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Working languages:
English to Catalan
English to Spanish
Spanish to Catalan

Francesc Pont
Not your usual translator

Barcelona, Cataluña
Local time: 15:07 CEST (GMT+2)

Native in: Catalan Native in Catalan, Spanish Native in Spanish
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Account type Freelancer, Identity Verified Verified site user
Affiliations Blue Board: Pont (Francesc Pont Casellas)
Services Translation, Interpreting, Editing/proofreading, Website localization, Software localization, Project management
Expertise
Specializes in:
Advertising / Public RelationsMarketing / Market Research
Internet, e-CommerceIT (Information Technology)
Electronics / Elect EngComputers: Systems, Networks
Computers: SoftwareComputers: Hardware
Automotive / Cars & TrucksNames (personal, company)

KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 39, Questions answered: 18, Questions asked: 125
Project History 3 projects entered

Portfolio Sample translations submitted: 5
Translation education Master's degree - Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
Experience Years of translation experience: 13. Registered at ProZ.com: Mar 2001.
ProZ.com Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials English to Catalan (University of Barcelona, verified)
English to Spanish (University of Barcelona, verified)
German to Catalan (University of Barcelona, verified)
German to Spanish (University of Barcelona, verified)
Spanish to Catalan (University of Barcelona)


Memberships N/A
Software Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, DejaVu, Dreamweaver, FrameMaker, Indesign, MetaTexis, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Adobe Premiere, Help & Manual, HyperHub, OmniPage Pro, Pagemaker, Powerpoint, QuarkXPress, SDL TRADOS, SDLX, STAR Transit, Wordfast
CV/Resume English (PDF)
About me
I have been working as a freelance translator since the year 2001, 2 years before finishing my degree. I began dealing with software localisation, but I have greatly widened my experience since then, dealing with all kinds of IT and technology related texts (air conditioners, car mechanics, forest machines, consumer electonics...), as well as with legal and many other kinds of documents.

Moreover, I am a qualified conference interpreter with proven experience. Please take a look at my CV for extra details!

Speciality fields:

- Air conditioners (Daikin, Mitsubishi Electric, Daewoo)
- Automotive (Pico Technologies, Volkswagen, Mitsubishi, Toyota, Isuzu)
- Electrical and electronic appliances (EADS, Epson, Sony, Panasonic, Sanyo, Ricoh, Sharp, Canon, JVC, Hitachi, Daewoo, Funai, Ricoh, Yushin, etc.)
- Legal documents
- Literature (“Genetically Modified Food”, by Andy Rees; “In the footsteps of Mr. Kurtz”, by Michela Wrong; “War no more”, by J. Rotblat and R. Hinde)
- Machinery (Rolls-Royce Marine, Mori Seiki, Tamglass furnaces, Junttan piling machines, Ponsse, Logset, Valtra and Timberjack forest machinery, etc.)
- Marketing & advertising (TradeDoubler, Navteq, Amena, British Institute of Export, Websense)
- Medical translation (Koken medical equipment, VNU anti-epileptic therapy, Lifecore Biomedical dental products, Zephyr, Cyberonics, Alsius)
- Press releases (I.R.I.S., Daikin, Pico Technologies)
- Software localisation (Oracle, Adobe, SAP, I.R.I.S., Epson)
- Website localisation (TradeDoubler, iWiW, Wengo, GIB Consult, Instituto Geográfico Nacional)
- Other (Weber barbecues, Victaulic piping systems, Polar training computers, Harvia saunas)
Keywords: software, reliable, fast, electronics, localisation, forest machinery, machinery, mechanics, sport, technology, air conditioners, air conditioning, air conditioner, tech products, consumer electronics, electronics, GIS, marketing, public relations, advertising, proofreading, editing, catalan, català, conference, simultaneous, interpreter, spanish, español, consecutive interpreter


Profile last updated
Jul 7, 2013