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Member since Sep '03

Working languages:
English to Portuguese
German to Portuguese
Spanish to Portuguese
French to Portuguese
Italian to Portuguese

lenapires
Accurate, reliable and expertise

Lisbon, Lisboa, Portugal

Native in: Portuguese Native in Portuguese
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Account type Freelancer
Affiliations Blue Board: Helena Marchão Pires
Services Translation, Editing/proofreading, Website localization, Software localization, Voiceover (dubbing), Subtitling, Post-editing, Transcription, Desktop publishing, Project management
Expertise
Specializes in:
ArchitectureAutomotive / Cars & Trucks
Human ResourcesMechanics / Mech Engineering
Law (general)Economics
Finance (general)Business/Commerce (general)
Management

KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 1728, Questions answered: 1401, Questions asked: 435
Project History 20 projects entered    17 positive feedback from outsourcers 1 neutral feedback from outsourcers
Project DetailsProject SummaryCorroboration

Translation
Volume: 35000 words
Completed: Jan 2008
Languages:
English to Portuguese
Multilevel Marketing

Multilevel Marketing project with compensation plan and terms and conditions of eligibility

Business/Commerce (general), Law (general), Marketing / Market Research
positive
Isabelle Bastian: No comment.

Translation
Volume: 3000 words
Completed: Nov 2007
Languages:
German to Portuguese
Fanguide Euro2008

Translation into portuguese of a Fanguide for the Euro08

Sports / Fitness / Recreation
 No comment.

Translation
Volume: 16000 words
Completed: Sep 2007
Languages:
German to Portuguese
Elektronisches Auswertegerät



Mechanics / Mech Engineering
positive
GFT: No comment.

Translation
Volume: 12000 words
Completed: Aug 2007
Languages:
German to Portuguese
Hitzeschild Patent



Energy / Power Generation, Patents
neutral
Blue Board outsourcer info (10 to 20 entries):  No comment.

Translation
Volume: 10000 words
Completed: Jun 2007
Languages:
Spanish to Portuguese
Pliegos

Pliegos

Construction / Civil Engineering, Construction / Civil Engineering, Construction / Civil Engineering
positive
Aabam Traducciones S.L.: No comment.

Translation
Volume: 15000 words
Completed: Mar 2007
Languages:
English to Portuguese
Conference Abstracts

Abstracts for a Conference on the Police Reform in African Countries

Government / Politics, Military / Defense, Government / Politics
positive
Soror Arabic Translation / Soror Language Service: i can recommend Helena o any future employer.

lenapires: Thank you Hossam. Always very nice to work with you!

Translation
Volume: 7800 words
Completed: Mar 2007
Languages:
German to Portuguese
Verhanltenskodex



Human Resources, Business/Commerce (general)
positive
Unlisted info:  The overall quality of the translation was good. There were some small "beauty" mistakes but I was satisfied with the translation.

lenapires: Thank you. I\'m looking forward to work with you again. Cheers!

Translation
Volume: 21000 words
Completed: Mar 2007
Languages:
Spanish to Portuguese
Traducción de documentos de una distinguida marca de vestuario española

Traducción de documentos de una distinguida marca de vestuario española

Human Resources, Human Resources
positive
Bognercom: No comment.

Translation
Volume: 8700 words
Completed: Feb 2007
Languages:
French to Portuguese
Website of Transport company

réseau européen autocar "low cost", Conditions générales de vente, ASSURANCES, Les tarifs, Embarquement

Insurance, Transport / Transportation / Shipping
 No comment.

Translation
Volume: 5000 words
Completed: Jan 2007
Languages:
English to Portuguese
Ethics and Compliance Training

Training session on Ethics and Compliance - Integrity and Product Quality.

Education / Pedagogy, Human Resources
positive
Language and Culture Worldwide: No comment.

Translation
Volume: 25000 words
Completed: Jul 2006
Languages:
Spanish to Portuguese
Software de navegación



Computers: Software, Computers: Systems, Networks
positive
Ignacio Urrutia: No comment.

Translation
Volume: 21000 words
Completed: Jun 2006
Languages:
English to Portuguese
user Manual of Food Machinery



Automation & Robotics, Manufacturing, Mechanics / Mech Engineering
positive
Unlisted info:  Helena is a valuable translator who has dispayed professionalism, timely delivery, and quality work to us. We are very willing to work with Helena again.

lenapires: Thank you! It\'s always a pleasure to work for you!

Translation
Volume: 19500 words
Completed: Apr 2006
Languages:
French to Portuguese
Political and Technical Report



Aerospace / Aviation / Space, Business/Commerce (general), Government / Politics
positive
João Vieira: No comment.

Translation
Volume: 250 pages
Completed: Aug 2004
Languages:
English to Portuguese
Economic book



Finance (general)
positive
AHA Translation Inc.: No comment.

Translation
Volume: 6700 words
Completed: Jun 2004
Languages:
English to Portuguese
Code of Business Ethics



Business/Commerce (general)
positive
Language & Culture Worldwide: No comment.

Translation
Volume: 41000 words
Duration: Aug 2005 to Feb 2006
Languages:
English to Portuguese
description of veterinary medicinal products



Livestock / Animal Husbandry
positive
Unlisted info:  No comment.

Translation
Volume: 35000 words
Languages:
Spanish to Portuguese
Technical documentation for the construction of a high speed train station

oferta ecocómica, memoria técnica, Marco del estudio, Definición de los escenarios funcionales y de su sistema legal y de financiación. Construcción y explotación, evaluándose los temas patrimoniales y fiscales; Análisis de los modelos de financiación, negocio y contratación; Cuaderno de Encargos; Financiación del proyecto de PPP, acuerdos de suscripción y desembolso de capital; Sistema de monitorización, información y reporte periódico de las entidades gestoras, a efectos del seguimiento económico-financiero por parte de la entidad pública contratante; Parámetros de desempeño de PPP en términos económico-financieros; Régimen de remuneración del operador privado; Supuestos de establecimiento de equilibrio económico financiero; Transmisión de riesgos al Concesionario

Business/Commerce (general), Finance (general), Transport / Transportation / Shipping
positive
Aabam Traducciones S.L.: In spite of the tight deadline and the number of words, she delivered everything on time and good quality.

Translation
Volume: 20000 words
Duration: Mar 2006 to Jun 2007
Languages:
English to Portuguese
EU Newsflashes

On-going translations of UE newsflashes

Government / Politics, International Org/Dev/Coop, Government / Politics
positive
Blue Lines: Good, fluent translations, reliable and nice to work with

Translation
Volume: 100000 words
Duration: Apr 2007 to Sep 2007
Languages:
English to Portuguese
Oil Development Plans

Ongoing project for the translation of oil industry plans

Petroleum Eng/Sci, Geology, Finance (general)
positive
Proespa: No comment.

Translation
Volume: 25000 words
Duration: Jul 2005 to Sep 2007
Languages:
English to Portuguese
Medical instruments/devices



Medical: Instruments
positive
Unlisted info:  No comment.


Payment methods accepted Visa, MasterCard, Discover, American Express, Wire transfer
Portfolio Sample translations submitted: 8
Glossaries alemão, business, DE-EN, dentist, electronics, espanhol, etimolgico DE/EN, finance, francês, geophysic

Translation education Master's degree - FLL
Experience Years of translation experience: 14. Registered at ProZ.com: Jul 2003. Became a member: Sep 2003.
ProZ.com Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials German to Portuguese (Goethe-Institut - Lissabon - Portugal, verified)
English to Portuguese (universidade lusófona de Humanidades e Tecnologias, verified)
French to Portuguese (universidade lusófona de Humanidades e Tecnologias, verified)
Spanish to Portuguese (Portuguese Ministry of Foreign Affairs)
Portuguese to English (Portuguese Ministry of Foreign Affairs)
Memberships ATA
TeamsEuropean Portuguese Localization Team, Portuguese Translators
Software Across, Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Photoshop, AutoCAD, FrameMaker, IBM CAT tool, Indesign, Lingotek Collaborative Translation Platform, MemoQ, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office Pro, Microsoft Word, word processor, Other CAT tool, Pagemaker, Passolo, Powerpoint, SDL TRADOS, SDLX, STAR Transit, TransSuite2000, Wordfast
Website http://www.proz.com/pro/56226
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About me
Academic Background:
2007: British Council Translation Course - Preparation for the IOL exam in 2009
2007: Master in Terminology and Data Management - Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas, Lisbon
2007: Workshop in Legal Translation - British Council/Tradulinguas, Lisbon
2007: Workshop in Translation of Financial Markets - British Council/Tradulinguas, Lisbon;
2006: Workshop in Economic Translation - British Council/Tradulinguas, Lisbon;
2004/2005 - Mittelstufe Deutsch - Goethe Institut Lissabon;
2004: Post-Graduation in Translation - English, French, German - Faculty of Letters, University of Letters of Lisbon, Portugal;
2002: Level 8 - British Council, Lisbon, Portugal;
2000: Advanced French by "Instituto Nacional de Administração", Lisbon, Portugal;
1997-2001: University "Lusófona de Humanidades e Tecnologias", Lisbon, Portugal - Degree in translation and interpreting;
1993: Zertifikat Deutsch als Fremdsprache - Goethe-Institut Lissabon, Portugal;



Professional Background:



Some translation projects I performed:

Large translation projects, from German into Portuguese and English into Portuguese in the economic and legal field;

Translation published, from German into Portuguese, by DIFEL:
Translation of the Preface of the book "Homosexuality and Hope" from Gerard van der Aardweg, signed by the Archbishop of Salzburg, DIFEL, 2003, Lisbon;

Large translation project of many different areas such as medicine, chemistry, mining, metal castings, Electronic and communication measuring and testing instruments, Geophysical and geotechnical instruments and more for a Portuguese Dictionary based in the Eccma.org site, from English into Portuguese;

Translation of contracts of logistics, from German into Portuguese (ex: BASF & Rinnen GmBh Co);

Translation of Reports from the Austrian Police concerning Traffic Accidents, from German into Portuguese;

Translation of a document from German into Portuguese concerning CATV and Fibber Nodes;

Translation from English and German into Portuguese, of a Project from Bombardier Portugal for the public tender related to the construction of light rail vehicles for Porto city;

Translation of documents, reports and press releases in the fields of economics and finance (English-Portuguese, German-Portuguese);

Translation of the instructions of games for PC, English-Portuguese;

Translation from German into Portuguese of legal documents - contracts, laws;

Translation project from Portuguese into English, economic field;

Translation of an economic and financial proposal for a Portuguese company (English into Portuguese);

Translation of several documents of the legal field (Bank certificates, Notary Statements, etc), from Spanish into Portuguese;

Translation of several documents for the European Year of Education through Sport, from German into Portuguese;

Translation of the project "NOKIA TETRA SYSTEM FOR ?EDP PORTUGAL?", from English into Portuguese;

Portuguese into English translation of a corporate body consortium contract and related matters for a foreign company (SITEL);

Translation of a Medical Questionnaire, from English into Portuguese;

Translation of the project ?CHESSMASTER SAGEM TEXTS? from English into Portuguese;

Translation of an economical and marketing Proposal, from Portuguese into English;

Translation of a tourist text about Lisbon, from Portuguese into English;

Translation of a Technical report, in the glass industry area, from German into Portuguese;

Translation of some german texts in the legal field (Bundesgesezt, Sraftrecht, Die Juristische Beruf) into Portuguese;

Translation of the press releases of George Steiner "Wir alle sind Gäste des Lebens", from German into Portuguese;

Translation of a medical document from Portuguese into English;

Translation of a physiotherapy article from English into Portuguese;

Translation of a quality report, from English and Spanish into Portuguese to FAGOR;

Translation of the Licensing Agreement concerning the Trade Mark Safe & Dolphin device;

Translation of a website from the British Government, from English into Portuguese;

Translation of the Sandvik Website from English into Portuguese (Code of conduct included);

Translation of a TV Manual from English into Portuguese;

Translation of a document concerning medical procedures from Portuguese into English;

Translation of a Dartboard Manual, from English into Portuguese;

Translation of an Easter Prayer, from English into Portuguese;

Translation of an LCD Monitor, from English into Portuguese;

Translation of a Letter from The President of a Town Hall in Germany, from German into Portuguese;

Translation of a financial and services contract from English into Portuguese;

Translation of a contractor agreement between two international banking institutions from English into Portuguese;

Translation of a Quality and Financial report from German into Portuguese;

Translation of a Certificate of Insurance from English into Portuguese;

Translation of an inquiry related to the European championship of Football 2004, from English into Portuguese;

Translation of a European Patent Specification from English into Portuguese;

Translation of a large project from German into Portuguese - "Mobile Datenerfassung und Übertragung";

Translation of a large project from English into Portuguese - Software;

Translation of a German Software Manual;

Translation of the "Guidance for Developing Proposal for MCA Assistance in FY 2004" from English into Portuguese;

Translation of several User's Manual of LCD Monitors for BenQ;

Translation of the "International Code of Business Conduct", from English into Portuguese from a very important American Company;

Translation of "Appearances may be deceptive - Dealing with unfair look-alikes", from English into Portuguese;

Instructions Manual of an electric device from English into Portuguese;

Translation of a printer instruction manual from German into Portuguese;

Translation of User's Manual from a Digital Camera, from English into Portuguese;

Translation of a printer instruction manual from German into Portuguese;

Translation of User's Manual from a Digital Camera, from English into Portuguese;

Translation of a technical manual from Kavo, from German into Portuguese;

Translation of the Website of a Spanish company, from Spanish into Portuguese;

Translation of the United Nations Protocol on Explosive Remnants of War, from English into Portuguese;

Translation of the 5th Workshop of the P.AI.N in Valência, from English, German into Portuguese;

Translation of a BenQ Manual of a LCD Monitor, from english into portuguese;

Translation from English into Portuguese of the Convention on European Forestry Institute;

Translation from English into Portuguese of the Protocol V of 28 November 2003 on Explosive Remnants of War to the UN Convention on Certain Conventional Weapons;

Translation from English into Portuguese of the Agreement between Portugal and Serbia and Montenegro on the Promotion and Reciprocal Protection of Investments;

Translation of documents and press releases within the economic area, from German into Portuguese;

Large translation project (1.500.000 words) concerning the tourism industry, from English into Portuguese;

Translation of documents of general subjects (Finance, economics, law, people, etc.) from English into Portuguese;

Large translation project concerning hydraulics and wind vanes from german into portuguese (26.000 words);

Proofreading of a research regarding the Sport Industry, (English into Portuguese);

Translation of a "Pferdequiz" from German into Portuguese;

Translation from Portuguese into French of a Cultural Agreement between the Portuguese Republic and Algeria;

Translation from German into Portuguese of a "Messtechnik" document;

Proofreading of an English into Portuguese translation;

Proofreading of Spanish into Portuguese translation;

Translation of a Customer Oriented Banking Catalogue (English into Portuguese);

Translation of a tourism guide (English into Portuguese);

Translation of part of a website from an international hotels corporation (English into Portuguese);

Translation of patents from (English and German into Portuguese);

Translation of a Group Participation Agreement (French into Portuguese);

Translation of a Temporary Work Agency Handbook (English into Portuguese);

Translation of a Patent for the European Union of a Display Device (English into Portuguese);

Translation of Financial Documents from a well-know automotive constructor (German into Portuguese);

Large project from the African Union (French into Portuguese);

Translation of 2 contracts regarding the Provisioning of a VSAT Replacement Network (English into Portuguese);

Translation of the Code of Conduct of Merck (English into Portuguese);

Translation of Forexmax website (English into Portuguese);

Translation of Sports Documents (German into Portuguese);

Translation of a User Manual from Marlen (English into Portuguese);

On-going translations of Expert Reports for application for a marketing authorization of a medicinal product for veterinary use for a well-known Spanish Laboratory (Spanish and English into Portuguese);

On-going translations for Mercedes-Benz

Translation of hotel brochures from "The Peninsula Hotels" into Portuguese


On-going projects:

On-going translations of documents from the UN, regarding International Law (English into Portuguese);

On-going translations of UN Conventions, amendments, etc;

On-going translations of the Hague Convention;



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This user has reported completing projects in the following job categories, language pairs, and fields.

Project History Summary
Total projects20
With client feedback18
Corroborated18
94.4% positive (18 entries)
positive17
neutral1
negative0

Job type
Translation20
Language pairs
English to Portuguese10
Spanish to Portuguese4
German to Portuguese4
French to Portuguese2
Specialty fields
Government / Politics5
Business/Commerce (general)5
Human Resources4
Finance (general)3
Construction / Civil Engineering3
Mechanics / Mech Engineering2
Law (general)1
Livestock / Animal Husbandry1
Education / Pedagogy1
Insurance1
Marketing / Market Research1
Patents1
Other fields
Transport / Transportation / Shipping2
International Org/Dev/Coop1
Aerospace / Aviation / Space1
Petroleum Eng/Sci1
Manufacturing1
Geology1
Medical: Instruments1
Automation & Robotics1
Energy / Power Generation1
Military / Defense1
Computers: Software1
Computers: Systems, Networks1
Sports / Fitness / Recreation1
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