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December 2018

Teresa Bento
Translation and transcreation

Local time: 06:40 WET (GMT+0)

Native in: Portuguese (Variant: European/Portugal) Native in Portuguese
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Video Games & Apps, Transcreation & Marketing
Native Portuguese
Localizes from English to European Portuguese / European Portuguese to English


I am a translator and proofreader with a flair for creative writing and the experience of more than a decade in the business.

Growing up, I was quite the imaginative child and the frustration of being unable to understand foreign TV shows often exasperated me. That was the beginning of my inclination towards languages.


After a brief stint translating and subtitling TV shows and movies, I have found my true passion: translating video games and apps.

Because this occupation also involved translating marketing materials for the App Store, in 2011 I began working in the domain of advertising. I was introduced to transcreation at that time, being involved in the Portuguese campaigns for a variety of advertisements.

Past projects:

Video games and apps: Translating and proofreading video games for computer, consoles, mobile phone, and tablet, as well as App Store and Google Play materials. Video game QA, “bug tests” and reports.

I am proud to have been part of the localization team for the App Store’s best-selling hidden-object game, among many others.

Marketing: Adaptation of slogans, jingles and song lyrics for toy brands. Adaptation of leaflets and websites for household appliances. Adaptation of marketing campaigns for an international Dutch chain of fashion retail clothing stores, which included TV ads, store materials, brochures, and storefronts.

Business Terms: Simply e-mail me with the material you need me to translate. The price will vary according to the type of text and field, language pair and, of course, the amount of time I am given, in order to do my task.

My working hours are usually from 10 AM to 6.30 PM (GMT) Monday to Friday, but I am flexible and I do meet deadlines, even if that means working my fingers to the bone.

Absolute secrecy is assured, when dealing with the customers' documents.

E-mail address:
- bentranslations@gmail.com

Bank transfer / Paypal. EURO would be highly preferable but, depending on the customer's wishes, an agreement can be reached.

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Total pts earned: 289
PRO-level pts: 241

Top languages (PRO)
English to Portuguese186
Portuguese to English39
German to Portuguese16
Top general fields (PRO)
Social Sciences8
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Top specific fields (PRO)
Cinema, Film, TV, Drama39
Idioms / Maxims / Sayings20
Cooking / Culinary16
General / Conversation / Greetings / Letters12
Education / Pedagogy12
Poetry & Literature8
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This user has reported completing projects in the following job categories, language pairs, and fields.

Project History Summary
Total projects6
With client feedback3
100% positive (3 entries)

Job type
Language pairs
English to Portuguese6
Specialty fields
Cinema, Film, TV, Drama3
Games / Video Games / Gaming / Casino2
General / Conversation / Greetings / Letters1
Media / Multimedia1
Human Resources1
Other fields
Business/Commerce (general)1
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