Member since Jul '15

Working languages:
English to Portuguese
Portuguese to English
Spanish to English
English to Spanish
Portuguese to Spanish

Colin Speed
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Portugal
Local time: 03:28 WET (GMT+0)

Native in: English (Variant: UK) Native in English
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Jun 20, 2018 (posted via Translators without Borders):  I finished an ESL to ENG project, Web newspiece, 329 words for Translators without Borders A summary of one of the meetings held at the UN. ...more, + 1 other entry »
Total word count: 570

Account type Freelance translator and/or interpreter, Identity Verified Verified member
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Affiliations This person is not affiliated with any business or Blue Board record at ProZ.com.
Services Translation, Interpreting, Editing/proofreading, Website localization, Software localization, Voiceover (dubbing), Subtitling, MT post-editing, Transcription, Training, Desktop publishing, Project management
Expertise
Specializes in:
Tourism & TravelComputers: Systems, Networks
IT (Information Technology)Computers: Software
Telecom(munications)Finance (general)
Aerospace / Aviation / SpaceInternet, e-Commerce

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Volunteer professional humanitarian translation services-

Translators without Borders

Words translated: 570
KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 53, Questions answered: 18
Blue Board entries made by this user  3 entries

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Portfolio Sample translations submitted: 4
Translation education Bachelor's degree - University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, Reino Unido
Experience Years of experience: 28. Registered at ProZ.com: May 2013. Became a member: Jul 2015.
ProZ.com Certified PRO certificate(s)
Credentials Spanish (Universidad de Sevilla, verified)
Spanish (University of Strathclyde, verified)
Portuguese (Brazilian Gov't, verified)
Portuguese (Celpe-Bras, verified)
Portuguese (University of Strathclyde, verified)


Memberships APT
Software Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office Pro, Microsoft Word, Powerpoint, SDL TRADOS
Website https://www.tukanosweb.com
Professional practices Colin Speed endorses ProZ.com's Professional Guidelines.
Professional objectives
  • Meet new translation company clients
  • Meet new end/direct clients
  • Screen new clients (risk management)
  • Network with other language professionals
  • Get help with terminology and resources
  • Learn more about translation / improve my skills
  • Stay up to date on what is happening in the language industry
Bio

I am the Executive Director of Tukanos, a Language Consultancy currently based in Porto, Portugal. Previously, I was based in Santo André, Brazil for ten years. Tukanos offers a translation and interpreting service in English, Portuguese and Spanish.

I have considerable experience carrying out translations of all types including: technical and legal documents; academic theses; Curriculum Vitaes and Letters of Introduction.

I have worked with clients from UNICAMP, Universidade Metodista de São Paulo, Universidade Santa Cecilia de Santos, Rede Globo, SBT, The Documentary Center, Flexitech Brasil, Motaword and Rolls-Royce Brasil amongst others.

Although I primarily translate from other languages into English I also translate from English into other languages, although these translations are always revised by a native speaker before delivery to the client.

Recent projects have included legal contracts and agreements, transcription of a TV series for an American cable TV channel and market research questionnaires.


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Total pts earned: 53
(All PRO level)


Top languages (PRO)
Spanish to English16
Portuguese to English12
English to Spanish12
Spanish to Portuguese8
English to Portuguese5
Top general fields (PRO)
Bus/Financial29
Law/Patents12
Tech/Engineering8
Social Sciences4
Top specific fields (PRO)
Finance (general)24
Certificates, Diplomas, Licenses, CVs8
IT (Information Technology)8
Business/Commerce (general)4
Human Resources4
Botany4
Agriculture1

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Keywords: English, Spanish, Portuguese, Academic, Technology, Aviation, Inglês, Espanhol, Português, Academia, Tecnologia, Aviação, Inglés. Español, Portugués, Aviación




Profile last updated
Jan 8