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Member since Jul '08

Working languages:
English to Portuguese
French to Portuguese
Spanish to Portuguese
Portuguese (monolingual)
Portuguese to English

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October 2015

Ligia Dias Costa
Translating with care

Porto, Porto, Portugal
Local time: 11:37 WEST (GMT+1)

Native in: Portuguese (Variant: European/Portugal) Native in Portuguese
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Account type Freelancer, Identity Verified Verified member
This person previously served as a moderator.
This translator is helping to localize into Portuguese (EU)
Services Translation, Editing/proofreading, Website localization, Software localization, Training
Specializes in:
Medical: PharmaceuticalsMedical (general)
Computers (general)IT (Information Technology)
Computers: SoftwareMechanics / Mech Engineering
Engineering (general)Finance (general)
Human ResourcesFood & Drink

Preferred currency EUR
KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 2862, Questions answered: 1906, Questions asked: 95
Project History 3 projects entered    1 positive feedback from outsourcers
Project DetailsProject SummaryCorroboration

Volume: 1500 words
Completed: Feb 2009
English to Portuguese

Human Resources
 No comment.

Volume: 806 words
Completed: Jan 2009
English to Portuguese
English>Portuguese translator (native)

Medical: Dentistry
Nazaret Álvarez: Very professional and reliable. High quality translations and deliveries on time.

Volume: 1 days
Completed: Aug 2008
English to Portuguese
2 small EN-PT jobs: 1 MSDS, 1 mailing

Medical: Pharmaceuticals, General / Conversation / Greetings / Letters
 No comment.

Payment methods accepted Wire transfer, PayPal, Paypal, Bank transfer
Portfolio Sample translations submitted: 3
Glossaries Geral
Translation education Graduate diploma - Faculdade de Letras do Porto
Experience Years of translation experience: 25. Registered at Mar 2002. Became a member: Jul 2008. Certified PRO certificate(s)
Credentials English to Portuguese (MCE, verified)
Portuguese (ITFI, verified)
French to Portuguese (ITFI, verified)
Spanish to Portuguese (The Spanish Institute)
French to Portuguese (Portugal - Institut Français, verified)

Software Adobe Acrobat, Indesign, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office Pro, Microsoft Word, Other CAT tool, Powerpoint, SDL TRADOS, Wordfast
SDL Trados Studio 2014 - Advanced (Level 3)
SDLX Certified
CV/Resume CV available upon request
Conference participation Conference presentationConferences attended
Professional practices Ligia Dias Costa endorses's Professional Guidelines.
About me
Translating with care
* Translation services into European Portuguese, from English, French and Spanish.

Main fields of expertise:
Human resources;


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Total pts earned: 3306
PRO-level pts: 2862

Top languages (PRO)
English to Portuguese1890
Spanish to Portuguese416
French to Portuguese210
Portuguese to English194
Spanish to English49
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Mechanics / Mech Engineering191
Medical (general)141
Business/Commerce (general)135
Engineering (general)121
Law (general)102
Human Resources88
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