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

Rafael Mantovani
Communication above all

Local time: 19:58 CET (GMT+1)

Native in: Portuguese (Variant: Brazilian) Native in Portuguese
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Account type Freelance translator and/or interpreter, Identity Verified Verified member
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Services Translation, Editing/proofreading, Website localization, Transcription, Copywriting
Specializes in:
Business/Commerce (general)Marketing / Market Research
Advertising / Public RelationsEngineering (general)
Automotive / Cars & TrucksMedical: Health Care
Social Science, Sociology, Ethics, etc.Media / Multimedia
Cinema, Film, TV, DramaPoetry & Literature

Preferred currency EUR
KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 181, Questions answered: 116, Questions asked: 509
Payment methods accepted PayPal, Wire transfer | Send a payment via ProZ*Pay
Portfolio Sample translations submitted: 3
Translation education Graduate diploma - Linguistics - Universidade de São Paulo (FFLCH)
Experience Years of experience: 22. Registered at Aug 2001. Became a member: Feb 2015.
Credentials English (University of Cambridge, verified)
German (TestDaF Institut, verified)
Portuguese (Universidade de São Paulo, verified)
Memberships N/A
Software Across, memoQ, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Powerpoint, SDL TRADOS, STAR Transit
Professional practices Rafael Mantovani endorses's Professional Guidelines (v1.1).
Working since 1998 as a freelance translator specialized in Marketing, Communication, Humanities, Health Care, Vehicles and Industrial Engineering.

18 years of experience working directly or indirectly for clients such as Ford, Volkswagen, BMW, Porsche, Lufthansa, Motorola, Telefonica, Procter & Gamble, Pfizer, AbbVie, Campari, Starbucks, BorgWarner, Hettich, Liebherr, Zimmermann, Sarstedt, Zeiss, Samedi, Leuze, Voith, Lanxess among many others.
Worked for LARC Pesquisa de Marketing in São Paulo as a Translator Supervisor. Many years of experience reviewing and editing documents by other translators.

Currently part of the WordReference team that is building an extensive English - Portuguese dictionary.

More than fifty books (fiction and non-fiction) translated into Portuguese for major Brazilian publishers such as Companhia das Letras, Objetiva, Globo, Saraiva, Moderna, Cobogó, Rocco, Record, Instituto Moreira Salles.

websites, marketing/advertising material; newsletters and press releases; company catalogues, portfolios and presentations; questionnaires and screeners for market research; subtitles for media; academic papers; artists' portfolios; texts for exhibitions and art shows; menus and product lists; instruction manuals; and more.

Currently living and working in Berlin.

native Brazilian Portuguese --- fluent English, German and Spanish

Linguistics graduate --- USP (University of São Paulo)
Cambridge CPE - Certificate of Proficiency in English - grade "A" pass
TestDaF - Deutsch als Fremdsprache - 5/5/4/5

At Night We Walk in Circles, by Daniel Alarcón / The Namesake, by Jhumpa Lahiri / The Power of Habit, by Charles Duhigg / The Origins of Sex, by Faramerz Dabhoiwalla / Stern Men, by Elizabeth Gilbert
Keywords: humanities, literature, fiction, non-fiction, marketing, market research, marketing research, telecom, surveys, polls, screeners, verbatim, demographics, websites, academic, social, anthropology, philosophy, advertising, business, commercial, editorial, arts, poetry, editorial, publishing, publishers, educational, children's literature, sociology, history, museums, healthcare, wellness, therapies, pharmaceuticals, nutrition, food, menus, recipes, vehicles, automotive, campaigns, articles, papers, conferences, abstracts, summaries, subtitles, catalogues, factsheets, portfolios, transcripts, research, localization, translator, Brazilian, Portuguese, English, German, Spanish, Geisteswissenschaften, Literatur, Geschichte, Marktforschung, Werbung, Gesundheit, Medizin, Pressemitteilungen, Kataloge, Übersetzung, Untertitel, Portugiesisch, Fahrzeuge, KFZ, Maschinenbau

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Feb 24, 2020

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