Member since Dec '07

Working languages:
English to Italian
French to Italian

Antonella Fontana
Quality - respect of agreed deadlines

Blevio (Como), Lombardia
Local time: 00:37 CET (GMT+1)

Native in: Italian Native in Italian
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Account type Freelance translator and/or interpreter, Identity Verified Verified member
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Services Translation, Editing/proofreading, Website localization, Software localization, Training, Project management
Expertise
Specializes in:
Computers: Systems, NetworksTourism & Travel
EconomicsEngineering: Industrial
IT (Information Technology)Law: Contract(s)
Law: Patents, Trademarks, CopyrightMechanics / Mech Engineering
Law (general)Computers (general)

Rates
English to Italian - Standard rate: 0.06 EUR per word / 25 EUR per hour
French to Italian - Standard rate: 0.06 EUR per word / 25 EUR per hour
Preferred currency EUR
KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 84, Questions answered: 54, Questions asked: 135
Payment methods accepted Wire transfer
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Portfolio Sample translations submitted: 3
Glossaries Comprehensive glossary updating October 2008
Translation education Master's degree - State University of Milan - Doctor in Political Sciences - with a specialization in "International Private Law" and a final essay discussed with the professor of "English and American Law"
Experience Years of translation experience: 23. Registered at ProZ.com: May 2004. Became a member: Dec 2007.
Credentials N/A
Memberships N/A
Software Adobe Acrobat, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, SDL STUDIO 2014, Powerpoint, SDL TRADOS, SDLX, STAR Transit
Website http://www.wordsinprogress.org
CV/Resume French (PDF), English (PDF), Italian (PDF)
Training sessions attended Attended 6 training sessions

Professional practices Antonella Fontana endorses ProZ.com's Professional Guidelines (v1.1).
Bio
Freelance professional translator with sound experience as editor, language consultant and in-house translator for a Swiss multinational corporation. 20 years of activity in the language industry. Five year University Degree (BA level).Translated language pairs: English-Italian; French-Italian. Daily use of Trados Studio 2015. Supply of project glossary in excel format with any provided translation. Strict respect of the agreed deadlines. Entrepreneur with liability insurance policy.

Professional Experience:

1998/2005
Stocklin Handling Systems s.r.l. - former W. Stöcklin Italia S.p.A. – via Morandi 24/26 – 21047 Saronno (Va)
Collaboration as in-house translator; processing of the company documents; translations from English, French, German and Spanish into Italian and from Italian into English and French (mechanic systems’ technical specifications, handbooks, sales offers, contracts, data sheets, insurance policies, any form of legal/administrative communication, orders, invoices, packing list, bill of lading, company literature and advertisement materials)
Daily written and oral contacts with the main office (in German)

1997/1998 – MS Telecomunicazioni – via XX Settembre 16 – 20025 Legnano (Mi)
Person in charge of relations with foreign partners – technical translations (IT and videocommunications) and interpreting tasks

1997 – La Buona Dispensa – via Barbara Melzi 13 – 20025 Legnano (Mi)
Company linguistic advisor (French)

1995/1996 – European Magazines & Guides – via G. Murat 84 – 20159 Milano
English/Italian editor for the magazines “Technics and Leisure”, “Tsport” centred on sport architecture and for the guidebook “Which Park? International”, public relation activities in Italy and abroad, translations of materials to be published from Italian into English and from English, French and Spanish into Italian. Proofreading.

Freelance translator since 1996, professional freelance translator since 2005, relevant translations in the following fields:

- Technical
Telecommunications,electrotechnics, building industry, sport architecture, computer science (software localization, manuals for hardware, printers, scanners, HTML, user interface, multi language supports), specifications, data sheets, manuals and instructions of use, guarantees and inspection reports, electric household appliances,cosmetics etc.

- Legal
All type of contracts, guarantees, expert's report, legal letters and documents etc.

- Business
Statistics, budgets, statement of assets and liabilities, statutes, contracts, deeds of association, licences, general conditions, business profiles, extracts from Chamber of Commerce registers, no objections, presentations, catalogues, advertising material, editorials

- Miscellanea
Tourism and leisure,literature, journalism

Hardware & Software
2 Laptops Intel PIV - Celeron M, Windows XP
Office 2007 Professional
Adobe Acrobat 10
SDL Trados Studio 2015
24h ADSL Internet connection
3 X Mailboxes, E-mail check every 3 minutes


Professional civil liability insurance policy stipulated with Aurora Assicurazioni (validity until February 2018)




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

Project History Summary
Total projects123
With client feedback0
Corroborated0
0 positive (0 entries)
positive0
neutral0
negative0

Job type
Translation117
Editing/proofreading2
Website localization2
Project management1
Software localization1
Language pairs
English to Italian79
French to Italian44
5
Specialty fields
Law: Contract(s)11
Law (general)9
Mechanics / Mech Engineering7
Electronics / Elect Eng7
Computers (general)6
Computers: Software5
Engineering: Industrial5
Engineering (general)4
Business/Commerce (general)4
Computers: Hardware4
Human Resources4
Poetry & Literature4
Advertising / Public Relations4
Finance (general)3
Tourism & Travel3
Automotive / Cars & Trucks2
Telecom(munications)2
Journalism2
Automation & Robotics2
Law: Taxation & Customs2
Media / Multimedia1
Marketing / Market Research1
Architecture1
Cooking / Culinary1
Computers: Systems, Networks1
Manufacturing1
Management1
Government / Politics1
Other fields
Furniture / Household Appliances9
Construction / Civil Engineering4
Internet, e-Commerce3
Materials (Plastics, Ceramics, etc.)3
Education / Pedagogy2
Transport / Transportation / Shipping2
Games / Video Games / Gaming / Casino2
Sports / Fitness / Recreation1
Surveying1
Religion1
Energy / Power Generation1
Patents1
Livestock / Animal Husbandry1
Medical: Instruments1
Medical: Health Care1
Medical: Pharmaceuticals1
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