Member since Oct '05

Working languages:
English to Italian
French to Italian
German to Italian
Italian (monolingual)
Spanish to Italian

Luca Ruella
Games, IT, Localization and Technology

United States

Native in: Italian Native in Italian
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Past 5 years
(2 entries)
Last 12 months
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Total: 5 entries
Account type Freelancer and outsourcer, Identity Verified Verified member
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Affiliations Blue Board: All Stars Translation LLC (previously Amber), STAR Italia - STAR srl / STAR Italia - STAR s.r.l.
Services Translation, Interpreting, Editing/proofreading, Website localization, Software localization, Voiceover (dubbing), Subtitling, MT post-editing, Transcription, Training, Desktop publishing, Project management
Specializes in:
IT (Information Technology)Sports / Fitness / Recreation
Computers (general)Computers: Hardware
Computers: SoftwareComputers: Systems, Networks
Games / Video Games / Gaming / CasinoInternet, e-Commerce
Media / MultimediaAutomotive / Cars & Trucks

KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 315, Questions answered: 166, Questions asked: 428
Project History 1 projects entered

Blue Board entries made by this user  22 entries

Currencies accepted Euro (eur), U. S. dollars (usd)
Translation education Other - SSIT
Experience Years of translation experience: 21. Registered at Nov 2000. Became a member: Oct 2005. Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials English to Italian (SSIT Torino)
French to Italian (SSIT Torino)
English to Italian (Associazione Italiana Traduttori e Interpreti)
Memberships N/A
Software Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, AutoCAD, Dreamweaver, FrameMaker, Indesign, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Pagemaker, Powerpoint, QuarkXPress, SDL TRADOS, SDLX, STAR Transit
CV/Resume English (PDF)
Professional practices Luca Ruella endorses's Professional Guidelines (v1.1).

- Translation
- Proofreading
- Localization
- Quality assurance / LSO
- Video editing
- TM Alignment
- Software testing
- Copywriting
- Technical writing
- Voiceover

Experience: 15 years of experience as a translator IT/Computing
- Software and Website localization (Microsoft, Adobe, GettyImages, Allposters)
- Hardware & software manuals (HP, Minolta, Sony)
- Technical publications (Lucent, Cisco, Sophos)

- In-game text, voiceover scripts, manuals (PC, XBox, PS2/PS3, PlayStation Portable, Nintendo DS, WAP games)
- Linguistic and functional testing of games
- Voiceover services
- Online poker rooms, betting, casinos (Hollywood Poker, PKR, UltimateBet)

- Tourism portals (Opodo, Best Western)
- Airline companies (EasyJet, WizAir)

- Industrial automation, measuring instruments, machinery, automotive industry, patents, SAP (Rockwell, Audi, BMW, Minolta, Eriez)

- Consumer products, printers, TVs, DVD and MP3 players, mobile phones, smartphones, car audio. End clients include Panasonic, Sony, Philips, HP, RIM.

- Official translations for UEFA and FIFA portals
- Marketing documents and press releases (Callaway golf)
- Games (Smash court tennis 3, Smackdown, World Rally Championship)

- Tallj Weil (fashion), Rockwell (Industrial Automation), Benetton (fashion), Sophos (Antivirus software)

- Internal policies, Internal procedures and standards (FedEx, McDonald's, DiData)

Published books
- Upgrade your PC, M. Soper, P. Norton, Jackson Libri, 2002
- Color for Websites, Molly Holzschlag, Apogeo, 2001
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: 414
PRO-level pts: 315

Top languages (PRO)
English to Italian303
Italian to English12
Top general fields (PRO)
Pts in 3 more flds >
Top specific fields (PRO)
Games / Video Games / Gaming / Casino28
Computers: Software22
IT (Information Technology)20
Engineering (general)19
Computers (general)16
Sports / Fitness / Recreation16
Pts in 18 more flds >

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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
0 positive (0 entries)

Job type
Language pairs
English to Italian1
Specialty fields
Computers: Software1
Other fields
Keywords: translation, italian, traduzione, italiano, localisation, localization, localizzazione, software, hardware, computer, pc, games, script, voiceover, sport, studio, video recording, doppiaggio, videogiochi, DTP, copywriting, team, translation team

Profile last updated
Feb 13, 2018

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