Sectors

ARTS & AUDIOVISUAL

I’ve worked with video production companies, such as AudioProjects and Deluxe. My experience includes translating credits, scripts and subtitles.

Galeria Àlex Telese—an art gallery from Barcelona—hired my services to translate brochures from Spanish into English for artists Iñaki Torres and Damaso Reyes, who exhibited their works there.

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I’ve collaborated with various musicians, such as Eva LadyStardust and Lady Morte, to help them present their projects to English-speaking audiences.

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EDUCATION

My background encompasses translating and reviewing applications, forms, letters, reports and tests for organizations, learning groups and test centers, whose focus is on individuals with learning disabilities and language barriers.

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One of my proudest accomplishments was a project that I managed for the American Jewish University (AJU), where I took a course on Jewish/Judaic Studies. This project consisted of copyediting and proofreading a revised edition of the Introduction to Judaism course book Sobre un pie, which was originally edited in English as On One Foot by Rabbi Adam Greenwald.

In addition, I’ve collaborated with the Chicago Rabbinical Council (cRc) with the translation of kashrut guidelines into Spanish.

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FINANCIAL, BANKING & INSURANCE

My career as a language professional kicked off when I was hired to work temporarily for Deutsche Bank in 2004. My translation, editing and interpreting skills proved helpful there and in later positions.

From 2009 through 2015, I was part of Banco Sabadell—one of Spain’s top banks. I contributed to operations and sales of a variety of financial and insurance products, such as: checking accounts, debit and credit cards, savings and CDs, securities, investment funds, insurance, mortgages, loans, financing, and e-commerce.

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I assisted the aforementioned bank in its strategy of internationalization, notably on digital media. That led to several mergers, in which four domestic, two British and two American banks were acquired.

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GASTRONOMY

Early in my career, I became a vegetarian. Since most of the information I found on the subject was in English, I ended up translating a lot of information on nutrition, as well as recipes, for Catalan and Spanish-speaking audiences.

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I’ve also collaborated with a well-known American gluten-free brand. My input consisted of translating their newsletters into Spanish, which contain products, recipes, tips and discounts.

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LEGAL

I’m proficient in translation of certificates, contracts and disclaimers for individuals and companies.

As an interpreter, I work with a number of law firms in the Chicago area. I often assist with depositions, when one of the parties has Limited English proficiency (LEP).

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I also provide transcription services for insurance companies. This requires transforming audio files into text (and translating the content if Spanish is used in the conversation).

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MARKETING, ADVERTISING & PR

My work as a translator and editor often involves marketing content. Some brands that have worked with me include GoPro, Nike and Transports Metropolitans de Barcelona (TMB).

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As Banco Sabadell’s former community manager, my experience involved composing, editing and publishing content; as well as following up with customers, gathering and reviewing data, and creating presentations and reports.

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MEDICAL, HEALTHCARE & PHARMACEUTICAL

I’ve teamed up with hospitals, clinics and health groups (such as Covenant Health) in order to translate and/or edit Spanish-language content from documents, forms, instructions and medical records.

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In addition, I’ve recently started to provide interpreting services for insurance claimants at health centers.

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TECHNOLOGY & ELECTRONICS

From 2005 through 2008, I was employed by SITEL, an outsourcing company whose focus is on the IT industry. As a technical support representative, I worked for Endesa—the largest electric utility company in Spain—and LG Electronics.

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My translation and interpreting skills catered to non-Spanish departments and customers. I gained wide knowledge of technology and electronic products, including: mobile devices and computers, televisions, kitchen and laundry appliances, and air conditioners.

More recently, I’ve been working with Dell, Google and Intel.

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