Working languages:
English to Portuguese
Portuguese (monolingual)

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September 2019
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Douglas Veloso
Natural-sounding & accurate translations

Brazil
Local time: 10:06 -03 (GMT-3)

Native in: Portuguese (Variant: Brazilian) Native in Portuguese
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• 3+ years of translation experience

• Bachelor of Laws (LL.B) 

• Translator for English to Brazilian Portuguese

• Around 1 million translated or proofed words

• 500+ translation projects in several fields

• Dozens of satisfied clients all over the world

• Translation Output: 3K+ words per day on average

• CAT tools: SDL Trados, Wordfast, MemoQ, Poedit, Across, Idiom, Wordbee, Smart Cat

• Subtitle tools: Edit, Workshop, SWXE, Format Factory, EZ

• Very responsive with timely deliveries


Hello everyone! I started loving languages at the very moment I started studying them. I believe I was 8 years old at the time. First English, then French and Spanish. At first, however, I didn't think I was going to end up working with them.

I decided to study Law and graduated from the Law School of Recife, UFPE, one of the best universities in Brazil. During college, I worked as an intern in a couple of Law Firms and for a government department. After my graduation and with my Bachelor of Laws degree (LL.B), I started working as a counsel but also did some translations of contracts and documents for other attorneys. 


Eventually, I decided to study more about translation, so I attended several courses, workshops and went to events and conferences, that’s when I realized I should focus on this career. Then, I quit my other job by the end of 2015 and became a full-time translator. A few months later, I volunteered for the TED Talks OTP Program. After translating, transcribing and subtitling over 20 hours of videos, I decided to specialize in Subtitling.


Currently, I’m attending a Postgraduate program/Specialization course in Audiovisual Translations (subtitling, dubbing, voice-over, gaming localization) at Estácio de Sá University.

It's been over 3 years now and 1 million translated/proofed words as a full-time paid freelance translator. I'm delighted and I hope I can continue doing that.


Profile and qualifications:

• Over 3 years of experience in translation.

• Mother Tongue: Portuguese (Brazil)

• Fluent: English

• Specialization: Law, Subtitling/Localization and General (games, medical, marketing, hotels, engineering, human resources, websites)


Contact info:

Email: dv@wordstranslations.com

Email: douglasrtveloso@gmail.com

Skype: douglasrtveloso

This user has earned KudoZ points by helping other translators with PRO-level terms. Click point total(s) to see term translations provided.

Total pts earned: 12
(All PRO level)


Language (PRO)
English to Portuguese12
Top general fields (PRO)
Art/Literary4
Bus/Financial4
Marketing4
Top specific fields (PRO)
Cinema, Film, TV, Drama4
Finance (general)4
Tourism & Travel4

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