Jessica Sanchez

Freelance Spanish Translator & Medical Translator

Location:Houston, Texas, United States
2 Skills
I am a translator, interpreter and writer with a Masters in Spanish and several years of experience. My experience is both in the non-profit as well as the business sector, ranging from legal, meldical and literary. I look forward to new challenges and approach each and every new challenge with enthusiasm and professionalism.

Self-motivated individual, flexible in the ability to adapt to challenges while at the same time remaining aware of professional roles and boundaries
University of Texas at Austin
ABD –PhD (All But Dissertation), Spanish 2012
Master of Arts, Spanish 2009
Bachelor of Arts, Spanish 2006

University of Texas at Austin
Spanish Instructor 2009-2012
• Taught multi-level Spanish language and culture courses for undergraduate level students.
• Presented information in traditional and technology-enhanced environments.
• Developed daily lesson plans to design activities which would incorporate both the grammar requirements of the course as well as incorporate vital cultural elements of Spanish speaking culture.

Translating and Interpreting

CITGO – Simón Bolivar Foundation
Freelance Translator Present
• Translate documents for charity organization providing services for primarily Spanish speaking participants.
• Provide translating services for a variety of documents including legal, corporate, marketing and mainly medical.
• Communicated effectively primarily through the use of technology.

Freelance Translator - General 2009-Present
• Provide translation for documents of wide variation of fields and topics.
• Translate documents in wide range of academic disciplines for article presentations and conferences.
• Proofread and edit scholarly articles to consistently meet deadlines for client’s conferences and publications.
• Translate documents general business documents such as Human Resources forms and in-house company communications.
• Provide translations of administrative and legal forms.

Volunteer Translator, Texas Civil Rights Project 2011-Present
• Translate technical documents and testimonial material for Violence Against Women Act Program.
• Provided proofreading and editing services for general documents.

Simultaneous Interpreter, Home Slice Pizza 2012
• Conducted simultaneous and consecutive interpretation from English to Spanish and Spanish to English to facilitate communication of managerial meetings.
• Interpreted bimonthly meetings of 10 supervisors and trainers regarding managerial procedures and issues to achieve successful restaurant operation.

Online Contributor, 2009-2011
• Wrote reviews for various types of items such as literature, film and clothing.