Member since May '10

Working languages:
English to Spanish

Ligia Ruby Gonzalez Pastrana
Fast, lean and accurate translations!

Santafé de Bogotá, Distrito Capital, Colombia
Local time: 03:03 COT (GMT-5)

Native in: Spanish (Variant: Colombian) Native in Spanish
User message
Everything is done with high accuracy and quality.
Account type Freelancer
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Services Translation, Editing/proofreading, MT post-editing
Specializes in:
Biology (-tech,-chem,micro-)Mechanics / Mech Engineering
Materials (Plastics, Ceramics, etc.)Management
IT (Information Technology)Environment & Ecology
Education / PedagogyChemistry; Chem Sci/Eng
Business/Commerce (general)Medical: Pharmaceuticals

KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 298, Questions answered: 213, Questions asked: 1
Translation education Bachelor's degree - Universidad Nacional de Colombia
Experience Years of translation experience: 33. Registered at Mar 2008. Became a member: May 2010. Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials English to Spanish (Universidad Nacional de Colombia)
Memberships N/A
Software Adobe Acrobat, Frontpage, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Powerpoint, SDL TRADOS
Training sessions attended Attended 8 training sessions

Professional practices Ligia Ruby Gonzalez Pastrana endorses's Professional Guidelines.
About me
A multifaceted English-Spanish translator, proofreader and teacher, also a Psychologist, with wide experience in teaching English and translating documents and other materials from Spanish to English and vice versa. As a translator, I have got great abilities of interpretation and clarification of ideas; accurate choice of the most frequently used terms and concepts and high skills in Web searches. As a Psychologist, I own excellent social skills and abilities to motivate students to learn English and to have good relationships with people at my work places. Also, I have good knowledge of new technologies to be used in the process of teaching-learning English and translating documents.

My Qualifications

* More than twenty years of Translating English/Spanish document experience.
*Seven years of translating technical documents in the field of: printing, materials conversion, packaging, graphics and articles about environment and sustainability.
* Excellent command of idiomatic Spanish and English language
*General knowledge and close familiarity with both cultures
*Extensive knowledge of vocabulary in both languages
* High level of fluency in Spanish as well as good command of English
* Ability to edit and review other translations
* Remarkable interpreting skills
*Excellent computer/word-processing skills
*Special ability to work independently to solve problems and excellent organizational skills
* Great attention to detail with excellent work ethic
* Willingness and skills in research activities
* Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work in a team environment
Keywords: Spanish, packaging, Flexo printing, conversion, medicine

Profile last updated
Mar 9

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