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Member since Jul '17

Working languages:
English to Portuguese
Portuguese to English
Spanish to Portuguese
English (monolingual)

Oliver Simões
Fast, Accurate, Top-Quality Translation

Tucson, Arizona, United States
Local time: 20:22 MST (GMT-7)

Native in: Portuguese Native in Portuguese, English Native in English
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Career Highlights

  • PRO-Certified, specializing in Literature, Academic, Business, Legal, Medical, and Marketing (can handle other fields too)
  • 20+ years of combined experience in various language-related areas
  • Published translator of six books, including four romance novels
  • Preregistered: Master of Audiovisual Translation, Subtitling, Localization & Dubbing, (University of Cádiz, Andalusia, Spain)
  • Master of Arts in TESL (University of Arizona, Tucson, USA)
  • Bachelor of Letters in Translation & Interpretation (Unibero, São Paulo, Brazil)
  • Language specialist & consultant + nearly 10 years of language instruction in the private sector, public schools, and higher education
  • Glossary builder
  • Also translate from Spanish into Portuguese
  • Outstanding command of my language pairs: EN <-> PT and ES -> PT
  • Translation contest winner
  • EN <-> PT translator & interpreter for USCIS clients, immigration lawyers, etc.
  • Clinical software testing & translation review for a major client in California (on site)
  • Volunteer work for TwB and Wikimedia Group

I am an experienced language professional who wears multiple hats — freelance translator, editor, copywriter, subtitler, and interpreter.

With my work experience in several fields, along with my academic background in linguistics, translation theory, and practice, I feel 100% prepared for the jobs I undertake. I have an ear for the semantic, grammatical, and cultural nuances that are normally required for a good translation! I localize content for the Brazilian and US markets.

Top-quality work always delivered on schedule! Learn about my Quality Assurance.

Any questions about my services? Please feel free to contact me and I’ll get back to you as soon as possible.

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“I have great pleasure in recommending the work of Mr. Simões for translation from English into Portuguese. The work he has done for us recently has been of excellent quality and was carefully and thoughtfully produced.” – Dr. Marshall Cartledge, Up With People


“[Oliver] is a responsive, conscientious, and professional collaborator. I cannot recommend him highly enough!” – Erika Rhys, best-selling author


“Oliver worked with us on a large project for a major client, and demonstrated outstanding professional quality, and a willingness to be flexible where the job necessitated it.” – Will Monk, Verboo Language Services


"Great work, excellent communication, fair rates!" – Larysa Shell, owner of Shell Enterprises

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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: 2895
PRO-level pts: 2759

Top languages (PRO)
English to Portuguese1650
Portuguese to English994
Spanish to Portuguese81
Top general fields (PRO)
Pts in 4 more flds >
Top specific fields (PRO)
Law (general)311
Finance (general)169
Mechanics / Mech Engineering124
Medical (general)111
Business/Commerce (general)108
Law: Contract(s)96
Pts in 80 more flds >

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