Working languages:
English to Portuguese
Spanish to Portuguese

Ligia Maria Ribeiro
Skilled Brazilian Translator(EN-ES>PTBR)

São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil

Native in: Portuguese 
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Services Translation, Subtitling
Specializes in:
Medical: PharmaceuticalsMedical: Health Care
Medical (general)Medical: Cardiology
Medical: Instruments

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Words translated: 361
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KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 18, Questions answered: 15, Questions asked: 3
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Payment methods accepted MasterCard, PayPal, Wire transfer, Money order
Portfolio Sample translations submitted: 2
Translation education Master's degree - English Translation at Estácio de Sá University
Experience Years of experience: 7. Registered at Jun 2016. Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials English to Portuguese (Universidade Estácio de Sá, verified)
Memberships APTRAD
Software Adobe Acrobat, Amara, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office Pro, Microsoft Word, Powerpoint, SDL TRADOS, Subtitle Edit, Subtitle Workshop
CV/Resume CV available upon request
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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
  • Get help on technical issues / improve my technical skills
  • Learn more about additional services I can provide my clients
  • Stay up to date on what is happening in the language industry
  • Improve my productivity

My name is Ligia
Ribeiro. I am a native Brazilian speaker and a full-time skilled translator.
My language pairs are: English and Spanish to Portuguese (Brazil).
I am postgraduate in English Translation, certified PRO and member of APTRAD –
Association of Translators and Interpreters (Portugal).


7 years of experience in translation while assisting C-suite
executives of global leading companies in Brazil, and 4 years providing agencies
and customers
with high-quality translations.


I have used SDL Trados
Studios 2017 to keep consistency, accuracy and quality control of my

Hereunder my fields of expertise in TECHNICAL translations:



·       MEDICAL, LIFE SCIENCES and PHARMA: clinical trials, adverse events
reports, CIOMS, patient information leaflets, regulatory documents, informed
consent forms, medical devices, Healthcare policies and other medical texts.

LEGAL: agreements.

FOOD: sales reports and corporate documents.

·        ADMINISTRATIVE / HR: reports, presentations, internal rules, safety

IT: technical documents, localization.

MARKETING: press release, corporate communication, products leaflets.



SUBTITLING (including

Since 2018, I have
subtitled corporate videos and films for streaming, from English and Spanish to
Portuguese (Brazil), even with templates, for local and overseas customers. Furthermore,
I have subtitled TED talks as volunteer translator.



Since 2018, I have audio
described dynamic and static images, including the elaboration of scripts for
cinema and streaming. You can watch some audio description videos on Look By Sound
channel, on YouTube:



In 2016 and 2017, I
carried out projects of translation for dubbing, from English to Portuguese
(Brazil), aimed at dubbing studios in São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro, including
translations of films, cartoons, serials and documentaries for TV and streaming.

Learn more about my
profile on my website:


My résumé is available
upon request. Contact me and let me help you with your translation projects.

Warmth regards,


Ligia Ribeiro


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Jun 8, 2020

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