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English to Spanish

Jonathan Norris
Fast, Accurate Translation & Copyediting

United States
Local time: 02:47 PST (GMT-8)

Native in: English Native in English, Spanish Native in Spanish
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Jonathan Norris, Freelance Spanish <> English Translator
Windmills of Castilla-La Mancha, Spain

Hi! My name is Jonathan Norris, Freelance Spanish <> English Translator. I am a graduate of the Middlebury College Spanish School in Madrid, Spain with a Master's degree in Spanish, and my native language is U.S. English. I am also an ATA member.

Taking a thoughtful approach to translation, extensively researching and developing all terminology, I deliver a product that is ready to meet your needs, be it for publication, distribution, implementation or review. I specialize in translating International Development related documents, and I also have extensive experience translating Legal Documents, and documents of a general Business, Marketing or Financial nature. My mission is to completely revamp and Transcreate any source text into a fluid translation that reads as though created in the target language. I will go the extra mile to make sure you walk away satisfied.

*Please contact me for my rates and availability.*

*References, additional samples, and a complete resume are available upon request! Recent Translations

The Local Alternative: Decentralization and Economic Development
(100,000 word book of collected scholarly articles on Latin American countries and regions)

Materials for a course at the Center for Hemispheric Defense Studies on Colombian Security and Democracy (75,000 words)

Evaluation Report on a Microfinance Program being conducted in Peru by a non-government organization, along with individual Case Studies (50,000 words)

Collective Bargaining Agreement for the Spanish Chemical Industry (60,000 words)

My areas of specialty are:

*NGO's and international development
*literature, humanities and the arts
*Journalism, academia and criticism
*Film, television and song lyrics

I also have experience working in the following translation fields:

*voice over

I am able to support Trados and SDL, Adobe Acrobat 9 Professional, and Microsoft Office Suite '08 based files, and deliver in a variety of formats for your convenience.

If interested in my services, please email:

Follow me on Twitter @Jon_Norris7

Visit me at

Thank you for your interest, I look forward to working with you soon.

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND Middlebury College - Madrid, Spain Master of Arts, Spanish, 2006
Choir, Soloist. 3.6 GPA

Relevant coursework: Translation: General and Literary, Written Communication in Spanish, Classics in Spanish Lit.,
Advanced Literary Theory, Advanced Spanish Language, The Subjunctive, Art History, Seminar on Don Quixote, Religion
in Spain

California State University Northridge - Northridge, CA Bachelor of Arts, Spanish Language and Culture, 2004
Minors in Psychology, Journalism. 3.4 GPA

Founding member, contributing translator of Umbrales Literary Journal
Relevant coursework: Spanish Phonetics, Spanish Language and Culture, Comparative Structures of Spanish and English,
Advanced Composition, Literature of Latin America, Literature of Spain, Latin American Culture

Universidad de Granada, 2002 - Granada, Spain Contributing author to internal publication.
Cultural Immersion Program taught completely in Spanish, with university level courses in Spanish Literature, Language and Cinema
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: 108
PRO-level pts: 104

Top languages (PRO)
Spanish to English72
English to Spanish32
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Construction / Civil Engineering12
Finance (general)12
Business/Commerce (general)12
General / Conversation / Greetings / Letters8
International Org/Dev/Coop8
Law (general)7
Government / Politics5
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This user has reported completing projects in the following job categories, language pairs, and fields.

Project History Summary
Total projects15
With client feedback7
100% positive (7 entries)

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Language pairs
Spanish to English15
Specialty fields
Business/Commerce (general)5
Law (general)3
Social Science, Sociology, Ethics, etc.3
Law: Contract(s)2
Human Resources2
Medical: Health Care2
Marketing / Market Research2
International Org/Dev/Coop2
Advertising / Public Relations1
Art, Arts & Crafts, Painting1
Media / Multimedia1
Cinema, Film, TV, Drama1
Medical (general)1
Internet, e-Commerce1
Government / Politics1
Medical: Pharmaceuticals1
Education / Pedagogy1
Computers: Systems, Networks1
Environment & Ecology1
Other fields
Finance (general)3
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