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Summary

Freelance ENG-SPA-ENG translator with four years of experience translating documents in various fields including the legal, finance, and cement industries.  Eleven years of experience as a transcriptionist in medical malpractice law firms and freelancer experience as of 2011 transcribing medical and air traffic control audio.  One and one-half years of experience teaching English as a second language to teenagers and adults in Colombia. SPA-ENG subtitling experience as of 2016.

Work History

2011Present

Freelance Translator and Transcriptionist

Romero Communications

Translation of documents SPA-ENG: Official documents, certificates and diplomas, legal, medical, academic, wine technical sheets, university theses. 

Transcription (English and Spanish): legal, medical, air traffic control

Proofreading and Editing

Subtitling 

Business and Administrative Support 

Aug 2015Present

ESL Instructor

Lexicom (Medellín, Colombia)

English as a second language teacher to adults (mostly at well-known organizations around Medellin) and teengers. 

Oct 2015Feb 2016

In-House Translator

Success Communication Service (Medellín, Colombia)

ENG-SPA-ENG translations of official and non-official documents

Editing and proofreading

Feb 2015Jun 2015

ESL Instructor

SERVICIO NACIONAL DE APRENDIZAJE – SENA (Armenia, Colombia)

Instructed two classes daily of 16 and 29 students, respectively, at A1 level.

Co-hosted a conversation club two hours per week.

20132014

Office Assistant

AP Wine Imports (New York, NY, USA)

Assisted owners, managers and sales reps with orders and inventory.

Edited and published content on WordPress website.

ITL-ENG translation of wine technical sheets.

20002011

Legal Secretary

VARIOUS LAW FIRMS IN NEW YORK CITY, USA

Provided litigation support to associates and partners. Transcribed correspondence, pleadings and other legal documents on a daily basis from 2000-2011.


+ FABIANI COHEN & HALL, LLP, 2010-2011
+ GARBARINI & SCHER, P.C. 2004-2010
+ SILVERSMITH & VERAJA, LLP, 2003-2004
+ LAW OFFICE OF NATHANIEL B. SMITH, 2000-2003
+ LAW OFFICE OF RHODA LIPP CLARY, 2000-2003 

Education

20082013

Bachelor of Arts

City University of New York - Baruch College, (New York, USA)

+ Major: Communication

+ Minor: Spanish

Studied elementary Italian for one year. 

20062008

Associate of Applied Science (with honors)

City University of New York - LaGuardia Community College

+ Major: Business Management

Certificates/Training Courses

CELTA – Certificate in English Language Teaching to Adults, 2014

SENA - Formación Tecnopedagógica en Ambientes Virtuales de Aprendizaje Blackboard 9.1(Techno-Pedagogy Training for Virtual Learning Environments, SENA), 2015

Volunteerism

AugSept 2015

Volunteer Translator

GIP - GRUPO INTERNACIONAL DE PAZ

Translated two brochures and edited an advertisement campaign.

MarOct 2015

Volunteer ESL Instructor

EnglishWorks

Practiced English dialogue virtually with Brazilian students using Skype.

Translation Projects

Metro de Quito Bid Contract ES>EN 10,000 words

Various legal documents/contracts ES>EN

Wordreference.com dictionary entries ES>EN 700+ entries

Cementos Argos - various press releases ES>EN

Kimberly Clark - localization of two surveys EN>ES-CO

Personal documents- EN>ES, ES>EN

Subtitling Projects

Gorging (American documentary film) - English transcription

Amigo Gay (Chilean film) - SPA>ENG subtitling 

Casa de mi Padre (American film) - SPA>ENG SDH subtitling

Madre (Chilean film) - SPA>ENG subtitling

La Embajada (Episode 04) (TV series) - SPA>ENG subtitling

Mala Mala (Puerto Rican documentary film) - English transcription