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

Lori Utecht/Vívian M Alves
Passionate. Precise. Professional.

IA, United States
Local time: 15:52 EST (GMT-5)

Native in: English Native in English, Portuguese Native in Portuguese
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Account type Freelance translator and/or interpreter
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Services Translation, Editing/proofreading, Website localization
Specializes in:
ManagementMarketing / Market Research
Poetry & LiteratureTourism & Travel
HistoryInternational Org/Dev/Coop
Medical (general)Other

KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 76, Questions answered: 77, Questions asked: 10
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Portfolio Sample translations submitted: 3
Translation education PhD - University of Nebraska
Experience Years of experience: 9. Registered at Apr 2005. Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials French to Portuguese (Brazilian Gov't)
Spanish ()
Portuguese to French (Brazilian Gov't)
Spanish to Portuguese (Universidade Estadual Paulista (UNESP))
Portuguese to Spanish (Universidade Estadual Paulista (UNESP))

Memberships ATA
Software Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Powerpoint, Wordfast
CV/Resume English (DOC)
"Os escritores fazem literatura nacional, mas são os tradutores que fazem a literatura do mundo."

*English fine-tuning (rewriting/editing/proofreading) * Translations to and from English, Portuguese, French, Spanish, German

*Academics * Art/Literature * Travel & Tourism * Restaurant/Food Industry * Medical * Technical * Manufacturing * Marketing & Advertising * Agriculture/Agri-Business * Orthodontics * Water filtration systems

*Website translation * Word documents * PowerPoint presentations * marketing materials * technical manuals * online catalogs * manuscripts * letters * press releases * journal articles * grant proposals * policies and procedures *religious curriculum materials


Lori Utecht:

Ph.D. in English from the University of Nebraska and 20 years of experience as a teacher and published writer and editor.

For six years Lori was the director and curator of a non-profit museum dealing with the history of the American West and of the Omaha and Lakota Indian tribes. She was responsible for writing grants, putting on conferences, and producing exhibit scripts, newsletters, promotional material, and educational presentations.

Along with experience in academic writing (including two book credits and several reviews and articles), she has experience as a writer and editor for Boys Town Press, an organization that provides care for at-risk children and training for caregivers and parents of those children. She helped write workshop presentations, scripts for audio books, parenting guides, and website helpline Q & AÂ?s.

She taught composition and literature at a small state college in Nebraska and English as a foreign language as a private teacher in Brazil.

Vivian Marques Alves:

UNESP (University of the State of São Paulo) � Bachelor of French and Spanish with Translator�s Certification � 1997

Vivian is a native Brazilian Portuguese speaker with 9 years of experience teaching, translating, and interpreting in English, French, Spanish, and German. She has a DELE Spanish certification (awarded by the Ministro de Educación y Cultura del Reino de España) and is a Brazilian Government-certified translator in French (JUCESP registration number 1820). While at UNESP, Vivian developed a project consisting of terminological research in French in order to build a medical French-Portuguese dictionary (still in use today).

Together we provide prompt and accurate texts in a variety of styles and formats. We are committed to meeting our clients' needs by providing professional quality products in a timely manner.

Abbreviated CVs are available for download below; more detailed information is available by request.
Keywords: Academic, Art, Literature, Travel, Tourism, Restaurant, Food Service, Medical, Technical, Manufacturing, Marketing, Advertising, Agriculture, Agri-Business, Water, NGO, Fiction, Environmental

Profile last updated
Feb 5, 2010

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