Working languages:
German to Portuguese
English to Portuguese
Spanish to Portuguese

Monica Martins
+10 years working as an Engineer

Local time: 13:21 CET (GMT+1)

Native in: Portuguese Native in Portuguese
Account type Freelance translator and/or interpreter
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Services Translation, Editing/proofreading, Website localization, Software localization, Subtitling, Transcription
Specializes in:
Science (general)Physics
Engineering (general)Electronics / Elect Eng
Computers: SoftwareComputers: Hardware
Telecom(munications)Automation & Robotics
IT (Information Technology)

Preferred currency EUR
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Portfolio Sample translations submitted: 1
Experience Years of translation experience: 9. Registered at Nov 2012. Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials N/A
Memberships N/A
Software Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Photoshop, memoQ, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office Pro, Microsoft Word, OmegaT, AegisSub, Powerpoint
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I work as a freelance full time technical translator (Portuguese) since end 2010. And I work as a part-time and/or voluntary translator in Portuguese for much longer. I live Germany since 2000 and I use English, German and Portuguese daily, if not hourly, in my work and private life.

I worked 10+ years as an engineer/physicist. Nowadays besides translating there is some occasional but significant amount of film editing and programming in my daily schedule.

I have been translating a lot, mainly in domains like robotics, automation, medical physics, telecommunications, software (incl. code) and programming, and have done also some excursions in translations for several NGOs, official entities, so I am also at home in domains like politics, social work, human rights, etc.

Small summary:

Born and raised in Lisbon, Portugal

1996 - MS Physics, University of Lisbon, specialization Semiconductors, Solar Cells, Renewable Energies

2000-2009 Development engineer (software and hardware), including writing and translating technical documentation, industrial processes and software.

2009 Trainer in several European countries, including writing, editing and translation of technical documentation and technical education material (telecommunications, datacom, including legacy systems and microwave transmission).

from 2009 Freelance translator and programmer.

German ||
English ||
Spanish || French ||
Portuguese (native language)

Keywords: Physics, science, engineering, semiconductors, programming, computers, software, hardware, management, robotics, automation, industrial processes, quality management, renewable energies, DIY art, cinema, films, documentary, marketing, internet, medical (technology), politics, sustainability, media, telecommunications, ONG, multimedia, feminism, queer, civil rights.

Profile last updated
May 31

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