PROFESSIONAL PROFILE

Born and educated in Italy; Native language, Italian; Fluent in four languages (English, Italian, Spanish and German) and conversant in French.

Comprehensive translating experience and skills in numerous areas: all aspects of Software and Web Localization, Engineering, Multimedia, Medical, Manufacturing, and Marketing.

Strong hands-on abilities and knowledge of all leading Macintosh and PC-based DTP applications, word processors, and others. Diversified experience with translation applications (Trados Workbench, Catalyst, Déja·Vu, RC-WinTrans) and software building/testing procedures.

PROFESSIONAL ACHIEVEMENTS

Software, manuals and marketing materials for major software and hardware companies; Compiling and testing of translated software, key functionality, on-line Help systems; Technical literature for heavy and industrial machinery.

Coordination as language lead of large teams of translators in the USA, UK and Italy on various medical and software localization projects. Responsibility included glossary development/maintenance, implementation of language guidelines to streamline and uniform the translation process, post-editing and verification stage.

CAREER HISTORY

Consultant
  • Technical Translator, Software Localizer
  • (1990 - present)
    Wang Laboratories, USA (Eastman-Kodak SW)
  • Technical Translator/Editor, Global Adaptation Center
  • (1991 - 1993)
    Moda, Bergamo, Italy
  • Sales Representative, International Sales
  • (1988 - 1989)
    Banca Popolare di Bergamo, Bergamo, Italy
  • Senior Translator/Interpreter

  • (1986 - 1988)

    EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND

    HARVARD EXTENSION SCHOOL, CAMBRIDGE, MA, USA
  • Certificate of Special Studies in Administration & Management
  • (1989 - 1990)
    ISTITUTO UNIVERSITARIO DI BERGAMO, ITALY
  • Masters degree in Foreign Languages & Literature, and Linguistics, with highest honors

  • (1982 - 1988)


     


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