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About me

In love with languages and constantly striving to improve, I can be your voice in Italian for the Swiss and Italian marketplace. I focus on financial, legal, business, marketing & PR texts. My goal is to help your business grow and get your message across.

Work experience

Independent translator and interpreter

DavideCavanna.com
2008-06Present

Translation from German, English, French and Spanish into Italian. Occasional interpreting assistance. Speciality fields: legal, business and finance, marketing and advertising, luxury goods. Target marketplaces: Switzerland and Italy.

Copywriter (marketing & PR)

ETHENEA Independent Investors S.A. (Munsbach, Luxembourg)
2015-072016-07

Revision and translation of company publications(macroeconomics and finance) in 4 languages, press relations, monitoring and editorial work, check of marketing legal framework in distribution countries.

In-house translator

Amazon Europe Core S.à.r.l. (Luxembourg, Luxembourg)
2013-062015-06

Translation of product descriptions from German, English, French and Spanish into Italian. Quality assurance, including proof-reading of freelancers' work. Freelance project management and basic compliance procedures.

Customer service officer

HolidayTaxis.com (Brighton, UK)
2012-122013-05

Customer services executive (part-time during my LL.M.) Answering e-mail and telephone queries from travel agents, direct customers and  suppliers (5 languages in daily use)

Project management assistant

EUN aisbl (Brussels, Belgium)
2012-022012-07

Logistical, administrative, financial and technical assistance to the Knowledge Team within European Schoolnet, focusing on the KeyCoNet project-Document drafting and editing for internal and external communication-Desk research- Dealing with project partners across Europe.

Trainee translator

Council of the European Union (Brussels, Belgium)
2011-092012-01

Translation of official EU documents from English and French into Italian - Terminology work (IATE database development) - Frequent use of computer- aided translation tools.

Education

LL.M. International Law

University of Sussex, UK
20122013

Focus on international commercial and human rights law

Laurea triennale in studi internazionali

Università di Bologna, Italia
20092011

International relations and politics, micro- and macroeconomics, history and public law

Erasmus exchange at Zentrum für Translationswissenschaft

Universität Wien, Österreich
20082009

Practicing translation and interpreting DE-IT

BA Communication Multilingue

Université de Genève, Suisse
20062009

Theory and practice of translation and interpreting

Liceo linguistico progetto Brocca

D.R. Saluzzo, Alessandria, Italia
20012006

Secondary school focusing on foreign languages