Olga is a native Spaniard who moved to Montreal, Quebec at a young age. Thanks to an outstanding bilingual education (English & French), she considers herself an Anglophone with a strong command of French and Spanish.
She obtained a BA in French and Spanish literature and grammar from Concordia University (Montreal) and is a member of the Golden Key International Honour Society thanks to academic excellence. She has been working as a freelance translator for over 20 years and has extensive work experience translating a myriad of documents in numerous fields to and from English, French and Spanish. Though much of her work is translating English to French contracts, terms and conditions, and manuals, she has a passion for English grammar and is an excellent English proofreader.
Working primarily for clients who need the work done yesterday, she has earned a solid reputation. Fast and efficient, she is a creative thinker who is fascinated by words and delights in the challenge of unearthing the right ones to suit the specific needs and meaning of each translation.
Olga has a sound knowledge of MS Office Suite as well as Adobe Acrobat Pro and uses the XTM Workbench and MateCat translation tools regularly.
A motivated, energetic and fast worker who excels under pressure, Olga pays close attention to detail, works extremely well in a team as well as individually and does not easily become overwhelmed. She has always taken pride in a job well done and at all times aims to achieve above expectations.
Summary of Industry Experience
Olga has translated hundreds of legal documents including Real Estate Promises to Purchase, Corporate Leases, Terms and Conditions, Employee Contracts, Registration Contracts, and lawyer's letters to name of few.
Olga also has a BA in Child studies and has worked as a French teacher and tutor for years. She has translated countless documents regarding education including curricula, research findings and daycare policies and procedures.
Olga worked at Spain's Banco Central branch in Montreal. There she translated bank documents to and from Spanish, French and English and served as an interpreter for visiting bank executives.
Olga has experience translating ring descriptions, luxury leather goods, and children's clothing.
Olga has been translating logos and company slogans for Canada's Baby Store since 2015.
Olga has also provided house description translations, sales contracts, and other general Real Estate translations for the prestigious Century 21 and Royal LePage Real Estate companies.
Olga has worked for renowned international law firms translating corporate tax forms and documents.
Summary of Product Experience
Olga has translated hundreds of product descriptions including baby products and accessories for Canada's Baby Store, purse descriptions for Canadian luxury leather goods designer Kelly Baik, and painting and print descriptions for the acclaimed Montreal International Jazz Festival's Gallery TD Lounge.
Olga has translated a multitude of press releases as well as artist bios for France Cantin, an Art Agent who represents some of Quebec's most renowned artists.