Member since Sep '16

Working languages:
English to Italian
French to Italian

Marianna Silvano

United Kingdom
Local time: 11:36 BST (GMT+1)

Native in: Italian Native in Italian
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What Marianna Silvano is working on
May 22, 2018 (posted via  Transcreating new posts for Ryanair's travel blog, EN to IT, 6000 words. Listening to: alt-J. ...more, + 1 other entry »
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Account type Freelance translator and/or interpreter, Identity Verified Verified member
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Services Software localization, Training, Subtitling, Transcreation, Translation, Editing/proofreading, Website localization, Transcription
Specializes in:
Tourism & TravelArt, Arts & Crafts, Painting
Business/Commerce (general)Certificates, Diplomas, Licenses, CVs
Law: Contract(s)Law (general)
Poetry & LiteratureJournalism
LinguisticsScience (general)
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Translation education Master's degree - University of Glasgow
Experience Years of experience: 7. Registered at Oct 2013. Became a member: Sep 2016. Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials English to Italian (Università degli Studi di Bari)
French to Italian (Università degli Studi di Bari)
Memberships N/A
Software Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Photoshop, Google Translator Toolkit, Lokalise, MateCat, MemSource Cloud, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office Pro, Microsoft Word, Powerpoint, SDL TRADOS, XTM
Professional objectives
  • Meet new end/direct clients
  • Network with other language professionals
  • Get help with terminology and resources
  • Get help on technical issues / improve my technical skills
  • Learn more about the business side of freelancing
  • Stay up to date on what is happening in the language industry

I started my career as literary translator and editor for Sul Romanzo: I was also in charge of the weekly update of foreign literary news (which I had to select and present to the Italian readership).
Every month, I had also to select an unpublished piece of writing for the webzine. The campaign that proved to be the most successful involved the translation of two short stories by Nic Pizzolatto to be published while the HBO series "True Detective" started to gain market in Italy.


Since then, I worked as transcreator, mainly for the touristic industry, but also for broader marketing campaigns. For example, my expertise allowed me to be chosen by Ryanair to transcreate their travel blog. I work also for in the localization project of their website, as well as trancreating their marketing campaigns. I've never really left the artistic field during this time: I'm also part of the localization team of Google Arts, being in charge of translating their blog posts. Recently I've been also nominated Lead Linguist for the Amazon AWS project with I translate their blog posts and coordinate the rest of the team, assuring that all the style guides, glossaries and guidelines have been followed.

My experience gained in editorial teams, the various collaborations with agencies and big clients made me an experienced linguist: a bold and effective communicator committed to accuracy.

At the moment I'm trying to specialize in the field of audiovisual translation for movies and media. While taking care of my customers and assuring continuity in my business, I committed myself in doing anything possible to get closer to this specific field of the translation universe, so to make use of all my creativity and my innate passion for fiction with a more literary, creative language.

Keywords: English, French, Italian, Inglese, Francese, Italiano, translation, traduzione, proofreading, editing, literature, letteratura, arts, arti, tourism, turismo, psychology, psicologia, fiction, non-fiction, essays, saggi

Profile last updated
Apr 23

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