Working languages:
English to Italian
German to Italian
Italian to English

Manuela Ferrari
19 years experience, reliable & accurate

United Kingdom
Local time: 01:15 GMT (GMT+0)

Native in: Italian 
Account type Freelancer, Identity Verified Verified site user
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Services Translation, Editing/proofreading, Website localization, Software localization
Specializes in:
Automotive / Cars & TrucksMarketing / Market Research

KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 482, Questions answered: 203, Questions asked: 21
Project History 10 projects entered

Portfolio Sample translations submitted: 3
Glossaries Automotive DE-IT, Automotive EN-IT, General DE-IT, General EN-IT, General IT-EN, Marketing DE-IT, Sport DE-IT, Sport EN-IT, Technical DE-IT
Translation education Other - Scuola Superiore per Interpreti e Traduttori S. Pellico, Milan, Italy
Experience Years of translation experience: 21. Registered at Dec 2006. Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials English to Italian (SSIT S. Pellico, Milan, Italy)
German to Italian (SSIT S. Pellico, Milan, Italy)
Memberships N/A
Software Adobe Acrobat, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, ABBYY, Powerpoint, SDL TRADOS, SDLX, STAR Transit, Wordfast
CV/Resume CV available upon request
Professional practices Manuela Ferrari endorses's Professional Guidelines (v1.1).
About me
Since Sept. 2001 Freelance technical translator and proof-reader.
Specialization: automotive, technical, marketing/market research, IT, air conditioning, electronic appliances, cosmetics.
Areas of interest: children’s books, cinema, cooking/culinary, arts and crafts, science (general), sports and fitness, tourism and travel, zoology.

Oct. 1998 – Sept. 2001 In-house translator for Xerox Inc., Slough, Berkshire, UK
• Translation and proof-reading of automotive literature (WSM, Training Manuals, Safety Campaigns, Technical Bulletins, Data booklets, etc.) for Ford, Vauxhall, Jaguar, Scania and Massey Ferguson
• Translation and proof-reading of technical literature on air conditioning (Instruction manuals, Training Manuals) for Trane
• Translation and proof-reading of technical literature (Instruction manuals) for Sony electronic appliances
• Proof-reading and evaluation of test pieces for in-house and freelance translators
• Training of in-house translators

Jan. 1997 – Oct. 1998 In-house translator for Xerox S.p.A., Cernusco sul Naviglio (MI), Italy
• Translation and proof-reading of automotive literature (WSM, Training Manuals, Safety Campaigns, Technical Bulletins, etc.) for Ford and Opel/Vauxhall vehicles
• Translation of marketing documentation for Opel/Vauxhall (sales brochures, sales training documentation)

Dec. 1994 – Sep. 1996 Personal assistant for the director of the Research and Development department at Bausch & Lomb S.p.A., Macherio (MI), Italy
• Secretarial duties (typing letters (in Italian and English), filing, travel booking, etc.)
• Preparation of all the documentation needed to register new products with the Italian Health Ministry.

1990 Translation apprenticeship at CITI translation agency, Vimercate (MI), Italy
• Translation of articles from English and German into Italian for magazines and newspapers
• Creation of voice-over scripts from English into Italian for children’s cartoons
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: 538
PRO-level pts: 482

Top languages (PRO)
German to Italian240
English to Italian179
Italian to English63
Top general fields (PRO)
Pts in 3 more flds >
Top specific fields (PRO)
Automotive / Cars & Trucks103
Mechanics / Mech Engineering36
Sports / Fitness / Recreation16
Poetry & Literature12
Marketing / Market Research12
Engineering (general)12
Pts in 28 more flds >

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This user has reported completing projects in the following job categories, language pairs, and fields.

Project History Summary
Total projects10
With client feedback0
0 positive (0 entries)

Job type
Language pairs
English to Italian5
German to Italian4
Italian to English1
Specialty fields
Automotive / Cars & Trucks5
Materials (Plastics, Ceramics, etc.)3
Mechanics / Mech Engineering2
Cosmetics, Beauty1
Other fields
Energy / Power Generation1
Keywords: automotive, automobilistica, air conditioning, aria condizionata, marketing/market research, IT, software localization, localizzazione, technical, traduzioni tecniche, cinema, children's books, libri per l'infanzia, cooking/culinary, cucina, arts & crafts, arti e mestieri, hobbistica, science (general), scienza (generale), sports & fitness, sport, tourism & travel, turismo e viaggi, zoology, zoologia, accurate, accuratezza e precisione, reliable, affidabilità, fast service, rapidità, translation, traduzioni, proofreading, revisioni

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Oct 14, 2016

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