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Work History

Freelance Translator

Translating summaries into Spanish as part of the NYT syndication.

28 features a week, twice a week. Approx. 2300-2400 words a week. 4-5 hours/week.

Topics: World Politics, Profiles, Business, Science, Arts, New York and Food.

SENIOR EDITOR[email protected] 

Elaine King

Feb 2017Sept. 2017

Editor and ghost writer

Editing "Parejas felices, cuentas en orden", by Elaine King to be published by Harper Collins

Brother Corporation

Sept 2016July 2017

Freelance Translator

Translating flyers, internal communications, marketing campaigns and product specifications into Spanish for the Latino American and Caribbean community.

Amount of work varies depending on the project's needs.

Topic: Technical.

SDL 

January 2017Present

Freelance Spanish Copywriter and Translator

Freelance Book Translator

'Smart Mom, Rich Mom', by Kimberly Palmer.
Topics: Finance, Business, Money Management, Women's issues and Motherhood.

Freelance Translator and Designer

Translating student curriculums into Spanish.

Formatting the translations using Indesign, Ibooks Author and Pages.

Topics: Field Production, Production Equipment, Production Principles. 

DIRECTOR: Zenaida Méndez, [email protected] 

Ser Padres Magazine 

May 2015Feb 2016

Associate Editor and Translator

Printed magazine: 

 - Translating features from Parents Magazine and American Baby (sister branches). 

 - Content Creation.

 - Proofreading and editing contributor's work.

 - Topics: health, beauty, parenting and personal finance.

Samples:

"Diario de una sobreviviente: 3 madres hablan de su lucha contra el cáncer de seno", original content.

"10 actividades que tu hijo debe probar antes de los 10 años", original content.

"Maximiza tu reembolso de los impuestos", from a Kate Ashford's original article.

"5 hábitos dañinos para la piel", from a Tracy Perez's original article.

Serpadres.com: 

 - Analyzing and implementing strategies to increase traffic.

 - Social media: programming Facebook and Twitter, and growing Pinterest and Instagram.

 - Writing original content.

 - Editing posts written by collaborators.

 - Representing the brand in different events.

Samples:

¨9 truquitos de un papá genial¨, original content.

¨Top five vídeos de bebés que dieron la vuelta al mundo¨, original content.

¨´Zootopia´, olviden todo lo que creían saber sobre conejos¨, original content.

¨El sorprendente secreto para educar a un niño con buenos modales¨, translation.

¨4 valores que debes enseñar a tu niño antes de los 4¨, translation.

¨8 maneras de disciplinar y que tus niños te hagan caso a la primera¨, translation.

FORMER DEPUTY EDITOR:  [email protected] 

DIGITAL DIRECTOR:  [email protected]

Scholastic

Apr 2015May 2015 

Freelance Proofreader 

Assisting the editorial team editing a Spanish book series for kids.

MANAGER: [email protected]

Fifth Planet Films

Aug 2014Present

Spanish Translator and Digital Communications Specialist

Translating the website from English to Spanish, translating documents and files from Spanish clients, interpreting conversations and phone calls between the company and Spanish speaking clients.

Topics: Budgeting, Cinema, Celebrities.

SAMPLES: 

http://fifthplanetfilms.com/es/tasas-adicionales-si-grabas-en-determinadas-ubicaciones/

http://fifthplanetfilms.com/es/new-york-film-production-labor-laws/

http://fifthplanetfilms.com/es/television-commercial-budget/

MANAGER: [email protected]

Customer Service Representative and Social Media Manager

Multilingual customer services supporting customers all around the world, social media and translations.

MANAGER: [email protected]

Education

MA of Arts (2.1)

History and analysis of music practices and composers, with a special focus on Anthropology of Music.

Bachelor's degree in Journalism (2.1)

Experience in print, broadcasting and online journalism.
One year abroad in Cagliari, Italy, as part of the Erasmus Student Program.
One year abroad in Belfast, Northern Ireland, doing a broadcasting internship as part of the Erasmus Internship Program.

Certifications

Google 

2017

Google Analytics Certificate

CEI School of Design

2017Currently

Advanced Master in Graphic Design and Marketing Communications

3-months course

Cambridge English Language Assessment

20172017

Certificate in Advanced English (CAE) / Mark: A

International House

20172017

Professional Diploma in Teacher of Spanish to Speakers of other Languages

Cálamo & Cran

20172017

Finance & Economic Translator Course / Mark: B+

 

Skills

Spanish writing and translation

Social Media management: Buffer and Hootsuite

Photoshop, Indesign and Cavas

Google Analytics, Google Search Console and Google Adwords

Mailchimp & Benchmark

Memo Q

Unrelated volunteer work

Thessaloniki, Greece. 2017. 3.5 months.
Volunteer experience with the refugee community as part of Open Cultural Center, a Catalonian NGO.

- Madrid, Spain. 2017. 2 months.
Spanish teacher for refugees at Madrid-based NGO Provivienda.

- New York City, US. 2016 3 months.
Bernie Sanders' presidential campaign: Assistance with Latino voting registration and phone banking, as well as helping with translations.

- Madrid, Spain. 2012. 3 months.
Newsletters' layout and A/B campaign at SOS Racismo, a Spanish NGO.