Member since Jun '04

Working languages:
Spanish to English
English to Spanish

kifriedman
Smart Translation. Smart Choice.

United States
Local time: 07:26 EST (GMT-5)

Native in: English Native in English
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Past 5 years
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Last 12 months
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Account type Freelancer and outsourcer, Identity Verified Verified member
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Affiliations Blue Board: Eloquence Language Services
Services Translation, Interpreting, Editing/proofreading
Expertise
Specializes in:
Business/Commerce (general)Medical: Health Care
Marketing / Market ResearchLaw (general)
Education / Pedagogy

Preferred currency USD
KudoZ activity (PRO) Questions answered: 10, Questions asked: 279
Payment methods accepted Check
Year established 2004
Currencies accepted U. S. dollars (usd)
Portfolio Sample translations submitted: 1
Translation education Master's degree - University of Nebraska
Experience Years of translation experience: 44. Registered at ProZ.com: Jun 2004. Became a member: Jun 2004.
ProZ.com Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials Spanish to English (USA/Bridging the Gap)
English to Spanish (BTG-Bridging the Gap)
Memberships ATA, MATI
Software Adobe Acrobat, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Adobe Professional 8.0, Microsoft Office 2003 (Complete), SDL Trados 6.5, Skype, WinZip, Powerpoint, SDL TRADOS
Website http://www.eloquencelanguage.com
CV/Resume English (DOC)
Professional practices kifriedman endorses ProZ.com's Professional Guidelines (v1.1).
About me
Karen Friedman is an Indianapolis, Indiana, based full-time translator/interpreter/editor-proofer/teacher with over 35 years of language-centered experience in business, law, medicine and education. She holds a Bachelor of Arts and Master of Science Degree with Distinction in Spanish Language and Secondary Education. She also has been awarded membership into the prestigious Phi Beta Kappa, an honor accorded only to those in the top 1% of the nation's Arts and Letters graduates.

Karen's extensive experience includes 7 years of teaching Spanish syntax and grammar at all secondary levels in both public and private institutions. She has also worked for 7 years in International Marketing as Latin American Marketing Specialist and in-house linguist with responsibility for all Latin American and Spanish-language client communications for a major Fortune 500 company. For 18 years she ran her own construction firm with a specialty in residential remodeling work. She now devotes her time exclusively to language translation, interpretation, and associated activities in various areas, including working as a qualified and trained Medical Interpreter with full Certification.

Through her full-time translation business, ELOQUENCE Language Services LLC, Karen provides immediate translation and interpretation in Spanish<>English as well as English editing and proofing. She gladly provides other languages upon request.

INTERNATIONAL EXPERIENCE
Includes substantial study in Spain at the University of Madrid (Complutense) and in Oaxaca, Mexico. Comprehensive travels include Latin America, Europe, and North Africa.

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS
Member, American Translators Association
Member, Midwest Association of Translators and Interpreters (MATI)
Member, Better Business Bureau
Member, ProZ Platinum

CERTIFICATION
Medical Interpreter Certificate, CCHCP (Bridging the Gap)

RATES
Negotiable depending on extension and demands of text and client
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Profile last updated
Apr 19, 2017



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