Working languages:
Italian to English

Elena Nissen Villoresi
Translator and ESL teacher

Local time: 15:31 CET (GMT+1)

Native in: English Native in English, Italian Native in Italian
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Account type Freelance translator and/or interpreter, Identity Verified Verified site user
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Services Translation, Transcription, Voiceover (dubbing), Editing/proofreading, Training, Desktop publishing
Specializes in:
Education / PedagogyPoetry & Literature
Cooking / CulinaryTourism & Travel
Business/Commerce (general)Human Resources
Medical (general)Electronics / Elect Eng
Law: Patents, Trademarks, CopyrightIT (Information Technology)

Experience Years of translation experience: 36. Registered at Feb 2001. Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials Italian to English (bilingual - American mother/Italian father)
Memberships ATA
Software SDL TRADOS, Wordfast
Bilingual skills in US English and Italian, having lived, studied and worked extensively in both countries (American mother/Italian father).
I was born in Florence (Italy) and moved with my family to New York in 1979 - completed High School and College in the US, where I started out as a translator in 1984 - moved back to Italy in 1988 and began a freelance career in the year 2000.


From 1990 to 2000 (10 years)
In-house translator & executive assistant to European CEO at Italian headquarters of leading US electronics distributor representing major brands such as: American Dynamics, Pelco, JVC, Panasonic, Silent Witness, GE, Kalatel, Gentex and JVC. ELECTRONICS SPECIALIST in the following market segments:
*CCTV *Fire Detection & Prevention *Burglary Detection & Prevention *Access Control *IT/Telecomunications *Medical Diagnostic Imaging

From 2000 to 2011 (11 years):
Professional freelance translator, teacher & voice over artist working for US & Italian companies in my field of expertise (electronics) as well as in the following areas:
*Cooking/Nutrition *Ecotourism & Travel *Human resource management *Quality assurance *Legal documents/records *One-to-one General Conversation and Business English tutoring Services

* DTP & Layout services to supply "Printer-ready" files (leading DTP packages).
* Audio transcription (videos, podcasts, skypecasts, interview/lecture recordings, etc.)
* Voice over narration for e-learning, audio books, phone systems, presentations, etc.
* Certified (sworn) translation of legal documents and personal records
* Online English lessons via Skype (pls see "Personal" page for info in English and for info in Italian)
* Network of tested and skilled professional translators for different language requirements and very large projects.

Work experience prior to freelancing In Florence (Italy)

From 1990 to 2000:
* In-house translator & executive assistant to European CEO at Italian headquarters of US electronics distributor Richardson Electronics Ltd. Duties: translation of technical manuals/specifications and legal/financial documentation; advertising-marketing planning & development (editorials, press releases, catalogues, mailings, tradeshows, meetings); key customers liason & support; information systems & corporate policies new employee training.

From 1988 to 1990:
* In-house translator and customer service for English speaking customers of international freight-forwarder Savitransport Spa.
* In-house translator for the legal & accounting offices of Fidinterev Srl (foreign patents and legal documentation).

In New York

From 1984 to 1988:
* In-house interpreter, translator and assistant for the New York Representative Offices of the Cassa di Risparmio di Genova ed Imperia.
* In-house translator and assistant for the Italy-America Chamber of Commerce.
* Freelance translator & interpreter for the Italian Trade Commission (I.C.E.).


*New customers benefit from a 10% discount on the first 7.000 words translation.
* Special rates apply for individuals requiring certified (sworn) translation of legal documents and personal records (docs for immigration purposes, school transcripts, immunization records, etc)
*Package discount for Skype online English lessons are available

Please enquire for free quotes tailored to your specific requirements.
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