Member since Sep '13

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

Catarina Lopes
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Albufeira, Faro, Portugal
Local time: 06:59 WEST (GMT+1)

Native in: Portuguese (Variant: European/Portugal) Native in Portuguese
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English and Spanish to Portuguese translator specialised in COSMETICS | MARKETING | e-COMMERCE | TOURISM | MEDICAL | NUTRITION
Account type Freelancer, Identity Verified Verified member
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Services Translation, Editing/proofreading, Website localization, Transcription
Specializes in:
Cosmetics, BeautyTextiles / Clothing / Fashion
Marketing / Market ResearchMedical (general)
NutritionFood & Drink
Tourism & TravelMedical: Health Care
Business/Commerce (general)Social Science, Sociology, Ethics, etc.

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Words translated: 59,547
Preferred currency EUR
KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 587, Questions answered: 293, Questions asked: 48
Payment methods accepted Wire transfer, PayPal
Portfolio Sample translations submitted: 3
Glossaries CLopes - Advertising/Public Relations, CLopes - Art/Literary, CLopes - Business & Commerce, CLopes - Food, drinks & cooking, CLopes - Gardening & Agriculture, CLopes - Idioms, CLopes - Law, CLopes - Medical (general) & Health Care, CLopes-Education & Pedagogy, CLopes-Finance & Economics
Translation education Graduate diploma - Universidade Autónoma de Lisboa
Experience Years of translation experience: 13. Registered at Jul 2007. Became a member: Sep 2013. Certified PRO certificate(s)
Credentials English (FCHS - University of Algarve, verified)
Spanish (FCHS - University of Algarve, verified)
English to Portuguese (Universidade Autónoma de Lisboa , verified)
Spanish to Portuguese (Universidade Autónoma de Lisboa , verified)
Memberships APT, IAPTI, APTRAD
TeamsFood, Nutrition and Culinary Translators
Software Adobe Acrobat, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office Pro, Microsoft Word, Powerpoint, SDL TRADOS, Wordfast
Training sessions attended Attended 16 training sessions

Professional practices Catarina Lopes endorses's Professional Guidelines.
About me
Recent projects:

Translation of products and services descriptions for a company in the food and beverage industry
Translation of a fragrance collection book 2018 for a leading brand in the luxury sector
Translation of a product catalogue for 2018, in the fields of beauty, health and home care, for a large direct selling company
Translation of web content for a major hair care company
Translation of marketing and technical content for a company specialising in eye care products
Proofreading of product descriptions and B2B materials for a luxury watch online shop
Translation of brochures/presentations for a manufacturer of medical-aesthetic equipment
Translation of training materials for an international hotel chain

10+ years' experience in the language industry

I’m a professional translator working from English and Spanish into Portuguese with over 10 years' experience in the language industry. I’m also a teacher of English and Spanish.

A native speaker of European Portuguese with a lifelong passion for languages, I consider myself to have exceptional writing abilities, both in a technical and creative way. I’m quality-driven and strive for perfection at all times. For me, even the smallest of details matter.

A career of 6 years as a commercial manager in a jewellery company allowed me to develop great communication and leadership skills as well as acquire deep understanding of the jewellery, marketing, retail, and employee management sectors. I also have previous work experience in the fields of tourism, retail and fashion. I am a home-gardening and food enthusiast and have been an experienced home cook for 15 years.

My education, work experience and personal interests have provided me with knowledge in a variety of subjects which can be applied in my specialisations.


Fashion, Beauty, Cosmetics
Medical (general)
Healthcare and Wellness
Food & Drinks | Gastronomy
Business /Commerce
Environment and Ecology
Social & Human Sciences
Transcreation/Creative Writing

Types of Documents: Brochures, Surveys, Press releases, Websites, Travel guides, Product labelling and descriptions, Instruction manuals, Catalogues, Reports, Corporate communication, Newsletters, News articles, All sorts of literary texts, Creative writing, Advertising material, Handbooks, PowerPoint Presentations, Training material, Menus and recipes, Academic writing, Subtitles.


Degree in Modern Languages and Literatures, specialising in English and Spanish Studies
Master's Degree in English and Spanish Language Teaching
Post-graduate Diploma in Translation

I'm constantly carrying out research and investing in Continuing Professional Development (CPD) to improve my skills and keep up-to-date with the market demands.

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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: 627
PRO-level pts: 587

Top languages (PRO)
English to Portuguese256
Portuguese to English154
Spanish to Portuguese60
Spanish to English48
English to Spanish41
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Social Sciences48
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Education / Pedagogy80
Medical (general)36
Business/Commerce (general)32
Poetry & Literature28
Law (general)26
Tourism & Travel24
Art, Arts & Crafts, Painting20
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