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Mariana Ciocca Alves Passos is a Brazilian living in Ireland. She has a BA in Language and Literature and works as English to Portuguese (BR) translator since 2009. She is passionate about helping people and companies communicate their ideas.
She has translated texts in different areas, but mostly technical in mechanical and electronic devices, IT, trains and oil/offshore.
She was part of the team that localized the e-learning portal Khan Academy in 2014.
Mariana is a TAUS Certified Post-Editor and is currently part of the team that post-edits entries for the Brazilian version of The Gospel Coalition portal, she is also looking after Terminology management for this project too.
Mariana's CAT tools of choice are memoQ (which processes files from other tools, including Trados) and Lilt, but she is easily adaptable to clients' tools as well.
Early 2018, Mariana has undertaken a course on subtitling, so now you can count on that service too. Later that year, she also started working as interpreter, on site and over the phone, mostly for medical appointments and registration offices in Ireland. Mariana also translated the book The Best Day of Forever [O melhor dia da eternidade], by Jay McCarl, which was published via Amazon.