.e. InDesign, PDF, Word doc, subtitles, and so on. If you require further services such as typesetting, we will need sight of the original document for an accurate quote.

How do we start a translation project?

Once you’re happy with our costs and would like to go ahead, an assigned account manager will start your translation project. After a 50% deposit invoice has been paid, you will be asked to send the latest files for the project. It is also helpful to have reference materials such as PDFs, tone of voice, specific terminology or glossaries if available. Timescales will be discussed and confirmed. Now relax, your translation project will be underway and delivered on time and on budget with an account manager keeping you in the loop.

What is the usual turnaround time for translation projects?

This depends on numerous factors, but the mains ones are: The word count. The format. The subject matter. The translation services requested. Common time scales are: Translation: 2000-2500 words per day Proofreading: 4000-6000 words a day Your quote will give an exact delivery date.

Do you use professional translators or machine translation?

We only ever use professional translators on translation projects, unless you have specifically requested our machine translation services. Our professional translators are highly qualified, experienced and come with specialist knowledge in their subject, and all translators sit tests before they can work on any of our projects. With over 20 years as a translation services provider, we have brought together some of the most sought after translation professionals for your projects.