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

Carlos González-Rivera, CT
ATA-Certified, SDL-Certified, BDÜ Member

Regensburg, Bayern, Germany
Local time: 05:02 CEST (GMT+2)

Native in: English Native in English, Spanish Native in Spanish
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Account type Freelancer, Identity Verified Verified member
Services Translation, Interpreting, Editing/proofreading, Website localization, Desktop publishing, Project management
Specializes in:
Medical: Health CareMedical (general)
JournalismInternet, e-Commerce
Marketing / Market ResearchComputers (general)

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Volunteer professional humanitarian translation services-

Translators without Borders

Words translated: 31,966
KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 68, Questions answered: 46, Questions asked: 4
Project History 1 projects entered

Payment methods accepted Wire transfer, Check, PayPal
Portfolio Sample translations submitted: 2
Glossaries Carlos' Glossary
Translation education Bachelor's degree - Pontifical Xavierian University
Experience Years of translation experience: 22. Registered at Jul 2003. Became a member: Dec 2010. Certified PRO certificate(s)
Credentials Spanish (Pontifical Xavierian University, verified)
English to Spanish (American Translators Association, verified)
Memberships ATA, BDÜ
Software Across, Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Dreamweaver, FrameMaker, Frontpage, Indesign, MemoQ, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office Pro, Microsoft Word, Pagemaker, Passolo, Powerpoint, QuarkXPress, SDL TRADOS, SDLX, Wordfast
Forum posts 4 forum posts
CV/Resume CV available upon request
Conference participation Conferences attended
Training sessions attended SDL Trados Studio 2011 – Advanced
Professional practices Carlos González-Rivera, CT endorses's Professional Guidelines.
About me

I am a Certified PRO for English into Spanish and German into Spanish

I work with Trados Studio 2015

SDL Trados Studio 2011 Certified

SDL Trados Studio 2011 Certified

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Colombian native, Carlos Gonzalez is a certified translator and a creative web designer with over 20 years experience in the language translation, marketing, education, and computer industries. His knowledge covers multimedia production and management, including web and graphic design. His experience encompasses market research, professional music, editorial and literary writing, as well as Human Resource training. Carlos holds a degree in Media Communications.

Carlos Gonzalez – Rivera began his English and Spanish bilingual-bicultural education at age 4 and since then has constantly been building skills and assets in the multilanguage communications arena.

A former Director of Project Management of a US-based startup, Carlos was in charge of the overall administration and tracking of translation, DTP, and Graphic Localization projects with a team of Project Managers. Earlier, he had been the Marketing Manager for the same company. As Multimedia Studio Manager for them, he coordinated the efforts of producing rich media content for the Internet in several languages, including voiceover and dubbing.

Carlos began translating in 1994, and interpreting, both simultaneously and consecutively, in 1998. His expertise covers a vast variety of subjects, including, information technology, marketing and advertising, social and natural sciences, medicine, journalism and press releases, as well as the oil and mining industry.

Carlos is a webmaster for a ballet company's dance studio, and a consulting company's web presence.Teaching has not been elusive in his career. He has been an English Teacher at school and college level, as well as a theater director.

A globetrotter, Carlos has lived in three different cities of Colombia, in the United States, and in the Dominican Republic.

Today, Carlos lives and works from Germany, where he got married in 2003. He shuffles his time between his translation business, several multimedia and writing projects, and nurturing and attending to his son.

For more information, please visit Carlos' website.

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: 68
(All PRO level)

Top languages (PRO)
English to Spanish56
Spanish to English8
German to Spanish4
Top general fields (PRO)
Pts in 1 more fld >
Top specific fields (PRO)
Poetry & Literature8
Medical: Health Care8
Cinema, Film, TV, Drama8
IT (Information Technology)8
Medical (general)4
Energy / Power Generation4
Pts in 3 more flds >

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    Keywords: medicine, health care, multimedia, marketing, human resources, web design, graphics localization, journalism, advertising, communication, html, dreamweaver, photoshop, illustrator, indesign, english, spanish, blog, web design, dtp, seo, trados, sdlx, wordfast, across, joomla, cms, wordpress, german, portuguese, css, press releases

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