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Oct 9, 2018 (posted viaProZ.com): 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 »
English to Portuguese - Rates: 0.08 - 0.10 EUR per word / 40 - 40 EUR per hour French to Portuguese - Rates: 0.09 - 0.11 EUR per word / 40 - 40 EUR per hour German to Portuguese - Rates: 0.11 - 0.13 EUR per word / 45 - 45 EUR per hour Spanish to Portuguese - Rates: 0.10 - 0.12 EUR per word / 42 - 42 EUR per hour
Translator and proofreader/editor freelancing since 1979 from my native Portugal.
Localisation. Subtitling. Audio recordings (for example, prompts for medical software)
• 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
AREAS OF EXPERTISE
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).
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.
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