Member since Aug '20

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

Otmar Filipe
Translator in Energy Field for +16 Years

Windhoek, Khomas, Namibia
Local time: 03:52 WAST (GMT+2)

Native in: Portuguese (Variants: European/Portugal, Mozambican, Angolan) Native in Portuguese
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Account type Freelance translator and/or interpreter
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Services Translation, Editing/proofreading, Language instruction, Project management, Training
Specializes in:
Petroleum Eng/SciEnvironment & Ecology
GeologyMining & Minerals / Gems
Energy / Power GenerationNuclear Eng/Sci
Translation education Bachelor's degree - Agostinho Neto University
Experience Years of experience: 16. Registered at Aug 2020. Became a member: Aug 2020. Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials N/A
Memberships N/A
Software memoQ, SDL TRADOS
CV/Resume English (PDF)
Training sessions attended How to Become an Efficient Proofreader [download]
Professional practices Otmar Filipe endorses's Professional Guidelines.
Professional objectives
  • Meet new translation company clients
  • Meet new end/direct clients
  • Work for non-profits or pro-bono clients
  • Screen new clients (risk management)
  • 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 additional services I can provide my clients
  • Learn more about the business side of freelancing
  • Find a mentor
  • 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

have been working as a freelance/in-house translator since 2003. I have
provided translation and interpretation services for over 7 years, on a full-time
basis, to 2 of the top 10 energy companies in the world. During my first 7 years
as a language professional,
I have worked as a teacher and led an association of language professionals.
 Currently, in addition to working as a
freelance translator, I teach a short course on Translation Theory & Practice.

I have studied
Languages, Linguistics, Literature, Translation and Interpretation in Africa, Europe
and North America. I am majored in Education Sciences.
Keywords: Portuguese, English, French, Spanish, Energy, Oil, Gas, Environment

Profile last updated
Aug 5

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