Member since Mar '08

Working languages:
English to Italian
French to Italian
German to Italian
Italian (monolingual)

Maria Rosa Fontana
Vast experience in the maritime industry

San Remo, Liguria, Italy
Local time: 01:25 CEST (GMT+2)

Native in: Italian Native in Italian
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4 positive entries
Account type Freelancer, Identity Verified Verified member
Services Translation, Editing/proofreading, Website localization, MT post-editing, Transcription
Expertise
Specializes in:
Ships, Sailing, MaritimeBusiness/Commerce (general)
Transport / Transportation / ShippingTourism & Travel
Law: Contract(s)

KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 1441, Questions answered: 563, Questions asked: 3
Portfolio Sample translations submitted: 3
Glossaries deu-it general, en-fr bateaux , en-it accounting, en-it computer hardware, en-it computers software, en-it general, en-it legal, en-it navigazione, en-it transport, en-it videogames

Translation education Other - Università degli Studi di Torino
Experience Years of translation experience: 22. Registered at ProZ.com: Dec 2007. Became a member: Mar 2008.
ProZ.com Certified PRO certificate(s)
Credentials English to Italian (Università degli Studi di Torino)
French to Italian (Università degli Studi di Torino)
Memberships N/A
Software Adobe Acrobat, Frontpage, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office Pro, Microsoft Word, Infix PDF Editor, Nuance PDF Converter, Powerpoint, SDL TRADOS, Wordfast
CV/Resume CV will be submitted upon request
Conference participation Conferences attended
Professional practices Maria Rosa Fontana endorses ProZ.com's Professional Guidelines (v1.1).
About me
University Degree in Foreign Languages and Literatures in 1987 (University of Torino, Italy), final mark 110/110 cum laude

Translating experience:

Yachting industry: catalogues, brochures, technical specifications, price lists, user manuals, contracts, ownership documents.

Transport: transport contracts, transport documents

Business: letters, contracts, import/export documents, reports

Computers: manuals

Marketing / Advertising: newsletters, brochures, mailings. Worked 2 years as an in-house translator for a direct marketing company, translating direct mailings and advertisements from French into Italian

Tourism: brochures, catalogues, web pages




Other working experience includes:

12 years in the yachting industry, specializing in sailing yachts, working with suppliers and customers from Germany, France and English-speaking countries.

4 years as a sales promoter for an online travel agency. This experience, similar to a franchising, involved marketing my personalized website (using Google Adwords and other similar tools) and dealing with prospects, thus allowing me to improve my familiarity with e-commerce, internet and advertising terminology

Accounting in Italy, UK and France. This experience in the early years of my career helped me to familiarize with the accounting terminology in my source and target languages, and above all it gave me the uncomparable opportunity of living in two foreign countries where my main source languages are spoken.
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: 1573
PRO-level pts: 1441


Top languages (PRO)
English to Italian1089
German to Italian164
French to Italian96
Italian to English76
Italian to French12
Pts in 1 more pair >
Top general fields (PRO)
Other476
Tech/Engineering307
Bus/Financial257
Law/Patents195
Marketing128
Pts in 3 more flds >
Top specific fields (PRO)
Ships, Sailing, Maritime194
Law: Contract(s)125
Business/Commerce (general)108
Law (general)91
Finance (general)73
Other56
Tourism & Travel56
Pts in 59 more flds >

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Profile last updated
Dec 21, 2016