Working languages:
Spanish to English
English to Spanish
Portuguese to English

John Benson
MA Spanish + 30 years in IT

Local time: 02:45 PST (GMT-8)

Native in: English Native in English
Account type Freelance translator and/or interpreter
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Services Translation, Editing/proofreading, Software localization, Voiceover (dubbing), Training
Specializes in:
Computers (general)Computers: Hardware
Computers: SoftwareComputers: Systems, Networks
IT (Information Technology)

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Payment methods accepted Wire transfer, Money order
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Translation education Master's degree - San Jose State Universituy
Experience Years of translation experience: 34. Registered at Jul 2007. Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials N/A
Memberships N/A
Software Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word


I have a Master's degree in Spanish from San Jose State University (California, USA) with baccalaureate minors in Organic Chemistry and Computers. I'm also a professional computer programmer with experience in embedded controllers, micros, minis and mainframes. I have done technical translations from English into Spanish, and published literary translations from Spanish into English.

Computer expertise

  • Languages: BASICs, FORTRANs, C, COBOLs, shells, Tcl/Tk, Python
  • Computers: Wintel, Linux, Unix, IBM mainframe, Tandem
  • Industries: Financial, Manufacturing
  • Certifications: CompTIA A+, Server+, Network+, i-Net+, eBiz+, CIW Associate Webmaster, HP Mission Critical Consultant, IBM Certified WebSphere Application Server Admin/Portal Server Admin/Associate Developer (viewable at
Keywords: software, localization, hardware, technical manuals

Profile last updated
May 31

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