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Luca Robba | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: May 27, 2015

Luca Robba

Italian/English Translator & Web/Sound Editor
   France
  |   Sarlat-la-Caneda, Aquitaine

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $20

I am a native Italian/English bilingual translator. I have worked for more than 6 years for Yahoo as search engine editor, news editor for the trends of the day page, focusing on project managing, translating and creating new products online.

I hold a BA degree in Sound art & Media at the University of the Arts, London. I have been living, studying and working in London for 18 years and have just recently moved to France.

I have also an extensive experience as sound editor/designer/composer working as freelance for various multimedia...

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Portfolio

I've built this product and edit the content.
I recorded this Gamelan orchestra in Bali in 2012 during a religious festival. The Full...
I recorded the howler monkeys in the jungle in Mexico (on the border with Guatemala) in...
This is a composition written for a contemporary ballet in Milan in 2007.
I selected the most trendy news of the day for Yahoo UK and chose the related keywords.

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Service Description

I can provide you with exceptional quality works in the following fields:

- Translations: English to Italian, Italian to English.
- Spot checking.
- Sanity check controller.
- keywords analyzer for web content.
- Sound editing and composition.
- Web editor.

These are some of the tasks I used to do for Yahoo:

- In charge of the whole search editorial area (mobile and PC) for the Italian and UK market.

- Responsible for a section of Yahoo front page (on mobile and PC), selecting every day the most sought after commercial and popular queries. Iíve contributed substantially to the search revenue of the company with this task (15% of the Italianís revenue).

- Iíve worked 2 years as an editor for the UK market. Between many editorial tasks, Iíve used to analyze the relevance of the queries typed by the users with the results of the first page, optimizing the results to give the best user experience.

- Project manager for various editorial tasks. Co-ordination and managing the tasks of various contractors working in the US under my responsibility.

- Planning and building many products (images, video and news) for the search user. I worked on specific software that allowed me to edit images and create RSS feeds from scratch.

- Optimizing shopping products online.

- Improving the quality of Yahoo Answers.

- Testing and reviewing web pages.


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Employment

Yahoo
Lead Search Editor
2008 - 2014
In charge of the whole search editorial area (mobile and PC) for the Italian and UK market. Responsible for a section of Yahoo front page (on mobile and PC), selecting every day the most sought...

Education

Technical-Commercial Institute Carli
Baccalaureate in accountancy and languages
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University of the Arts, London
BA Sound Art & Media
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