Member since Aug '13

Working languages:
English to Italian

Riccardo Ranzato
Technical and Business Translator

Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Local time: 22:46 CET (GMT+1)

Native in: Italian Native in Italian
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Services Translation, Editing/proofreading, Subtitling, Transcription
Specializes in:
General / Conversation / Greetings / LettersEducation / Pedagogy
Certificates, Diplomas, Licenses, CVsInternet, e-Commerce
Games / Video Games / Gaming / CasinoElectronics / Elect Eng
Business/Commerce (general)Linguistics
Cinema, Film, TV, DramaPoetry & Literature

KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 305, Questions answered: 123, Questions asked: 29
Blue Board entries made by this user  6 entries

Payment methods accepted PayPal, Wire transfer | Send a payment via ProZ*Pay
Translation education Master's degree - Università di Bologna
Experience Years of experience: 9. Registered at Aug 2013. Became a member: Aug 2013. Certified PRO certificate(s)
Credentials English to Italian (Università di Bologna , verified)
Memberships N/A
Software Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Photoshop, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, OmegaT, Passolo, Powerpoint, SDL TRADOS
CV/Resume English (PDF)
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Sixth year as freelance translator

Native Language: Italian

Working language pair: English>Italian

• Capable of dealing with tight deadlines with no loss in accuracy and reliability of translation.

• Extremely professional translator, who, at the same time, is very friendly to work with and understanding of the client’s needs.

• University certified, technical knowledge of English and Italian, but also on the field practical experience with both languages.

• Owns and proficiently uses SDL TRADOS STUDIO

Some of my areas of expertise are:

IT & TECHNICAL TRANSLATIONS: user manuals, articles for specialized magazines, leaflets, MSDS documents for such high profile end clients as HP (consumer IT), HPE (B2B IT, IT infrastructure, cloud, storage... almost 2 million words translated between HP and HPE), Veeam, (Data management, Backup & recovery software), Schneider Electric, HP (IT field), Bruker Optics (spectroscopy, imaging systems), ESAB (welding and cutting systems) LaCie, Shell, ExxonMobil, EnerSys, Bostik

BUSINESS AND MARKETING: surveys, product descriptions for websites or catalogues, press releases (e.g. regular marketing reports for end client Warner Bros, internal company policies for Alcoa, Novartis, Hilton and other companies, products descriptions for the website of a major toy company, including such creative work as coming up with products names for the Italian market, rules and regulations for a contest for Westin Hotels & Resorts, marketing material for Microsoft and Rai, the italian public television)

VIDEOGAMES / MULTIMEDIA (e.g. 100.000+ words for flash games website, edited and proofread translations for a poker/casino website, gaming apps for Android and iOS for various end clients, including TabTale, , Facebook games such as Knights: Clash of Heroes, multiplayer online games such as Wind of Luck: Arena)

-Texts for websites (Ecommerce, travel, online gaming, online trading...)

CERTIFICATES AND DOCUMENTS: birth, death, marriage certificates, diplomas, academic transcripts (both through translation agencies and for private clients)

HUMANITIES (History, Philosophy, Arts, Music)


BA in Foreign Languages (English and German) at Università degli Studi di Padova

MA in Italian Language and Culture for Foreigners with Translation classes and final dissertation in Translation Studies at Università di Bologna

Exchange student at University of Michigan (1 year) and University of Oxford (6 months)
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: 337
PRO-level pts: 305

Language (PRO)
English to Italian305
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Finance (general)45
Business/Commerce (general)42
Automotive / Cars & Trucks30
Engineering (general)21
Marketing / Market Research18
Advertising / Public Relations16
Education / Pedagogy16
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Keywords: italian, IT, computing, printing, cloud, infrastructure, storage, travel, music, subtitling, subtitles, children, educational, literature, technical, technical translation, manuals, electric engineering, marketing, business, ecommerce, arts, humanities, finance, product descriptions, catalogue, brochure, fashion, gaming, videogames, multimedia, certificates, documents, birth certificate, death certificate, marriage certificate, diploma, academic transcript, survey, press release, articles, trading, philosophy, psychology, history, architecture, trados, trados studio, leaflet, video

Profile last updated
Feb 8, 2019

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