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Member since Apr '08

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

Cristina Bufi Poecksteiner, M.A.
BDÜ | Marketing Law Med Tech since 1990

Local time: 21:40 CEST (GMT+2)

Native in: Italian Native in Italian
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Italian Translator, multilingual Interpreter, in Italian German English French Spanish, since 1990. BDÜ Business Environment Law Marketing Medicine Technology NGO. Laguages: Italian C2 (native) German C1 (bilingual) English French Spanish C1. Dutch B2
Account type Freelance translator and/or interpreter, Identity Verified Verified member
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Services Interpreting, Translation, Transcreation, Editing/proofreading, Software localization, Website localization, Subtitling, Transcription
Specializes in:
Advertising / Public RelationsPatents
Energy / Power GenerationLaw: Contract(s)
Engineering: IndustrialLaw: Patents, Trademarks, Copyright
Environment & EcologyMarketing / Market Research
Medical (general)Tourism & Travel

Volunteer translations

Volunteer professional humanitarian translation services-

Translators without Borders

Words translated: 7,091
Preferred currency EUR
Project History 70 projects entered    40 positive feedback from outsourcers    1 positive feedback from colleagues

Portfolio Sample translations submitted: 20
Glossaries Glossary: Automotive, Glossary: Business, Finance, Law, Patents, Glossary: Chemistry, Medicine, Science, Glossary: Cooking, Food, Glossary: Defense, Military, Glossary: Energy, Glossary: Engineering, Tech, Glossary: Fashion, Textile, Glossary: Games, Literary, Glossary: IT, SAP

Translation education Master's degree - M.A. Degree in Foreign Language Studies - Romanistik Germanistik
Experience Years of translation experience: 29. Registered at Mar 2008. Became a member: Apr 2008. Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials German to Italian (German Courts, verified)
English to Italian (German Courts, verified)
French to Italian (German Courts, verified)
Spanish to Italian (German Courts, verified)
Dutch to Italian (Diplom NT2-II, Nederlands als Tweede Taal, 2012)

Memberships German Association of Interpreters and Translators BDU, Translators without borders, BDÜ
TeamsTraductions touristiques en langues européennes, EUCOMM Solutions, Environmental translators
Software Across, Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Photoshop, Amara, MateCat, MemSource Cloud, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office Pro, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Office 2010 Plus, Microsoft Office 2019, Microsoft Windows 10, SDL Trados Studio 2019 , TagEditor (Trados), Powerpoint, SDL TRADOS
CV/Resume Personal data & rates will be submitted upon request
Professional practices Cristina Bufi Poecksteiner, M.A. endorses's Professional Guidelines.
Professional objectives
  • Meet new translation company clients
  • Learn more about additional services I can provide my clients
  • Learn more about the business side of freelancing
  • Meet new end/direct clients
  • Screen new clients (risk management)
  • Network with other language professionals
  • Stay up to date on what is happening in the language industry


Multilingual Interpreter: IT, DE, EN, ES, FR, (NL) * since 1990

INTERPRETING, consecutive, since 1990

  • native in Italian (Italy): IT
  • bilingual (not native) in German (Germany): DE
  • fluent in German, English, French, Spanish: DE, EN, ES, FR
  • Interpreting Services in Italian German English French Spanish: IT, DE, EN, ES, FR
  • Consecutive Interpreting: Business, International Exhibitions, Negotiations, Technical Trainings

Italian Translator: DE, EN, ES, FR, NL > IT * since 1998


  • German to Italian *Translation* Services: DE > IT
  • English to Italian *Translation* Services: EN > IT
  • French to Italian *Translation* Services: FR > IT
  • Spanish to Italian *Translation* Services: ES > IT
  • Dutch to Italian *Translation* Services: NL > IT

Translation Certificates: DE, EN, ES, FR, IT > EN, DE, IT * since 2005


  • Italian > Deutsch, English: IT > EN, DE
  • English > Deutsch, Italian: EN > DE, IT
  • French > Deutsch, English, Italian: FR > EN, DE, IT
  • German > English, Italian: DE > EN, IT
  • Spanish > Deutsch, English, Italian: ES > EN, DE, IT
  • 3.2005 to 10.2014 Sworn Translator and Interpreter for the Courts in Germany: IT, DE, EN, ES, FR


  • Engineering, Environment, Law, Marketing, Medicine, NGOs, Technology, Tourism

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  • Translation, Interpreting: ENVIRONMENT
  • Translation, Interpreting: LAW
  • Translation, Interpreting: MARKETING
  • Translation, Interpreting: MEDICINE
  • Translation, Interpreting: NGOs
  • Translation, Interpreting: TOURISM
  • Translation, Interpreting: ENGINEERING, TECHNOLOGY

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Published translations

  • 248 articles, Citizen Journalism (Environment): English, French, Spanish > Italian, EN, ES, FR > IT
  • 175,640 + 7,091 words, 185 tasks completed for TWB, Translators Without Borders, Verified Translator and Reviewer, English <> Italian, EN <> IT
  • 486 TED Subtitles, TED Talks, TEDx Talks, TED-Ed Talks, multilingual: English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese-Brazilian, Spanish, EN, ES, DE, FR, IT, PT
  • 20 SAMPLE TRANSLATIONS in ITALIAN, already PUBLISHED, online, submitted in PORTFOLIO


  • INTERPRETING, consecutive, since 1990
  • TRANSLATOR, mostly in Italian, since 1998
  • PROZ member, Professional Translator and Interpreter, since 2008
  • Chamber of Commerce member, Language Services: Translator and Interpreter
  • BDÜ member, Professional Translator and Interpreter, since 2008
  • BDÜ Experts List, "Economics, Finances", 2011-2015: German<>Italian, DE<>IT
  • BDÜ Experts List, "Law", 2011-2020: German<>Italian, DE<>IT
  • BDÜ Experts List, "Medicine, Pharmacy, Medical Technology", 2011-2020: German<>Italian, DE<>IT
  • BDÜ Experts List, "Technology (Engineering)", 2011-2020: German<>Italian, DE<>IT
  • TWB, Translators Without Borders: VERIFIED TRANSLATOR and REVIEWER: English <> Italian, EN <> IT
  • 2005-2014, SWORN TRANSLATOR and INTERPRETER, for COURTS in GERMANY: IT, DE, EN, ES, FR (Italian, German, English, French, Spanish) ... (from March 2005 to Oktober 2014, before moving to AUSTRIA due to family reasons)
  • CREDENTIALS, in my Proz Profile --> All my Language CERTIFICATIONS in 6 languages, EN, ES, DE, FR, IT, NL, have been verified by staff
  • 25 FEEDBACKS from Clients and Colleagues --> WWA (Willingness to Work Again)
  • 41 Positive FEEDBACKS from Outsourcers, in my Proz Profile --> PROJECT HISTORY
  • 22,478 total points, in ProZ Term Help for Translators, "KudoZ", in different language combinations, gained helping other translators with PRO-level terms in the KudoZ network for professional translators, since March 2008.

  • LEADER "All Time" Kudoz in my working pairs
  • Top Languages ... German to Italian, 10,779 PRO points ... English to Italian,  4,181 PRO points ... Italian to German, 2,258 PRO points ... French to Italian, 737 PRO points ... Spanish to Italian, 599 PRO points ... Italian to Italian (monolingual), 174 PRO points ... Dutch to Italian, 89 PRO points
  • > ITALIAN ... German to Italian, Nr. 1 (since 29.09.2009) with 10,779 PRO points ... Spanish to Italian, Nr. 6 with 599 PRO points ... English to Italian, Nr. 8 with 4,181 PRO points ... Italian to Italian (monolingual), Nr. 9 with 174 PRO points ... French to Italian, Nr. 15 with 737 PRO points ... Dutch to Italian, Nr. 18 with 89 PRO points ...
  • > GERMAN ... Italian to German, Nr. 4 with 2,258 PRO points ... Dutch to German, Nr. 20 with 359 PRO points ... Spanish to German, Nr. 40 with 259 PRO points ... French to German, Nr. 48 with 472 PRO points ... English to German, 317 PRO points ... Spanish to German, 295 PRO points


  • According to the privacy law and NDAs, I do NOT provide project details and/or copies of translations performed for my clients. And I do NOT disclose the names of my clients
  • Only exception: some outsourcers' names, visible in their WWAs References, or in their Positive Feedback to some relevant translation or interpreting projects
  • Sample translations submitted, above, in PORTFOLIO: already PUBLISHED, online, under my name
  • I NEVER publish a text to be translated in a KudoZ question (Kudoz = Term Help for Translators)


  • In my Proz Profile --> GLOSSARIES

Project History

  • In my Proz Profile --> PROJECT HISTORY


  • In my Proz Profile --> SERVICES
  • in ITALIAN ... TRANSCREATION, TRANSLATION, (editing), (localization), (proofreading), (subtitles)
  • MULTILINGUAL ... INTERPRETING, consecutive, Italian, German, English, French, Spanish


  • In my Proz Profile --> SOFTWARE
  • Microsoft: Office 2010 and 2019, Excel 2010 and 2019, PowerPoint 2010 and 2019, Word 2010 and 2019, Windows 10
  • CAT Tools: Amara, MateCat, Memsource, SDL Trados Studio 2019, TagEditor 2007

Translation Education

  • Master Degree in Foreign Languages - Romanistik Germanistik

Language Certifications

  • In my Proz Profile --> CREDENTIALS
  • all Language Certifications, in 6 languages, have been verified by staff

* IT * ITALIAN * (Italy) * C2 * Native

  • Childhood, School, University in Italy
  • 2005-2014, SWORN TRANSLATOR and INTERPRETER for COURTS in GERMANY, 2005-2014

* DE * GERMAN * (Germany) * C2 * Bilingual (not native)

  • MASTER DEGREE in Germanistic and Romanistic, German University, mark: 1,02 (excellent), 2004
  • CERTIFICATION in BILINGUALISM, Italian German, 2018
  • DIPLOMA as qualified TOUR GUIDE, Tourism, Austria, 2016
  • CERTIFICATION as qualified LANGUAGE TEACHER in the Adult Education, VHS, 2007
  • CERTIFICATION as qualified CITY GUIDE, Tourism, in German City, VHS, 1998
  • various CERTIFICATIONS, proficiency level, in Economics, Law, Sociology, etc.
  • KDS DIPLOMA, Goethe Institut, 1997
  • 2005-2014, SWORN TRANSLATOR and INTERPRETER for COURTS in GERMANY, 2005-2014

* EN * ENGLISH * C1 * very good

  • CEIBT DIPLOMA, Cambridge Certificate in English for International Business Trade, 1997
  • various CERTIFICATIONS, proficiency level, in Economics, Law, Science, Sociology, 1996-2002
  • 2005-2014, SWORN TRANSLATOR and INTERPRETER for COURTS in GERMANY, 2005-2014

* FR * FRENCH * (France) * C1 * very good

  • DIPLOME de Francais des Affaires, 1992
  • various CERTIFICATIONS, proficiency level, in Economics, Law, Sociology, 1996-2002
  • 2005-2014, SWORN TRANSLATOR and INTERPRETER for COURTS in GERMANY, 2005-2014

* ES * SPANISH * (Spain) * C1 * very good

  • MASTER DEGREE and MASTER THESIS in Romanistic, Spanish, German University, mark: 1,00 (excellent), 2004
  • various CERTIFICATIONS, proficiency level, in Economics, Law, Sociology, 1996-2004
  • 2005-2014, SWORN TRANSLATOR and INTERPRETER for COURTS in GERMANY, 2005-2014

* NL * DUTCH * B2 * good

  • NT2-II DIPLOMA, Staatsexamen Nederlands als tweede taal, II (proficiency), 2012

* PT * PORTUGUESE * good passive knowledge

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  • Copying, re-use, extraction of the above text and/or contents of this page are strictly prohibited
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: 22693
PRO-level pts: 22304

Top languages (PRO)
German to Italian10885
English to Italian4205
Italian to German2270
French to Italian749
Spanish to Italian626
Pts in 26 more pairs >
Top general fields (PRO)
Pts in 4 more flds >
Top specific fields (PRO)
Law (general)1865
Engineering (general)1256
Law: Contract(s)1249
Medical (general)1143
Mechanics / Mech Engineering1101
Finance (general)1012
Pts in 101 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 projects70
With client feedback40
100% positive (40 entries)

Job type
Language pairs
German to Italian45
Italian to German24
English to Italian16
French to Italian11
Spanish to German10
Italian to English8
Italian to Spanish7
Spanish to Italian7
German to Spanish7
German to English7
English to German7
German to French5
English to Spanish5
Spanish to English5
Italian to French5
French to German4
French to English3
English to French3
French to Spanish2
Spanish to French2
Dutch to English1
Dutch to Italian1
English to Dutch1
Specialty fields
Law: Contract(s)19
Engineering (general)16
Advertising / Public Relations14
Energy / Power Generation12
Law (general)10
Business/Commerce (general)7
Mechanics / Mech Engineering7
Medical: Health Care7
Engineering: Industrial7
Certificates, Diplomas, Licenses, CVs6
Medical (general)5
Automotive / Cars & Trucks5
Medical: Pharmaceuticals4
Electronics / Elect Eng4
Law: Patents, Trademarks, Copyright3
Textiles / Clothing / Fashion3
Marketing / Market Research3
Finance (general)3
Automation & Robotics3
Education / Pedagogy2
Medical: Dentistry2
Chemistry; Chem Sci/Eng2
Internet, e-Commerce2
Law: Taxation & Customs2
Government / Politics2
Livestock / Animal Husbandry2
Medical: Instruments1
Sports / Fitness / Recreation1
Furniture / Household Appliances1
Cosmetics, Beauty1
Human Resources1
Environment & Ecology1
Real Estate1
Wine / Oenology / Viticulture1
Transport / Transportation / Shipping1
Medical: Cardiology1
Cooking / Culinary1
Military / Defense1
Other fields
Keywords: Interpreter Translation Translator in AUSTRIA: Italian, German, English, French, Dutch, Spanish. Legal, business and technical translations into Italian and multilingual. Native in Italian. Member BDÜ (German Association of Interpreters and Translators). Sworn Interpreter and Translator for German Courts and Notaries. Translation: legal translation, correspondence, localisation, medical, technical translation. Interpreter: business, consecutive, exhibition, legal, liaison, loyal, notary, technical training, trade fair. <B>GERMAN</B> – Dolmetscher Übersetzung Übersetzer: Deutsch, Englisch, Französisch, Italienisch, Niederländisch, Spanisch. Italienische Muttersprache. Fachübersetzer Mitglied BDÜ (Bundesverband Dolmetscher und Übersetzer). Übersetzung: Urkunden, Betriebsanleitung, Geschäftskorrespondenz, Lokalisierung, Technik, technische Übersetzung. Dolmetscher: Anwalt, Fachmesse, Gutachten, Kundenschulung, Messe, Notar, Schulung, Verhandlung. <B>ITALIAN</B> – Interprete Traduttore Traduzione GIURATA e TECNICA in GERMANIA: Tedesco, Inglese, Francese, Olandese, Spagnolo, Italiano. Traduzioni legali, commerciali e tecniche da tedesco a italiano e plurilingue. Madrelingua italiano in Germania. Membro BDU, BDÜ (associazione interpreti e traduttori tedeschi). Interprete e traduttore giurato per notai e tribunali tedeschi. Traduzioni: asseverazioni, correspondenza commerciale, libretto istruzioni, localizzazione, manuale, medicina, medico, tecnica, traduzioni asseverate, traduzione certificati, traduzione documenti, traduzioni giurate, traduzioni legali, traduzioni tecniche. Interprete: avvocato, fiera specialistica, perizia, notaio, training tecnico clienti, trattativa, tribunale.

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