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Isabel Martín Piñeiro

Spanish Journalist, Editor and Translator. Digital platforms lover.

Work History

Freelance Translator

New York Times International Weekly
Oct 2015Present

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.

Freelance Translator

Brother Corporation
Sept 2016Present

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.

Freelance Spanish Copywriter and Translator

January 2017Present

Freelance Translator and Designer

MNN Manhattan Neighborhood Network
Aug 2015July 2016

Translating student curriculums into Spanish.

Formatting the translations using Indesign, Ibooks Author and Pages.

Topics: Field Production, Production Equipment, Production Principles. 


Associate Editor and Translator

Ser Padres Magazine 
May 2015Feb 2016

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.


"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. 

 - 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.


¨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.



Freelance Proofreader 

Apr 2015May 2015 

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


Spanish Translator and Digital Communications Specialist

Fifth Planet Films
Aug 2014Present

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.



Online Communications and Marketing Intern, fashion e-commerce
Dec 2013Apr 2014

Intern as part of the Erasmus for Young Entrepreneurs Program
Social media management, translations and PR.

Customer Service Representative and Social Media Manager, Fashion E-commerce
Jul 2012Dec 2013

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



MA of Arts (2.1)

Queen's University Belfast
Aug 2013Aug 2014

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

Bachelor's degree in Journalism (2.1)

Universidad Carlos III de Madrid

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.



International Digital Marketing

Online workshop 


CEI School of Design

3-months course to understand HTML5 and CSS3


Spanish writing and translation

Outstanding command of Spanish and ability to adapt it to different Latino American lingo.

Social Media management

Full command and understanding of Facebook, twitter, Pinterest and Instagram; as well as social media management programs such as Hootsuite.

Photoshop, Pixlr and PicMonkey

Photo-edition softwares


Understanding of low level programming languages and digital platform management systems.

Office package
Memo Q

Translation Software

Interests // Yep, that's me

Hiking/world traveling, multiculturalism, community & political volunteer, film and media enthusiast, classic and contemporary female authors (Jane Austen, Georgette Heyer, Isabel Allende, Almudena Grandes, Dulce Chacón) and world cuisine lover.