Member since May '06

Working languages:
English to Spanish
German to Spanish
Galician to Spanish
Portuguese to Spanish
Spanish to English

Availability today:
Available

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Elena Vazquez Fernandez
I strive for quality and accuracy

Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Canarias, Spain
Local time: 10:25 WEST (GMT+1)

Native in: Spanish (Variant: Standard-Spain) Native in Spanish
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6 positive reviews
2 ratings (5.00 avg. rating)
User message
Experienced Native English-Spanish Translator (TRADOS & WORDFAST USER) (16 years)
Account type Freelance translator and/or interpreter, Identity Verified Verified member
Affiliations
Blue Board affiliation:
Services Translation, Interpreting, Editing/proofreading, Software localization, Subtitling, Desktop publishing, Project management
Expertise
Specializes in:
ArchitectureComputers: Software
International Org/Dev/CoopInternet, e-Commerce
IT (Information Technology)Telecom(munications)
Tourism & TravelConstruction / Civil Engineering
Automotive / Cars & TrucksGames / Video Games / Gaming / Casino

KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 285, Questions answered: 178, Questions asked: 79
Project History 5 projects entered    3 positive feedback from outsourcers

Blue Board entries made by this user  18 entries

Payment methods accepted PayPal, Wire transfer
Portfolio Sample translations submitted: 3
Translation education PhD - University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria
Experience Years of experience: 24. Registered at ProZ.com: Mar 2002. Became a member: May 2006.
Credentials German to Spanish (University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (degree), verified)
English to Spanish (University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (degree), verified)
Spanish to English (University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (degree), verified)
Memberships ITI
Software Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Catalyst, Indesign, memoQ, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office Pro, Microsoft Word, Acrobat, InDesign CS2, Pagemaker, Photoshop CS, Pagemaker, Powerpoint, SDL TRADOS, SDLX, Wordfast
Website http://www.textuarte.com
CV/Resume CV available upon request
Professional practices Elena Vazquez Fernandez endorses ProZ.com's Professional Guidelines.
Professional objectives
  • Meet new translation company clients
  • Meet new end/direct clients
  • Screen new clients (risk management)
  • Network with other language professionals
  • Find trusted individuals to outsource work to
  • Get help with terminology and resources
  • Learn more about translation / improve my skills
  • Learn more about interpreting / improve my skills
  • Stay up to date on what is happening in the language industry
  • Improve my productivity
Bio
Aviation / EASA / FAA / CAA / IOSA
Retail / Fashion
Software
Pharmaceutics
Medical
Architecture
Automotive
Aircraft
Airlines
Quality
User Manuals
Technical Manuals
European Union
Technical Translation
Tourism
Business/Law
Contracts
Brochures
Financial / Banking / Funds

I have worked for:
- European Union (END CLIENT)
- City Council of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria
- Council of Social Affairs of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria
- University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria
- Motorola (END CLIENT)
- McCafee (END CLIENT)
- HP (END CLIENT)
- SKOV (END CLIENT)
- Ford Spain (END CLIENT)
- SLP InfoWare (END CLIENT)
- Gemplus (END CLIENT)
- Toyota (END CLIENT)
- Nokia (END CLIENT)
- California School districts (END CLIENT)
- NARS (END CLIENT)
- BARCLAYS (END CLIENT)
- JP MORGAN (END CLIENT)
- BLACKROCK INVESTMENT (END CLIENT)
- Different airlines and law firms


Strong background in European Union (Enlargement, Phare programs, Social and Economic Cohesion, etc.), Social Affairs (I have translated the "EQUAL" proposal for the Council of Social Affairs of Las Palmas, among others), Education and Architecture.

Strong TRADOS, WORDFAST and SLDX background

Available through Skype at elena.isabel.vazquez.fernandez

7500 words per day (English-Spanish translation)

PhD in translation and interpreting, work on the weekends and over 14 years experience.

Worked for end clients such as Toyota, Nissan, Nokia, Panda, CocaCola, NARS, Dermalogica, Pfizer, Roche, LaPrairie, Applus, Biomet, EArts, Novartis, GSK, WHO, Polo Ralph Lauren, Arrow electronics, The Peninsula Hotels, etc.

Proficiency in Aeronautics and Automotive (including wet/dump/dry leasing contracts, manuals (Part 145, Part M, FAA documents....)

Economic, legal, technical and touristical texts proficiency.

Rates negotiable.

Translator/proofreader/DTP

I still work for main agencies and have extensive experience in many fields (IT, aviation, legal, economics, financial, medical, pharmaceutics, advertising and transcreation, videogames...)


I offer quality, accuracy and rapidity.

Contact number: (011) (+34) 630987665


If you want more information about my rates please do not hesitate to contact me by e-mail, fax or phone.
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: 535
PRO-level pts: 285



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

Project History Summary
Total projects5
With client feedback3
Corroborated3
100% positive (3 entries)
positive3
neutral0
negative0

Job type
Translation5
Language pairs
English to Spanish5
Specialty fields
Furniture / Household Appliances2
Tourism & Travel2
Other fields
Manufacturing1
Keywords: Aviation, FAA, CAA, EASA, AESA, Qality, European Union, Technical Translation, Aircrafts, HSI, RGB, CS, Engines, ITT, Turbines, Tourism, Business, Law, Architecture Automotive, Contracts, Human Resources, Pharma, Medical, General Communications, Brochures, TRADOS, SLDX, Quality Management, DTP, Proofreading, Translator, freelance translator, User Manuals, Manuals.


Profile last updated
Apr 7






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