Member since Dec '11

Working languages:
English to Spanish

Marcos Broc
18 yrs experience + Master degree in IT

Native in: Spanish (Variant: Standard-Spain) Native in Spanish
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Nov 29 (posted via  Translating marketing content and user manuals for a global leader of headphone and portable speaker solutions. Remote working rules in 2020. Overall it's been more than 50,000 words translated for this client this year, English to Spanish. ...more, + 23 other entries »
Total word count: 232598

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Let me help you convey your message clearly and convincingly in Spanish
Account type Freelance translator and/or interpreter, Identity Verified Verified member
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Services Translation, Editing/proofreading, Website localization, Software localization
Specializes in:
IT (Information Technology)Safety
Engineering: IndustrialBusiness/Commerce (general)
Ships, Sailing, Maritime

English to Spanish - Rates: 0.08 - 0.12 EUR per word / 30 - 35 EUR per hour
Conditions apply
Preferred currency EUR
KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 166, Questions answered: 107
Project History 1 projects entered

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Glossaries Mi glosario
Translation education Other - English to Spanish Translation Diploma (School of Languages, University of Saragossa, Spain, 1993-96)
Experience Years of experience: 21. Registered at Sep 2000. Became a member: Dec 2011. Certified PRO certificate(s)
Credentials English to Spanish (Spain: University of Saragossa, verified)
Memberships N/A
Software Adobe Acrobat, FrameMaker, Frontpage, Indesign, MemSource Cloud, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, SDL Trados Studio 2021, Other CAT tool, Powerpoint, QuarkXPress, SDL TRADOS, Wordfast
CV/Resume CV available upon request
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Professional objectives
  • Meet new end/direct clients
  • Network with other language professionals
  • Stay up to date on what is happening in the language industry
  • Improve my productivity


Mobile: +34 651 025 672
e-fax: +44 (0)70 5060 1630

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).


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.

Software programmer and programmer-analyst (2004-2013): working full-time as a programmer and programmer-analyst in different software projects in Spain. Technologies: Java/J2EE, Servlet/JSP, JDBC, HTML, Java­Script, Ajax, Struts, Oracle PL/SQL, Transact SQL, etc. Main clients: Vodafone Spain (telecomms), Telefónica Móviles (telecomms), la Caixa (banking) as well as several logistics and transportation companies around the world.

Member of the translation team for Vulcan Software Limited: (1998-2004).

Library Assistant and Records Manager for Quarto Publishing, (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, (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.

Competence with MS-DOS, Windows, MacOS and AmigaOS. Several computer languages: Basic, C, C++, Java, Java­Script, HTML. Competence with library management software (CDS/ISIS), database (dBase IV, Access, FoxPro), publishing (QuarkXPress, PageMaker), word processing (Word, WordPerfect), spreadsheets (Excel, Lotus, Quattro Pro), accountancy (Sage), 3D modeling (3D Studio), Internet (web, web authoring, e-mail, FTP, telnet, newsgroups), presentations (ToolBook, PowerPoint), image processing (CorelDraw), music creation software (SoundStudio) and many more.


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,, 1997 (computerised indexing, classification, microfilm archives, picture library, etc).


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).


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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Total pts earned: 187
PRO-level pts: 166

Language (PRO)
English to Spanish166
Top general fields (PRO)
Social Sciences4
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Electronics / Elect Eng14
Mechanics / Mech Engineering12
Computers: Software8
Human Resources8
Cinema, Film, TV, Drama4
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This user has reported completing projects in the following job categories, language pairs, and fields.

Project History Summary
Total projects1
With client feedback0
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Language pairs
English to Spanish1
Specialty fields
Electronics / Elect Eng2
Computers: Hardware1
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