Basic Info

Sergio Cordeiro

13 years

Cairo, Egypt

Master's Degree

Senior Management

Work Experience

Freelance Linguist / Language Services Director at Language-wise.sl.

Experience Details

Freelance Linguist / Language Services Director

Operations/Management, Writing/Editorial, Business Development

Senior Management (e.g. VP, CEO)

Translation, interpreting, localisation, proofreading, editing, copywriting, transcription, voice-over, subtitling, language consulting, cultural advice, interpreting training and language coaching. Working for different language services companies and direct clients around the world.
Founder and Director of the language services company language-wise.


Company Details

Language-wise.sl.

Madrid, Spain

1-10 employees

Translation and Localization , Business Services - Other

http://www.language-wise.com

Aug 2004 to present (12 years 5 months)
EFL/ESOL teacher at Colegio San Patricio

Experience Details

EFL/ESOL teacher

Education/Teaching, Training/Instructor

Experienced (Non-Manager)

English classes for foreign learners in a bilingual (Spanish-English) school. Preparation for the Trinity and Cambridge First, Advanced and Proficiency Certificate examinations.


Company Details

Colegio San Patricio

Madrid, Spain

51-100 employees

Education

http://www.colegiosanpatricio.es

May 2002 to Mar 2010 (7 years 10 months)
Project coordinator / Production Dept. at Prem Dan

Experience Details

Project coordinator / Production Dept.

Project/Program Management, Writing/Editorial

Experienced (Non-Manager)

Responsible for the overall coordination of translation and localisation projects (assessment, management and control of freelance and in-house translation teams, reports, communication with clients, maintenance and updating of translation tools and glossaries). Reporting directly to the General Manager. English-Spanish-English translation, localisation and proofchecking of texts and online content. Other duties include transcription, subtitling, language consultancy and voice-over recording.


Company Details

Prem Dan

Madrid, Spain

11-50 employees

Translation and Localization

N/A

Jun 2002 to Jul 2004 (2 years 1 month)
English tutor / translator at Sat & Steekle Executive Language Courses

Experience Details

English tutor / translator

Education/Teaching, Training/Instructor

Experienced (Non-Manager)

Tuition of English as a second language for adult learners and professionals (all competence levels and linguistic areas). English-Spanish-English translation of business documents.


Company Details

Sat & Steekle Executive Language Courses

Madrid, Spain

51-100 employees

Education, Business Services - Other, Translation and Localization

N/A

Oct 2001 to Jun 2002 (8 months)
Translation Manager at Complete Language Solutions Ltd.

Experience Details

Translation Manager

Project/Program Management, Writing/Editorial

Experienced (Non-Manager)

Responsible for the translation department (managing translation and localisation projects, updating resources, tools and databases, reviewing the translation process, market research).


Company Details

Complete Language Solutions Ltd.

Manchester, United Kingdom

1-10 employees

Translation and Localization

N/A

Aug 2001 to Oct 2001 (2 months)
Translator / Spanish language coach at Complete Language Solutions Ltd.

Experience Details

Translator / Spanish language coach

Education/Teaching, Writing/Editorial, Training/Instructor

Experienced (Non-Manager)

In-house English-Spanish translator (translation, localisation and proofreading of texts and e-content; voice-over recording). Spanish language coaching for foreign learners, developing and implementing an alternative teaching method.


Company Details

Complete Language Solutions Ltd.

Manchester, United Kingdom

1-10 employees

Translation and Localization

N/A

Jun 2001 to Aug 2001 (2 months)

Education

Master's Degree in Mediation

Education Details

Master's Degree

Mediation

Rey Juan Carlos University, Spain

Not specified

Civil mediation Commercial mediation Intercultural mediation

N/A

Rey Juan Carlos University
2014 - 2014
Master's Degree in Translation

Education Details

Master's Degree

Translation

The University of Castilla-La Mancha, Spain

Not specified

Arabic into Spanish translation: Translation theory Translation of legal and financial texts Translation of literary texts Translation of journalistic and political texts

Course completed at Escuela de Traductores de Toledo (School of Translators of Toledo), belonging to the University of Castilla-La Mancha in Spain.

The University of Castilla-La Mancha
2012 - 2013
BA (Hons) in Linguistics

Education Details

BA (Hons)

Linguistics

The University of Manchester, United Kingdom

A / Excellent / 85 -100%

Morphology Syntax Semantics Typology Phonetics Phonology Dialectology Discourse analysis Pragmatics Sociolinguistics Romance linguistics Language acquisition Language endangerment & language death

I also studied 3 years of German during my time at university.

The University of Manchester
1998 - 2001
High School - Other

High School Details

Other

Institute de Bachillerato Luís de Góngora

Spain

1997

A / Excellent / 85 -100%

I graduated with Honours and special distinction.

Institute de Bachillerato Luís de Góngora
1997

Certifications

MCIL
Mar 2004

Certificate details

MCIL

Mar 2004

N/A

N/A

N/A

Chartered Institute of Linguists

N/A

ATA
Jan 2009

Certificate details

ATA

Jan 2009

N/A

N/A

N/A

American Translators Association

N/A

ASETRAD
Jan 2010

Certificate details

ASETRAD

Jan 2010

N/A

N/A

N/A

Asociación Española de Traductores, Correctores e Intérpretes

N/A

AICE
Jan 2013

Certificate details

AICE

Jan 2013

N/A

N/A

N/A

Asociación de Intérpretes de Conferencia de España

N/A

IAPTI
Jan 2014

Certificate details

IAPTI

Jan 2014

N/A

N/A

N/A

International Association of Professional Translators and Interpreters

N/A

AMM
Jun 2014

Certificate details

AMM

Jun 2014

N/A

N/A

N/A

Asociación Madrileña de Mediadores

N/A

Training and Courses

Training/Course Details

Advanced Arabic Language Course

Mar 2013

Casa Árabe (Spain)

Arabic language Media Arabic translation

Training/Course Details

Advanced Arabic Language Course

Aug 2012

The University of Jordan, Amman (Jordan)

N/A

Training/Course Details

Intermediate Arabic Language Course

Dec 2011

The Egyptian Institute of Islamic Studies (Egyptian Ministry of Education), Spain

N/A

Training/Course Details

Intermediate Arabic Language Course

Sep 2011

Drayah Language Center, Cairo (Egypt)

N/A

Training/Course Details

Advanced French Language Course

Jan 2011

Centro de Idiomas C.E.E. (Spain)

N/A

Training/Course Details

Intermediate Arabic Language Course

Jun 2011

Instituto Árabe (Spain)

N/A

Training/Course Details

Pre-Intermediate Arabic Language Course

Jan 2010

The Arab Syrian Cultural Centre (Spain)

N/A

Training/Course Details

Intensive Arabic Language Course

Jul 2008

The Bourguiba Institute of Modern Languages, University of Tunis El Manar (Tunis)

N/A

Training/Course Details

Entrepreneurship Course

Oct 2006

Regional Council of Madrid, in partnership with Deloitte

Included one-to-one tutorials and the development of a Business Plan, which was then approved by an official body.

Training/Course Details

Voice Recording Course

May 2004

Comunicación y Práctica (Spain)

Speech therapy; voice techniques and Commercial voice recording (voice-over).

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Self-assesed Skills

Languages

English

English

: Fluent

: Fluent

: Fluent

: Fluent

Spanish

Spanish

: Fluent

: Fluent

: Fluent

: Fluent

French

French

: Advanced

: Advanced

: Advanced

: Advanced

Arabic

Arabic

: Advanced

: Advanced

: Intermediate

: Intermediate

Tools and Technologies

Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, FrontPage, Outlook)

Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, FrontPage, Outlook)

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

More than 7 years

Internet tools and resources

Internet tools and resources

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

More than 7 years

Adobe Acrobat

Adobe Acrobat

: Advanced

: High

:

More than 7 years

Computer-aided translation tools (CAT)

Computer-aided translation tools (CAT)

: Advanced

: High

:

More than 7 years

SDL Trados Studio

SDL Trados Studio

: Advanced

: High

:

3-5 years

SDL Trados (Workbench, TagEditor, WinAlign, MultiTerm)

SDL Trados (Workbench, TagEditor, WinAlign, MultiTerm)

: Advanced

: High

:

More than 7 years

Wordfast

Wordfast

: Advanced

: High

:

More than 7 years

Fields of Expertise

Language and linguistics

Language and linguistics

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

More than 7 years

Education & training

Education & training

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

More than 7 years

Advertising & marketing

Advertising & marketing

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

More than 7 years

Travel & toursim

Travel & toursim

: Advanced

: High

:

More than 7 years

Social science

Social science

: Advanced

: High

:

More than 7 years

Politics & international relations

Politics & international relations

: Advanced

: High

:

More than 7 years

IT & telecom

IT & telecom

: Advanced

: High

:

More than 7 years

Printing & publishing

Printing & publishing

: Advanced

: High

:

More than 7 years

Media

Media

: Advanced

: High

:

5-7 years

Entertainment

Entertainment

: Advanced

: High

:

More than 7 years

Art & culture

Art & culture

: Advanced

: Extreme - I love it!

:

More than 7 years

Key Skills

Communicator, Initiative, Organizer, Flexible / Adaptive, Entrepreneur

Online Presence

http://es.linkedin.com/in/sergiocordeirowww.facebook.com/sergio.cordeiro.translatorhttps://twitter.com/SergioInterpreThttps://www.youtube.com/user/languagewisesl

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