Member since Nov '08

Working languages:
English to Spanish
Spanish to English
Spanish (monolingual)

Laura Serván
Tourism, Law, Finance & Business

Madrid, Madrid, Spain
Local time: 01:43 CEST (GMT+2)

Native in: Spanish Native in Spanish
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Account type Freelance translator and/or interpreter, Identity Verified Verified member
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Services Translation, Editing/proofreading, Website localization, Subtitling, MT post-editing, Transcription
Expertise
Specializes in:
Tourism & TravelLaw (general)
Finance (general)Business/Commerce (general)
IT (Information Technology)Accounting
Telecom(munications)Insurance
Petroleum Eng/Sci

KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 324, Questions answered: 268, Questions asked: 2
Payment methods accepted Wire transfer, PayPal
Portfolio Sample translations submitted: 2
Glossaries General, Law, Literature, Marketing
Translation education Other - Certificate of Proficiency in English, University of Cambridge / Especialista Universitario Traducción Inglés-Español, UNED / Seminarios Traducción Jurídica & Económica, Cálamo & Cran / Traducción Gral Directa e Inversa, Estudio Sampere
Experience Years of translation experience: 19. Registered at ProZ.com: Feb 2008. Became a member: Nov 2008.
Credentials English to Spanish (Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia, verified)
Spanish to English (Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia, verified)
Memberships N/A
Software Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Photoshop, Dreamweaver, Indesign, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office Pro, Microsoft Word, OmegaT, Abbyy FineReader, Dragon Naturally Speaking (English), Dreamweaver, Experience working with MemoQ, VisualSubSync, Passolo, Powerpoint, SDL TRADOS, SDLX
Conference participation Conferences attended
Training sessions attended Operaciones intracomunitarias y resúmenes anuales. [download]
Consejos Para La Búsqueda De Terminología Técnica Especializada [download]
Contests won Poetry with a tune: English to Spanish
Professional practices Laura Serván endorses ProZ.com's Professional Guidelines (v1.1).
Bio
Throughout my career I have had the opportunity of working with several multinational companies, in multilingual environments and positions that have contributed to my vast experience in translation. As a Freelance Translator my main objective is to provide prompt and consistent quality service and to meet the needs of every client and every text.

A professional translation of your documents can bring you many benefits and convey a good image to its intended recipients. When placing a translation assignment you have to take into consideration your target audience: they need an accurate text, faithful to the original, put into the right context, using the appropriate terminology for each subject matter and providing a flowing and smooth reading. Please see this interesting European Commission's study on the cost of poor quality in translation: http://ec.europa.eu/languages/documents/publications/poor-translation_en.pdf

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Total pts earned: 324
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Language (PRO)
English to Spanish324
Top general fields (PRO)
Other120
Law/Patents66
Bus/Financial52
Art/Literary24
Tech/Engineering22
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Top specific fields (PRO)
Law: Contract(s)46
Finance (general)40
Law (general)32
Business/Commerce (general)24
Poetry & Literature20
Other20
General / Conversation / Greetings / Letters16
Pts in 23 more flds >

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Jul 2



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