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English to Portuguese
French to Portuguese
Spanish to Portuguese

Joao Vieira
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Vagos, Aveiro, Portugal
Local time: 00:39 WEST (GMT+1)

Native in: Portuguese (Variants: Angolan, Cape Verdean, Mozambican, European/Portugal) Native in Portuguese
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Affiliations Blue Board: João Vieira
Services Translation, Interpreting, Editing/proofreading, Software localization
Specializes in:
IT (Information Technology)Telecom(munications)
Engineering (general)Electronics / Elect Eng
Transport / Transportation / ShippingComputers: Systems, Networks
Ships, Sailing, MaritimeWine / Oenology / Viticulture

Preferred currency EUR
KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 761, Questions answered: 669, Questions asked: 30
Project History 1 projects entered    1 positive feedback from colleagues

Currencies accepted Euro (eur), U. S. dollars (usd)
Portfolio Sample translations submitted: 1
Glossaries J. Vieira, juan, jvira, jvira (FR>EN), jvira (PT>D), jvira(EN/FR), jvira(PT-EN)
Translation education Master's degree - ISAI - Porto
Experience Years of experience: 19. Registered at Feb 2004. Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials English to Portuguese (ISAI (Portugal))
English to Portuguese ()
French to Portuguese (ISAI (Portugal))
French to Portuguese ()
Memberships APT - Ass. Portuguesa de Tradutores
Software Adobe Acrobat, Crowdin, Idiom, memoQ, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Multilizer, Other CAT tool, Powerpoint, SDL TRADOS, SDLX, STAR Transit, Translation Exchange, Translation Workspace, TranslationProjex, XTM, XTRF Translation Management System
CV/Resume English (DOC)
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
  • Build or grow a translation team
  • Get help with terminology and resources
  • Learn more about translation / improve my skills
  • Learn more about the business side of freelancing
  • Stay up to date on what is happening in the language industry
  • Help or teach others with what I have learned over the years
Freelance translator/interpreter since 2001. Translation/editing/proofreading of manuals and technical documentation for major manufactors of security, fire, and cctv systems:

Norbain manuals
Pyronix manuals
AV Tech manuals
Argina - CCTV camera manuals
Philips/Bosch manuals, brochures and PT webpage
Samsung Opto Electronics - manuals, software, brochures
Teknim manuals & software
Paxton Access software
Texecom manuals
IDIs Co. manuals
Rokonet manuals
TDSI documentation/software
Kentec Electronics manuals
Argus Inc. manuals/software
C-TEC call systems

OTHERS than security systems:

Car GPS technology (world leader) - since 2005
RT4 GPS system for Peugeot
Dutch network solutions manufacturer - since 2005
Dutch computer/audio products and accessories manufacturer - since 2005
Lifts/Elevator chairs technology - since 2008
Caterpillar: heavy machinery - vendor from 2004 to 2008; freelance QAer from 2009 on
Tupai - hardware/door locks/ironmongery - since 2004
Gestifute, sportsmen's career management - since 2006
Dutch professional tools manufacturer - since 2007
Alcatel/HTC mobile phones and accessories - since 2007
Emhart Glass: software and manuals, molding sector - since 2007
ResMed (mask tecnology): manuals, brochures, etc. - since 2008
Renewable energy (GE) - since 2008
HELP-A life without tobacco - EU campaign website translation
Ducros (Margão brand in Portugal): marketing, branding, surveys, recipes - since 2008
Hilti - since 2008
Deutsche Bank - since 2008
UBS - since 2008
ST Dupont: marketing, branding - since 2009
Ernst & Young - since 2009
Crown trucks - since 2013
Allthings - since 2017
Shell Service Int. GI Programme Manual - 2001
PTG translator/proofreader for agencies in: NL, FR, CZ, NO, UK, USA, PT, GR, CA, HK, BR, CH, CY, Singapore, etc.
Contracts, Insurance and other law related docs.
Well versed in sports (17 yrs athlete, 4 yrs coaching, and 2 yrs club technical manager).
Documentation for the UEFA EURO2004 tournament.
Also experienced in political documentation (IR bachelor degree).
7 years maritime trading water-clerk agent.

Interpreting (top 3):
Eurocities Conference at Porto
Porto Santo World Student Gathering
1st International Meeting on Composting - Porto

Competitive prices!

"We are very happy with the work that you have done for us."
Yvonne Pritchard - CCTV Marketing Manager at Samsung Techwin Europe Ltd, UK

"I would certainly come back to you in the future."
Carolyn Myers - FLS Inc., US

"Very impressive service."
Simon Wood - International Sales Development Manager at Paxton Access Ltd, UK

"It’s always a pleasure to work with you."
Agnès Maurin - DTPer at Jecy Traductions, France

"Very happy with your quality and your service. No complaints at all!!"
Larissa Miller - Head of Project Management at CLS-Communication, NJ, US

"One of our best translators. A pleasure to work with him."
Salomé Lopez-Lavado - CLS Communication HK Limited (a Lionbridge company)
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: 941
PRO-level pts: 761

Top languages (PRO)
English to Portuguese435
Portuguese to English175
French to Portuguese80
English to French23
French to English13
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Top general fields (PRO)
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Top specific fields (PRO)
Electronics / Elect Eng59
Construction / Civil Engineering48
Finance (general)46
Mechanics / Mech Engineering42
Engineering (general)39
Business/Commerce (general)36
Pts in 44 more flds >

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Keywords: security, alarms, imaging, CCTV, fire, air, conditioning, pc, it, electronics, electrical, appliances, sound, loudspeakers, projectors, finance, securities, sports, GPS, tools, mechanical, machines, bric, legal, political, marketing, web, pages, tourism, wine, oenology, environment, composting, biowaste, insurance, contracts, consumer, electronics, automative, trucks, TRADOS

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