Freelance Translator English/Spanish
To work in exclusive partnership with clients who
operate in a global communications environment, on a freelance/sub-contracting
In addition to my foreign language capability, I
aim to further my knowledge and understanding of product localisation,
document engineering and web page editing.
I am interested in developing a suitable translation
and terminology management tool using Cycom's and other shared resources.
To attain professional accreditation awarded by the
recognised professional bodies such as IOL or ITI.
HARDWARE: Pentium Pro200 PC and Pentium P60 PC with
13 GB hard disk space.
US Robotics 28,800 bps modem. Printers: HP Deskjet
660C, OKI Laser OL400 and Canon MultiPASS 10 plain paper Fax machine and
bubble-jet printer with PC link transmission capability. CD-ROM drives
as well as CD recording facilities.
SOFTWARE: Windows 95 Operating System including Office97
Professional (Spanish version), also Word for Windows 6.0. IBM VoiceType,
Netscape Communicator 4.03 and Java JDK 1.2. Other operating systems: UNIX
Experience in the use of Trados Translator's Workbench
Up-to-date reference material both in printed and
Cycom Ltd. also offers consultancy in Object Oriented
C++ and Java Language applications.
Projects over the last 5 years
These have consisted of extensive as well as shorter
technical documentation for hardware and software products, manuals of
equipment and procedures for different industries. Also, international
corporate profiles, texts for tenders, contracts, event information, training
and promotional material for high tech products and companies. Handling
of resource files.
Document engineering/Localization firms: Crestec
UK Ltd. and SDL Ltd.
Major end clients: Xerox, Sega, Epson, Lion Precision
Calibrators, Phasa Developments, Qualcomm, Barefoot Ltd., ViewSonic, Pulsafe,
Agrisearch UK Ltd., InterSystems Europe, BearaTech.
International clients/agencies: Crestec Amsterdam
B.V. (Netherlands), TP Language Services (Edmonton, Canada), P/O/L/Y/G/L/O/T
Direct corporate clients in the UK: Securicor Dopra,
Broadgate Ltd., Adaytum Software, Home Automation and Skyview Systems.
UK Translation agencies: Babel Language Consulting,
Brack&Associates, Choice Translations, Midland Technical Translations,
Total Translation Company, Robertson Languages International, The Scriptorium,
French Language Services, Translatus International and Transfax Business
Charge rate calculated per thousand words of source
text in electronic format.
Other modes of calculation negotiable.
Proof-reading, revising and editing assignments welcomed.
Payment accepted in any major currency.
for U.K. clients
Place of Birth: Lima, Peru / Status: UK Citizen
Mother Tongue: SPANISH
BA (Hons) Language Studies, University of Essex (1989-1993)
Member and Co-ordinator of ITI Regional Group for
translators and interpreters
Member of the newly established ITI Terminology Network.
Two Oaks, Manor Road
Bristol BS37 7LR