Professor of Spanish literature and professional experience as translator.
KEY SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES:
Spanish native speaker. Trustworthy individual with professional experience in translations. Possess excellent works ethics and values. A multi-skilled, reliable and talented translator with a proven ability to translate written documents from a source language to target language. Proficient to prioritize work. Detail orientated and well organized. Able to work on tight deadlines. Capable to work under pressure. Accept and acclimatize quickly to changing situations. Familiar with translation software tools: Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel) Adobe reader.
AREAS OF EXPERTISE:
Translates documents and other material from one of these sources languages English, Portuguese, Italian, French into Spanish. Reads material and rewrites material in specified language or languages, following established rules pertaining to factors, such as word meanings, sentence structure, grammar, punctuation, an. May be identified according to language translated. Reviewing and proofreading mother-tongue text.
TRANSLATOR AND PROOFREADER: June 2000 - Present
Working freelance as translator and proofreader providing a translation and interpretation service to clients where needed. Involved converting documents and articles from one language into another and ensuring that the finished converted articles relay the intended message as clearly as possible.
Translation of documents/letters from source language to target language. Researching different phraseology to ensure the correct translation is used. Liaising with clients to discuss any unclear points. Providing guidance & feedback & creating customer-specific style guides. Revising more junior translators' translations. Supporting the translation team with other projects when necessary. Excellent Spanish speaking and writing skills. Retrieving articles from newspapers, magazines and the internet and translating them into Spanish.
PROFESSOR OF SPANISH: March 1990 -2003
Developed and implemented daily and unit lesson plans for different grades, administered testing, tracked and analyzed class performance. Conducted group and one-on-one, reading and writing activities. Developed excellent rapport with students. Fostered a classroom environment conducive to learning and promoting excellent student engagement. Conducted parent conferences.