Member since Jun '06

Working languages:
English to Italian
Russian to Italian
French to Italian

milena ferrante
specialized in music, marketing

Novara, Piemonte
Local time: 16:07 CEST (GMT+2)

Native in: Italian Native in Italian
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Specialization fields: music, musical instruments, marketing/e.commerce, finance, games/videogames/casino, music, education/pedagogy, creative writing.

Working fields: law (contracts), user manuals (IT products), medical (medical instruments, patients' questionnaires), SAP, sport, birth certificates etc..

Winner of translation competition on and member of certified program.

AGENCIES/COMPANIES I worked/work with: Giuliano Boscaino Translations (Italy), Translatemedia (UK-USA), Bromberg & Associates (USA), Compass languages (USA), (USA), Transperfect (USA), San Francisco Globe (USA), Capita-ti (UK), WorldWideBusiness (UK), Better Languages (UK), Veritas Group (UK), ONE GLOBAL (UK), Contagient Network (USA), Wollek Translations (Israel), MTS (China), Management System Solutions (Spain), Alphatrad (France), Biscaygo Translation (Japan), Web-Lingo (South Africa), Adjutor (Lithuania), Whitestar (Italia), Lingua Traductores (Spain), Syntax (Spain), Janus (Russia),,,

Experience with creative writing (published books and translations in Italy) in the music field. I have been a contributor to Italian music magazines such as JAM.

Published books:

Pearl Jam - Atto di Rivolta, Giunti Editore, Firenze, 2003 (on the rock band Pearl Jam).
Carmel Azarian (pseudonym) – Rumore Bianco, Storie e Musica dei White Stripes, Giunti Editore, 2008.
R.E.M. - 1979-2009. Giunti, 2009.

I have my own website on music and culture (created with Dreamweaver).

Among published translations:

P. Guralnick, L’ultimo treno per Memphis - Amore senza Freni (Last Train to Memphis), Baldini, Castoldi, Dalai Milano, 2002 (with other translators).

Mick Farren, Dennis Loren, Classic Rock Posters, Giunti Editore, 2012 (

- James Doheny, Radiohead (new edition), Giunti Editore, 2012

Jim Fowler, Phil Jarvis, Mel Chevannes, "Statistica per le Professioni Sanitarie", EdiSES S.r.l., Napoli, 2005.


1998 - 1999

Secretary-interpreter at “Dea Tech Machinery S.P.A.”, Cameri (Novara, Italy) (Cable-Extrusion Machinery).
Customer care, interpreter and translator English-Russian-Italian in marketing and technical departments.



Teaching Business English at University of Piemonte Orientale “A. Avogadro”, Novara, Faculty of Economics.

ESL Teacher in secondary schools (schools list on request)


Trados Studio 2015-2014, 2011, 2009. SDL Freelance 2007, Synergy, SDLX, Multiterm 2009
Idiom 9.0
Wordfast demo version 2.4.2

Office: Word processing, Powerpoint, Excel.
Dreamweaver, Flash (website creation), Adobe Acrobat, Quark Xpress 7.0

My website on music and culture to be found at:

June - August 1996-1997-1999-2000

Tourist guide for “EF Language Travel”, Milan. Travelled to Edinburgh, London, Oxford, Brighton, Eastbourne as a teacher and activity organizer for groups aged 13-20.


Honours degree in Modern Languages (Mark 110/110 honours), at Università degli Studi, Milan
Languages: Russian, English.
French language at High school.

Specialization in EFL (English as Foreign Language) at Milan University (Mark: 80/80)

Piano diploma at Conservatorio in Alessandria, Italy

Other experiences:
7-year ballet course
1-year piano jazz improvisation course
Winner of Piano Duo competitions
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: 534
PRO-level pts: 487

Top languages (PRO)
English to Italian365
Italian to English46
Russian to Italian40
Russian to English12
Spanish to English8
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Law: Contract(s)61
Business/Commerce (general)39
Law (general)36
Education / Pedagogy32
Marketing / Market Research24
Finance (general)20
Automotive / Cars & Trucks20
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Russian to Italian1
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Internet, e-Commerce1
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