Maria Strange

Freelance Spanish Translator & Proofreader

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Location:Warminster, Wiltshire, United Kingdom
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/mariastrange
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CURRICULUM VITAE: M. M. Strange

PERSONAL INFORMATION

Name: María del Mar Strange
Nationality: Spanish
Telephone: 01373 823442
Email: mariastrange@aol.com
Web site: www.maria-strange.co.uk

UNIVERSITY STUDIES
“Licenciada en Filología” – equivalent to Master-Honours Degree in Linguistics
Complutense University, Madrid, 1984-1989

Postgraduate Diploma in European Business Administration
University of The West of England, Bristol 1995-1996

MEMBERSHIP
Member of the Chartered Institute of Linguists (CIoL), www.iol.org.uk UK Member of the American Translators Association (ATA), www.atanet.org USA

WORK EXPERIENCE
1986-1989: Translations Assistant
CONSTRUCCIONES AERONAÚTICAS – C.A.S.A
(Aircraft Building Company)
(Dep. Quality Assurance) Main Offices, Madrid

1989-1990: Editorial Assistant
CREATIVE PUBLISHING (Publisher) Bath, UK

1990-1993: Translations Coordinator and Translator
RICARDO GROUP (Technical Publications)
Yate, Bristol, UK

1993-1996: Freelance Linguist (English-Spanish)
Collaborations: BBC (Publishing Division), London
Spanish Tutor: Bristol University (Dep. for Continuing Education)

Birmingham Chamber of Commerce
Robertson Languages, (Translation Agency) Reading,
Communiqué, (Translation Agency) Bristol, Etc…

1996-1998: Translator and Developer for Spanish Division
CAREER TRACK
(Trainers and Publishers of management courses and seminars) Milton Keynes, London

1998- to Date: Freelance Translator
Birmingham Chamber of Commerce, Birmingham
Lingua UK (Translation &Language Training) Gloucester
Sally Walker (Trans. Agency), Bristol
European Translations (Trans. Agency), Christchurch
Language Express (Trans. Agency), Oxfordshire
Language Is Everything (Trans. Company), Howden
Communiqué (Trans. Agency), Bristol
Absolute Translations (Trans. Agency), Hammersmith
Spectra Translation (Murgitroyd & Company) Glasgow

TEACHING
1998 to date: Spanish to adults Industry and Colleges in Bristol/Bath area.
In-Company teaching (i.e. British Aerospace, Filton)

TRANSLATION EXPERTISE
Management, General and Technical Business, Marketing and Advertising
IT and Telecommunications, Legal, Economics, Finance, etc.
Medical proofreading of marketing questionnaires
Education, Linguistics, Psychology etc.
Web pages, Brochures, labels, etc

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY EXPERIENCE
Word Processing, Data Base, Spread Sheets
Desktop Publishing and Presentations (Quark Express, Powerpoint)
Translation Memory sofware (Wordfast) and Electronic Dictionaries
Internet broadband wireless, etc.

LANGUAGES
Bilingual: English-Spanish (mother tongue: Spanish)
GSCE Level: French
Skills (2) Rating
Spanish Translation
Proofreading