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Translator and editor, Portuguese to English and Spanish to English.
Gaming localization, testing and translation. Engineering, environmental. NATIVE ENGLISH SPEAKER.
Experienced translator and proofreader, specialised in gaming localization, technical texts, patents, environmental and civil engineering, mechanical and industrial engineering and related sciences.
Before becoming a full-time translator I gained in-depth knowledge in these areas over a ten-year career and following a postgraduate education. Originally from the U.K. I've lived in Brazil and Portugal for a total of eleven years, consolidating my technical knowledge in hydroelectric, river basin management, agronomy, biology, environmental mitigation, large-scale land-use planning and logistics, gaining experience working with geoprocessing software.
Other areas that I also work in include business and finance, website localization, SEO and software development.
Timezone: GMT (London, Lisbon)
I work with CAT tools, such as Trados, MemoQ and Transit.
I can be available for last minute, urgent jobs and holidays, weekend and overnight.
• Translation and editing: Business & marketing, corporate literature;
• Transcreation, website design and SEO, desktop publishing and graphic design;
• Simultaneous conference interpreting;
• Audio transcription of diverse Portuguese and English accents/dialects;
• Proofread and copy-edited a 600+ page novel in Portuguese.
PREVIOUS PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:
Urban Design and Landscape Architecture, including:
In-depth knowledge and competency managing contract documents, project management, writing and editing of extensive reports in both American and British English. Big, strategic planning projects, feasibility studies, river management, ecological design, environmental management and environmental impact assessments.