Working languages:
Dutch to English
Portuguese to English

Richard Purdom
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Portugal
Local time: 06:57 WET (GMT+0)

Native in: English 
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Account type Freelance translator and/or interpreter, Identity Verified Verified site user
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Services Translation, Editing/proofreading, Transcription
Expertise
Specializes in:
AgricultureAutomotive / Cars & Trucks
Cinema, Film, TV, DramaElectronics / Elect Eng
Tourism & TravelMedia / Multimedia
Science (general)Engineering (general)
Law: Contract(s)Marketing / Market Research

KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 621, Questions answered: 480, Questions asked: 191
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Portfolio Sample translations submitted: 3
Experience Years of translation experience: 11. Registered at ProZ.com: Jan 2013.
ProZ.com Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials N/A
Memberships N/A
Software memoQ, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Powerpoint
Bio
Hi there! I am a British national, although I have been in Portugal for the last twenty years. Before moving here, I lived in Holland for six years, so I am totally fluent in both Dutch and Portuguese.

In addition, I am a qualified TEFL teacher and I have a great interest in linguistics.

Over the years, I have worked in a wide range of environments with both Dutch and Portuguese nationals, principally broadcast TV and building renovation. Between 2004 and 2012, I carried out a number of translation jobs from Dutch and Portuguese into English, as well as some teaching work. Since 2012, I have worked as a translator full-time, averaging 50,000 to 60,000 words a month. My work has covered websites, HR documents, tender specifications, accident reports, literature and minutes of meetings.

My educational background is in engineering; I have a degree from King's College London, so I am well equipped to take on technical translations.

Flexibility and intelligent use of technology mean that I can accompany your projects accurately and swiftly, and I will go that extra mile to translate a tricky word.

I understand the need for cost control and the necessity to meet deadlines, and I will not let you down!
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: 663
PRO-level pts: 621


Top languages (PRO)
Portuguese to English450
Dutch to English151
English to Spanish4
English to Portuguese4
Spanish to English4
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Top general fields (PRO)
Tech/Engineering174
Other158
Bus/Financial111
Law/Patents67
Art/Literary48
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Top specific fields (PRO)
Business/Commerce (general)50
Construction / Civil Engineering49
Law: Contract(s)24
Law (general)24
Sports / Fitness / Recreation20
Insurance20
Finance (general)20
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Profile last updated
May 24



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