Working languages:
Italian to English

Chiara Colombi
IT-EN tourism, literary, + marketing pro

Oakton, Virginia, United States
Local time: 08:34 EST (GMT-5)

Native in: English Native in English
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BA with Distinction in English Literature and Language
Account type Freelance translator and/or interpreter
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Services Translation, Editing/proofreading, Subtitling
Specializes in:
Tourism & TravelAdvertising / Public Relations
Cooking / CulinaryWine / Oenology / Viticulture
Poetry & LiteraturePrinting & Publishing
Certificates, Diplomas, Licenses, CVsInternet, e-Commerce
Environment & Ecology

Italian to English - Standard rate: 0.07 EUR per word / 25 EUR per hour
Preferred currency EUR
KudoZ activity (PRO) Questions answered: 1
Blue Board entries made by this user  0 entries
Payment methods accepted PayPal, Wire transfer
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Portfolio Sample translations submitted: 1
Translation education Bachelor's degree - University of Virginia
Experience Years of translation experience: 10. Registered at Jan 2010. Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials Italian to English (University of Virginia)
Memberships N/A
Software Adobe Photoshop, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Passolo, Powerpoint, SDL TRADOS
CV/Resume Italian (PDF), English (PDF)
Professional practices Chiara Colombi endorses's Professional Guidelines (v1.1).
After earning my Bachelor’s Degree with distinction in English Literature and Language at the University of Virginia, I began a career in social research and publishing. Consistently praised for my writing and eager to apply my skills more specifically, I moved to Italy in 2007 to hone my father-tongue and establish a career in translation. While my work in research has aptly prepared me to translate texts of an analytical nature, my skills are best expressed in material that benefits from an artistic approach. As such, I specialize in the areas of literature, narrative, marketing, tourism, and gastronomy—not because they are accessible, but because they are exceptional. They require an eye that sees intent as well as meaning, and an ear that hears cadence as well as syntax.

Some of my projects have included guidebooks, biographies, tradeshow and conference websites, PR and marketing materials, and articles for both cultural and scientific journals. I am always interested in expanding my client base and strengthening my experience through new linguistic challenges, and I am happy to complete test translations to this end. Thank you for your consideration.
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Italian to English3
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Keywords: Italian, English mother-tongue, literature, children's literature, culinary, oenology, tourism, travel, marketing, PR, degrees, certificates

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Oct 29, 2014

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