Member since Aug '02

Working languages:
Dutch to Spanish
Dutch to English
English to Spanish
Spanish to English
German to Spanish

Ramon Somoza
40 years in aerospace & IT translations

Spain
Local time: 19:32 CEST (GMT+2)

Native in: Spanish (Variant: Standard-Spain) Native in Spanish, English (Variant: US) Native in English
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40 years in translation!


After 40 years as a translator (7 of them full-time), I can handle almost anything, except some very specialized subjects (e.g., medicine). Overall, I must have translated by now over 26 million words.

My long career in many different jobs (apart from translation) has also resulted in a significant know-how and intellectual baggage that allows me to provide you with the highest quality translations. A brief summary:

  • Native Spanish, fully bilingual in English.
  • Sworn translator of German for the Spanish Ministry of Foreign Affairs (1981).
  • Works as freelance translator since 1977 and started working as full-time translator in 1982 at an aerospace company.
  • Degree in Computer Sciences by the Polytechnic University of Madrid, Spain.
  • Certificate in German by the Escuela Oficial de Idiomas of Madrid, Spain.
  • French Baccalauréat (High School)
  • Translations from Dutch/English/French/German/Spanish -> English/Spanish

For further details, please download my CV.
Note that so as to provide you with the highest quality, I only translate into the two languages where I am truly bilingual: English and Spanish.

Services provided

All kinds of general-purpose and technical translations, in particular in the IT and aerospace fields.
I can handle almost any kind of technical and scientific translation, as well as general purpose texts and some specialized fields like finance and law. Rest assured that I will not try to translate a text that I feel is outside my scope of knowledge - I will notify you immediately if this should be the case.

Website translations.
I keep a blog on the subject of website translation. Not only do I develop and translate all kinds of websites; you can also request a tailored budget in case that you want to perform multilingual SEO (search engine optimization).

Book translation and publishing
Being the author of several books (Spanish and English), I can provide both literary and technical book translations. Most of my books can be found at Amazon. I have also translated several novels, the latest being this book into Spanish and this series into English. My personal author page can be found here.
I offer book translation as well as turn-key book publishing services (paper and ebook).
So if you are thinking about publishing or translating your book, don't hesitate to contact me!


Check also out my aerospace glossary!

Aerospace, computer systems, IT, software, computers, websites, SEO, search engine optimization, book translation, novels, book publishing, electronics, robotics, integrated logistic support, military systems, aeronautics, aircraft, space, astronomy, manufacturing, heat treatments, paint, composite materials, waste treatment, industrial processes.

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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: 1613
PRO-level pts: 1377


Top languages (PRO)
English to Spanish667
German to Spanish182
Spanish to English146
German to English82
French to English80
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Top general fields (PRO)
Tech/Engineering676
Bus/Financial260
Other250
Law/Patents73
Art/Literary37
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Top specific fields (PRO)
IT (Information Technology)89
Mechanics / Mech Engineering64
Business/Commerce (general)47
Computers (general)35
Management31
Telecom(munications)29
Aerospace / Aviation / Space28
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Profile last updated
Sep 16



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