Proof reader / copy writer / translator with 20 years experience over a range of mediums from newspapers and magazines to user guides and project manuals. Writing Experience For 2 years I worked as a proof reader for a company producing business directories, from here I progressed onto editing and then copywriting for a variety of publications including local newspapers and tourist guides, What´s On and Big Issue magazines and a bi-monthly holiday glossy. On a freelance basis I wrote health and safety and hazmat information for a chemical company, project manuals for a subsidiary of British Rail and user guides ... morefor an engineering group. In 2009 I proof read and made substantial copy changes to a privately published book, working closely with the Malaysian author. Translation Experience Living and working in Spain for 10 years, I was employed as a translator for a Spanish Estate Agent for 9 years performing both verbal and written translations from Spanish to English and English to Spanish. Written translations have included house sales / purchase deeds, rental contracts, medical notes and legal documents. Current Employment I started working for myself at the beginning of this year offering a full help and assistance service in Spain for ex-pats, from translating at appointments, representation at Spanish official departments and legal support and advice. less

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  • Dec 2012 - Mar 2013

    Agent Needed to Handle iTunes Gifting Overseas

    No feedback given

    2 hours
    $16.67 / hr
    $55.56 earned

  • Jul 2012 - Aug 2012

    Safety Manual 2
    Tina completed three translations for me. The first was 12 pages, 12,000 words, the second 9 pages and 4,000 words, the third was 112 difficult pages and 20,000 words. She completed all ahead of deadline. Would definitley hire again.
    60 hours
    $11.11 / hr
    $666.60 earned

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Name Score (out of 5) Time to Complete
Spanish To English Translation Skills Test 4.50 Top 30% 29 mins
UK English Basic Skills Test 4.10 Top 20% 36 mins

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102 hours worked
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