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Member since Jun '09

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

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May 2016

Rosa Plana Castillón
Top-notch quality, on-time delivery

London, England, United Kingdom
Local time: 15:32 BST (GMT+1)

Native in: Spanish (Variant: Standard-Spain) Native in Spanish
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Thank you for visiting my profile. Do not hesitate to get in touch with me if you need a quote or more information about my profile. I will be happy to answer your queries!
Account type Freelancer
Affiliations Blue Board: Rosa Plana Castillón
Services Translation, Editing/proofreading, Software localization, Transcription, Desktop publishing, Project management
Specializes in:
AgricultureCooking / Culinary
Food & DrinkGames / Video Games / Gaming / Casino
General / Conversation / Greetings / LettersPoetry & Literature
Printing & PublishingTourism & Travel

Preferred currency GBP
KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 269, Questions answered: 157, Questions asked: 139
Portfolio Sample translations submitted: 1
Glossaries Abreviaturas, Guerras, Recursos Humanos
Translation education Bachelor's degree - Universitat Jaume I (Castellón, Spain)
Experience Years of translation experience: 15. Registered at Jan 2007. Became a member: Jun 2009. Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials Spanish (Editrain, Atic, Ateneu)
English to Spanish (University of Cambridge, Proficiency in English)
English to Spanish (Universitat Jaume I, Facultat de Ciències Humanes i Socials, Departament de Traducció i Comunicació )
French to Spanish (Universitat Jaume I, Facultat de Ciències Humanes i Socials, Departament de Traducció i Comunicació )
Memberships ASETRAD
Software Adobe Acrobat, Indesign, MemSource Cloud, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, OmegaT, Powerpoint, QuarkXPress, SDL TRADOS
CV/Resume CV available upon request
Professional practices Rosa Plana Castillón endorses's Professional Guidelines.
About me
Full-time English and French into Spanish translator and proofreader

Agricultural machinery, book translations

Welcome to my profile!

I'm a qualified English and French into Spanish translator with many years' experience. I am from Spain, where I lived until I relocated to London in January 2011.

I have been working in the translation field for more than 14 years, first in an in-house position as project manager and proofreader in a book translations company, and since 2009 as self-employed, when I started translating for a leading agricultural machinery manufacturer. I have experience translating brochures, technical specs, press releases and website texts about ploughs, cultivators, seed drills, fertilizer spreaders, cutters and shredders, and more.

I also work in the publishing field, where I offer translation and proofreading services, as well as final quality control of DTPed texts. I mainly work with travel guides, cookery books, handcrafts and children's literature. I am therefore specialized in processing texts before they are published to ensure that they are accurate, make sense and read well.

I am happy to provide both translation and proofreading services, as well as final pre-delivery check of texts in Spanish. Additionally, I work with InDesign (CS4, CS5, CS5.5, CS6 and CC versions) for Mac, so I can deliver your documents typeset if needed.

My strength lies in my innate eye for detail, my ability to provide natural Spanish texts and an excellent customer service: I am always willing to go the extra mile to accommodate my clients' needs. 

Thank you for your interest in my services. Do not hesitate to contact me for further information about my profile or a quote.

Some of the books that I have translated
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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: 273
PRO-level pts: 269

Top languages (PRO)
English to Spanish172
French to Spanish74
Top general fields (PRO)
Social Sciences12
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Textiles / Clothing / Fashion40
Poetry & Literature28
Education / Pedagogy20
Cooking / Culinary16
General / Conversation / Greetings / Letters8
Art, Arts & Crafts, Painting8
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