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Fabio Descalzi
GER>SPA Translator in Architecture

Montevideo, Montevideo, Uruguay
Local time: 10:46 UYT (GMT-3)

Native in: Spanish Native in Spanish
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Technical-linguistic mediation in architecture, construction and real estate
Account type Freelancer, Identity Verified Verified member
This person previously served as a ProZ.com moderator.
Affiliations Blue Board: Fabio Descalzi / ScriptArch
Services Translation, Interpreting, Editing/proofreading, Website localization, Software localization, Transcription, Training, Project management, Operations management
Expertise
Specializes in:
ArchitectureConstruction / Civil Engineering
Real EstateLaw: Patents, Trademarks, Copyright
Engineering (general)Furniture / Household Appliances
Materials (Plastics, Ceramics, etc.)Art, Arts & Crafts, Painting
Environment & EcologyTransport / Transportation / Shipping

Preferred currency EUR
KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 5201, Questions answered: 2595, Questions asked: 1611
Project History 84 projects entered    34 positive feedback from outsourcers 2 neutral feedback from outsourcers    4 positive feedback from colleagues

Payment methods accepted Visa, Skrill, PayPal, Wire transfer, Money order, Translator Pay
Portfolio Sample translations submitted: 7
Glossaries Arts (DE>ES), Arts (EN>DE), Arts (EN>ES), Arts (ES>DE), Arts (ES>EN), Eng (DE), Eng (DE>FR), Eng (DE>IT), Eng (DE>PT), Eng (DE>SV)

Translation education Other - Instituto Metodista Universitario Crandon
Experience Years of translation experience: 17. Registered at ProZ.com: Apr 2004. Became a member: May 2004.
ProZ.com Certified PRO certificate(s)
Credentials English (Cambridge University (ESOL Examinations), verified)
German (Goethe-Institut - Montevideo, verified)
Spanish (Arquitecto - FARQ - UDELAR - Montevideo, verified)
Spanish (Empr. Constructoras - UCUDAL - Mdeo., verified)
Spanish (D.E.C.I. - PUCCh - Santiago, verified)


Memberships SAU - Sociedad de Arquitectos del Uruguay, AUPE - Asociación Uruguaya de Peritos, AIPTI / IAPTI
TeamsMC Language Services, textpartner, Finanzportal (DE-ES)
Software Across, Adobe Acrobat, AutoCAD, MemSource Cloud, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office Pro, Microsoft Word, ABBYY FineReader 10, Powerpoint, SDL TRADOS, SDLX, Wordfast
Articles
Website http://www.ScriptArch.com
CV/Resume English (PDF), German (PDF), Spanish (PDF)
Conference participation Conference organizedConference presentationsConferences attended
Training sessions attended Trados Integral Teórico Práctico [download]
Trados Inicial [download]
Trados Inicial [download]
Trados II Avanzado Teórico - Práctico [download]
Translation news stories 1 new story

Professional practices Fabio Descalzi endorses ProZ.com's Professional Guidelines (v1.1).
About me
MONTEVIDEO, URUGUAY
Spanish native speaker.
Postgraduate degree in Translation and Interpretation (Universitario Crandon, 2010-2011).
Teacher of German as a Foreign Language with Certificate of Proficiency in German (KDS), Goethe-Institut.
Architect (1996) with years of working experience in Uruguay and Germany.
Project, design, costing and pricing, tenders, construction, recycling.
Housing, office buildings, hospitals, theatres, cinemas, sports facilities, etc.
Postgraduate degree in Real Estate Projects (1998).
More tan 2 years spent abroad, visiting 30 countries.
Good knowledge of alternative energy sources: solar collectors, photovoltaic cells, wind power.
I have the technical background and flexibility to face upcoming translation jobs.

MENCIÓN ESPECIAL A LA ORIGINALIDAD EN LA EXPORTACIÓN DE SERVICIOS - 2007
Cámara Nacional de Comercio y Servicios del Uruguay
- see Award Commendation for Originality in Export of Services, National Chamber of Commerce and Services of Uruguay

(español)
Hablante nativo de español.
Posgrado en Traducción e Interpretación (Universitario Crandon, 2010-2011).
Docente de alemán como lengua extranjera con Pequeño Diploma de la Lengua Alemana (KDS) del Instituto Goethe.
Arquitecto (1996) con años de experiencia laboral en Uruguay y Alemania.
Proyecto, diseño, cálculo de costos, elaboración de ofertas, licitaciones, dirección de obra, reciclajes.
Vivienda, oficinas, arquitectura hospitalaria, teatros, cines, instalaciones deportivas, etc.
Posgrado en Proyectos de Inversión Inmobiliaria (1998).
Más de 2 años transcurridos en el extranjero, visitando 30 países.
Fuentes energéticas alternativas: colectores solares, paneles fotovoltaicos, energía eólica.
Tengo el fundamento técnico y la flexibilidad necesarias para encarar los diversos proyectos de traducción que se me presentan.

(Deutsch)
Muttersprache Spanisch.
Postgraduierten-Studiengang in Übersetzung und Dolmetschung (Universitario Crandon, 2010-2011).
Lehrbefähigung Deutsch als Fremdsprache und Kleines Deutsches Sprachdiplom (KDS), Goethe-Institut.
Dipl.-Architekt (1996) mit jahrelanger Arbeitserfahrung in Uruguay und Deutschland.
Entwurf, Design, Kostenkalkulation, Preiserstellung, Ausschreibung, Bauleitung, Umbau.
Wohnbau, Büros, Krankenhäuser, Theater, Kinos, Sportanlagen, usw.
Weiterbildung: Immobilien-Investitionsprojekte (1998).
Über 2 Jahre im Ausland, Reisen in 30 Ländern.
Gute Kenntnis der alternativen Energiequellen: Sonnenkollektoren, Fotovoltaik-Anlagen, Windkraft.
Ich habe den notwendigen technischen Hintergrund und die Flexibilität, um die unterschiedlichsten Übersetzungsaufträge ausführen zu können.

(Português do Brasil)
Falante nativo de espanhol.
Pós-Graduação para Tradução e Interpretação (Universitario Crandon, 2010-2011).
Professor de Alemão como Língua Estrangeira com Pequeno Diploma da Língua Alemã (KDS) do Goethe-Institut.
Arquiteto (1996) com anos de experiência de trabalho em Uruguai e Alemanha.
Projeto, desenho, análise de custos, orçamentos, licitações, administração de obras, reciclagem.
Vivenda, escritórios, arquitetura de hospitais, teatros, cinemas, instalações esportivas.
Pós-Graduação para Estudo de Projetos de Investimento em Imóveis (1998).
Mais de 2 anos viajando em 30 países.
Fontes de energia alternativa: coletores solares, células fotovoltaicas, energia eólica.
Eu tenho o fundamento técnico e a flexibilidade para fazer vários projetos de tradução que me foram apresentados.
This user has earned KudoZ points by helping other translators with PRO-level terms. Click point total(s) to see term translations provided.

Total pts earned: 5283
PRO-level pts: 5201


Top languages (PRO)
German to Spanish1465
English to Spanish959
Spanish to English684
Spanish to German397
German to English257
Pts in 71 more pairs >
Top general fields (PRO)
Tech/Engineering2252
Law/Patents789
Bus/Financial540
Art/Literary506
Science486
Pts in 4 more flds >
Top specific fields (PRO)
Construction / Civil Engineering493
Engineering (general)328
Architecture258
Law: Contract(s)241
Law (general)231
Energy / Power Generation158
Electronics / Elect Eng154
Pts in 93 more flds >

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

Project History Summary
Total projects84
With client feedback36
Corroborated38
94.4% positive (36 entries)
positive34
neutral2
negative0

Job type
Translation72
Editing/proofreading7
Interpreting4
DTP/Formatting1
Language pairs
German to Spanish61
English to Spanish8
Spanish to German7
Portuguese to Spanish4
Spanish1
German to English1
Spanish to Portuguese1
Spanish to English1
Specialty fields
Construction / Civil Engineering19
Architecture15
Engineering: Industrial12
Mechanics / Mech Engineering9
Electronics / Elect Eng8
Law: Contract(s)8
Law: Patents, Trademarks, Copyright6
Manufacturing5
Computers: Software5
Automotive / Cars & Trucks5
Engineering (general)5
Tourism & Travel4
Finance (general)4
Real Estate3
Law (general)3
Furniture / Household Appliances3
History3
Business/Commerce (general)3
Meteorology3
Transport / Transportation / Shipping2
Medical (general)2
Environment & Ecology2
Printing & Publishing1
Advertising / Public Relations1
Telecom(munications)1
Investment / Securities1
Photography/Imaging (& Graphic Arts)1
Cooking / Culinary1
Medical: Instruments1
Journalism1
Slang1
Social Science, Sociology, Ethics, etc.1
Cinema, Film, TV, Drama1
Certificates, Diplomas, Licenses, CVs1
Materials (Plastics, Ceramics, etc.)1
Management1
Human Resources1
Geography1
Food & Drink1
IT (Information Technology)1
Automation & Robotics1
Other fields
Livestock / Animal Husbandry2
Sports / Fitness / Recreation1
Agriculture1
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