A US native English speaker with a Master's degree in Spanish Language and Culture and near-native Spanish proficiency, Holly is a professional freelance translator and post-translation editor. Her skill set is broad and derives from over fifteen years of professional experience in the not-for-profit, education, and social service arenas.
A former program director for one of NYC's largest anti-hunger organizations, Holly is accustomed to delivering time-sensitive material that is trustworthy and contains recognizable language. Throughout her career, Holly has produced reports, proposals, and an expansive array of compelling content with integrity and exceptional attention to detail. She is a true linguist, demonstrating great respect for the weight any one word carries and the need to accurately convey appropriate industry terminology, while also capturing the subtle nuances contained in every word choice and positioning within the sentences contained in any given source text.
Holly considers herself a creative and a broad thinker able to link complex concepts, interpret sophisticated messaging, and integrate the ethereal and the technical without sacrificing readability for the end user. Her translations capture the source author's voice, yet drill down to essentials, cutting away unnecessary verbiage and honoring simplicity in native English.
A thoughtful, genuinely hard-working professional, Holly is both efficient and thorough in her approach to translation projects. Feel confident that she will not commit to a project unless she is confident that she has the time and contextual expertise to deliver the highest quality product that fulfills her client's expectations.