Member since Jan '20

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

Vinícius dos Santos
ICT, Localization, Economy, Geoscience

Medellin, 3053179628, Colombia
Local time: 09:36 COT (GMT-5)

Native in: Portuguese Native in Portuguese
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Medical, Geoscience, Literature, Comercial, Education, Marketing, TI, Rights, Economy
Account type Freelance translator and/or interpreter
Affiliations This person is not affiliated with any business or Blue Board record at
Services Editing/proofreading, Interpreting, Project management, Subtitling, Transcription, Translation, Voiceover (dubbing), Website localization, Software localization
Specializes in:
AgricultureArt, Arts & Crafts, Painting
Computers: HardwareComputers: Software
Computers: Systems, NetworksConstruction / Civil Engineering
Electronics / Elect EngEnergy / Power Generation
Engineering (general)Engineering: Industrial

Experience Years of experience: 6. Registered at Jan 2020. Became a member: Jan 2020. Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials N/A
Memberships N/A
Software Adobe Acrobat, AutoCAD, Catalyst, Crowdin, EZTitles, Google Translator Toolkit, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office Pro, Microsoft Word, Powerpoint, Subtitle Edit
Professional objectives
  • Meet new translation company clients
  • Meet new end/direct clients
  • Work for non-profits or pro-bono clients
  • Screen new clients (risk management)
  • Network with other language professionals
  • Find trusted individuals to outsource work to
  • Build or grow a translation team
  • Get help with terminology and resources
  • Learn more about translation / improve my skills
  • Learn more about interpreting / improve my skills
  • Get help on technical issues / improve my technical skills
  • Learn more about additional services I can provide my clients
  • Learn more about the business side of freelancing
  • Find a mentor
  • Stay up to date on what is happening in the language industry
  • Help or teach others with what I have learned over the years
  • Transition from freelancer to agency owner
  • Transition from freelancer to another profession
  • Buy or learn new work-related software
  • Improve my productivity

I am translator and language teacher at EAFIT University and ILP (Instituto de Língua Portuguesa), in Medellin, Colombia. I also work at 2LA2 Traducción y Edición as a translator and proofreader. I have been working with agencies and customers for more than five years. Additionally I am a certified Celpe-Bras examiner and evaluator.


• Licenciatura en humanidades con énfasis en lengua castellana - Universidad de Antioquia - Cursando.

• Curso "Capacitação para aplicadores da parte escrita e avaliadores da parte oral do Celpe-Bras" - Cebraspe - 2019.

• Curso "Preparação e revisão: o trabalho com o texto" - Universidade do Livro da Fundação Editora da UNESP - 2018.

• Cours "Enseigner l'intercompréhension en langues romanes à un jeune public - Session 1" - Organisation internationale de la francophonie - 2015.

• Curso "Didáctica para la enseñanza de lenguas extranjeras" - Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana - 2014. 


~2,500 per day


Localization (software and apps), translation (manuals, contracts, press releases), proofreading, editing, transcription, and subtitling.  


• Over 5 years of experience in translation.

• Mother Tongue: Portuguese (Brazil)

• Fluent: English, French, Spanish

• General (ICT, electronics, geoscience, medical, legal, engineering, human resources and websites)

Profile last updated
Jan 23, 2020

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