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Working languages:
English to Italian
German to Italian
Spanish to Italian

Valentina_D
Tech translator & interpreter

Local time: 02:39 CEST (GMT+2)

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, Interpreting, Editing/proofreading, Software localization
Expertise
Specializes in:
Materials (Plastics, Ceramics, etc.)Mechanics / Mech Engineering
Paper / Paper ManufacturingAutomation & Robotics
Law: Patents, Trademarks, CopyrightPhotography/Imaging (& Graphic Arts)
Printing & PublishingAutomotive / Cars & Trucks

KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 775, Questions answered: 255, Questions asked: 158
Project History 11 projects entered    6 positive feedback from outsourcers

Glossaries Bus EN-IT, Miscellaneous, Tech DE-IT, Tech EN-IT, Tech ES-IT, Tech IT-EN
Translation education Master's degree - Advanced School for Interpreters and Translators of Trieste (Italy)
Experience Years of translation experience: 18. Registered at ProZ.com: Sep 2003.
ProZ.com Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials English to Italian (SSLMIT, Trieste, verified)
German to Italian (SSLMIT,Trieste, verified)
Spanish to Italian (CEH (Colegio de Estudios Hispanicos) Salamanca)
Memberships N/A
Teams2F1
Software Across, memoQ, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Across, Adobe Reader 7.0, MS Office, Powerpoint, SDL TRADOS, SDLX, STAR Transit, Translation Workspace, Wordfast
CV/Resume CV available upon request
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Bio
Technical translator and interpreter

Translation of technical documentation - Creative translations - Ad-hoc interpreter
Translation of:
- Technical manuals: user manuals, installation manuals, maintenance manuals
- Technical marketing: technical datasheets, product presentations, brochures, product catalogues
- E-learning modules (Xml and Html files)
- Patents

Creative translations:
-Marketing: company newsletters, press releases
-Journalism: sport articles

Language Pairs:
- EN-IT
- DE-IT
- ES-IT

Sectors: Mechanical engineering:
- Machinery (CNC machines; food machines, x-ray tyre analysis machines, presses, plastic welding machines, bottling machines, packaging machines; TBM)
- Agricultural machines (harvesters): rotor swathers, cutter bars, disc mowers, drum mowers, gauge wheels, headers.
- Lifts: mechanical, electrical and electronic installation of lifts and lift components

Automation:
Sensors (switching sensors, measuring sensors), machine safety (safe locking devices, optoelectronic switches and proximity sensors, safe control components), transducers, load cells, weighing electronic systems, strain gauges, data acquisition systems, actuators, valves and manifolds, temperature control equipment, vacuum products, automation systems and components (controllers, motors, drives, inverters).

Automotive:
installation and repair guides; car booklets; marketing materials; diagnostic instruments user guides, error messages etc.

Energy:
solar and wind energy (technical documents and marketing materials)

Software:
GUI, on-line help, user manuals, work instructions etc.

Printing and graphic arts:
offset printing machines, flexographic printing machines, silkscreen printing machines, pre-press devices, standardised light devices, professional printers, glueing machines for the printing industry.

Patents:
In particular in the mechanical/hydraulic sectors; examples:
sanitary fittings, thermostatic valves, shower cabinets, laminates, base plates, heating and cooling systems, motor driven pumps and housings, tube packaging machines, textile machines, metal casting, plastic welding machines, welding heads, stacking devices.

Furniture fitting:
Drawer runners, profiles, edges, rolling shutters, frames, drawer locks, hinges

Other technical sectors of expertise:
- Air conditioning
- SAP
- Health and Safety (safety instructions, procedures, devices)
- Materials: paper (paper manufacturing and paper packaging manufacturing machines, paper stacking devices), plastics, copper and silver semi-finished products.
- Miscellaneous: prototyping, valves, pumps, compressors, model aircraft, time clocks and many more.
-Sport: translation of an on-track F1 magazine

Technical interpreter:
- Liaison interpreter during exhibitions (technical topics)
- Technical interpreter during installation/training sessions (machinery)
- Technical/business interpreter during business meetings, visits, negotiations
- Consecutive interpreter during workshops and conferences

Language pairs:
- EN-IT, IT-EN
- DE-IT, IT-DE
- ES-IT

Sectors/topics covered:
Agriculture, motorcycle chains, furniture fittings, printing machines; others (non-technical).

Projects:
Please visit my Project Tab in this profile. Please note that only the most recent and/or significant projects are visible. Similar projects for repetitive customers are not shown and/or corroborated.

Do not hesitate to contact me for further details.Full CV, rates and references available upon request.



Italian native with a Degree in Conference Interpreting and Translation at the Advanced School of Modern Languages for Interpreters and Translators (Trieste).

Languages: English, German, Spanish
This user has earned KudoZ points by helping other translators with PRO-level terms. Click point total(s) to see term translations provided.

Total pts earned: 796
PRO-level pts: 775


Top languages (PRO)
German to Italian402
English to Italian231
Spanish to Italian95
Italian to English47
Top general fields (PRO)
Tech/Engineering616
Other123
Bus/Financial16
Medical8
Science8
Pts in 1 more fld >
Top specific fields (PRO)
Mechanics / Mech Engineering330
Other68
Engineering (general)59
Engineering: Industrial54
Electronics / Elect Eng32
Automotive / Cars & Trucks28
Automation & Robotics28
Pts in 24 more flds >

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This user has reported completing projects in the following job categories, language pairs, and fields.

Project History Summary
Total projects11
With client feedback6
Corroborated6
100% positive (6 entries)
positive6
neutral0
negative0

Job type
Translation8
Interpreting2
Editing/proofreading1
Language pairs
German to Italian7
English to Italian4
Specialty fields
Printing & Publishing5
Engineering (general)4
Engineering: Industrial3
Mechanics / Mech Engineering3
Agriculture2
Chemistry; Chem Sci/Eng1
Electronics / Elect Eng1
Computers (general)1
Other fields
Keywords: technical translations, technical translator, technical interpreter, technical marketing, product catalogues, user manuals, maintenance manuals, installation manual, e-learning, Xml, html, consecutive, liaison, ad hoc interpreting, mechanical engineering, machinery, patents, printing and graphic arts, offset printing machines, flexographic printing machines, pre-press devices, standardised light, paper packaging machines, paper stacking devices, automation, CNC machines, food machines, x-ray tyre analysis machines, presses, plastic welding machines, bottling machines, packaging machines, metalworking, furniture fittings, motorcycle chains, industrial chains, materials, copper and silver semi-finished products, plastics, agricultural machines, harvesters, tunnel boring machines, safety, lifts, SAP, TRADOS, STAR Transit, Across.




Profile last updated
Feb 25, 2016






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