Working languages:
English to Portuguese
Portuguese to English
Russian to Portuguese

Ligia Costa
US-educated, meticulous, consistent

São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
Local time: 09:32 BRT (GMT-3)

Native in: Portuguese (Variant: Brazilian) Native in Portuguese
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I'm a professional English to Brazilian Portuguese translator with over five years of experience and a bachelor's degree from an American college. Read on for more details about me and the services I offer.


>>> Contact me for a fast, free quote.


Phone: +55 (11) 94961-6747
Skype: ligia.castro.costa


I specialize in:


- Marketing studies, surveys, questionnaires
- Press releases and copy
- Corporate communications, HR


- Subtitles for TV shows and interviews
- Film and TV series scripts
- Transcription and translation from audio


- Art criticism, reviews
- Artist statement, promotional material
- Academic papers, presentations
- Fiction and non-fiction



* 4+ years of experience translating, editing, and subtitling
* Bachelor of Arts cum laude from Beloit College, Wisconsin, United States
* native-level fluency in English after 17+ years of study
* 3 years teaching Brazilian Portuguese and Culture at Beloit College's Deparment of Modern Languages and Literatures
* CELTA-qualified English teacher (Cambridge University)


I can help you with:

- Translation and editing from English to Portuguese (Brazil)
- Transcreation (creative adaptation) into Portuguese
- Brazilian Portuguese editing

My rates:

Translation: USD 0.08 - 0.09 per source word

Editing: USD 0.05 - 0.06 per source word

Other services: USD 40 per hour


How can I help you? Email me at for a prompt quote.

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: 585
PRO-level pts: 565

Top languages (PRO)
English to Portuguese387
Portuguese to English151
Russian to English27
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Business/Commerce (general)65
Poetry & Literature47
Cinema, Film, TV, Drama32
Marketing / Market Research32
Finance (general)27
Tourism & Travel27
Food & Drink24
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