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Matias Walkoski

Spanish to English translator, news researcher.
   Argentina
  |   SAN ISIDRO, BUENOS AIRES
  |  3:37 pm Local Time

Resume/C.V.

News researcher, web content, travel writing, financial writing, community manager, translation services Spanish to English, German to English, Portuguese to English.
Service Description
I have built a strong home based working ethic over the last 9 years as a full-time contractor for a mass media company in the travel industry.

Finding relevant information, news researching, translation services (from Spanish-German-Portuguese into English or English to Spanish), community building (Twitter, Facebook, G+), web content administration, phpBB boards management are some of my proven skills.

I'm eager for new challenges here at Elance!
Certifications
New England Translators Association
Member
Awarded: 2012
Brainbench
Reading Comprehension - English
Awarded: 2012
Brainbench
Technical Writing
Awarded: 2012
Brainbench
English Listening Comprehension (U.S.)
Awarded: 2012
Brainbench
English Writing Exercise
Awarded: 2012
Kultusministerkonferenz - www.kmk.org
Deutsche Sprachdiplom Erste Stufe
Awarded: 1992
Education
Universidad Tecnológica Nacional (UTN)
Bachelors, Electronics engineering
1996 - 2001
Hölters Schule
Diploma, Electronics Technician
1992 - 1994
Hölters Schule
High School, Bilingual Technician
1989 - 1991
Employment
Northstar Travel Media
News Researcher/ Real time translator from Spanish
2003 - 2012
Northstar Travel Media, http://www.northstartravelmedia.com is a provider of news, information and data for the travel, meetings and hospitality industries. I researched news and provided translation services on real time. Responsibilities included: *News research using the Associated Press, AFP and EFE platforms * Translation from Spanish, Portuguese and German into English from sources such as Agencia Estado, Agencia O Globo, La Nacion, El Tiempo, Bild.de and tagesschau.de *Monitoring of online media such as BBC, Australian Broadcasting Corporation, CBC.ca
Correo Argentino
Data Entry
1997 - 1997
Correo Argentino, http://www.correoargentino.com.ar is the official national postal system of Argentina. Temporary contract working as a Junior data entry for the giro transfer office in Buenos Aires.
CFC-Fördersysteme GmbH
Technical Interpreter-Translator
1995 - 1995
CFC-Fördersysteme GmbH is a conveying systems builder company focused on car manufacturers and industrial enterprises, related with STOTZ Fördersysteme ( http://www.cfcstotz.com http://www.cfcstotz.com/sites/englisch/inhalt/referenz_en.html ). I worked as a Technical German interpreter during the construction of Ford Motor Argentina S.A. final assembly unit plant in Pacheco, Buenos Aires. Translated (German to Spanish) the assembly unit control software (c++) used as human-friendly interface for the Simatic S5 system.
Payment Terms
Escrow funds or Tracker
References
Rüdiger Sass
SASequity , CEO
Translation of institutional Web site content for SASequity.
José Antonio Hernández
myCloudDoor inc., CEO
Spanish to English translation of Business Plan / Technical Document (17,000 words).
Matias Walkoski | Elance

Matias Walkoski