Working languages:
English to Portuguese

Elaine Moreira
Editorial Translator & Proofreader

Local time: 12:38 BRT (GMT-3)

Native in: Portuguese (Variant: Brazilian) Native in Portuguese
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Translator and proofreader since 2004. Graduated in English / Portuguese Language & Literature, with studies in Translation, International Relations and Children & YA Literature. Has expertise in editorial translation and proofreading.

Technical translation experience includes: Civil Engineering – Dentistry – Geology – Health Care – History – Nutrition – Oil & Gas – Pedagogy – Physical Education – Physical Therapy – Social Work

Interested in developing projects in the following fields: App Localization – Children Literature – Environment – Fantasy Literature – Fashion – Game Localization – Gastronomy – Human Sciences – Interior Design – Software Localization – Tourism – Website Localization – Young Adult Literature

• Proofreading the books Vestidos de Realeza: fios e nós centro-africanos no candomblé de Joãozinho da Goméia; Mulato, Homossexual e Macumbeiro: que rei é este? Trajetória de João da Goméia (1914-1971); and A cor da Baixada: escravidão, liberdade e pós-abolição no recôncavo da Guanabara.
• Translating for Editora Record since 2008. Books published include Odd Thomas, Sua Alteza Real, and Gendarme.
• Translating for Editora Harlequin since 2006. Books published include A escolha de Elphame, and A busca de Brighid.
• Translating and proofreading for Casa IberoAmericana (2004-2007), especially in the Civil Engineering, Oil & Gas and Nutrition fields.
• Volunteer work (2014-2015): Translating subtitles for video lectures provided by Coursera.
• Volunteer work (2004-2007): Translating content related to Japanese Culture, Games and RPG for BAIXADANIME – a former convention on Japanese animation & culture.
Keywords: portuguese, literature, proofreading, localization, children's literature, YA literature, literary translation, human sciences, history, health care, nutrition, dentistry

Profile last updated
Aug 15, 2017

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