Member since Mar '18

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

Alexandra Ambrosio
Marketing, International Development

West Palm Beach, Florida, United States
Local time: 02:00 EST (GMT-5)

Native in: English Native in English
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What Alexandra Ambrosio is working on
Sep 20, 2019 (posted via mobile):  Translating a press release for a Brazilian pharmaceutical company. PT>EN ...more, + 7 other entries »
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Account type Freelance translator and/or interpreter
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Services Translation, Interpreting, Editing/proofreading, Copywriting
Specializes in:
Tourism & TravelFinance (general)
Food & DrinkAdvertising / Public Relations
International Org/Dev/CoopMedical: Health Care
ManagementMarketing / Market Research
Business/Commerce (general)Art, Arts & Crafts, Painting
Preferred currency USD
KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 12, Questions answered: 10
Payment methods accepted Visa, MasterCard, Discover, American Express, PayPal
Translation education Bachelor's degree - University of New Mexico
Experience Years of translation experience: 12. Registered at Mar 2018. Became a member: Mar 2018.
Credentials N/A
Memberships N/A
Software Adobe Photoshop, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Powerpoint
CV/Resume English (DOCX)
Professional practices Alexandra Ambrosio endorses's Professional Guidelines.
Professional objectives
  • Meet new translation company clients
  • Meet new end/direct clients
  • Network with other language professionals
  • Get help with terminology and resources
  • Learn more about translation / improve my skills
  • Learn more about interpreting / improve my skills
  • 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
  • Help or teach others with what I have learned over the years
  • Buy or learn new work-related software
  • Improve my productivity

I am a PORT><ENG translator and interpreter with 12 years experience, currently based in Florida. Originally from the United States, I hail from an international family and spent my teens and early twenties living in Brazil, and later spent five years living in Mozambique before coming back "home". I speak both Portuguese and English with native fluency, although English is my preferred target language. I hold an MBA in Marketing and a BA in Portuguese.

My career as a freelance translator started with the World Bank while living in Africa. I translated technical papers on topics including infrastructure development, natural resources management and poverty reduction. I also worked with multiple NGOs translating reports and proposals for programs in agriculture, public health, micro-finance and tourism.

After moving back to the US, I broadened my focus to include translating for corporate clients, both directly and via agencies. I provide ongoing services to clients in Brazil, Africa, Europe and the US, in sectors such as banking, healthcare, tourism, food and beverage and entrepreneurship. I work across time zones and collaborate closely with project managers to guarantee impeccable quality and fast turnaround.   

As an interpreter, I provide consecutive interpreting services both in person and over the phone. I work mostly in medical settings and in schools serving special needs populations, but also interpret for business meetings and tourism events. I bring great cultural sensitivity and diplomacy to my work, and enjoy the challenge of facilitating communication in real time.

Keywords: portuguese, translator, interpreter, usaid, grant writing, agriculture, SME, nonprofit, medical, healthcare, report, editing, mozambique, africa, brazil, business

Profile last updated
Oct 27, 2019

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