Member since Jun '06

Working languages:
Spanish to English
English (monolingual)

Nedra Rivera
Reliability, conscientiousness and style

Seattle, Washington, United States
Local time: 21:16 PST (GMT-8)

Native in: English (Variants: UK, US) Native in English
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My major areas of specialization are:

- hotel and catering industry, tourism and travel - marketing materials as well as gastronomy (menus, books and descriptive text), facilities, history, culture, art, architecture, walking tours, tourist trails and leisure activities

- children's and young adult literature - picture books, chapter books, catalogues and promotional materials

- educational materials for primary and secondary (both translation and adaptation) - course books, teacher's guides and supplementary materials, answer keys.


I also have extensive experience with: 

- personal and educational documents (identification, certificates of birth/death/marriage, diplomas and degrees, school records and transcripts)

- exhibition catalogues (painting, sculpture, performance art, photography, etc.)

- professional trade show organizers (including marketing, website content, visitor and exhibitor guides, and manuals)

- film documentaries / shorts (scripts and some subtitles)

- CVs/resumes (for individuals and recruitment agencies)

- websites

- development and construction (esp. property marketing, contracts, etc.)

- general business documents (agendas, minutes, correspondence, etc.)

- marketing and advertising materials (brochures, catalogues, spots, etc.)

- corporate magazines

- natural stone products (marketing and technical materials)

- manuals (scientific and engineering equipment)

- logistics (technical, tender documents, correspondence)

- standard contracts (logistics services, supply of equipment and machinery, image rights, sale of property)

- basic court documents

I am American, but have a great deal of experience translating into both British and neutral English. I lived in Spain for 12 1/2 years and worked and socialized almost exclusively with British nationals. I traveled extensively throughout Spain and have an extensive knowledge of Spanish culture and practices.

I hold degrees in Classical Studies, Art History and History.

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: 1298
PRO-level pts: 1267

Top languages (PRO)
Spanish to English827
English to Spanish272
Italian to English125
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Business/Commerce (general)82
Cooking / Culinary66
Education / Pedagogy65
Food & Drink64
Government / Politics60
Construction / Civil Engineering59
Law (general)55
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Keywords: travel, tourism, hotels, business, culture, history, gastronomy, food, menus, natural stone, documentary, film, websites, Internet, subtitles, agendas, minutes, catalogues, catalogs, marketing, advertising, magazine, development, construction property, cv, curriculum, resume, educational materials, coursebooks, textbooks, children's and young adult literature, CYAL, LIJ, publishers

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Apr 23, 2020

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