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Manuela

professional and experienced translator/interpreter

Country

United States

Native language

Italian

 

Specializations

Software / IT
Arts / Entertainment
Sciences
Non-fiction books
Other

 

Software

Microsoft Office
Trados
Déjà Vu
QuarkXPress
PageMaker
FrameMaker
PhotoShop
DreamWeaver

 

 

   Career / Experience

 

English > Italian
  - Translating
  - Interpreting (cons.)
  - Voiceover

Italian > English
  - Translating
  - Interpreting (cons.)
  - Voiceover

Spanish > Italian
  - Translating
  - Voiceover



OBJECTIVE:
I am looking for a position as translator as interpreter as well with a company or as freelance where I can put my translating/Interpreting/proofreading skills to use.
EDUCATION:
2005 – 2006
City University of New York, City College
Major Degree in Media Studies. (Journalism and radio Broadcast)
The City University of New York, HUNTER COLLEGE NY
Certificate in Language Training, in English Language as professional and in writing
2000 – 2003
UNIVERSITY OF FLORENCE, ITALY
Languages and Translation Studies
Bachelor Degree in Translation
Took courses in translation and teaching foreign language in England, Italy
and in New York City. Also took courses in Internet, technical writing, Web design.
1990 – 1995
School-leaving certificate in Biology and Science.
WORK EXPERIENCE:
I have 7 years professional experience translating/Interpreting English to Italian
Expert in Legal, Medical and Computer field. Good knowledge of biology, science and engineering.
2004 – 2006
Medical and Legal Interpreter (Conference and Showroom) for Legal Language Service Agency NY.
Proofreader for the Premiere Global Service Translator at Translations.com
Project Manager for the Italian language at the Transperfect Translations.com Agency
Project Manager for the Italian language translations in the YAHOO FIFA 2006 project
4000-word tech- translation and Interpreter for meeting for Impressum A&A Publishers and Translators Ltd. Ask for reference
Legal translation as freelance for private (birth certificate/divorce decree).Ask for reference
Translator for the Translation Agency Wolf Group S.P.A. (www.wolf.it)
Consecutive Interpreter for lawyers during meeting and/or conference
Translator of music biographies for the Wild wildlife Company based in Berlin
Translator for the Golden Job Agency (Medical and legal documents)
Consecutive Interpreter for Columbia Hospital as freelance
1999 - 2004
Telephone Interpreter as Customer Assistant for General Electric Company in Florence
Translated an 1,000-word engineering document from English into Italian for an engineering Company, Nuovo Pignone/General Electric
Translator and teacher for foreign students of Italian and English language at the School “Leonardo da Vinci” in Florence, Italy for 6 years. www.scuolaleonardo.com
1996 - 1999
Translated a 5,000-word personnel manual from English into Italian for an English magazine
Interpreter as freelance for medical meetings and cultural shows in Florence.
Translated an 5,000-word architecture thesis for a student at University of Florence Web designer at the Computer Centre at University of Florence. (Ce.S.it)
Interpreter for a Video-Conference at Computer Science Centre of the University of Florence
Teacher of English language at British Institute in Florence
SKILLS
-Windows ‘98/’95/XP Microsoft Office, Internet, Photoshop, HTML, Power Point, Acrobat reader, Trados and PageMaker 7 for PC
-Fluent in Spanish -Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
PERSONAL BACKGROUND
Grew up in Florence, Italy. Have lived in Exeter and in London in England where I have studied and improved my English language and translation skills and can converse in English and Spanish. Have lived and worked as translator in USA (New York City) for private owned business for several years. I moved to NY few years ago where I am studying at University and where I am working as freelance translator and Interpreter.








 

   Pricing / Other services

 


translation 0.06$/word
interpreting 25$/hour
minimum fee 50$




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