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Joćo Paulo | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Jun 20, 2014

Joćo Paulo

Expert Translator/Communication Designer
   Portugal
  |   Portimao, Portimao
  |  12:54 pm Local Time

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $11

Hello! My name is Joćo Paulo and I am a Portuguese native.

If you are looking for an experienced professional translator in English, Portuguese (Brazilian and European Portuguese) and Spanish, as well as reliable, responsible and devoted, know that I will gladly work for you.

I have experience with website translation and localization, proofreading, as well as general translation of documents, news articles, manuals and transcriptions.

I'm also a Communication designer graduate with knowledge in branding, illustration (Adobe Illustrator...

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Portfolio

Poster composition made only by the alphabet of the Futura typeface.
It's a children book illustration made by pencil on paper and then colored on photoshop.
Example of the photos i take and the editing i can make.
Example of the macro photography I take.
Another example of macro photography and editing skills in photoshop and lightroom
Example of my photos and my editing
Example of my skills in Solidworks
Another example of my Solidworks skills
Example of my photos and my editing skills in photoshop and lightroom
Example of one of my illustrations. Done in pencil and pen on paper and edited in...
Example of my Solidworks skill. character (c) it's owners
Example of my conceptual photography
Example of my photos
Example of caricature illustration. It's me by the way.
Example of my Solidworks skills Character (c) it's owners
Example of my photomontage skills in photoshop
Example of my conceptual photos
Example of my caricature illustration
Example of my photo montage in photoshop
Example of one of my illustrations. Made in pen and paper and colored in photoshop
Example of caricature illustration
Hollistic design poster with the concept "Scientific"
Made in Solidworks, it's a stand for a mall, where it's distributes frozen food samples
Poster commemorating the 25 of April Portuguese Revolution
ISF logo for the International Speculative Fiction internationalsf.wordpress.com

Skills (10)

Tested
English-Portuguese Translation
English To European Portuguese Translation Skills Test
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English
U.S. English Basic Skills Test
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Passed
English-Brazilian Portuguese Translation
English To Brazilian Portuguese Translation Skills Test
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Passed
English-Spanish Translation
Photography
Adobe Illustrator
Adobe InDesign
Adobe Dreamweaver
Computer Skills
Computer Skills Test
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General Office Skills

Service Description

My translation methods include a research about the project's theme and then gathering the necessary terminology and jargon to deliver a translation that respects both the original text as well the target language integrity.

As a translator I work on the following types of documents:

scientific
technical
commercial
literary
legal
educational

- I read through the original material and rewriting it in the target language, ensuring that the meaning of the source text is retained.
- liaising with clients to discuss any unclear points
- proofreading and editing final translated versions
- providing clients with a grammatically correct, well-expressed final version of the translated text, usually as a word-processed document
- using the internet and email as research tools throughout the translation
process
- prioritizing work to meet deadlines


Main Services:

- Translation;
- Proofreading.

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Language Pairs:

- English to Portuguese (Brazilian and/or European Portuguese) and vice versa;

- Spanish to Portuguese (Brazilian and/or European Portuguese);

- Spanish to English.

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Experience in CAT tools:

- SDL Trados Studio 2009;


As a communication designer I can deliver:

- Logos
- Editorial design (brochures, flyers, covers, magazines)
- Photography related services (retouches, repairs and many other edits)
- 3D modelling (Solidworks and Cinema 4D)
- Illustration (traditional and digital through...

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Education

Instituto Superior Manuel Teixeira Gomes
Communication and Design
2010 - 2013
Universidade de Évora
Computer Engineering
2001 - 2004

Keywords

logos
editorial
modelling
3D
photoshop
illustrator
photography
translation
Portuguese
English
proofreading
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