Rebecca Lumiera

  • Tisselt (Belgium)
Rebecca Lumiera

Language and Communication Specialist


Sep 2013 - Present

Master of Arts in Linguistics and Literature: English

University of Antwerp, Faculty of Arts, Antwerp (Belgium)

Master's project on intercultural communication in a hospital setting. 

Fundamentals of text editing, publishing and curriculum design. 

Focus on English and American literature, history, and culture.

Oct 2008 - Dec 2011

Bachelor Degree in Science of Linguistic Mediation (Translation and Interpretation) with final marks of 110/110 cum laude

University of Genoa, Faculty of Foreign Languages, Genova (Italy)

Written and oral skills in two languages (English and Russian) with specific focus on the fields of translation and interpretation.

Written and oral skills in a third language, Polish.

Fundamentals of European Law, Economics and basic computer skills.

Sep 2010 - Feb 2011

Erasmus Exchange Program

Vilnius University, Faculty of Philology, Vilnius (Lithuania)

English semantics and English literature of the 20th century.

Russian language.

Sep 2002 - Jun 2007

Secondary School Diploma - Science Curriculum

Liceo Scientifico G.D. Cassini, Genova (Italy) 

Main subjects: Maths, Physics, Italian language, Latin, English language and Natural Sciences.

Work History

Work History
Apr 2015 - Sep 2015

Localization Editor (Student Job)

Ferranti Computer Systems, Antwerp (Belgium)

Translation of the company brochure, relevant web pages and business communication from English to Italian.

Managing contacts with partners and media channels.

Dec 2013 - Apr 2015

Order Picker (Student Job)

Decathlon/Oxylane, Willebroek (Belgium)

Picking orders for the Belgian and Dutch shops of the Decathlon chain.

Sep 2014 - Oct 2014

Writer of Merchant Descriptions (Freelance Collaboration)

Vouchercloud, Bristol (United Kingdom)

Creation of brand descriptions for the Italian version of the website.

Detailed account of merchant activities and promotions.

Aug 2012 - Jul 2013

International Freight Forwarder

Futura Cargo, Warsaw (Poland)

Organizing international transports, maintaining relations with customers, suppliers and freight companies, from both Poland and Italy.

Planning the import/export flow between the two countries for major companies.

Apr 2012 - Jun 2012

Teaching Assistant (Internship)

S.M. S. Don Milani, Genova (Italy)

Teaching Italian as a foreign language. Assisting students with subjects such as English language, Geography, History and Natural Sciences.

Sep 2011 - Oct 2011

Assistant Librarian

Faculty of Foreign Languages Library, Genova (Italy)

Creation of bibliographic data archive for the Polish section in the library database. Rearranging and taking care of books and magazines in the archives.

Language Courses and Certifications

2013 - Present

Ielts - International English Language Testing System

The British Council

Standardised test of English language proficiency for Academic training.

Grade 8 (out of 9) – Very Good User.

Jul 2011 - Aug 2012

Summer and Winter Polish Language School 

University of Wrocław, Wrocław (Poland) and Centre of Polish Language and Culture for Foreigners POLONICUM, Warsaw (Poland)

Intensive course in Polish language and culture. 

Scholarships awarded by the Polish Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Jul 2010 - Aug 2010

EILC - Erasmus Intensive Language Course: Lithuanian

Vilnius Pedagogical University, Vilnius (Lithuania)

Intensive course in Lithuanian language and culture.

Jul 2009 - Aug 2009

Summer School in Russian Language 

Институт Международных Образовательных Программ, Saint-Petersburg (Russia)

Russian language and culture course at the 'Institute of International Educational Programs' of the Saint-Petersburg State Polytechnical University.



Communication skills

Team spirit and strong motivation in establishing good interpersonal relations. Good ability to adapt to multicultural environments, gained through my numerous work and study experiences abroad. Good interactional skills and ability to deal with customers.


Good command of both Mac OSX and Windows operating systems and of Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook).

Organizational skills

Sense of organization and planning of works and projects. Experience in linguistic research, gained during my studies. Ability to work under stress conditions, promptness in making decisions and taking on responsibilities


Italian: Mother Tongue
English: C2 - Proficient User
Polish: B2 - Indipendent User
Russian: A2 - Basic User
Dutch: A1 - Basic User


I am fond of Arts and Culture, especially literature, music and cinema. My main leisure time activity is amateur photography.

 I love to travel and to get in touch with different cultures. I live in a multicultural and multilingual environment, which I consider a daily incentive for self-improvement and a unique opportunity for cultural enrichment.