Member since Jul '05

Working languages:
English to Italian
Spanish to Italian
Portuguese to Italian
Italian (monolingual)

Laura Tosi
Translator for the publishing industry

Busto Arsizio (VA), Lombardia, Italy
Local time: 23:45 CET (GMT+1)

Native in: Italian Native in Italian
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Account type Freelance translator and/or interpreter
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Services Translation, Editing/proofreading, Copywriting, Transcreation
Expertise
Specializes in:
Cooking / CulinaryFood & Drink
Poetry & LiteratureTourism & Travel
Media / Multimedia

Portfolio Sample translations submitted: 2
Translation education Università IULM Laurea in Lingue e Letterature Straniere
Experience Years of translation experience: 13. Registered at ProZ.com: Nov 2003. Became a member: Jul 2005.
ProZ.com Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials Portuguese to Italian (CAPLE (DAPLE exam))
English (Libera Università di Lingue e Comunicazione, IULM, verified)
English to Italian (Istituto di Linguistica dell'università di Urbino, verified)
Spanish to Italian (Istituto di Linguistica dell'università di Urbino, verified)
Memberships N/A
Software Idiom, Indesign, MemSource Cloud, QuarkXPress, SDL TRADOS
Website http://www.youritalianvoice.com
Contests won First ProZ.com Translation Contest 2007: English to Italian
Fourth ProZ.com Translation Contest: English to Italian
Bio
WORKING LANGUAGES:


EN>IT ES>IT PT>IT


I only translate into my mother tongue



FOR ALL THE INFO YOU NEED... VISIT MY WEBSITE

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Otherwise, in a nutshell:



WORK EXPERIENCE:


Translations for publishers


Publisher specialized in gastronomy books and travel guides - collaboration since May 2007
In-house translator, editor and proofreader up to April 2015. Several cookbooks translated and proofread. Editing and proofreading of Italian books. I'm currently collaborating as a freelance translator and proofreader.

Publisher of crossword puzzles magazines - October 2008-October 2010
Collaboration as proofreader of Italian crossword puzzles magazines.

Publisher specialized in gastronomy books, living and wedding - June 2006-November 2008
Translation of 3 cookbooks from English into Italian.
Translation of a book on beauty treatments from English into Italian.




Translations for Italian/foreign agencies and direct clients



Regular collaboration with a translation agency for creative/promotional translations for a very well-known international client in IT/multimedia.
I am in a team providing transcreaton, localization, proofreading and QA.

Translation and proofreading work for direct clients and translation agencies.




MAIN FIELDS OF EXPERTISE:

Literary/creative translations; cooking, food and dairy (highly specialized, with about 40 gastronomy books translated and more than 100 proofread); cosmetics and beauty; marketing/promotional translations; law (mainly contracts, terms and conditions, certificates); tourism; lifestyle; music; games; general texts.




EDUCATION:


2005: IULM University, Milan.
Laurea (MA), Summa Cum Laude, in Foreign Languages and Literatures (English and Spanish)
Dissertation: “Prestiti portoghesi nella lingua inglese” (“Portuguese loanwords in English”)

1999: High School diploma of "Liceo classico" (Humanities-based curriculum)

After University I attended two literary translation courses and a legal translation course:

- “Il lavoro del traduttore letterario” organized by "Agenzia Letteraria Herzog" in Milan.
- “Tradurre la letteratura” organized by "Scuola Superiore per Mediatori Linguistici San Pellegrino" in Misano Adriatico (RN).
-“Traduzione Specializzata in Campo Giuridico” organized by the University of Genova.






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