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July 2020

Fabio Descalzi
GER>SPA Translator in Architecture

Montevideo, Montevideo, Uruguay
Local time: 06:14 -03 (GMT-3)

Native in: Spanish Native in Spanish
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Technical-linguistic mediation in architecture, construction and real estate
Account type Freelance translator and/or interpreter, Identity Verified Verified member
This person previously served as a moderator.
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Affiliations Blue Board: Fabio Descalzi / ScriptArch Employer: Script Arch
Services Translation, Interpreting, Editing/proofreading, Website localization, Software localization, Transcription, Training, Project management, Operations management
Specializes in:
ArchitectureConstruction / Civil Engineering
Real EstateLaw: Patents, Trademarks, Copyright
Engineering (general)Furniture / Household Appliances
Materials (Plastics, Ceramics, etc.)Art, Arts & Crafts, Painting
Environment & EcologyTransport / Transportation / Shipping

Preferred currency EUR
KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 5209, Questions answered: 2599, Questions asked: 1709
Project History 84 projects entered    34 positive feedback from outsourcers 2 neutral feedback from outsourcers    4 positive feedback from colleagues

Payment methods accepted Visa, Skrill, PayPal, Wire transfer, Money order, Translator Pay | Send a payment via ProZ*Pay
Portfolio Sample translations submitted: 7
Glossaries Arts (DE>ES), Arts (EN>DE), Arts (EN>ES), Arts (ES>DE), Arts (ES>EN), Eng (DE), Eng (DE>FR), Eng (DE>IT), Eng (DE>PT), Eng (DE>SV)

Translation education Other - Instituto Metodista Universitario Crandon
Experience Years of experience: 20. Registered at Apr 2004. Became a member: May 2004. Certified PRO certificate(s)
Credentials English (Cambridge University (ESOL Examinations), verified)
German (Goethe-Institut - Montevideo, verified)
Spanish (Arquitecto - FARQ - UDELAR - Montevideo, verified)
Spanish (Empr. Constructoras - UCUDAL - Mdeo., verified)
Spanish (D.E.C.I. - PUCCh - Santiago, verified)

Memberships SAU - Sociedad de Arquitectos del Uruguay, AUPE - Asociación Uruguaya de Peritos, AIPTI / IAPTI
TeamsMC Language Services, textpartner, Finanzportal (DE-ES)
Software Across, Adobe Acrobat, AutoCAD, MemSource Cloud, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office Pro, Microsoft Word, ABBYY FineReader 10, Plunet BusinessManager, Powerpoint, SDL TRADOS, SDLX, Wordfast
CV/Resume Spanish (PDF), English (PDF), German (PDF)
Conference participation Conference organizedConference presentationsConferences attended
Training sessions attended Trainings
Translation news stories 1 new story

Professional practices Fabio Descalzi endorses's Professional Guidelines.
Professional objectives
  • Meet new translation company clients
  • Network with other language professionals
  • Find trusted individuals to outsource work to
  • Get help with terminology and resources
  • Learn more about translation / improve my skills
  • Get help on technical issues / improve my technical skills
  • Learn more about additional services I can provide my clients
  • Learn more about the business side of freelancing
  • Stay up to date on what is happening in the language industry
Spanish native speaker.
Postgraduate degree in Translation and Interpretation (Universitario Crandon, 2010-2011).
Teacher of German as a Foreign Language with Certificate of Proficiency in German (KDS), Goethe-Institut.
Architect (1996) with years of working experience in Uruguay and Germany.
Project, design, costing and pricing, tenders, construction, recycling.
Housing, office buildings, hospitals, theatres, cinemas, sports facilities, etc.
Postgraduate degree in Real Estate Projects (1998).
More tan 2 years spent abroad, visiting 30 countries.
Good knowledge of alternative energy sources: solar collectors, photovoltaic cells, wind power.
I have the technical background and flexibility to face upcoming translation jobs.

Cámara Nacional de Comercio y Servicios del Uruguay
- see Award Commendation for Originality in Export of Services, National Chamber of Commerce and Services of Uruguay

Hablante nativo de español.
Posgrado en Traducción e Interpretación (Universitario Crandon, 2010-2011).
Docente de alemán como lengua extranjera con Pequeño Diploma de la Lengua Alemana (KDS) del Instituto Goethe.
Arquitecto (1996) con años de experiencia laboral en Uruguay y Alemania.
Proyecto, diseño, cálculo de costos, elaboración de ofertas, licitaciones, dirección de obra, reciclajes.
Vivienda, oficinas, arquitectura hospitalaria, teatros, cines, instalaciones deportivas, etc.
Posgrado en Proyectos de Inversión Inmobiliaria (1998).
Más de 2 años transcurridos en el extranjero, visitando 30 países.
Fuentes energéticas alternativas: colectores solares, paneles fotovoltaicos, energía eólica.
Tengo el fundamento técnico y la flexibilidad necesarias para encarar los diversos proyectos de traducción que se me presentan.

Muttersprache Spanisch.
Postgraduierten-Studiengang in Übersetzung und Dolmetschung (Universitario Crandon, 2010-2011).
Lehrbefähigung Deutsch als Fremdsprache und Kleines Deutsches Sprachdiplom (KDS), Goethe-Institut.
Dipl.-Architekt (1996) mit jahrelanger Arbeitserfahrung in Uruguay und Deutschland.
Entwurf, Design, Kostenkalkulation, Preiserstellung, Ausschreibung, Bauleitung, Umbau.
Wohnbau, Büros, Krankenhäuser, Theater, Kinos, Sportanlagen, usw.
Weiterbildung: Immobilien-Investitionsprojekte (1998).
Über 2 Jahre im Ausland, Reisen in 30 Ländern.
Gute Kenntnis der alternativen Energiequellen: Sonnenkollektoren, Fotovoltaik-Anlagen, Windkraft.
Ich habe den notwendigen technischen Hintergrund und die Flexibilität, um die unterschiedlichsten Übersetzungsaufträge ausführen zu können.

(Português do Brasil)
Falante nativo de espanhol.
Pós-Graduação para Tradução e Interpretação (Universitario Crandon, 2010-2011).
Professor de Alemão como Língua Estrangeira com Pequeno Diploma da Língua Alemã (KDS) do Goethe-Institut.
Arquiteto (1996) com anos de experiência de trabalho em Uruguai e Alemanha.
Projeto, desenho, análise de custos, orçamentos, licitações, administração de obras, reciclagem.
Vivenda, escritórios, arquitetura de hospitais, teatros, cinemas, instalações esportivas.
Pós-Graduação para Estudo de Projetos de Investimento em Imóveis (1998).
Mais de 2 anos viajando em 30 países.
Fontes de energia alternativa: coletores solares, células fotovoltaicas, energia eólica.
Eu tenho o fundamento técnico e a flexibilidade para fazer vários projetos de tradução que me foram apresentados.
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: 5291
PRO-level pts: 5209

Top languages (PRO)
German to Spanish1473
English to Spanish959
Spanish to English684
Spanish to German397
German to English257
Pts in 71 more pairs >
Top general fields (PRO)
Pts in 4 more flds >
Top specific fields (PRO)
Construction / Civil Engineering493
Engineering (general)328
Law: Contract(s)245
Law (general)231
Energy / Power Generation158
Mechanics / Mech Engineering156
Pts in 93 more flds >

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This user has reported completing projects in the following job categories, language pairs, and fields.

Project History Summary
Total projects84
With client feedback36
94.4% positive (36 entries)

Job type
Language pairs
German to Spanish61
English to Spanish8
Spanish to German7
Portuguese to Spanish4
German to English1
Spanish to Portuguese1
Spanish to English1
Specialty fields
Construction / Civil Engineering19
Engineering: Industrial12
Mechanics / Mech Engineering9
Electronics / Elect Eng8
Law: Contract(s)8
Law: Patents, Trademarks, Copyright6
Computers: Software5
Automotive / Cars & Trucks5
Engineering (general)5
Tourism & Travel4
Finance (general)4
Real Estate3
Law (general)3
Furniture / Household Appliances3
Business/Commerce (general)3
Transport / Transportation / Shipping2
Medical (general)2
Environment & Ecology2
Printing & Publishing1
Advertising / Public Relations1
Investment / Securities1
Photography/Imaging (& Graphic Arts)1
Cooking / Culinary1
Medical: Instruments1
Social Science, Sociology, Ethics, etc.1
Cinema, Film, TV, Drama1
Certificates, Diplomas, Licenses, CVs1
Materials (Plastics, Ceramics, etc.)1
Human Resources1
Food & Drink1
IT (Information Technology)1
Automation & Robotics1
Other fields
Livestock / Animal Husbandry2
Sports / Fitness / Recreation1
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automatización, automoción, automotor, automotriz, autopista, bienes·raíces, biología, botánica, brasil, cabaña, cad, calefacción, cambios, camión, carne, carnicero, carnicería, casa, catecismo, catedral, catequesis, chile, choza, colegio, colombia, comercio, computación, concursal, concurso, constitución, construcción, constructivo, constructor, construir, contratación, contratar, contratista, contrato, costa·rica, costos, cotización, cotizar, cuero, curtiembre, decoración, decorador, decreto, demoler, demolición, departamento, dibujante, dibujar, dibujo, diseñador, diseñar, diseño, documentación, eclesiástico, ecuador, edificar, edificio, electricidad, electricista, electrónica, energía, energía·solar, eólica, eólico, escocia, escolar, escuela, españa, español, esquema, esquicio, fachada, facultad, familia·real, ferrocarril, financiero, finanzas, física, físico, fotovoltaico, francés, francia, frigorífico, ganadería, ganado, geografía, gobierno, herramienta, historia, hospital, idioma, iglesia, ingeniería, inglaterra, inglés, inmobiliaria, inmuebles, insolvencia, insolvente, invención, invento, inventor, italia, italiano, ladrillo, lengua, lenguaje, ley, licitación, llamado·a·precios, mallorca, máquina, maquinaria, matemáticas, matemático, mecánica, mecánico, mecanismo, mecanizado, medio·ambiente, mejicano, mexicano, motor, museo, música, musical, negocio, nobleza, norma, normativa, oferta, ordenador, ordenanza, paisaje, paisajismo, palma, paraguay, patente, planificación, planificador, planificar, planos, plantas, portugués, precio, precios, presupuestación, presupuestar, presupuesto, proyecto, puerto·rico, pulido, química, químico, rascacielos, realeza, reciclaje, reciclar, recuperación, reforma, reglamentación, reglamento, religión, religiosidad, religioso, rosario, sacramental, sacramento, salud, sanatorio, sanidad, sanitaria, sanitario, sistemas, sol, suiza, suizo, técnica, técnico, tecnología, tecnológico, terreno, tierra, traducción, traducir, 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traduzir, universidade, uruguai, vento, viagem

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