João Paulo
Drop Here

João Paulo

Expert Translator / Communication Designer


Pinheiro - Vieira do Minho, Portugal


Hello! My name is João Paulo. If you are looking for an experienced professional translator in English, Portuguese (Brazilian and European Portuguese) and Spanish, as well as reliable, responsible and devoted, know that I will gladly work for you. I have experience with website translation and localization, proofreading, as well as general translation of documents, news articles, manuals and transcriptions. I'm also a Communication designer graduate with knowledge in branding, illustration (Adobe Illustrator and Adobe PhotoShop), CG graphics in SolidWorks and Cinema 4D, editorial design (Adobe inDesign), photography and some knowledge in web design (html5 and CSS3). My translation methods include a research about ... morethe project's theme and then gathering the necessary terminology and jargon to deliver a translation that respects both the original text as well the target language integrity. As a translator I work on the following types of documents: scientific technical commercial literary legal educational - I read through the original material and rewriting it in the target language, ensuring that the meaning of the source text is retained. - liaising with clients to discuss any unclear points - proofreading and editing final translated versions - providing clients with a grammatically correct, well-expressed final version of the translated text, usually as a word-processed document - using the internet and email as research tools throughout the translation process - prioritizing work to meet deadlines Main Services: - Translation; - Proofreading. ----------------------------- Language Pairs: - English to Portuguese (Brazilian and/or European Portuguese) and vice versa; - Spanish to Portuguese (Brazilian and/or European Portuguese); - Spanish to English. ----------------------------- Experience in CAT tools: - SDL Trados Studio 2009; As a communication designer I can deliver: - Logos - Editorial design (brochures, flyers, covers, magazines) - Photography related services (retouches, repairs and many other edits) - 3D modelling (Solidworks and Cinema 4D) - Illustration (traditional and digital through Photoshop and Illustrator) - and a little webdesign (html5 + css3). Computer Skills: - Microsoft Office - Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint; - OpenOffice. - Hardware assembly ----------------------------- Design Skills: - Adobe Dreamweaver; - Adobe Dreamweaver; - Adobe Photoshop; - Adobe Illustrator; - Adobe InDesign; less

João Paulo has added 9 portfolio pieces. Create an account to review them.

Work History and Feedback

  • Jul 2015

    QC Portuguese (Portugal)
    Thank you for helping us with the project!
    $267.75 earned
    Fixed Price

  • Oct 2014 - Jul 2015

    Photoshop Editor needed - to remove backgrounds of images

    No feedback given

    $161.00 earned
    Fixed Price

  • Sep 2014 - Nov 2014

    Jewellery Image Editor for cutouts and retouching
    Excellent work, will work with again soon.
    3 hours
    $5.00 / hr
    $17.50 earned

  • Dec 2012 - Feb 2013

    Portuguese translation
    good to work with him
    $40.00 earned
    Fixed Price

  • Dec 2012

    Portuguese translation
    Good work
    $1.11 earned
    Fixed Price

João Paulo has more jobs to show. Create an account to review them.


Name Score (out of 5) Time to Complete
English To Brazilian Portuguese Translation Skills Test 5.00 1st Place! 14 mins
English To European Portuguese Translation Skills Test 5.00 1st Place! 16 mins
Photography Certification 3.25 Above Average 12 mins
Adobe Photoshop CS3 Test 4.10 Top 10% 15 mins
English Vocabulary Test (U.S. Version) 4.10 Above Average 12 mins
What's the difference?

Work History

82% Job Success
33 hours worked
41 jobs


More than 30 hrs/week


Phone Number: Verified

Search for others