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Help or teach others with what I have learned over the years
Email: [email protected] Skype: paulmtranslation
Certifications: • ATA Spanish to English Certification • ATA Portuguese to English Certification
Specializations: • Real Estate • Human Resources • Finance • Human Resources • Education/IEPs • Tourism & Travel • Certificates, Diplomas, Licenses, Transcripts, CVs • Business/Commerce • Law • Finance
Education: • Brigham Young University - Bachelor's Degree in Spanish Translation, Bachelor's Degree in Portuguese Studies, Minor in Business Management
Services Offered: • Translation, Editing, MT Post-editing, and QA from Spanish and Portuguese into English • Error-free formatting and translation of immigration documents, including certificates, diplomas, licenses, and transcripts • DTP: Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Acrobat, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Illustrator • As a translation consultant, serve as a partner in helping organizations foresee and address translation "blind spots"
• Examples of Clients: -Large American bank with international reach -Well-known Learning Management System company -Leading Brazilian HR consultancy firm -School districts throughout the United States
Other Experience: • Translation Consultant, Utah Portuguese Dual Language Immersion Program - I helped the Utah Portuguese Dual Language Immersion program in their translation process so they could provide high-quality educational materials in Portuguese to their students. This translation process is still currently being used. I also provided direction on CAT tools, glossary formulation, and translation memory.
Awards: • BYU Outstanding Spanish Translation Student - I received this award as the best-performing translator in my Spanish Translation class. • Series 7 Exam - I passed this exam that covers topics on investment risk, taxation, equity and debt instruments, packaged securities, options, and retirement plans. Although I no longer work in the financial services industry, passing this exam demonstrates my knowledge in the field of finance. • Series 63 Exam - I passed this investment securities exam that allows the holder to solicit orders for any type of security in a particular state within the United States. Although I no longer work in the financial services, passing this exam further demonstrates my knowledge in the field of finance.
Volunteer Experience: • English to Spanish Translator, Academy for Creating Enterprise (ACE) - I translated 15,000 words of a micro-entrepreneurship manual from English to Spanish. I also helped create a glossary of terms to ensure consistency in translation and integrated these terms into Wordfast. This manual was later used in Mexico and Peru by micro-entrepreneurs to help them grow their businesses and support their families. • Director, BYU Spanish Translators - Former director of the BYU Spanish Translators. I organized and established this organization in coordination with BYU Spanish Interpreters. The objective of this organization was to promote a comfortable language environment for those who speak Spanish in Provo, UT schools. We provided volunteer translation services for schools by translating administrative documents, worksheets, and other school assignments. • Interpreter, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints - Provide volunteer interpretation for congregation members from Portuguese to English
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