Working languages:
English to Italian
Spanish to Italian

Francesca Rivano
specialised in DTP, marketing,technical

United Kingdom
Local time: 11:20 GMT (GMT+0)

Native in: Italian Native in Italian
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Services Translation, Interpreting, Editing/proofreading, Website localization, Software localization, Subtitling, Transcription, Training, Desktop publishing, Project management, Sales, Operations management
Specializes in:
Computers: SoftwarePhysics
Computers: Systems, NetworksMetallurgy / Casting
IT (Information Technology)Photography/Imaging (& Graphic Arts)

English to Italian - Rates: 0.04 - 0.06 GBP per word / 20 - 35 GBP per hour
Spanish to Italian - Rates: 0.04 - 0.06 GBP per word / 20 - 35 GBP per hour
KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 4, Questions answered: 3, Questions asked: 1
Portfolio Sample translations submitted: 1
Experience Years of translation experience: 15. Registered at Jul 2007. Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials English to Italian (SSLMIT, Bologna University, Italy, verified)
Spanish to Italian (SSLMIT, Bologna University, Italy, verified)
Memberships N/A
Software Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, AutoCAD, DejaVu, Dreamweaver, Frontpage, Indesign, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Powerpoint, QuarkXPress, SDL TRADOS, SDLX, Wordfast
CV/Resume English (DOC)
Professional practices Francesca Rivano endorses's Professional Guidelines (v1.0).
I am an Italian native speaker with fluent spoken and written English and Spanish graduated as a conference interpreter and translator at the University of Bologna, Faculty for Interpreters and Translators in July 2005.

Specialist Fields

  • MARKETING AND ADVERTISING Press Releases, Surveys (CBS outdoor), Newsletters (for CEQUEL), Metro survey for readers, Sports (Centre for Sports technology), Reviews of Property descriptions (for estate agencies), Art Exhibitions brochures (National Gallery, Florence Nightingale), Business Correspondence(Geldof, Convatec, etc), Market Research, Nespresso marketing, Renewal letters, Web-site Localization (properties, cinematography, envelopes, multimedia, restaurant), leaftlets, Franz Ferdinand porcelain.
  • TECHNICAL/ENGINEERING MANUALS: Die cutter Manual, Automotive Software handbook (300 pages), Rollmover manual, NUUO surveillance system
  • IT/TELECOMS: Logitech Wireless/Optical/ Laser Mouse manual, GPS receiver manual and GPS tracker manual, Bluetooth Dongle manual, TFT Lcd Tv manual, Acer Digital Photo Frame manual, Mobile phone menu and software, Pentax camera manual
  • FINANCIAL: Financial Reports, Convatec , Portfolio comments, Tyco articles;
  • LEGAL: Courts Summons, Contracts, Memorandum of Association & Articles of Association, Marriage Certificates, Birth Certificates, Divorce Documents, Penalty charge notice for TFL London , Power of Attorney, Housing and Income support benefits, Notary documents (Mcnamara);
  • MEDIA: Movie subtitles (Goodbye bafana);
  • MEDICAL: Information Leaflets (NHS), Case studies on anaesthesia and medical presentations, Veterinary products (for Medical Team)

Computer and DTP Skills

Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Acrobat Professional, Openoffice, Publisher.
CAT tools: SDL Trados, Wordfast, Dejavu Interactive, Paraconc, Wordsmith Tools, SARA, and Xterm.

I am expert in Desktop Publishing, having a good knowledge of Adobe Photoshop, Quark Xpress, Macromedia Flash 8, Adobe Premiere, Dreamweaver, Illustrator, InDesign. To see my DTP portfolio please clic here.

I also realised the following websites:, it,,

Private customers and Agencies I work for:

Municipality of Forli’, Italy; Fonema agency, Rome, Italy; Datentecnik,Linz, Austria; Mauro Micheloni, tv presenter; Maria Crivaro; Catia Tramacere, Servizi agency, Milan, Italy; Maria Grazia Gigli, What Tuscany Agency; Italian school of Feng Shui, Rome, Italy; Mayr 3 Milano company; Language Matters agency, Uk; Pearl Linguistics agency, London, Uk; Castle Languages agency, Uk; Nicola Donati tailoring shop, London, UK; Better languages agency, Uk; PTGSI Agency, China; Translategb, Uk; Word by Word, Uk; Andrea Zerboni, Florence, Bostico, UK.

Keywords: mass media, graphics, design, architecture, conference interpreter, freelance translator, localization, fast service, marketing, pipes, engineering, automotive sector, Italian, computer, IT, DTP, Desktop publishing, software, manuals, handbooks

Profile last updated
Oct 3, 2016

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