Member since Jan '03

Working languages:
Spanish to English
English to Spanish

I.L.S. - Edward Potter
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Account type Freelancer and outsourcer, Identity Verified Verified member
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This person is listed as an employee of:
Services Translation, Interpreting, Editing/proofreading, Project management
Specializes in:
Aerospace / Aviation / SpaceIT (Information Technology)
Government / PoliticsLaw (general)
Law: Contract(s)Marketing / Market Research
RetailSports / Fitness / Recreation
Computers (general)

Preferred currency EUR
KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 127, Questions answered: 144, Questions asked: 336
Blue Board entries made by this user  17 entries

Payment methods accepted Wire transfer, Check, Money order
Company size <3 employees
Year established 1999
Currencies accepted Euro (eur), Pounds sterling (gbp), U. S. dollars (usd)
This company Offers job opportunities for freelancers
Translation education Graduate diploma - University of Valencia
Experience Years of experience: 20. Registered at Nov 2000. Became a member: Jan 2003. Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials Spanish to English (University of Valencia)
English to Spanish (University of Maryland (English degree))
Spanish to English (Escuela Oficial de Idiomas (Spanish Degree))
Memberships ATA, National Capital Area Translators Association (NCATA), Xarxa
Software Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Photoshop, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Powerpoint, SDL TRADOS, Wordfast
Events and training
Professional practices I.L.S. endorses's Professional Guidelines (v1.1).
Being located in Spain we emphasize the Spanish-English combination. Among our specializations are technical, legal, literary and personal material.

Some of our satisfied customers include IBM, Price Waterhouse, Bank of America, ESPN, BASF, Wella and the President of Costa Rica. Our experience includes the translation of a wide variety of legal, marketing, technical, medical and personal materials.
Pricing is relative to the text and deadlines. Being located in Spain we can offer competitive prices with the added security of dealing with a U.S. company.

I.L.S. has been legally incorporated in the United States since 1999.

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About Edward:

General/academic credentials:

Born and raised in the United States.

Resident of Valencia, Spain for over 20 years.

B.A. Degree in English from the University of Maryland. Supporting areas in Spanish and psychology.

Five-year Spanish degree from the E.O.I., Valencia, Spain.

Diploma in translation, University of Valencia.

Certificate in legal translation, University of Valencia.

Legal translation conference given by Thomas West, Madrid.

Legal and financial conference given by Richard Gray Translations, Madrid.

Other credentials:

Satellite data analyst, NASA, Greenbelt, Maryland.

Computer tech support specialist, various locations in the Washington, D.C. area.

English teacher, Valencia, Spain

Owner of 4 different business ranging from the sale of computer furniture to landscaping to environmental cleanup. Finally, my calling, is my translation business.

Avid sportsman: runner of marathons, cyclist, professional bowler (duckpins) and player in the highest baseball league in Spain, La División de Honor (outfield and first base).

Finally, you might like to know I was the neighborhood paperboy when I was growing up (I walked instead of using my bike).
Keywords: Spanish, English, law, legal, technical, financial, accounting, contracts, agreements, Spain, Latin America, Mexico, United States, United Kingdom, freelance outsourcing

Profile last updated
Nov 17, 2020

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