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Matt Elmore | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: May 25, 2014

Matt Elmore

Versatility in language services
   Spain
  |   Barcelona, Spain
  |  7:14 am Local Time

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Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $55

U.S. citizen and resident of Barcelona since 1998, I am a technical writer specialized in academic articles. The majority of my clients are university professors seeking publication in academic journals. As a journalist, most of my articles focus on Spain, Barcelona and the local art market. I also work regularly as a translator (Spanish to English). Foreign journalists occasionally contract me as a local fixer to help them research articles in Spain, set up interviews and serve as a translator during the interview process.

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Jun 27, 2013|Editing & Proofreading|$16|Completed
Apr 28, 2013|Academic Writing|$60|Completed

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Skills (8)

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Technical Writing
Technical Writing Skills Certification
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English
U.S. English Sentence Structure Test (For Writing Professionals)
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Understanding differences in British and American English Test
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Online Writing
Online Article Writing and Blogging Test (U.S. Version)
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Spanish-English Translation
APA Style
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English-Spanish Translation
Spanish To English Translation Skills Test
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Service Description

TRANSLATION: Spanish to English

PROOFREADING: All types of texts revised, not only for orthography but for style and clarity, always keeping in mind the target readers.

ACADEMIC WRITING: Experienced in scientific papers, academic articles and PhD theses.

TECHNICAL WRITING: Instruction manuals, white papers, guides, tutorials.

JOURNALISM: Specialized in the art market and all things related to Barcelona and Spain.

LOCAL FIXER -- BARCELONA, SPAIN: Help for journalists in arranging stories. Backgrounding, setting up interviews, translating.

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Employment

The Polytechnic University of Catalonia
Technical Writer, Proofreader, Translator
2007 - Present
I regularly help university professors prepare research articles for publication in English language academic journals. Publications include: The Bulletin of the World Health Organization...
Ferrer Grupo Pharmaceutical
Technical Writer
2012 - 2012
I served as technical writer for Ferrer Grupo in preparing the article, "Citicoline in the Treatment of Acute Ischaemic Stroke," which was published in The Lancet in June of 2012...
Freelance Teacher
ESL Instructor
1995 - 2011
Freelance teacher of English as a second lenguage, specialized in preparation for TOEFL, 1st Certificate and Certificate of Advanced English. Seoul, Korea; Dubai, U.A.E.; Barcelona, Spain.
The Art Newspaper
Spain Correspondent
2008 - 2010
Spain correspondent for The Art Newspaper. I wrote 5-8 articles a month on the Spanish art market, management, acquisitions, auctions, museums and foundations.
Barcelona Metropolitan
Freelance Journalist
2004 - 2010
I was a regular contributor to Barcelona Metropolitan, a city magazine. Articles were of local interest and were regularly published as cover stories.

Education

Stanford University (via Coursera)
Writing in the Sciences Online Course
2012 - 2013
Virginia Commonwealth University
Bachelor's Degree in Fine Art,
1985 - 1990
Virginia Commonwealth University
Minor Degree in English
1985 - 1990

Keywords

academic
technical
science
journalist
fixer
translator
proofreader
Spanish
English
Barcelona
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