Working languages:
Spanish to English
French to English
Italian to English

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Denise DeVries
linguaphile

United States
Local time: 23:23 MST (GMT-7)

Native in: English Native in English
Account type Freelance translator and/or interpreter, Identity Verified Verified site user
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Services Translation, Editing/proofreading, MT post-editing
Expertise
Specializes in:
Art, Arts & Crafts, PaintingEducation / Pedagogy
PhilosophyPoetry & Literature
PsychologyReal Estate
Law: Contract(s)Medical: Pharmaceuticals
Medical: CardiologyLaw: Patents, Trademarks, Copyright

KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 480, Questions answered: 435, Questions asked: 45
Translation education Bachelor's degree - U. of Colorado
Experience Years of translation experience: 20. Registered at ProZ.com: Mar 2004.
ProZ.com Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials N/A
Memberships N/A
Software Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Frontpage, MateCat, memoQ, MemSource Cloud, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, memsource, Pagemaker, Powerpoint, Wordfast
CV/Resume CV available upon request
Bio

Denise DeVries

6609
S. McKemy St., Tempe AZ 85283
¨ cell phone (804) 450-4618

E-mail: deniseadevries@gmail.com

Employment
History

Freelance Translator,
Writer, Editor                                                                  
1992 to Present

French, Spanish, Italian, and
Portuguese to English translation

Translate business documents, contracts, user manuals,
articles, and books into English
and edit various types of text
Topics range from
technical business and legal documents to the arts and tourism.

 Event Coordinator     A-Ibañez
Art Design, Inc. /
Sunrise
Studio Gallery
         1996 to June, 2017

Since 1996, our
family gallery has been a forerunner in arts activities in Kilmarnock. First
located on Main Street and later moved to our own
35-acre
property 8 miles outside of town, the gallery
/B&B has
brought visitors, guest artists, musicians and performers from around the
world.

 Community
Outreach Consultant
Virginia’s Northern Neck                    2001 to June, 2017

Assist small
businesses and non-profits with public relations, writing, administration, fund
raising, and events.  Clients have
included Westmoreland Players, Mary Ball
Washington Museum and Library, Marketsource, Northern Neck CASA
, Bay
Rivers Telehealth Alliance,
Irvington
Chamber of Commerce and Village

Town
of Kilmarnock
 Coordinate
the Main Street renovation process (2004-2005) during a transition between two
Town Managers, promoting the program among business owners and citizens and
leading the grant-writing, RFP, and bidding processes. Support the Main Street
Committee, help to design the town website, and recruit and hire a town
planning intern.

Kilmarnock Baptist Church, Kilmarnock   Handle on-line presence and written communications, create
weekly PowerPoint presentations, and schedule and publicize activities.

Manage church office and facilities; order supplies, coordinate building
calendar, and organize special events.

Wicomico Parish Episcopal Church, Wicomico Church  Coordinate parish communications (including website)
of the church and its thrift shop. 

Wharton Films project       Write press and publicity materials
and coordinate events for a project to restore films from the 1920s and 1930s.
Events include poetry workshops for 6th graders inspired by stills
from the film and resulting in publication of their work.


Computer
skills:
Proficient in the use of Microsoft
software
such as MS Word, PowerPoint, and Excel.

Basic
website creation and maintenance. Competence in social media (Facebook,
Twitter, WordPress LinkedIn, etc.).

 

Education and Courses Taken 

University of Colorado at Boulder - Bachelor of Arts, French and German, Magna Cum
Laude         

Georgetown University - Spanish Translation

George
Washington University
- Creative Writing

George Mason
University
- Creative
Writing, Cross-Cultural Psychology


References and writing samples
available on request

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: 538
PRO-level pts: 480


Top languages (PRO)
Spanish to English144
Italian to English124
English to Spanish84
French to English70
Portuguese to English46
Pts in 1 more pair >
Top general fields (PRO)
Other158
Bus/Financial98
Law/Patents63
Tech/Engineering49
Marketing39
Pts in 4 more flds >
Top specific fields (PRO)
Law (general)59
Finance (general)46
Education / Pedagogy25
Business/Commerce (general)24
Other23
Law: Contract(s)20
General / Conversation / Greetings / Letters16
Pts in 45 more flds >

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Keywords: Spanish, French, Italian, Portuguese


Profile last updated
Jun 19






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