PD 101: Scope of the translator’s role – purposes and expectations, tools, procedures and technologies for each step

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Topic: Getting established in the translation industry

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Availability:This training is available on-demand

Duration: 60 minutes

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Language:англиски
Summary:This course is part of a series of online courses with lessons on Personal Development.

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PD 101: Scope of the translator’s role – purposes and expectations, tools, procedures and technologies for each step

PD 102: Today’s Translation environment – Tools and procedures to take advantage of!

PD 103: Can you learn to become a reviewer? Guidelines and practical steps to perform the job of a reviewer

Description
Depicting the different roles of the translator as a glossary/styleguide developer, translator (individual or as part of a group), editor/reviewer and proofreader. Other tasks are also described, such as sign-off, post DTP proof, LQ, tester, and different expectations and industry standards are presented. Also, the different applications used for each step will be commented on, along with an explanation on how to get and use them.


Target audience
Translators who are starting their professional careers and those who want to make more out of their abilities and possibilities.
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Trainer
 Luciana Ramos    View feedback | View all courses
Bio: Se graduó como traductora técnico-científica y literaria e intérprete en Rosario (Argentina). Es traductora en inglés certificada por la American Translators Association de los EE. UU. En 2014, obtuvo el título del máster universitario en traducción médico sanitaria de la Universidad Jaume I de Castellón (España). Con especial énfasis en la traducción de textos de biomedicina, trabajó desde 1996 hasta 2005 para diversas empresas multinacionales en el área de la medicina y la traducción de programas informáticos. En los últimos catorce años, su experiencia como traductora y correctora se combinó con la tarea de formación de nuevos profesionales gracias a su incesante participación en cursos y seminarios internacionales relacionados con la traducción médica. Desde 2005 a junio de 2011 fue socia de Ocean Translations S.R.L., donde su labor se centró en la selección y formación de personal, el análisis y la implementación de las nuevas tecnologías, y el control de calidad. Participó en los trabajos de traducción para la OMS, la OPS, el Banco Mundial, ONUSIDA y muchos otros centros de investigación y desarrollo biomédico. Actualmente dirige una unidad de traducción especializada en traducción médica. Además, se dedica a la interpretación como profesional autónomo, a la formación de traductores, y al asesoramiento empresarial en traducción y tecnologías afines. Ha publicado artículos en las revistas Panacea y Multilingual sobre las tecnologías, la traducción médica y la profesión en general.



Luciana Ramos is an ATA-certified professional translator, with almost 25 years of experience, and special focus on medical translations and software localization. Her professional background as a translator encompasses different roles in the language and technology industry —terminologist, translator, editor, language lead, translators' trainer— for international organizations, direct clients and LSP. She has obtained her Master degree on Medical Translation at Universidad Jaume I, Castellon, Spain. As a former company owner, she developed TEP QA processes and procedures for ISO-certification; lectured worldwide on vendor management, machine translation, tools and QA; and gained a different perspective of clients’ actual needs. Currently, she runs her own business devoted to professional training, consulting and translating/interpreting.


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