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Elena Jiménez Alvarez
Literary Translator from Mexico

Bristol, England, United Kingdom
Local time: 02:37 GMT (GMT+0)

Native in: Spanish (Variants: Mexican, Latin American) 
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English to Spanish translator of books about yoga, spirituality, and personal development
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Services Translation, Editing/proofreading, Website localization, Voiceover (dubbing)
Also works in:
Esoteric practicesPoetry & Literature
KudoZ activity (PRO) Questions answered: 3
Payment methods accepted PayPal, Wire transfer
Translation education Master's degree - University of Portsmouth
Experience Years of translation experience: 7. Registered at Aug 2014. Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials English to Spanish (University of Portsmouth)
English to Spanish (Aula SIC, Barcelona)

Memberships N/A
Software Adobe Acrobat, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Audacity, Trados 2011, Passolo, Powerpoint, SDL TRADOS
CV/Resume CV available upon request
Training sessions attended Translation in Travel & Tourism: Is it really that simple? [download]
Yoga for translators: increase your concentration and fight the sitting disease [download]
Web localisation: techniques and tips [download]
Professional practices Elena Jiménez Alvarez endorses's Professional Guidelines (v1.1).
About me

* Qualified English to Spanish translator from Mexico, based in Bristol, UK
* Specialized in the translation of books about yoga, spirituality, and personal development
* Services: translation, proofreading, editing, voice-over


Truth and gratitude are my most important values and these extend to the way I work and the quality of the interactions I like to develop.

I feel passionate about translating content that invites us to live in harmony and helps us to communicate compassionately.

I particularly enjoy working on projects which spark creativity and bring about positive change.


3 years - MA Translation Studies (Distinction)
University of Portsmouth

3 years - BA English Language Teaching for FE/HE
Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México

4 years - BA (Hons) Marketing
Universidad del Valle de México

1 year - Certified Yoga Teacher
Yoga Alliance UK


Mexican Spanish Translator & Yoga teacher
Freelance/Various clients
Mar 2010 – Present

Translation Project Manager
Gemini Translation Services
Jul 2013 – Mar 2015

English Language Teacher for FE/HE
Various State and Private schools
Jun 2007 – Jun 2012

Marketing Assistant (Book industry)
Librerías Gandhi
Mar 2004 – Jun 2007

Market Research Interviewer
Acimsa México
Aug 2001 – Aug 2003


I enjoy learning new things every day. I regularly attend online and face-to-face CPD events in my working languages and specialist subject areas. I am happily committed to lifelong learning.


-Microsoft® Office 2013 (Word, Excel and Power Point)
-Adobe Acrobat
-Trados Studio 2011
-Corpora tools

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Nov 9

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