Working languages:
Spanish to English
English to Spanish

María Teresa Taylor Oliver
Synesthete with a flair for tasty words!

Panama City, Panama, Panama
Local time: 13:01 EST (GMT-5)

Native in: Spanish (Variants: Costa Rican, Panamanian, Nicaraguan, Mexican, Peruvian, Venezuelan, Cuban, Honduran, Argentine, US, Guatemalan, Salvadoran, Latin American, Colombian) Native in Spanish
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Account type Freelance translator and/or interpreter, Identity Verified Verified site user
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Services Translation, Editing/proofreading
Specializes in:
Cooking / CulinaryFood & Drink
Advertising / Public RelationsTourism & Travel
Real EstateGovernment / Politics
International Org/Dev/CoopBusiness/Commerce (general)
KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 2708, Questions answered: 1608, Questions asked: 877
Payment methods accepted Wire transfer
Portfolio Sample translations submitted: 3
Glossaries Animals & plants, Banking legislation, Computers, Education, Expressions, Financial, Food & Beverages, General, General Business, Geography

Translation education Bachelor's degree - Universidad Latina (Panama)
Experience Years of experience: 20. Registered at Feb 2001. Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials Spanish to English (Republic of Panama's Ministry of Education)
English to Spanish (Ministerio de Educación, Rep. de Panamá)
English to Spanish (Ministry of Education)
Spanish to English (Ministry of Education)
Memberships N/A
Software Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Powerpoint, Wordfast
Events and training
Professional objectives
  • Meet new translation company clients
  • Meet new end/direct clients
  • Work for non-profits or pro-bono clients
  • Screen new clients (risk management)
  • Network with other language professionals
  • Find trusted individuals to outsource work to
  • Build or grow a translation team
  • Get help with terminology and resources
  • Learn more about interpreting / improve my skills
  • Learn more about additional services I can provide my clients
  • Learn more about the business side of freelancing
  • Stay up to date on what is happening in the language industry
  • Help or teach others with what I have learned over the years
  • Buy or learn new work-related software
  • Improve my productivity
Translator/­synesthete with a flair for tasty words! 
I am an English ↔ Spanish translator and editor with more than 15 years of experience working in various fields of expertise, both for direct clients and for local and foreign translation agencies. I have also worked for the U.S. Government, as well as for major companies in the technology sector.
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: 3456
PRO-level pts: 2708

Top languages (PRO)
English to Spanish2027
Spanish to English485
English to French12
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Top general fields (PRO)
Social Sciences153
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Top specific fields (PRO)
Poetry & Literature158
Computers (general)157
General / Conversation / Greetings / Letters123
Idioms / Maxims / Sayings113
Computers: Software94
Law (general)84
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Keywords: audio-visual, computers, international organizations, embassies, government, diplomatic, politics, copywriting, translation, proofreading, recipes, cookbooks, menus, tourism, travel, hotels, real estate, Panama, lifestyle, expats, marketing, advertising, website

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