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Miguel Fonseca | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Oct 9, 2013

Miguel Fonseca

Experienced Portuguese translator
   Portugal
  |   Cacem, Lisbon
  |  12:49 pm Local Time

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Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $22

I would like to introduce myself as an experienced translator currently working as a freelance translator and proofreader/reviewer. I am, first and foremost, a Portuguese national with native level grasp of European Portuguese and deep understanding of Brazilian Portuguese; I hold full written and spoken fluency in the English language.

I believe myself to be a fast transcriptionist with a recently tested average of 73 words per minute. I hold a particular expertise in Media/Audiovisual/IT and Legal terminology; the former related to my...

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Portfolio

Transcription and translation of an interview with a Wikipedia editor
Translation of New Zealand Floral Design magazine for the Brazilian market.

Skills (4)

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Translation English Portuguese
English To European Portuguese Translation Skills Test
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Translation English Brazilian Portuguese
English To Brazilian Portuguese Translation Skills Test
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English Speaking Test
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English Vocabulary Test (UK Version)
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English Spelling
English Spelling Test (UK Version)
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Service Description

Human translation (EN>PT; PT>EN)
Retroversion
Proofreading/reviewing
Post Editing Machine Translation (PEMT)
Simultaneous transcription&translation from AV sources
Voiceover work

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Employment

Wikimedia Foundation
translator/transcriber
2011 - Present
This ongoing freelance position I currently hold comprises of transcription/translation of interviews with distinguished Brazilian Wikipedia contributors.
Testronic Labs Corp
QA Bilingual games tester
2010 - 2011
The job description comprises of language-based Quality Assurance services, determining linguistic errors in the Portuguese version of multimedia titles to be released by Sony for the Playstation3...

Education

Universidade Nova de Lisboa
Compared Literary Studies
2002 - Present
University of West London
Music Technology
2005 - 2009
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translation
retroversion
audio
transcription
proofreading
voiceovers
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