Working languages:
English to Portuguese
Spanish to Portuguese

Ilka Santi
Experienced, fast and quality-oriented

São Bernardo do Campo, São Paulo, Brazil
Local time: 18:39 BRT (GMT-3)

Native in: Portuguese Native in Portuguese
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Account type Freelance translator and/or interpreter, Identity Verified Verified site user
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Services Translation, Editing/proofreading, Website localization, Software localization, Subtitling, Transcription, Project management
Specializes in:
Medical (general)IT (Information Technology)
Business/Commerce (general)Marketing / Market Research
Media / MultimediaMedical: Pharmaceuticals
Telecom(munications)Law (general)
Computers: SoftwareComputers: Hardware

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Words translated: 339
KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 8, Questions answered: 5
Translation education Other - Post-Graduation-UFMG
Experience Years of translation experience: 26. Registered at Jun 2002. Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials English to Portuguese (American Translators Association, verified)
Memberships N/A
Software Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Photoshop, Frontpage, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, IIDS, Passolo, Powerpoint, SDL TRADOS, SDLX, STAR Transit
More than 12 years of experience in the technical translation market, working in a variety of subjects and with some incursions into the literary field.
More than 9 years devoted to the IT industry, both as a free-lancer and as an internal translation consultant at PeopleSoft, Inc., in São Paulo branch. My experience in the software industry includes translation, editing, proof-reading, testing and bug reporting of UI and documentation (electronic and hardcopy), such as user guides, training kits, operating manuals, user manuals, marketing texts and Internet content.
For two times, hired as an ERP system translation tester for the USA (UI QA, bug report, translation checking, DTP alignment and running).
Other activities include: glossary translation, QA procedures, writing of QA manual, page alignment (basic DTP) and terminological research and standardization.
As an independent translator, my focus has broadened on the technical translation field and currently includes the following areas:
IT and telecom (hardware, software, network, wireless)
Chemical and pharmaceutical industries Industrial Safety /Industrial Standards (ISO)
Medical (Clinical trials, brochures and equipments)
Business, HR and Sales (trainings, newsletters, sales force material, etc)
Marketing (event material, from folders to flyers)

Other work experience: positions as Portuguese/English teacher, professor (BA courses), distance learning tutor and teacher of Portuguese as second language.

Post-Graduation - English Translation Especialization - 2006
M.A. Literature - UNICAMP - Brasil - 1998
B.A. Portuguese/English - UNICAMP - Brasil - 1994
Teacher Licence - Portuguese/English - UNICAMP - Brasil - 1994

ATA Certified Translator in the pair English=> Portuguese since 2002
Certificate of Advanced English - Cambridge CAE
Certificate of Proficiency in English - Michigan CPE
Certiication of language courses taken abroad

Main end clients
For all these years, I have rendered translation services for the following end clients, directly or by national and international agencies:
Microsoft, Peoplesoft, Oracle, Siebel, IBM, Symantec, Autodesk, Cisco, Seagate, Kodak, Lilly, Boston Scientific, GE Health Care, Lexmark, HP, Mindray, Glaxo, Merck-Sharp-Dohme and many others.

Complete CV detailing all the work experience is available upon request.
Rates, references and portfolio available upon request.
Portfolio options: medical, IT, human sciences, chemistry.
Keywords: Brazilian Portuguese, software, hardware, IT, software testing, localization, network, mobile, medical, medical devices, medical equipment, pharmaceutical, industrial standard, checking list, audit, chemistry, chemical products, drug packages, MSDS, label, proofing, ERP, internet, devices, electronic, casino, clinical trial, brochure, safety, network, trados, cat tool, telecommunications, electronics, biotechnology, food engineering, plant processes.

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Apr 29, 2019

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