Member since Jan '02

Working languages:
French to Spanish
Russian to Spanish
Spanish (monolingual)

Availability today:

January 2021

Fernando Muela Sopeña
The passion for the right word

Pamplona, Navarra, Spain
Local time: 01:15 CET (GMT+1)

Native in: Spanish (Variant: Standard-Spain) Native in Spanish
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KudoZ leader This person is a top KudoZ point holder in French to Spanish, Russian to Spanish, Spanish
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The passion for the right word
Account type Freelance translator and/or interpreter, Identity Verified Verified member
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Services Translation, Editing/proofreading
Specializes in:
Marketing / Market ResearchMechanics / Mech Engineering
Transport / Transportation / ShippingWine / Oenology / Viticulture
Tourism & TravelAutomotive / Cars & Trucks
Art, Arts & Crafts, PaintingInternet, e-Commerce

French to Spanish - Rates: 0.07 - 0.10 EUR per word / 25 - 35 EUR per hour
Russian to Spanish - Rates: 0.09 - 0.12 EUR per word / 30 - 40 EUR per hour
Preferred currency EUR
KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 6475, Questions answered: 2609, Questions asked: 1503
Project History 0 projects entered
Blue Board entries made by this user  43 entries

Payment methods accepted Wire transfer, PayPal, Skrill | Send a payment via ProZ*Pay
Portfolio Sample translations submitted: 5
Glossaries Arte FR-ES, Fernando, Historia FR-ES, Instrumentos musicales antiguos FR-ES, Jurídico RU-ES, Medicina FR-ES
Translation education Graduate diploma - Granada
Experience Years of experience: 29. Registered at Jul 2001. Became a member: Jan 2002. Certified PRO certificate(s)
Credentials French to Spanish (Escuela Oficial de Idiomas, verified)
Russian to Spanish (Escuela Oficial de Idiomas, verified)
French to Spanish (University of Granada, verified)
Memberships Asetrad
TeamsOCTOPUS, The Spanish Team
Software Adobe Acrobat, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, MultiTerm 2003, Powerpoint, SDL TRADOS, SDLX, STAR Transit
Forum posts 190 forum posts
CV/Resume CV available upon request
Events and training
Powwows attended
Professional practices Fernando Muela Sopeña endorses's Professional Guidelines (v1.1).
SPECIALTY FIELDS Arts, Automotive, History, Internet, Tourism & Watches. Experience in the following areas (in alphabetical order): Archeology, Environment, Food, Human Resources, Marketing, Mechanics, Multimedia, Music, Oenology, Railways, Textile and Videogames.

Translations of brochures, itineraries, newsletters, official documents, tourist guides, technical articles, technical specifications, text books, user manuals, websites.


Foreign Language Degrees:

- Certificado de Aptitud. French. Language School of Pamplona (Spain).
- Certificado de Aptitud. Russian. Language School of Bilbao (Spain).
- Certificado Elemental. English. Language School of Pamplona (Spain).
- 3-year course university degree in Translating, major in French Language. University of Granada. (Spain)

Educational Sciences:

- Bachelor of Arts degree in Geography and History (History section). Universidad Autónoma of Barcelona. (Spain)

Registered at ProZ in July 2001.

30 years experience. I have been working as a freelance translator since 2003. I have worked for several agencies and companies in Spain, France, Algeria, Argentina, Belgium, Canada, Chile, Czech Republic, Dominican Republic, Germany, Great Britain, Hong Kong, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Malta, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Switzerland and United States.

Most relevant translations:


•Tourism-related translations. 1,000,000 words
•Automotive translations. 770,000 words
•Encyclopaedia of Algerian stamp. 400,000 words
•Safety signage and equipment catalogue. 395,000 words
•Video games websites. 305,000 words
•Internet & Telecommunications. 400,000 words
•Watches magazine. 220,000 words
•Comparative guide to purchasing tyres. 265,000 words
•Arts-related texts. 160,000 words (Musée du Louvre, Château de Versailles, Musée Toulouse Lautrec d'Albi)
•Railways documentation. 100,000 words
•Piano sheet music website. 65,000 words


•Press releases. 200,000 words
•Online sales website. 82,000 words

Rates depend on language pair. Deadlines are arranged according to real capacity. For further information on rates and availability, please contact me by e-mail.

Some comments from my clients:

- Tout d’abord merci pour la traduction qui est excellente. (FR-ES. Environment)
- Le client a apprécié la qualité des trad, "même meilleures que celles faites en interne". (FR-ES. Automotive)
- Thanks again for the speedy good work. I hope I can count on you for more of this type of work. (FR-ES. Videogames)
- Hemos quedado muy satisfechos con la calidad de su prestación y, salvo alguno que otro pequeño cambio, su estilo y forma de traducir encaja muy bien en el perfil que estamos buscando. (FR-ES. Automotive)
- A difficult text to translate. Fernando did again an excellent job. (FR-ES. Mechanics. Regular client since August 2003)
- Quality rating for this translation: Excellent 10 points (RU-ES. General)
- C'en sera (normalement) terminé pour cette édition, merci pour la qualité de votre travail (FR-ES, Watches)
- Can you confirm your availibility? It would be great as customer just told us how satisfied he was with your translations (FR-ES, Marketing)
- Estamos muy satisfechos con las traducciones que has realizado y nos gustaría poder trabajar contigo en lo que se refiere a la totalidad de las traducciones necesarias para el lanzamiento del sitio web XXX España (FR-ES, Automotive)
-Solo comentarte que he recibido una petición de feed-back de la agencia YYY.
Obviamente he contestado muy positivamente (FR-ES, Videogames, Mechanics, Safety, Hygiene and Packaging Products)
- Como habrás podido comprobar este cliente nos está solicitando traducciones de forma regular. Estamos muy contentos con tu trabajo. (RU-ES, Press Releases)
- J'ai relu votre travail et c'est excellent. Il est évident que vous êtes le traducteur numéro un pour mon client. (FR-ES, Mechanics)
- Juste pour vous dire que j'ai relu le gros fichier XXX et que le travail était très bon dans sa globalité (FR-ES, Industrial)

Daily output: 2,500-3,000 words approx.

Customers requiring a quote are invited to submit a representative sample for evaluation.

CV available upon request.



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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: 11872
PRO-level pts: 6475

Top languages (PRO)
French to Spanish2436
Spanish to French626
Russian to Spanish620
Italian to Spanish305
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General / Conversation / Greetings / Letters215
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Art, Arts & Crafts, Painting143
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