Member since Jun '10

Working languages:
English to Portuguese
French to Portuguese
German to Portuguese
Spanish to Portuguese

Ana Vozone
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Native in: Portuguese (Variant: European/Portugal) Native in Portuguese
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What Ana Vozone is working on
Oct 9, 2018 (posted via  I have just completed two proofreading jobs (a client's test from a fellow translator and a 1,500 UN / migrations related text) and a 900 word corporate communications (GDPR related) text. ...more, + 12 other entries »
Total word count: 19700

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Translator and proofreader/editor freelancing since 1979 from my native Portugal.

Localisation. Subtitling. Audio recordings (for example, prompts for medical software)


Email: [email protected]
Skype: anavozone


• Specialized Translator Course (BA) – ISLA – Instituto Superior de Línguas e Administração – Class of ’73 – English and German - Lisboa, Portugal

• Certificate of Proficiency in English (with Honors – May 1975)


• Qualified Member of ITI – Institute of Translation and Interpretation (UK) since 2008


• European Portuguese.
• Also Portuguese spoken in Angola, Mozambique, Guinea Bissau, Cape Verde, São Tomé e Príncipe (PALOP countries), Macao and East Timor


Government & Politics, European Union Bodies

(Over 5 million words /15,000 pages translated for EU Bodies alone) since 1990:

Cooperation and development, finance projects, competition/state aids, culture, employment, social affairs, education, training, vocational training, youth, health and consumer protection. European Commission programmes and websites, European Parliament legislation documents. Also technical assistance, emergency assistance, social security.

3 successive freelance contracts with the European Central Bank (ECB): 2009/2013, 2013/2017, 2018 (Pool B).

International Organizations

OECD, Eurobarometer/Flash, WHO (malaria)

Corporate / Consumer

Marketing and Advertising (25 years with leading multinational advertising agency McCann-Erickson), many other communications and advertising agencies in Portugal and abroad. Creative copy, legal (contracts), business reporting, in the above areas.

Employee and customer satisfaction surveys.

Press releases, e-letters, corporate communication, corporate magazines, sales leaflets, corporate brochures.

Courier services.


Codes of Conduct. Anti-Corruption, Anti-bribery and Whistleblowing policies. Compliance. CSR - Corporate Social Responsibility. Corporate Environmental Policy.

Commercial Registry, Company Register, Handelsregister

Employee manuals. Travel policies.

Oil and Gas industry – Contracts, recruitment, injury reports, training, health and safety at work.

Packaging (aluminum, plastic, paper, fresh and frozen, liquid and solid)

Fire alarm systems. Frequent flyer programs.

Agrofood/Food industry: food labels (ingredient lists), recipes, cooking and baking.

Gyms and health/fitness foods.  

Automotive coatings (Sikkens - AKZO)

Hotel industry/hospitality/catering


Fashion: clothing, shoes, accessories



Investment Funds – Annual reports, prospectuses, KIIDs, PRIIPs

Listed companies - Investor relations, corporate governance, corporate responsibility, compliance.


Credit cards (Visa)


Human Rights, Children’s Rights, Women in Development, HIV/AIDS, Housing, Refugees – Working directly and via agencies with Amnesty International, Save The Children, Jesuit Refugee Service.

Fragile Countries


Press searches (for instance, "bad press" searches on companies and individuals).

Linguistic evaluations, such as brand and product names

Cultural consultancy

Disaster checks

Cryptocurrency / Bitcoin

Airport parking / Airport management

Webchat / Messaging scripts





Household appliances - catalogues


CV’s and Certificates / School transcripts / Educational DVD’s

Children's books

Sports: Sailing, Football, Tennis


- Various organizations/activities of the Society of Jesus since 2000

AJAN (African Jesuit AIDS Network) -

JRS (Jesuit Refugee Service) -

Fundação Gonçalo da Silveira -

- Translators Without Borders

- - A music festival in Portugal. Translations, revisions, some cultural consultancy.


• MS Office 2010

• Trados 2007 / Studio 2011 / 2018

• Wordbee, MemoQ, WordFast, JIRA


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Total pts earned: 9326
PRO-level pts: 8993

Top languages (PRO)
English to Portuguese4892
Portuguese to English1824
Spanish to English715
French to Portuguese469
French to English283
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Finance (general)970
Law (general)647
Business/Commerce (general)557
Marketing / Market Research479
Law: Contract(s)399
Education / Pedagogy299
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