Member since Jun '03

Working languages:
English to Italian
Italian (monolingual)

Valentina Pecchiar
Your words, my Italian colors on them


Native in: Italian (Variant: Standard-Italy) Native in Italian
Account type Freelance translator and/or interpreter, Identity Verified Verified member Kudoz editor
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Services Translation, Editing/proofreading, MT post-editing, Website localization, Software localization
Specializes in:
Medical: InstrumentsAutomotive / Cars & Trucks
AgricultureIT (Information Technology)
Computers: SoftwareComputers: Hardware
Computers: Systems, NetworksGovernment / Politics

Payment methods accepted Wire transfer, PayPal
Translation education Other - International and Diplomatic Studies (University of Trieste)
Experience Years of translation experience: 22. Registered at Jul 2002. Became a member: Jun 2003. Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials N/A
Memberships N/A
Software Across, Adobe Acrobat, Catalyst, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office Pro, Microsoft Word, Office 2003, 2000, 1997, Skype, SW testing/debugging tools, Trados 7.5, Passolo, Powerpoint, SDL TRADOS, SDLX, XTM
CV/Resume Detailed resume available upon request


Technical translation: user manuals, instructions for use, reports, marketing material, corporate communications, training courses

  • Automotive, farming/earth handling machinery, marine equipment, manufacturing, process industry
  • Consumer electronics, multimedia devices, home/car entertainment, photography
  • IT and computing (hardware, software, networking, security) 
  • Medical and surgical instruments and equipment, medical software, clinical trials
  • Personal development, corporate performance assessment, people strategy, leadership and talent development/evaluation 

Localization: UI files, help files, web pages. Countless formats and styles, in a variety of standard and proprietary tools

  • Network management, IT security, video surveillance
  • Medical and diagnostic applications
  • Farming, automotive, manufacturing automation solutions
  • GPS/navigation applications
  • Music, photography, picture editing and management, multimedia applications

Literary translation: non-fiction books and articles 

  • History, politics, international relations, international law
  • Sociology, geopolitics, economics
  • Environment, popular science, biotechnologies


a) Professional experience:

Technical: in-house and freelance experience in translation, editing, proofreading, QA procedures, terminology management and as a Trados specialist.

Localization: in-house experience in translation, files management, software testing and debugging on Windows, Sun, Macintosh and Linux platforms.

Literary: in-house and freelance experience in translation, editing, proofreading, prepress quality control for publishing houses.

b) Formal education:

- University degree (Laurea) in International and Diplomatic Studies (cum laude), Italy.

- High School Diploma in General Sciences (Diploma di maturità scientifica), Italy.

- High School Diploma, USA, as an exchange student.

c) Personal interests and leisure activities:

International history and politics, popular science, wildlife management and conservation, nutrition, clay-pigeon/target shooting, Oriental dance, Caribbean dance, hiking/long-distance walking.

Detailed CV available
upon request

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