Member since Nov '09

Working languages:
English to Portuguese
Portuguese to English

Fausto Machado Tiemann
Resourceful and culturally savvy

Curitiba, Paraná, Brazil
Local time: 07:24 BRT (GMT-3)

Native in: Portuguese (Variant: Brazilian) Native in Portuguese
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Account type Freelance translator and/or interpreter, Identity Verified Verified member
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Services Translation, Software localization, Transcription, Editing/proofreading, Website localization
Specializes in:
Cinema, Film, TV, DramaPoetry & Literature
Games / Video Games / Gaming / CasinoAdvertising / Public Relations
Marketing / Market ResearchGovernment / Politics
Environment & EcologySocial Science, Sociology, Ethics, etc.

KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 468, Questions answered: 251, Questions asked: 22
Payment methods accepted Wire transfer, Money order, PayPal | Send a payment via ProZ*Pay
Glossaries FMT
Experience Years of experience: 12. Registered at May 2007. Became a member: Nov 2009. Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials English to Portuguese (Cambridge University (ESOL Examinations))
Memberships N/A
Software Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, SDL TRADOS, Smartcat, Subtitle Workshop
CV/Resume CV available upon request
Contests won Benevolent deception: English to Portuguese (BR)
Professional practices Fausto Machado Tiemann endorses's Professional Guidelines.
Over more than a decade working as a linguist, I have translated, edited and proofread content for a wide range of clients. Listed below are a few highlights in my experience.

Video games localization
- Three-year collaboration with a top-tier games localization company.
- Nearly 1 million words translated (especially social-network and mobile games).

Two non-fiction books translated into Portuguese
O Estado Servil, by Hilaire Belloc. Ed. Danúbio, 2018. 
Convertidos Literários, by Joseph Pearce. Ed. Danúbio, 2017.

Seasoned editor and proofreader
- Seven years’ experience as a magazine copy editor.
- Edited and proofread several books for publishers.

Renewable energies industry
- Extensive experience in the field, including topics such as ethanol and biodiesel mandates, renewable fuels production and trade, second-generation biofuels, feedstock specifications, legislation and standards, electric cars, new energy sources, etc.

- BA in Journalism (2006).
- Certificate of Proficiency in English from Cambridge University (2008).
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: 502
PRO-level pts: 468

Top languages (PRO)
English to Portuguese412
Portuguese to English56
Top general fields (PRO)
Social Sciences40
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Top specific fields (PRO)
Poetry & Literature40
Government / Politics24
Business/Commerce (general)16
Idioms / Maxims / Sayings12
Pts in 43 more flds >

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Keywords: portuguese, translator, games, software, mobile, localization, journalism, history, environment, biofuels, biodiesel, ethanol, sugar, renewable, brazil, copyeditor, brazilian portuguese

Profile last updated
Aug 9, 2020

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