Working languages:
English to Italian

Debora Serrentino
En>It tecnical and creative translator

Local time: 22:42 CET (GMT+1)

Native in: Italian 
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I started translating documents as a job for the manufacturing industry since the university in the '90s. After a twenty-year career as an employee, I decided to get the best of my experience, and in 2013 I became a freelance translator. 

I am an avid learner and a research geek, keen on the right word in the right place for the right people. Additionally, I love words, how they work, their history, and how they develop and change during the ages.

Working in the translation industry seemed to be the best way to invest these skills of mine.

Choosing my specializing fields wasn't that simple.
I have many interests ranging from literature and arts to science and technology.

In the last seven years after many different translation projects, and various courses, I eventually specialize in the food industry. Since I steadily keep up to date in my professional development, I have recently added health and nutrition (both human and animal) to my work fields.
Technical translation for various manufacturing industries has remained a side field of expertise.

Language pairs: English > Italian

Services: Technical and creative translations

Fields of expertise: food industry, gastronomy, health and nutrition (both for human and animals), manufacturing

Years of experience: 7 as a professional translator

Contact details:
The best way to contact me is to drop me a line at [email protected]

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I’m experienced in translating: 

-  User’s manuals, assembly and installation manuals

Quick start guides

-  Product descriptions for
e-commerce platforms

-  Conformity declarations


-  (Non) conformity reports and Quality Assurance documentation

-  Price lists,

-  Leaflets and brochures

-  Product and spare parts catalogues

-  Labels

Blogs and web contents

- Websites

- Subtitles

- Books

- Menus, Recipes and Culinary translations

- Food and Restaurant reviews

- Bio blurbs of chefs, somelliers and other practitioners

I also have a brief experience in patent translation

Examples of past translation works include:

quick start guide for a bluetooth speaker, product descriptions for an e-commerce website, app for food retailers and suppliers, video about food waste, leaflet of an industrial cooling system,
user’s manuals for appliances for the food industry, conformity declarations, patent translations (filter for electromechanical signal, detergent for industrial use, medical treatment, optical sensor), non-conformity report, user’s manual for smartphone, user’s manual for Smart TV, FAQ section for a
medical website, installation manual of a shower plate, technical glossary for a manufacturing company.

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: 69
PRO-level pts: 57

Top languages (PRO)
English to Italian45
German to Italian12
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Human Resources8
Finance (general)6
Games / Video Games / Gaming / Casino4
IT (Information Technology)4
Investment / Securities4
Law: Contract(s)4
Mechanics / Mech Engineering4
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Keywords: English, food, food service, food and drink, food industry, food processing industry, beverage industry, Food Preparation, Ready Made Meal, Frozen Ready Meals, Vegan Food, Agriculture, Pests, Animal husbandry, livestock, horse, water buffalo, llama, rabbit, chickens, guinea pig, Insect farming, aquaculture of fish, molluscs, and crustaceans, Subsistence farming, intensive animal farming, feedlots, dairy, poultry, meat, Agribusiness, agricultural machinery industry, tractors, trucks, combine harvesters, Mechanised agriculture, seed drilling, crop spraying, nutrition, pet nutrition, pet food, labelling, pet labelling

Profile last updated
Feb 8

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