Member since Aug '16

Working languages:
English to Portuguese
French to Portuguese
Chinese to Portuguese

Jonatas Bica
Game Localization, IT

Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
Local time: 20:49 BRST (GMT-2)

Native in: Portuguese (Variant: Brazilian) Native in Portuguese
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What Jonatas Bica is working on
Apr 11, 2018 (posted via Translators without Borders):  I finished an ENG to POR project, Smile Train, 2272 words for Translators without Borders It was an amazing experience! ...more, + 1 other entry »
Total word count: 6270

Account type Freelance translator and/or interpreter, Identity Verified Verified member
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Services Software localization, Website localization, Editing/proofreading, MT post-editing, Transcreation, Translation, Subtitling
Specializes in:
Games / Video Games / Gaming / CasinoComputers: Software
Internet, e-CommerceIT (Information Technology)
Business/Commerce (general)Computers (general)
Computers: Systems, NetworksGovernment / Politics

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Volunteer professional humanitarian translation services-

Translators without Borders

Words translated: 6,270
Preferred currency USD
KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 72, Questions answered: 37, Questions asked: 5
Blue Board entries made by this user  2 entries

Payment methods accepted PayPal, Wire transfer | Send a payment via ProZ*Pay
Portfolio Sample translations submitted: 4
Translation education Other - Postgraduation - English Translation
Experience Years of experience: 8. Registered at May 2015. Became a member: Aug 2016.
Credentials English to Portuguese (Universidade Estácio de Sá, verified)
Memberships APTRAD
Software Indesign, memoQ, MemSource Cloud, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Powerpoint, QuarkXPress, SDL TRADOS, Wordfast
CV/Resume Chinese (PDF), English (PDF)
Conference participation
Training sessions attended Trainings
Professional practices Jonatas Bica endorses's Professional Guidelines.
Professional objectives
  • Meet new translation company clients
  • Learn more about translation / improve my skills
  • Help or teach others with what I have learned over the years
  • Meet new end/direct clients
  • Network with other language professionals
  • Get help with terminology and resources

I have been working with game/app localization, and proofreading since 2013.

Main CAT Tools: memoQ, SDL Studio, XTM, Wordbee.

Daily output: 3,000 words for translation, and 10,000 words for proofreading.

My expertise includes Action, MMORPG, Indie, Strategy, Social games for PC, mobile, and console, in addition to Comics and Board Games.


• 2013-present - Translator Freelancer Game and software localization, edition, and proofreading from English, French, and Chinese into Brazilian Portuguese for some of the largest and acknowledged agencies in the area in projects for companies such as Blizzard and EA; translation and proofreading of documents and academic papers related to diplomacy for Chinese and Brazilian governmental agencies.

• 2018-present - Project Manager, Proofreader Czech-Brazilian Cultural Association - Translation of documents and articles from Czech into Brazilian Portuguese; organization of official events; proofreading of reports, memos, and statements; social media management.

• 2017 - Speaker - ABRATES 8th International Translation and Interpretation Conference - Chinese Language

• 2016 - Speaker - VI Brazilian Proz Conference - Rare Languages 

• 2008-2015 Programmer - JB Sistemas LTDA.


• 2017 - Translators without Borders

• 2017 - Book translation: "Jamil & Jamila", by Elsbeth de Jager and Esther van der Ham - Chinese version

• 2015 - Jiao Tong University - Tai Chi Chuan and Wushu Elective Course - Interpreter - Chinese

• 2006 - 21th MOSTRATEC and 13th SIET - Interpreter - English 


• 2019 - Bachelor in International Relations - Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul

• 2017 - Postgraduation in English Translation - Universidade Estácio de Sá

• 2013 - Bachelor in Programming and Web Design - Universidade do Sul de Santa Catarina

• 2008 - Technical Course in Chemistry - Fundação Liberato Salzano Vieira da Cunha




Looking forward to hearing from you soon.

Kind regards,

Jônatas Bica

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Total pts earned: 80
PRO-level pts: 72

Top languages (PRO)
English to Portuguese52
Portuguese to Chinese12
Chinese to Portuguese8
Top general fields (PRO)
Social Sciences8
Top specific fields (PRO)
Games / Video Games / Gaming / Casino32
Computers: Systems, Networks8
Government / Politics4
IT (Information Technology)4
Computers (general)4
Cinema, Film, TV, Drama4
Food & Drink4
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