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

Ana Vozone
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Native in: Portuguese (Variant: European/Portugal) Native in Portuguese
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Apr 11:  Manager's report for an investment fund, around 3,500 words, EN-PT, working on the client's WordBee platform. ...more, + 11 other entries »
Total word count: 19700

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About me
Translator and proofreader/editor freelancing since 1979 from my native Portugal.
Localisation.
Subtitling.
Audio recordings (for example, prompts for medical software)

CONTACTS

Email: anavozone@gmail.com
Skype: anavozone

QUALIFICATIONS

• Specialized Translator Course (BA) – ISLA – Instituto Superior de Línguas e Administração – Class of ’73 – English and German - Lisboa, Portugal
• Certificate of Proficiency in English (with Honors – May 1975)

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

• Qualified Member of ITI – Institute of Translation and Interpretation (UK) since 2008
• Proz.com

LANGUAGE VARIANTS

• European Portuguese.
• Also Portuguese spoken in Angola, Mozambique, Guinea Bissau, Cape Verde, São Tomé e Príncipe (PALOP countries), Macao and East Timor


AREAS OF EXPERTISE Government & Politics, European Union Bodies

(Over 5 million words /15,000 pages translated for EU Bodies alone) since 1990:

Cooperation and development, finance projects, competition/state aids, culture, employment, social affairs, education, training, vocational training, youth, health and consumer protection. European Commission programmes and websites, European Parliament legislation documents. Also technical assistance, emergency assistance, social security.

Current freelance contract with the European Central Bank (ECB).

International Organizations

OECD, Eurobarometer/Flash, WHO (malaria)

Corporate / Consumer

Marketing and Advertising (25 years with leading multinational advertising agency McCann-Erickson), many other communications and advertising agencies in Portugal and abroad. Creative copy, legal (contracts), business reporting, in the above areas.

Employee and customer satisfaction surveys.

Press releases, e-letters, corporate communication, corporate magazines, sales leaflets, corporate brochures.

Courier services.

Lotteries.

Codes of Conduct. Anti-Corruption. Compliance. CSR - Corporate Social Responsibility. Corporate Environmental Policy.

Employee manuals. Travel policies.

Oil and Gas industry – Contracts, recruitment, injury reports, training, health and safety at work.

Packaging (aluminum, plastic, paper, fresh and frozen, liquid and solid)

Fire alarm systems

Food industry: food labels (ingredient lists), recipes

Automotive coatings (Sikkens - AKZO)

Hotel industry/hospitality/catering

Recruitment

Fashion: clothing, shoes, accessories

Videogames

Finance

Investment Funds – Annual reports, prospectuses

Listed companies - Investor relations, corporate governance, corporate responsibility, compliance.

Banking

Credit cards (Visa)

NGO’s

Human Rights, Children’s Rights, Women in Development, HIV/AIDS, Housing, Refugees – Working directly and via agencies with Amnesty International, Save The Children, Jesuit Refugee Service. Fragile Countries

Pro bono work for AJAN - African Jesuit AIDS Network - www.ajanweb.org and JRS, Jesuit Refugee Service, Society of Jesus.

OTHER AREAS / SKILLS

Press searches (for instance, "bad press" searches on companies and individuals).

Linguistic evaluations, such as brand and product names

Cultural consultancy

Fitness
Archaelogy
Wild life
Quizzes
Household appliances - catalogues
Apps

CV’s and Certificates
Educational DVD’s
Children's books

Sports: Sailing, Football, Tennis


SOFTWARE

• MS Office 2010
• Trados 2007 / Studio 2011 / Studio 2015
• Wordbee
• AbbyFineReader

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Total pts earned: 4148
PRO-level pts: 4039


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English to Portuguese1889
Portuguese to English844
Spanish to English488
French to English221
English to French188
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