Working languages:
Portuguese to English
Spanish to English
English (monolingual)

Kim Edwards-Buarque
Marketing translator and copywriter

Local time: 21:46 WET (GMT+0)

Native in: English (Variant: British) 
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Nov 20, 2017 (posted via  SEO and Google Ads campaign for international sports accessory brand. Several English variants ...more, + 17 other entries »
Total word count: 3000

Account type Freelance translator and/or interpreter, Identity Verified Verified site user
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Services Translation, Copywriting, Editing/proofreading, Website localization, Transcription, Software localization, Training, Interpreting
Specializes in:
Sports / Fitness / RecreationTextiles / Clothing / Fashion
Energy / Power GenerationEnvironment & Ecology
Marketing / Market ResearchTourism & Travel
Business/Commerce (general)Advertising / Public Relations

KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 143, Questions answered: 95, Questions asked: 7
Payment methods accepted PayPal, Skrill
Glossaries Eng - Spanish, Port-Eng, Spanish - English
Experience Years of translation experience: 21. Registered at Dec 2015.
Credentials N/A
Memberships MET, APTRAD
TeamsEnvironmental translators
Software Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Indesign, memoQ, Microsoft Office Pro, Microsoft Word, Powerpoint, SDL TRADOS
CV/Resume CV available upon request
Conference participation Conferences attended
    Training sessions attended Trainings
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    Excellent cultural awareness, extensive experience living in different countries with both local and international companies and markets, good researcher, creative writer, hard worker.

    Marketing, tourism, hotels, tour operations, travel, advertising, press and communications, websites, online content and social media, sports and events, health and lifestyle, business reports and contracts. Currently studying for specialisation in environmental translation.

    Services offered:
    Translation, website localization, proofreading, copywriting and editing.

    Technical education:
    BA (Hons) Tourism and Business Studies
    Post graduation - New Media Marketing for the Hospitality Industry

    Language education:
    CELTA (Certificate in English Language Teaching to Adults) - British Council.
    CPP - Certificate in Portuguese Grammar

    British born and educated with near-native fluency in both Spanish and Portuguese derived from long periods living in both countries. I still speak these three languages on a daily basis both at work and home.

    Brazil (1997-2005) - Worked as a freelance translator including for SIMERS (Sindicato Médico do Rio Grande do Sul) as well as working in Portuguese in the sales and marketing for sports clothing and equipment brands and book distribution (my own sales agency). In addition, I produced two weekly radio programs (live sports and meteorology updates) during a five-year period and provided press services for sporting associations.

    UK (2005-2009)
    Activities during this period included working in International sales promotions company in the FMCG sector, providing specific language expertise for the company´s operation in Portugal. This included the production of marketing material, translations of contracts and legal correspondence and assistance with the set-up of a regional office in Lisbon.

    Spain: Pre 1997 and currently since 2009
    2009-2011. Teaching English as a foreign language in the private education sector
    2011 - 2015: Sales and marketing in the hotel industry. Working daily with translations of both English and Spanish in copywriting, press and customer communication, community management and public relations, website localization, brochures, advertising, blog and web content, event organization, sports and active holidays, business reports and presentations, hotel and tour operator contracts, rules, regulations, terms and conditions in general of events and promotions.
    2016 to present: Full-time freelance translator and copywriter working from Portugues and Spanish to English. During this time I have attended professional conferences (APTRAD and MET 2016), as well as completed several CPD courses, including SEO for translators, MemoQ for intermediate users and numerous webinars on writing skills, and in environmental translation.
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