Member since Jan '17

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

Susanne Toito
Translating your ideas

Oakville, Ontario, Canada
Local time: 06:08 EST (GMT-5)

Native in: English Native in English, Portuguese (Variants: Brazilian, European/Portugal) Native in Portuguese
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Account type Freelance translator and/or interpreter
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Services Translation, Editing/proofreading, MT post-editing, Subtitling, Copywriting, Transcreation, Website localization, Software localization
Specializes in:
Education / Pedagogy

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Translation education Bachelor's degree - York University
Experience Registered at Jan 2017. Became a member: Jan 2017. Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
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Professional objectives
  • Meet new translation company clients
  • Build or grow a translation team
  • Stay up to date on what is happening in the language industry
  • Buy or learn new work-related software
  • Improve my productivity
  • Meet new end/direct clients
  • Work for non-profits or pro-bono clients
  • Screen new clients (risk management)
  • Network with other language professionals
  • Get help with terminology and resources
  • Learn more about translation / improve my skills
  • Learn more about the business side of freelancing

I am student completing my Master's degree looking for new
and exciting freelance opportunities
with flexible hours. I want to contribute to companies who share in some of my
own passions.

Currently, I am completing a certificate in Technical and Professional Communication, which is supplying
me with many new skills that would make me a valuable asset to any company.

Through my travels and studies in Europe and Canada, I have gained
a respect and admiration for the richness of different cultures and for the colourful
sounds of European languages.

During my studies in Portugal, I worked for a Language
Institute where I undertook translation of all in-house documents and
advertisements. I also did some freelance translation (Portuguese/English) during
that time. When I returned to Canada, I was a receptionist at a Pharmaceutical
company and translated many of their in-house advertisements and communications
(French/English) as part of my duties as a bilingual receptionist.

My more recent background as a teacher has offered me invaluable skills
such as working under strict timelines, writing coherent, readable reports and
being a team player - all in an ever-changing environment that requires
infinite flexibility of mind and spirit. This is a new career for me, but one I come into with experience and know-how.


Keywords: portuguese, french, english, education, technical writing, literary, post-editing, revision, copy writing, SDL trados, Wordfast

Profile last updated
May 6, 2020

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