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Member since Nov '07

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

Vittorio Ferretti
Author of renowned dictionary

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Local time: 01:58 CEST (GMT+2)

Native in: German Native in German
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High-quality translations of technical and business documents by the author of a renowned dictionary.
Account type Freelancer, Identity Verified Verified member
Services Translation, Editing/proofreading
Expertise
Specializes in:
Computers: SoftwareTelecom(munications)
Media / MultimediaMechanics / Mech Engineering
Internet, e-CommerceIT (Information Technology)
Electronics / Elect EngEconomics
Computers: Systems, NetworksComputers (general)

KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 2430, Questions answered: 1887
Translation education Other - TU Muenchen (Germany)
Experience Years of translation experience: 47. Registered at ProZ.com: Oct 2007. Became a member: Nov 2007.
ProZ.com Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials Italian to German (Both as mother tongue.)
English to German (Author of a renowned bilingual dictionary.)
Portuguese to German (Seven years working in Brazil.)
Spanish to German (Three years working in Argentina.)
Memberships N/A
Software Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Photoshop, Dreamweaver, Frontpage, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Corel Ventura Publisher 4.2, Powerpoint
Training sessions attended Trados-Schulung für Anfänger [download]
About me
Author of a renowned "Dictionary of Electronics, Computing, Telecommunications and Media" (English/German, German/English), published by Springer Verlag (Berlin / New York et al.).

Polyglot (9 languages):
- German ("tongue of the mother", A language): 34 years living, studying and working in Germany.
- Italian (second mother tongue, A language): 22 years living, studying and working in Italy.
- Latin (helps a lot in etymology, C language): 8 years at school.
- Old Greek (helps a lot in etymology, C language): 5 years at school.
- English (fluent, B language): 40 years working experience.
- Spanish (fluent, B language): family language since three decades (Argentine wife), 3 years living and working in Argentina.
- Portuguese (fluent, B language): 7 years living and working in Brazil.
- French (reading practice, C language).
- Russian (basics).
- KudoZ points in 28 language combinations within three months.

Broadband education and professional experience:
- Primary schooling in Italy.
- Secondary schooling in Italy, humanistic branch, with emphasis on History (Italian Literature, Latin Literature, Old Greek Literature, Political History, History of Philosophy, History of Arts).
- University schooling in Germany, where I got a “Diplom-Ingenieur” degree from the Technical University of Munich in Technical Physics.
- 40 years professional experience in international sales of telecommunications equipment, involving also economic issues (cost calculation, financing, contractual documents among others).
- KudoZ points in 65 fields within three months.
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: 2474
PRO-level pts: 2430


Top languages (PRO)
English to German342
German to Italian313
German to English313
Italian to German218
English to Spanish172
Pts in 29 more pairs >
Top general fields (PRO)
Tech/Engineering1154
Bus/Financial343
Other315
Law/Patents278
Marketing107
Pts in 4 more flds >
Top specific fields (PRO)
Electronics / Elect Eng185
Mechanics / Mech Engineering145
Law: Contract(s)130
Law (general)102
Engineering (general)97
Telecom(munications)89
Construction / Civil Engineering89
Pts in 71 more flds >

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Keywords: English-German Translation; Übersetzung Englisch-Deutsch; Traduzione Italiano-Tedesco; Traducción Español-Alemán; Tradução Português-Alemão; Data Sheet; Manual; Bid; Offer; Contract; Datenblatt; Handbuch; Ausschreibung; Angebot; Vertrag; Brochure; Manuale; Capitolato di Gara; Offerta; Contratto; Folleto; Manual; Pliego de Licitación; Oferta; Contrato; Folheto; Manual; Licitacão; Oferta; Contrato


Profile last updated
Sep 2, 2013



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