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Professional Experience as Translator: Since 2003 working full time for several translation agencies as a freelance translator, translating from English, French, Spanish, and Italian to Portuguese and from Portuguese to English, French, and Spanish.
Volunteer Experience as Translator:
- Since 2016 - APTRAD: I participate as a voluntary/non-voluntary Mentor in their Mentoring Programme, helping to integrate recent graduates or beginner translators into the job market. http://www.aptrad.pt/mentoring
- Since 2020 - ProZ: Mentor
- Helping newbie translators: I am a co-founder of a Facebook group called Tradutores Iniciantes com Medo de Perguntar, created in order to help beginning translators to learn and understand better the translation industry, as well as the most common tools of the profession through webinars, training activities, sharing general information and news about translation/interpretation events. All the activities offered in this group are free to participate in.
Volunteer Experience (before translation): Administrative and financial consultancy for NGOs (vocational/education training)
Skills: Excellent general culture, perfectionism, and an outstanding researcher.
Professional Background: Bachelor of Business Management - Creation and implantation of administrative routines and flows of work for better use of all internal resources, organization (or reorganization) of departments; analysis, coordination, and implantation of a system of quality, elaboration, and application of training of staff in the administrative area and telemarketing. Responsibility for all administrative/financial routine at small/medium companies including paying/receiving bills, bank relationships, cash-flow, financial forecasts, managemental reports, accounting supervising, human resources routines, archives, maintenance in general, contracts with suppliers. Implantation and coordination of changes and administrative/operational proceedings. Assistance to customers and partners from abroad; organization of small events. Consultancy in companies for projects and in Non-Profit Organizations (voluntary and professional works). Translations and adaptations from French, English, and Spanish mainly related to Quality System documents of all departments of industry.