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Marcus Zelaya

Freelance Italian Translator & Spanish Translator

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Location:Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States
Phone: 9546466973
Website: http://www.mzelaya.tk
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/marcuszelaya51818
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Marcus Zelaya
9617 NW 7th Ave #334
Plantation, FL 33324
954-646-6973
marcuszelaya@gmail.com

Objective

To obtain a responsible position in the language services industry by implementing my knowledge of cultures and the mechanics of linguistics, while maintaining a balance of localization processes and keeping true to the spirit of language communication.

Employment History

Freelance Translator
Plantation, FL
English/Spanish/Italian Translator
June 2009-present

World Association of Sign Language Interpreters (WASLI)
Plantation, FL
Volunteer Italian Translator
June 2011-present

Wyzant Tutoring Services
South Florida Area
Spanish/Italian Private Student Tutor
July 2009-present

Awards and Accomplishments

Recognized by Professor Marilyn Zeledón to assist in paid translation projects while still enrolled in her Computer Aided Translation and Technical Translation classes

First Prize recipient of the Settimana della Lingua Italiana 2011, XI Edizione, 1o Concorso a tema “Perché studio l’italiano” from the General Consulate of Italy in Miami, Florida

Education

Florida International University
Miami, FL
2009-2012
Bachelor of Arts in Spanish Language and Literature
Minor: Italian Language and Culture, Translation Studies
Certificate: Translation Studies

Florida Gulf Coast University
Fort Myers, FL
Fall 2005-Fall 2008
Major: Spanish Language
AA degree obtained

Additional Skills and Credentials

Fluent in Spanish, English and Italian
Language Pairs: Spanish-English, English-Spanish, Italian-English, English-Italian, Spanish-Italian, Italian-Spanish
Working knowledge of Microsof, Mac OSX and TRADOS
Student Member of the American Translators Association