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Luísa Pinto

The perfect word in the right place at the right time

Address: Rua de São Victor, 141
Zip Code: 4000-515
City: Invicta
Country: Portugal
Telephone: -
Mobile phone: -
Fax: -

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Member since December 2010

Services: Translation
Service category: Translation • Revision • Interpretation • Customer Support for LSPs • Project Management for LSPs • Quality Management for LSPs • Training for LSPs
Mother tongue: Portuguese
Nationality: Portugal
Years of experience: 16 years
Academic Qualifications Post-Graduation Studies
Certifications: • Certificate of Proficiency in English
• References available upon request.
Professional Credentials: • Member of ATA - American Translators Association
• Member of APT - Portuguese Translators Association
• Member of Lexis
Curricular training: • Post-Graduation in Anglo-American Studies (19th and 20th century American and English Literature and English Cultural and Historical Studies) FLUP
• Five year college degree in Modern Languages and Literatures - Major in English and Portuguese. (Portuguese and English Literature and Linguistics, Latin, Portuguese and English Cultural Studies) FLUP
• Professional Teacher Training (Portuguese and English)
• Course on Technical Translation and Writing: Medical Abstracts and Reports.
Daily work capacity: up to 5000 words
Translation Software (CAT Tools): Passolo • SDL Trados • Wordfast • Wordbee Translator
Other software: Adobe Acrobat • Adobe Flash • Editor HTML • Microsoft Excel • Microsoft Publisher • Microsoft Powerpoint • Microsoft Word • Others
Delivery Means: CD • DVD • email • HTTP (website)
Language pairings:
• English > Portuguese
• Portuguese > English
Spheres of specialization:
New Technologies:  Information Technologies (IT) • Media
Engineering and Applied Natural Science:  Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering • Renewable Energy Sources • Biomedical Engineering; Bioengineering and Biotechnology • Civil Engineering • Electrotechnical Engineering • Mechanical Engineering • Metalworks Engineering • Oil Industry • Chemical Industry • Safety and Prevention Systems
Primary Sector and Tourism:  The Hotel Industry • Travel and Tourism
Medicine and Health:  Nursing • Pharmacology • Medicine (General) • Health • Occupational Health and Industrial Hygiene
Mathematics and Natural Science:  Biomedical Sciences
Social Sciences:  Law and Jurisprudence • Education • Finances • Humanities and Humanistic Studies • Marketing • Business • Childcare • Banking and Financial Services • Sociology • Translation of Patents
Arts:  Visual and Performing Arts • Literature
Qualified translator and interpreter of English (UK/US) into/from Portuguese (BR/PT).

Certified trainer in the fields of Languages and Literature and Secretarial and Administrative Work.

Long-Term lecturer of Portuguese Technical and Creative Writing, English and History of England at local Polytechnic Institutes and Specialised Training Centres.

Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office, SDL Trados, Wordfast and Wordbee.

Huge fan of Basset Hounds and Football.