Freelance French Translator & Content Writer

Location:Trinidad, Colorado, United States
2 Skills
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1994, Bachelor of Science
Yale University, 1996, Masters, Environmental Sciences
University of California Hastings, 2000, Juris Doctor
New York Teaching Fellows, 2003, 7th-12th grade Mathematics Permanent teaching License 2009

English, Latin, French, German, American Sign Language

Word Perfect, Lotus Notes, Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, File Maker Pro, Outlook, Publisher, SASI, SAP, Photoshop

95wpm/0 errors

6000 kph

Internet Explorer, Netscape, Firefox, Safari, Google Chrome

American Indian Science & Engineering Society
Society for the Advancement of Chicanos & Native Americans in Science
National Council of Teachers of Mathematics
National Science Teachers Association
New York Biotechnology Association
Society of Physics Students
Teachers Without Borders
Lawyers Without Borders
Native American Bar Association

Freelance, Online, Remote, From Home, Transcription: Medical, Legal, and Closed-Captioning, also Translator Typing from Spanish to English, French to English, and German to English

IScribe Transcriptions Solutions, Inc.
235 Salcedo St., Legaspi Village
Makati City, Philippines

Taking down dialogue verbatim without any editing at all, even if the person speaking makes an obvious error of grammar or uses an incorrect word. Worked on computers with special captioning software to rapidly but accurately transcribe exactly what was said. Proofreading, checking that: the text matches the original, spelling and style are correct and consistent, page numbers, headings and captions are correct, and when identifying a need for a change, marking it, using a recognised set of symbols; done on screen using appropriate software.

Manpower and Kelly Services - off and on, many locations across the Northern Hemisphere, 1998-present
Assignments included but not limited to the following duties: Benefit Authorizer at a Government Agency
Performed technical, administrative and research functions related to retirement benefits matters. Researched and reconciled records and accounts; made adjustments and performed database maintenance; reviewed, completed and processed a variety of membership forms; performed various calculations; maintained reports, logs and records; and provided general information to a broad range of members, department personnel and other parties.

Community/Client Representation at a Native American Cultural Center
Liaison between committee/staff members and the non-staff community (clients and volunteers) on behalf of Building Committee; reports progress at Annual General Meeting. Oversee cleanup and maintenance required at the Centre. Ensure that standards are met for city regulations and that safety concerns are addressed. Record-keeping in central file system for building keys, coordinate with employees concerning all needs being addressed. Communicate with and support other committees as needed.

Database Management and Analysis: E-Commerce ("Dot-Com" industry)
Administered, planned, coordinated, implemented and maintained computerized databases and developed policies and procedures for ensuring the security and integrity of the database. Designed data models, performed imports, monitored the database for potential problems, and created end user reports. Conferred with other departments to maximize the value of the data and determine impact of changes on other systems. Established and maintained policies, procedures and standards relating to database management. Reviewed, evaluated, designed, implemented, and maintained company databases. Consulted with users to determine future needs; utilizing strong data analysis and data modeling skills. Directed, established, planned and implemented the policies and goals for a company's marketing strategy on the web. Developed alliances and partnerships with other online sites.

Quality Control/Inventory Management at the Food Bank Warehouse
Maintained inventory by counting stock; reconciled discrepancies. Assured inventory availability by scheduling counts; counted stock; reconciled discrepancies with inventory control supervisor. Verified inventory by comparing actual counts of stock, manufacturing orders, requisitions, credit returns and cycle counts to records. Located inventory by coordinating materials warehousing, pulling, packing, and shipping. Documented actions by completing reports and records. Maintained safe work environment by following standards and procedures; complied with legal regulations. Updated job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities. Accomplished warehousing and organization mission by completing related results as needed.

Childrens' Standardized Test/Exam Scorer (CTB/McGraw-Hill)
Wrote, edited revised test items; developed K-12 assessments and ancillary materials, prepared, revised, reviewed manuscript through all phases of development. Applied mathematics and English language arts content expertise to editing and revising testing materials. Maintained responsibility for tracking coverage & fulfilled test design for portion of projects. Interacted with customer & other departments. Traveled to customer sites when needed & worked with the customer groups. (Utilizing own transportation) Maintained responsibility for item selection, manuscript development, resolution with research, & other development activities. Led team/supervised/trained others as needed.