Zulema Couso – IAPTI

SKILLS

- ENGLISH - SPANISH


- CATALAN - SPANISH


- FRENCH - SPANISH


- ITALIAN - SPANISH


PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

- TRANSLATION

- TRANSCRIPTION

- EDITING / PROOFREADING

- SUBTITLING

- COPYWRITING

ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE

→ From September 2010 to June 2011: Masters Degree in Publishing, IDEC, Pompeu Fabra University, Barcelona.

→ From October 2007 to June 2008: Postgraduate Course in Literary Translation, Pompeu Fabra University, Barcelona.

→ From September 2001 to December 2005: Bachelor’s degree in Translation and Interpreting (English, French > Spanish): Media Translation (dubbing and subtitling), Literary translation, Scientific and Technical translation. Simultaneous and consecutive interpreting. Languages: English, French and Italian into Spanish. Jaume I University (Castellón, Spain).

→ From September 2003 to March 2004: Erasmus in Scuola Superiore di Lingue Moderne per Interpreti e Traduttori, Forlì, Italy.

SPECIALIZATION AREAS

- ARTS AND HUMANITIES - AUDIOVISUAL MEDIA - COMPUTING AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY - FOOD AND BEVERAGES - GENERAL - JOURNALISM - LITERATURE - SPORTS AND ENTERTAINMENT - TOURISM AND TRAVEL

YEARS OF EXPERIENCE

Language boutique - Since 2005

Director

Since 2005, freelance translator, copywriter and editor working with some of the world's leading blue chip companies as well as translation agencies and direct clients.

EnVeritas Group - Since March 2015

Copywriter, copy editor, translator and project manager (freelance)

Translating, writing and editing copy according to brief and high quality standards for a number of high end clients.

Recruit and train other writers / translators and management of the successful candidates.


Google, London - April 2014 to March 2015

Copywriter, copy editor and project manager

Writing and editing copy according to brief and high quality standards.

Recruitment and training of writing team and management of the successful candidates.

Producing quarterly writing plans with a proposed schedule and budget, working collaboratively with all members of the project team.

Creation of training material, style guidelines, thesaurus and CMS user guide.


Ogilvy, London - August 2012 to March 2014

Advertising Transcreation Account Manager

Management of the adaptation process for complex global advertising campaigns for a number of markets (including Spain, Netherlands, Indonesia, Russia, Japan, Brazil, Mexico, Chile, and others). Creative covered: ATL, BTL and digital.

Day-to-day project management lead, from receipt of brief to asset delivery. Key tasks included:

- Workflow management to ensure on time and on budget project delivery to a high standard.

- Lead client and supplier contact, maintaining strong communication at all times.

- Supplier negotiation and estimate creation.

- Spanish copywriting and localised creative input on projects.

- Invoice processing and completion of project admin (account information, project notes, etc.).


Atrapalo.com, Barcelona - March 2011 to September 2011

Copywriter, content manager and translator

Managing the creation of travel content by working with developers, designers and product managers.

Creating and publishing original content and curating and translating existing content.

Support SEO objectives by optimising existing content/creating new content.

Conduct quality assurance checks.


Traducciones Imposibles, Barcelona - November 2005 to October 2006

Project manager and translator

Day-to-day project management lead, from receipt of brief to asset delivery. Key tasks included:

- Supplier negotiation and estimate creation. Workflow management to ensure on time and on budget project delivery to a high standard.

- Invoice processing and completion of project admin (account information, project notes, etc.).

- Lead client and supplier contact, maintaining strong communication at all times.

- Translation of assigned projects

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

Iapti


Asetrad


Acett

SOFTWARE

MemoQ


Microsoft Office