MARCOS BROC - FULL RESUME
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http://www.ontarget21.co.uk PERSONAL DATA:
Born in Saragossa, Spain, on July 16th, 1974.
Studying and working in the UK for five years (1997-2002).
Living in Spain from 2003-2013 and currently based in Manila (Philippines).
FULL LIST OF SPECIALIST SUBJECTS:
Advertising, Architecture, Art, Automotive, Banking and Financial, Bible and Biblical Studies, Broadcast Journalism, Business Administration and Management, Business General, Business Marketing, Cartography, Chemical Technology and Related Industries, Chemistry, Child Care, Computer and Information Sciences, Computer Engineering, Computer Games and Gambling, Electronic Games, Games of Chance, Culinary Arts, Data Communications, Data Processing, Design and Applied Arts, Desktop Publishing (DTP), Ecology, Economics, Education, Electrical Engineering, Engineering, Entrepreneurship, Finance, Fishing and Fisheries Sciences, Genealogy/Family History Research, General, Geography, Gerontology, Health, Heating Air Condition And Refrigeration, History, Hospitality, Humanities and Humanistic Studies, Information Sciences and Systems, Internet, Journalism and Mass Communication, Linguistics, Literature, Marine and Aquatic Biology, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Medicine (General), Medicine - Medical Technology, Medieval and Renaissance Studies, Metallurgical Engineering, Music, Music History and Literature, Naval Architecture And Marine Engineering, Oceanography, Philosophy, Photographic Arts, Photography, Physics, Political Science, Psychology, Radio and Television Broadcasting, Religion, Religion and Religious Studies, Science (General), Sociology, Software Engineering, Sport and Fitness, Telecommunications, Theatre, Theology and Theological Studies, Theoretical and Mathematical Physics, Tourism and Travel, Transportation, Visual and Performing Arts, Women Studies, etc.
OnTarget21 Translation Solutions (1999-present): freelance translator from English into Spanish (both European and Latin American). I have been involved with translation from 1996, during which time I have translated and proofread a wide range of materials: financial reports, consumer electronics manuals, software license agreements, software and website localisation including commercial games and applications, press releases, computer magazine articles, marketing materials, library management reports, business documents, manufacturing equipment operating and maintenance instructions, fisheries and oceanography/marine related materials, etc. I have also carried out subtitle localisation of documentaries and TV programmes using Subtitle Workshop for a number of international agencies.
Member of the translation team for Vulcan Software Limited: http://www.vulcan.co.uk (1998-2004).
Library Assistant and Records Manager for Quarto Publishing, http://www.quarto.com (London, 1999-2000). I designed and developed a project for a full reorganisation and computerisation of the central filing system, including series, database structure and information policies in general.
Multilingual Customer Services Executive for Interglobe Telecommunications, now Redstone Telecom, http://www.redstone.co.uk (London, 1999-2000).
Spanish, mother tongue. Perfect understanding and ability to use Latin American Spanish too.
Translation Diploma (English to Spanish) at the University of Saragossa's School of Languages (Spain, 1993-96).
Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (Middlesex University, London, 1999).
Also good knowledge of Catalan and Aragonese (written/spoken). Understanding of Italian and Portuguese (written, but I do not translate to/from them).
Translation memory packages: SDL Trados Studio 2011 Freelance (and 2007), MemSource.
MAIN EDUCATION AND PLACEMENTS:
MSc Object Oriented Software Systems, City University, London (2001-02).
Subjects: Human-Computer Interface Design, Object Oriented Programming in Java, Object Oriented Programming in C++, Discrete Maths, Database Systems, Distributed Systems, Principles of Programming Languages, Object Oriented Analysis and Design. One individual and one group project.
BSc Information Science and Librarianship, University of Saragossa, Spain (1993-97), completed with Information and Communication Studies, University of North London (EU Erasmus program, 1997-98).
Main fields covered: Information management techniques and information management policies for companies and organisations; libraries management and organisation; files, records and archives management and procedures; Internet and database information management and research; analysis of informational flows assisted by IT tools; information technology and the media; history of administration; history of the document; Spanish literature and analysis of literary texts; graphic arts; graphic design.
One month placement at the Caritas-Zaragoza charity Library and Information Services, 1995.
Three months at the Heraldo de Aragon newspaper Information Services, http://www.heraldo.es, 1997 (computerised indexing, classification, microfilm archives, picture library, etc).
ADDITIONAL COURSES AND EXPERIENCE:
Amiga Translators Organization (1996-98), Saragossa’s Amiga Users Club (translation and technical support, 1996-98).
I took part in setting up a small independent record company in Spain, Producciones Pollicidas, carrying out management duties, defining marketing strategies and contacts with the media (1996-98).
Application Software Programming and Developing course, Basic and C languages (1992-94).
INTERESTS AND HOBBIES:
Rap music composer and performer (an album released in 1996). Wide range of social and scientific interests including information technology and its interaction with humans. Favourite sports: football (soccer) and basketball.
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