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Ellen Gordon | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Mar 20, 2016

Ellen Gordon

Content Writer and Spanish to English Translator
   United Kingdom
  |   London, England

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $20

I currently write in English and Spanish for three London based publications: El Ibérico Gratuito, Sounds and Colours and The Glossa. Organised, willing to negotiate and will provide fast-article turnaround and good communication. Special interests: London, Hispanic culture and current affairs, Latin American art, theatre reviews, interviews, healthy food, environmental issues, cultural exchange.

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Portfolio

- samples of various pieces of my writing in both English and Spanish

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Spanish - English Translation
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Article Writing
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Service Description

I offer translation from Spanish to English at any level. I have experience translating academic texts and also a documentary by Colombian artist Carlos Jacanamijoy. I am very comfortable working with both Peninsular and Latin American Spanish. I also offer translation from Italian to English and I am fluent in all 3 languages with English as my mother tongue. I have experience in proofreading and editing English.

I have a special interest in Latin American art and culture, with contacts in various countries. I can deliver detailed analytical, summary, reviews or general interest content on current affairs, the arts, health foods, eco-friendly lifestyle, environmental issues and cultural exchange. My interests lay in many areas and I am inquisitive, organised and a good communicator.


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Employment

Sounds and Colours Magazine
Contributing Writer, Translator
2014 - Present
Writing articles about Latin American culture and music. Reviewing plays, art and documentaries. Interviewing in Spanish then transcribing and translating interviews to English.
Independent Workers Union of Great Britain
Interpreter
2015 - 2015
Interpreting for Trade Union members and Caseworkers between Spanish and English. This involved working in legal, financial and medical contexts and also providing simultaneous interpretation at...
El Ibérico Gratuito
Multimedia Journalist
2014 - 2015
Writing articles in Spanish with SEO optimization on a number of topics. Manly life in London, things to do in London and advice for Spanish speakers moving to the city. I also advised on British...
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Latin American
Art
Content
Environmental
Documentary
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