Member since Sep '12

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

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March 2018

Cristina Gonzalez
ATA Certified English to Spanish

United States
Local time: 23:14 EDT (GMT-4)

Native in: English Native in English, Spanish Native in Spanish
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Services Translation, Interpreting, Editing/proofreading, Voiceover (dubbing)
Specializes in:
ArchitectureEngineering (general)
Construction / Civil EngineeringReal Estate
SafetyCooking / Culinary
BotanyEnvironment & Ecology
General / Conversation / Greetings / LettersFood & Drink

KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 568, Questions answered: 338, Questions asked: 3
Project History 15 projects entered    4 positive feedback from outsourcers

Payment methods accepted PayPal, Wire transfer, Check
Portfolio Sample translations submitted: 3
Glossaries Architecture, Botanics, Business, Certificates, Construction, Cooking / Culinary, Education, Electronics, Gardening, Hostelería

Experience Years of translation experience: 17. Registered at Sep 2011. Became a member: Sep 2012. Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials Spanish to English (Cambridge U. Cert. English Lang., Lit. + Trans)
Italian to English (Cambridge U. Cert. English Lang., Lit. + Trans)
Spanish (U. Politecnica de Madrid)
Italian to Spanish (Università di Parma)
Italian to Spanish (Universita per Stranieri Perugia)

Memberships ATA
Software Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Photoshop, AutoCAD, Fluency, MemoQ, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Corel Draw, MS Publisher, SketchUp, Powerpoint
Conference participation Conferences attended
Training sessions attended The art, science and commerce of pricing your translation-related products and services [download]
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About me
I am an architect, with a keen interest in language since childhood. My family moved to the US when I was 11 years old, and it was then that I discovered how difficult it was sometimes to convey thoughts in a different language.

I am a person who loves to communicate, and I find that being able to communicate in other languages is essential in today's global market. Being a very meticulous person, I always try to find the best solution for whatever task I undertake, whether it is translating, or working as an architect.

Beginning in 2001, and for three years after that, I worked for the website http//, which is based at the School of Architecture of the U. Politécnica in Madrid, and is sponsored by the Ministry of Development of Spain.

This website has been set up for posting the outcomes of an international contest on Sustainable Development Practices, in Spanish version. The originals are always presented in English, and often not written by native English speakers, so translating these documents can sometimes be an arduous task.

After that period, I concentrated on my professional career as an architect, but continued to work as a part-time translator. Sometimes this task was included in the duties of my position as an architect, and other times I would translate documents for friends or family members (my husband, for example, is a landscape ecology expert, and I have translated several documents for him).
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: 645
PRO-level pts: 568

Top languages (PRO)
English to Spanish256
Spanish to English172
Italian to English129
Italian to Spanish11
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Top specific fields (PRO)
Construction / Civil Engineering97
Medical (general)49
Cooking / Culinary48
General / Conversation / Greetings / Letters39
Food & Drink26
Pts in 23 more flds >

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Keywords: ATA certified, architecture, construction, town planning, R&D, sustainable development, landscape ecology, landscape dynamics, veterinary, civil engineering, technical, precise, arquitectura, construcción, urbanismo, I+D, desarrollo sostenible, ecología del paisaje, dinámica del paisaje, veterinaria, ingeniería civil, documentos técnicos, precisión

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