- Lisbon, PT
- £15 /hr
- Available now
Fluent in English and Portuguese, I am able to perform accurate translations within tight deadlines.
During the past years, I have been working on a freelance basis and acquiredmore...Fluent in English and Portuguese, I am able to perform accurate translations within tight deadlines.
During the past years, I have been working on a freelance basis and acquired experience in making translations of a wide variety of documents. Additionally, I had a work experience in Brazil, in which I was requested to translate correspondence and e-mails from English to Portuguese. Currently, I work for Nintendo of Europe GmbH, translating the contents of its official website.
Area Covered: Portugal
Work Experience Summary: TRANSLATOR
Translation of Nintendo website contents from English into Portuguese • articles about accessories, consoles and games; interviews; microsites; frequently asked questions.
Development and implementation of Internet advertising strategies, customer service, statistical data management, web content update, writing of press releases, publicity control.
Writing of articles in English for a tourism magazine directed to disabled people, responsibility for the Travel section, coverage of events of interest to the readers.
Translation of e-mails and correspondence from English into Portuguese, customer service, dealing with banks and post offices, database update.
Education Summary: Susanne James Associates | Brentford, England (Present): Home Study Course for the Institute of Linguists’ Diploma in Translation
Universidade Nova de Lisboa | Lisboa (2004 • 2008): 3-year Honours Degree in Communication Sciences with specialization in Translation
University of Cambridge | Cambridge, England: Certificate of Proficiency in English (2007); First Certificate of English (2002)
Centro de EducaçÃ£o Integral | SÃ£o JoÃ£o da Madeira (2002 • 2004): Course in Humanities, equivalent to UK A-levels
Featured two-year studies of Translation Techniques (English • Portuguese • English)
Italian Level 1, Instituto Italiano di Cultura, Lisboa (2006)
Initiation Course in Japanese Language and Culture, Instituto Tecla, Porto (2004)
7th Grade Musical Formation / 4th Grade Piano, Academia de MÃºsica, SÃ£o JoÃ£o da Madeira (1997 • 2004)
30-Hour English Language Course, University of Central Florida, Orlando, U.S.A. (2003)
30-Hour English Language Course, Queen Mary University, London, England (2001)