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Aberdeen, Scotland
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Cristina is a native Spanish speaker from Colombia with complete fluency in English. After receiving her degree in Business Administration in Marketing, Cristina began to work in Houston Texas for a consulting Oil & Gas company. Among other tasks her mayor duty was to collaborated in the bidding process for projects in Latin America, this included the translation of documents from Spanish to English for the understanding of managers and in the final process the translation of documents from English to Spanish to be submitted to the potential client. Examples of documents translated are, technical summaries, resumes, company experience, legal documents tables/graphs etc. Cristina has now decided to focus her career in helping others achieve their goal in conveying the right message to their Spanish speaking target market, which goes beyond translating and more into understanding the target and the message.

Besides focusing on past experience she would like to expand her focus to advertising/blogs/articles etc., which would be greatly complemented by her background in marketing.

Highlights

Last Login
12/3/18
Samples
5

Language Projects

  • English (US) to Spanish (South America)10+
  • French (EU) to English (US)8
  • Spanish (South America) to English (US)1

Summary of Language Experience

English (US) to Spanish (South America)

Cristina is originally from MedellĂ­n, Colombia. When she was younger she moved with her family to the united States, because of this she is bilingual and understands both cultures well. She now lives in the UK but goes back to the U.S and Colombia every year to visit her family and friends. While living in Houston, she worked for a company for 3 years where part of her job was to translate technical tenders from English to Spanish. She recently finished an MSc in Translation Studies where she completed a portfolio of translations from English to Spanish.

French (EU) to English (US)

Cristina has always love languages, and after working for 3 years she decided to move to France to learn the language and immerse herself in the French culture. Recently during her MSc she worked on a portfolio of translation from French to English and while writing her thesis she participated in the translation of some 19th century texts for the Anthropology department of the University of Aberdeen from French to English.

Spanish (South America) to English (US)

Cristina translates from Spanish to English, because she moved to the United States in her early teens and finished her undergrad degree there, she is bilingual and has a good understanding of the American culture. She is also currently living in the UK, where she has recently worked on some translations from Spanish to English as part of her MSc in Translation Studies curriculum.

Industry Projects

  • Politics2

Summary of Industry Experience

Politics

While completing her MSc, Cristina translated some texts related to politics from English to Spanish. This is a topic she enjoys reading about and being up to date on it. Below is a sample of a translation.

Product Projects

  • Grant/Proposal8

Summary of Product Experience

Grant/Proposal

Cristina has translated many proposal bids in the Oil & Gas industry to be sent to clients in Latin America. The proposals included technical summaries in respect to quality control, Geology, Petroleum Engineering, and management plan for the marine environmental field. etc.

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