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Peter Guest
33 yrs Ships, Engineering Marketing

Barcelona, Cataluña, Spain
Local time: 22:29 CET (GMT+1)

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Services Translation, Editing/proofreading, Website localization, Software localization, Training, Desktop publishing, Project management, Sales, Operations management, Copywriting
Specializes in:
ManagementShips, Sailing, Maritime
Construction / Civil EngineeringEngineering (general)
Advertising / Public RelationsBusiness/Commerce (general)
Marketing / Market ResearchLaw: Contract(s)
IT (Information Technology)Computers: Software

KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 1215, Questions answered: 535
Glossaries Sail, Navigation
Experience Years of translation experience: 35. Registered at Apr 2009. Became a member: May 2009. Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials Spanish to English (Chartered Institute of Linguists)
Memberships CIOL
Software Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, DejaVu, Dreamweaver, Indesign, MemoQ, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office Pro, Microsoft Word, InDesign, Keynote, Mac OSX5, numbers, Pages, Passolo, Powerpoint, SDL TRADOS, STAR Transit, Wordfast
CV/Resume CV available upon request
Professional practices Peter Guest endorses's Professional Guidelines (v1.1).
About me
Perfil en español a continuación del inglés.
Advertising and Marketing Research:
Over 20 years' experience in International Advertising and market research mainly in English, Spanish and Catalan. Extensive experience in the fields of Cosmetics, FMCG, Automotive, Industrial, Foodservice, Publishing, Tourism, Event handling, Exhibitions, Health and Beauty, EXPOagua2008, Corporate communications for national and international clients.

Extensive experience in creating, planning and coordinating marketing and communications activities in English, Spanish and Catalan. (Brand and product positioning, communications strategy, media strategy, film, print and web production)

Extensive experience in presenting communications and marketing plans and marketing research in English, Spanish and Catalan to international audiences both client and agency-sides.

Wide experience in liasing and translating in international meetings of clients and agencies. Wide experience in Desk-top Publishing with Word, InDesign, Quark Express.

Very experienced in defining, creating, producing and translating content into and from English and Spanish/Catalan.

Experience in translating and localising websites and other marketing communications for international clients.

Marketing Research:
Extensive experience in briefing, analysing, summarising, translating and presenting marketing, consumer and shopper research:
Qualitative focus groups and in-depth interviews. Semiotics, narratological analysis, ethnographics, in-situ shopper research, sensorial analysis.

Management Consulting:
5 years' experience as in house translator and co-ordindator in Accenture, Barcelona: SAP R/3, Logistics, e-Commerce, e-fulfillment, e-replenishment. CRM.
3 years' experience in presenting Management Consultancy programmes, Balanced Scorecard.

Navigation, sailing, boat handling:
25 years experience as RYA and Dirección de Marina Mercante (Spain) sailboat skipper with 2 books (Ed. CEAC) translated on sail and motor boat repair and maintenance, boat handling, navigation, pilotage, meteorology, chartwork etc. User manuals for luxury yachts translated into Spanish and English.


One Catalan Coast pilot book translated for Ed. Planeta


Civil Engineering:
Extensive experience in projects on geological studies, mining, boring, and CO2 storage. Roads, bridges, tunnels, railways, high-speed railways, airports, port infrastructures, marine engineering, urban planning, infrastructure planning, foreign aid projects, amongst many others.
Tenders and construction plans for large building projects.

Control systems, industrial plants and machinery, machinery manuals, heavy machinery. Automobile manufacturing. Automobile repair manuals and instructions.

Electrical Engineering:
Power systems for high-speed train networks. Domestic and industrial electrical installations. Catalogues of electrical equipment. Electric motors and generators.

Tender specifications for telecommunications networks. Technical specifications of exchange equipment. Installation of telephone equipment and networks. GPS and cellular fleet control systems.

Translation of banking software systems. ATM systems. Software manuals. Translation of GUIs. Systems control software. Presentations of Web 2.0 business plans.

Travel and Tourism:
Copywriting and translation sailing school webs, travel webs. Several articles on Barcelona published on

Tibetan Buddhist terminology:
4 years experience of live interpreting of Tibetan meditation master's live conferences by webcast and in person (from English to Spanish)
Spanish to English translation of the Biography of Nyag bla Padma bdud ’dul

Perfil en Español

Publicidad y Marketing:
Más de 20 años de experiencia en publicidad e investigación de mercados, principalmente en castellano, ingles y catalán. Amplia experiencia en los sectores de cosmética, FMCG, automóvil, industrial, foodservice (horeca), editorial, turismo, eventos, exhibiciones, salud y belleza, ExpoAgua2008, comunicaciones corporativas para clientes nacionales e internacionales.

Gran experiencia en la creación, planificación y coordinación de campañas de marketing y comunicaciones en inglés, castellano y catalán. (Posicionamiento de marca y producto, estrategia de comunicación, estrategia de medios, producción de tv, impresión y web)

Amplia experiencia en la presentación de planes de marketing y comunicación y de investigación de mercado en castellano, catalán e inglés a clientes y agencias.

Gran experiencia en la coordinación y traducción en reuniones internacionales de clientes y agencias.

Muy experimentado en la definición, creación y producción de contenidos en inglés, castellano y catalán.
Amplia experiencia en edición con Word, InDesign, Quark Express.

Experimentado de la traducción y adaptación de webs y otras comunicaciones de marketing para clientes internacionales con trabajos de SEO y SEM

Investigación de Mercado:
Amplia experiencia en el planteamiento, análisis, resumen y presentación de investigación de mercado, consumidor y shopper:
Focus Group y entrevistas en profundidad. Semiótica, narratología, etnografía, in-situ investigación shopper, análisis sensorial.

Consultoría de Gestión:
5 años de experiencia como traductor y coordinador en Accenture, Barcelona: SAP R/3, Logística, e-Commercio, e-fulfillment, e-replenishment. CRM.
3 años de experiencia en la presentación de programas de consultoría de gestión y Balanced Scorecard.

Navegación y pilotaje:
25 años de experiencia como Patrón de RYA y Dirección de Marina Mercante (España) 2 libros (Ed. CEAC) traducidos sobre la navegación a vela y motor, la reparación y mantenimiento, gobierno, navegación, pilotaje, meteorología, cartas náuticas etc…
Libro de Derrotero de la Costa Catalana traducido para Ed. Planeta

Terminología del Budismo Tibetano:
4 años de experiencia de traducción simultánea de conferencias en directo de un Maestro de meditación budista (inglés al castellano)
Traducción de la biografía de Nyag bla Padma bdud ’dul
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Total pts earned: 1279
PRO-level pts: 1215

Top languages (PRO)
English to Spanish610
Spanish to English534
Catalan to English71
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Ships, Sailing, Maritime751
Transport / Transportation / Shipping64
Marketing / Market Research47
Automotive / Cars & Trucks36
Printing & Publishing32
Advertising / Public Relations28
Cinema, Film, TV, Drama24
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Keywords: translator, technical, engineering, civil works, advertising, marketing, communications, market research, navigation, sailing, buddhism,

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