Working languages:
English to Spanish
French to Spanish

Marga Dorao
Writer & MA in International Affairs

Local time: 19:23 EST (GMT-5)

Native in: Spanish 
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Account type Freelancer and outsourcer, Identity Verified Verified site user
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Services Translation, Editing/proofreading, MT post-editing, Transcription
Specializes in:
Art, Arts & Crafts, PaintingComputers (general)
Finance (general)Government / Politics
HistoryHuman Resources
International Org/Dev/CoopJournalism
Medical (general)Tourism & Travel

English to Spanish - Rates: 0.04 - 0.07 EUR per word / 15 - 30 EUR per hour
French to Spanish - Rates: 0.04 - 0.07 EUR per word / 15 - 30 EUR per hour
KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 169, Questions answered: 109, Questions asked: 117
Project History 2 projects entered    1 positive feedback from outsourcers

Payment methods accepted Send a payment via ProZ*Pay
Portfolio Sample translations submitted: 3
Glossaries Marga
Translation education Master's degree - Instituto Séneca (Madrid, Spain)
Experience Years of experience: 18. Registered at Sep 2004. Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials English to Spanish (Cambridge University (ESOL Examinations), verified)
Memberships N/A
Software Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Photoshop, Heartsome, Indesign, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, OmegaT, Powerpoint, SDL TRADOS, SDLX, Swordfish, Wordfast
CV/Resume English (DOC), Spanish (DOC)
Professional practices Marga Dorao endorses's Professional Guidelines (v1.0).
I can respond quickly and effectively to your English-Spanish translation needs. Able to work on large projects, with a provable track record of on-time deliveries and customer satisfaction.

Some of my areas of expertise include: International Relations, International Development, Health and Medicine, Journalism and Literature, History, Finance, Legal, Marketing, Human Resources, Electronics and Engineering, Information Technology, Computers and Science.

Latest projects:

- Translated different documents from English into Spanish for private clients in Spain, the Netherlands and the United States and language related companies such as Castle Languages, Translatemedia and Applied Language in the UK, STS Global in South Korea, or Knowledgeworks in Bangalore, India.

- Translation of documents from English into Spanish for the United Nations, WHO, UNDP, UNIFEM, the European Union or the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office.

- Post-edited multiple automotive-related projects for ITT.

- QC'ed multiple files related to the Oil Industry for Merril Corporation, NY.


- Masters Degree in International Relations - Madrid, Spain.

- BA Degree in Communications: Journalism - Málaga, Spain.

- A Levels (International Baccalaureate) - London, UK.

- English Fluency, Cambridge First Certificate Grade A Pass 1992. (University of Cambridge, United Kingdom)

- French Proficiency, DELF 2 French Government Diplôme 2004. (University Michel de Montaigne, Bourdeaux, France)

Feedback from some of my clients:

- "We are delighted with the Spanish version thank you - We feel the quality is very good and well done - good luck with the rest of the document." - Renowned International Organization on the translation of an International Development report.

- "Marga is professional, pleasant to work with and consistently meets deadlines. We have had positive feedback on her translations, and would happily recommend Marga as an English to Spanish translator". - Excerpt from a letter of recommendation written with one of the agencies I usually work with.

- "Good translation; instructions are clear and style is elegant". - Comments received from an important Human Resources consulting company.

- "Marga: Excellent work as always!". - Feedback from one of the agencies I usually work with on the translation of a Humanitarian text report.

-"Thanks Marga, eres una estrella!".- From a UK translation agency, on a Marketing text.

- "It was a pleasure to translate for you - I really enjoyed the process and I think you have a wonderful style that I hope to have replicated in the translation". - Freelance translator on a written article in Spanish that needed to be translated into English.

- "The Translation was VERY good". - Proofreader on a UN translation from English into Spanish.

- "Thank you so much for the help on this. You have done an amazing job". - Renowned Translation Agency on a Marketing text.
This user has earned KudoZ points by helping other translators with PRO-level terms. Click point total(s) to see term translations provided.

Total pts earned: 169
(All PRO level)

Top languages (PRO)
English to Spanish109
Spanish to English43
French to Spanish17
Top general fields (PRO)
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Top specific fields (PRO)
Medical (general)25
Law (general)20
Law: Contract(s)11
Finance (general)10
Construction / Civil Engineering8
Computers: Software8
Engineering (general)8
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This user has reported completing projects in the following job categories, language pairs, and fields.

Project History Summary
Total projects2
With client feedback1
100% positive (1 entry)

Job type
Language pairs
English to Spanish2
Specialty fields
Law (general)1
Other fields
Cooking / Culinary1
Keywords: Translator, Translation, Translations, International Relations, International Development translator, Subtitles, Subtitling, Fast Service, International Affairs, International Development, Anthropology, Health and Medicine, Science, Electronics and Engineering, Computer Science, Human Resources, Marketing, Journalism, Literature, History, Art.

Profile last updated
Mar 28, 2019

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