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Joao Mata | Elance
 
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Joao Mata

English/Spanish to Portuguese translator
   Portugal
  |   Caniço, Madeira
  |  2:45 am Local Time

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Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $15

I am a highly motivated English/Spanish to Portuguese translator, dedicated to detail and committed to effectively communicating with clients, delivering top quality translations and meeting deadlines.

My specialisations include Business and Finance, Public Relations, Marketing and Travel/Leisure. Before starting to work as a translator, I have trained and worked as a journalist in the financial sector, in Portugal, which allowed me to learn business terminology. I can offer translation of business documents, such as annual reports,...

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Jul 12, 2013|Translation|$22|Completed
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English To European Portuguese Translation Skills Test
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UK English Basic Skills Test
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Portuguese Proofreading

Service Description

MAIN SERVICES

- English to Portuguese Translation/ Proofreading.
- Spanish to Portuguese Trabslation/ Proofreading.
- Transcreation.
- Copywriting in Portuguese (press releases; blog posts; ads).

CAT TOOLS

- Trados Studio 2011.
- Wordfast Pro.

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

- Business and Finance;
- Marketing;
- Public Relations;
- Travel/Leisure;
- Online Gaming;
- Insurance;
- Forex Markets;
- Corporate Governance;
- Regulations;
- Pharmaceuticals;
- Healthcare.


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Employment

TransPerfect
Translator and External Quality Manager
2013 - Present
- As Quality Manager, ensures translated documents mirror the original source; - Makes sure that directions were followed and if not, find out why and fix it; - Personally ensures the quality of...
Gengo.com
English to Portuguese Translator and Proofreader
2011 - Present
- At this online translation agency, works as a translator and proofreader; - Worked on projects for clients in sectors such as e-commerce, software, gaming, mobile apps, automotive, messaging,...
Farmácia do Caniço
Financial, Administrative and PR Assistant
2009 - Present
- At this Pharmacist, produces press releases, advertising materials and manages all aspects of marketing, advertising, public relations and event organization; - Devised and implemented the...
Alpha Learning
English Teacher
2006 - 2008
- Part-time English teacher at Alpha Learning, in Puerto Cabello (Venezuela).
Durrants Press Clippings
Senior Editor – Banking & Finance
2002 - 2006
- At this media-monitoring company, produced press-packs for blue-chip clients in the financial sector, including Lloyds TSB, Lloyds’ of London, Barclays, etc.; - Selected relevant articles from...
Jornal de Negócios
Journalist
1999 - 2002
- Wrote news articles, features, market reports and interviewed business leaders; - Translated news available at Bloomberg newswire, from English to Portuguese; - Gained an understanding of...

Education

Universidade Nova de Lisboa
Ciências da Comunicação - Journalism
1996 - 2000
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translator
proofreader
transcreation
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Wordfast
marketing
copywriter
english-portuguese translation
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