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Sonia M. | Elance
 
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Sonia M.

EN/CA-ES Translator. Localization specialist.
   Spain
  |   Torrent, Valencia
  |  3:14 pm Local Time

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Overview

EN/CA>ES translator with a Master's Degree in Translation Technologies and Localization, and nearly 10 years of experience in the translation of many types of texts.
Native speaker of Spanish (Spain) and Catalan living in Spain.
I have worked in the past as an in-house translator for several years, which has given me the advantage to deal with a great variety of fields, formats and CAT tools.

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Feb 16, 2016|Spanish <-> English Translation|Private|Working
Jun 12, 2015|Editing & Proofreading|Private|Completed
Mar 30, 2015|Spanish <-> English Translation|Private|Completed
Mar 19, 2015|Editing & Proofreading|Private|Completed

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Translation English Spanish
Android localization
Website localization
Software localization
User's Guide Writing
Software Documentation
Trados Studio 2011
Trados 2007
SDLX
Proofreading

Service Description

My services include the translation, localization and proofreading of texts from English or Catalan into Spanish. My native languages are Spanish and Catalan.

Translation fields:

*** Games and videogames:
- Translation of some batches and proofreading of a whole videogame for the AAA videogame company CAPCOM. This project was over 90,000 words and I had to deal with character limitation most of the time.
- Translation and/or proofreading of online games, such as Forge of Empires and eRepublik.
- Translation of mobile applications, such as Everfriends and Airport City.
- Translation of user manuals and marketing material for game console accessories.

*** Technical (and its marketing material):
- Translation of user manuals, quick reference guides and marketing material (press releases, product catalogues) for:
Automotive (service manuals, owner's manuals, navigation software, diagnostic tools software); Cameras (picture, video, studio, cinema, production); Communications; Creative software; Data storage & content management; Engines; GPS units; Hardware; Household appliances; IT; Marine instruments; Medical instrumentation; OB units; Printers/plotters; Professional audio products; Projectors (cinema, home, education); Public display monitors; Remote monitoring and diagnostic; Security systems; Storage servers; Surveillance; Switchers & routers; Toughbooks; TVs; Video conference devices; Video editing hardware and software; Video recorders, etc.

*** Engineering (and its...

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Employment

Freelance
English/Catalan - Spanish translator
2010 - Present
Translation of a wide variety of texts, although I specialize in the translation of user manuals, technical texts, mobile phone applications and IT texts. I deal on regular basis with terminology...
Pangeanic
In-house translator and QA checker
2010 - 2014
As an in-house translator I worked with a wide variety of translation fields for which I looked for specialized terminology on daily basis. By working under pressure to meet the tight deadlines of...

Education

Universitat Jaume I
MA in Translation and Localization Technologies
2009 - 2011
Universitat de València
Degree in English Philology
1994 - 1999
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computer
IT
software
localization
quality
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translator
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