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English to Portuguese
French to Portuguese
Spanish to Portuguese

Joao Vieira
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Vagos, Aveiro, Portugal
Local time: 03:44 WEST (GMT+1)

Native in: Portuguese (Variants: Mozambican, European/Portugal, Angolan, Cape Verdean) Native in Portuguese
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Affiliations Blue Board: João Vieira
Services Translation, Interpreting, Editing/proofreading, Software localization
Specializes in:
IT (Information Technology)Telecom(munications)
Engineering (general)Electronics / Elect Eng
Transport / Transportation / ShippingComputers: Systems, Networks
Ships, Sailing, MaritimeWine / Oenology / Viticulture

Preferred currency EUR
KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 761, Questions answered: 669, Questions asked: 30
Project History 1 projects entered    1 positive feedback from colleagues

Currencies accepted Euro (eur), U. S. dollars (usd)
Portfolio Sample translations submitted: 1
Glossaries J. Vieira, juan, jvira, jvira (FR>EN), jvira (PT>D), jvira(EN/FR), jvira(PT-EN)
Translation education Master's degree - ISAI - Porto
Experience Years of translation experience: 19. Registered at Feb 2004. Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials English to Portuguese (ISAI (Portugal))
English to Portuguese ()
French to Portuguese (ISAI (Portugal))
French to Portuguese ()
Memberships APT - Ass. Portuguesa de Tradutores
Software Adobe Acrobat, DejaVu, Frontpage, Idiom, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Other CAT tool, Powerpoint, SDL TRADOS, SDLX, STAR Transit
CV/Resume English (DOC)
Freelance translator/interpreter since 2001. Translation/editing/proofreading of manuals and technical documentation for major manufactors of security, fire, and cctv systems:

Norbain manuals
Pyronix manuals
AV Tech manuals
Argina - CCTV camera manuals
Philips/Bosch manuals, brochures and PT webpage
Samsung Opto Electronics - manuals, software, brochures
Teknim manuals & software
Paxton Access software
Texecom manuals
IDIs Co. manuals
Rokonet manuals
TDSI documentation/software
Kentec Electronics manuals
Argus Inc. manuals/software
C-TEC call systems

OTHERS than security systems:

Car GPS technology (world leader) - since 2005
RT4 GPS system for Peugeot
Dutch network solutions manufacturer - since 2005
Dutch computer/audio products and accessories manufacturer - since 2005
Lifts/Elevator chairs technology - since 2008
Caterpillar: heavy machinery - vendor from 2004 to 2008; freelance QAer from 2009 on
Tupai - hardware/door locks/ironmongery - since 2004
Gestifute, sportsmen's career management - since 2006
Dutch professional tools manufacturer - since 2007
Alcatel/HTC mobile phones and accessories - since 2007
Emhart Glass: software and manuals, molding sector - since 2007
ResMed (mask tecnology): manuals, brochures, etc. - since 2008
Renewable energy (GE) - since 2008
HELP-A life without tobacco - EU campaign website translation
Ducros (Margão brand in Portugal): marketing, branding, surveys, recipes - since 2008
Hilti - since 2008
Deutsche Bank - since 2008
UBS - since 2008
ST Dupont: marketing, branding - since 2009
Ernst & Young - since 2009
Crown trucks - since 2013
Allthings - since 2017
Shell Service Int. GI Programme Manual - 2001
PTG translator/proofreader for agencies in: NL, FR, CZ, NO, UK, USA, PT, GR, CA, HK, BR, CH, CY, Singapore, etc.
Contracts, Insurance and other law related docs.
Well versed in sports (17 yrs athlete, 4 yrs coaching, and 2 yrs club technical manager).
Documentation for the UEFA EURO2004 tournament.
Also experienced in political documentation (IR bachelor degree).
7 years maritime trading water-clerk agent.

Interpreting (top 3):
Eurocities Conference at Porto
Porto Santo World Student Gathering
1st International Meeting on Composting - Porto

Competitive prices!

"We are very happy with the work that you have done for us."
Yvonne Pritchard - CCTV Marketing Manager at Samsung Techwin Europe Ltd, UK

"I would certainly come back to you in the future."
Carolyn Myers - FLS Inc., US

"Very impressive service."
Simon Wood - International Sales Development Manager at Paxton Access Ltd, UK

"It’s always a pleasure to work with you."
Agnès Maurin - DTPer at Jecy Traductions, France

"Very happy with your quality and your service. No complaints at all!!"
Larissa Miller - Head of Project Management at CLS-Communication, NJ, US

"One of our best translators. A pleasure to work with him."
Salomé Lopez-Lavado - CLS Communication HK Limited (a Lionbridge company)
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: 941
PRO-level pts: 761

Top languages (PRO)
English to Portuguese435
Portuguese to English175
French to Portuguese80
English to French23
French to English13
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Top specific fields (PRO)
Electronics / Elect Eng59
Construction / Civil Engineering48
Finance (general)46
Mechanics / Mech Engineering42
Engineering (general)39
Business/Commerce (general)36
Pts in 44 more flds >

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Keywords: security, alarms, imaging, CCTV, fire, air, conditioning, pc, it, electronics, electrical, appliances, sound, loudspeakers, projectors, finance, securities, sports, GPS, tools, mechanical, machines, bric, legal, political, marketing, web, pages, tourism, wine, oenology, environment, composting, biowaste, insurance, contracts, consumer, electronics, automative, trucks, TRADOS

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Apr 24, 2019

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