Working languages:
German to Italian
English to Italian
Italian (monolingual)

Gianfranco Zecchino

Local time: 17:37 CEST (GMT+2)

Native in: Italian Native in Italian
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Services Translation, Website localization, Software localization
Specializes in:
Internet, e-CommerceIT (Information Technology)
Computers (general)Computers: Software
Computers: HardwareComputers: Systems, Networks
Energy / Power GenerationManufacturing
Furniture / Household Appliances

KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 138, Questions answered: 62, Questions asked: 16
Payment methods accepted Wire transfer, PayPal, MasterCard
Portfolio Sample translations submitted: 1
Translation education Other - Honors degree in foreign languages (University of Cagliari, Italy)
Experience Years of experience: 7. Registered at Nov 2001. Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
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Software Across, Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Photoshop, Dreamweaver, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office Pro, Microsoft Word, Passolo, Powerpoint, SDL TRADOS
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Professional practices Gianfranco Zecchino endorses's Professional Guidelines (v1.1).

Website Localization
Software Localization

Areas of interest:

- Computers (Hardware and Software), Internet, Mobile, Communication Technologies, High-tech Consumer Goods
- Technical (esp. Household Appliances, Home Automation, Furniture & Fittings, Home Entertainment)
- Environmental Issues, Renewable Energy Sources (esp. Photovoltaic, Solar Thermal), Sustainable Development, Bio-Architecture


Full-time freelance translator
(July 2005 - Current)

Among others:
- Translation/localization of Websites: XING, Yelp,
- Assignments for end clients such as Siemens, Avaya, Stadler, 3S, Jura, Sunways, Häfele, Geberit, Hertz, Swatch, Kempinski Hotels
- Localization of SAP applications

Member of Greenpeace's International Volunteer Translators Network
(December 2004 - Current)
Translation of documents on genetic engineering, sustainability, agriculture and disarmament

(July 2005 – January 2006)
Networld srl., Cagliari (Italy), (in-house: July-September 2005)

Quality Rater - Google
(June 2005 - November 2005)
Analysis of search results according to Google’s internal guidelines

Teacher of Italian as a Foreign Language:

- University of Oldenburg, Germany
(October 2002 - July 2005)
- University of Bremen, Germany
(October 2002 - July 2004)

Design and maintenance of the English Department Web page at the University of Oldenburg, Germany
(February 2002 - September 2004)

In charge of the Multimedia Center for Foreign Languages at the University of Oldenburg, Germany
(February 2002 - July 2003)
Extensive knowledge of foreign languages training software and Internet resources, creation and maintenance of Center's webpage Studies: Honors degree in modern languages (English, German, Italian)
(University of Cagliari, Italy, 2000)
Translation from English into Italian of book "Going Home" by Archie Weller as graduation thesis DSH-Zertifikat
(University of Oldenburg, Germany, 2001)

Computer-related knowledge:

Courses: MS Windows 98/2000; MS Word 97/2000; HTML; Web-design with Macromedia Dreamweaver 4, MS PowerPoint
(University of Oldenburg, Germany)

This user has reported completing projects in the following job categories, language pairs, and fields.

Project History Summary
Total projects1
With client feedback1
100% positive (1 entry)

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German to Italian1
Specialty fields
Computers: Software1
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Profile last updated
Jun 6, 2019

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