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Objective: To obtain a position within a well-established organization, that will enable me to use my strong organizational skills and educational background, in a reputable, growth oriented company. I have years of experience in customer service and quality assurance. I hold a M.S. in Education Media Design & Technology, a B.S. in Entertainment Business, and a A.S. in Recording Arts. I consider myself to be extremely tech savvy. I am proficient in all Microsoft Office and iWorks programs. I have an extensive understanding of Microsoft Windows and OS X. I am fluent in computer hardware, system upgrades, computer and network troubleshooting. Advanced skills in A/V equipment as well as most recording software and hardware. I also have experience in online education, learning management systems and the ADDIE model. I have knowledge in education design and evaluation, digital media and education applications, motivational development, and research methodologies. My resume is available upon request.
Native Italian professional translator (EN< IT, FR>IT), project manager and account manager. 10 localization experience within top translation companies in the world. 2007-2013: Freelance translator and interpreter (self employed) both for private clients and through other translation agencies: preferred Italian translator for United Nations Vienna through ALS; preferred En>IT translator for Epic Translation (US); preferred Italian translator for Xacti (IT/Software company); Trusted Translations (Spain), Talking Heads (Sheffield, UK), Intervoices (Brazil); Workplace translations (Leeds, Uk); Energy Translations (Germany); A la carte languages (US); Justification (London, Uk); Adelphi Translations (Sheffield, UK), Accento language company (US), Translating for Applied Language Solutions (now Capita TI) since January 2010. Specialisation fields: IT/Software, business, technical, copywriting Career overview: Service Delivery Manager | Employer: Capita Translation and Interpreting | http://www.capitatranslationinterpreting.com Delph (Greater Manchester) | January 2011 to November 2013 Service Delivery Manager for Capita TI, a global organisation specialising in the translation and interpreting marketplace. I have been with the company since January 2011 (formerly Applied Language Solutions, prior to Capita group acquisition) started as Translation project manager, moved forward to Senior Project Manager and more recently as Service Delivery Manager, managing a team of project managers and project support assistants. Translation Project Manager | Thebigword | www.thebigword.com Leeds (West Yorkshire) | January 2009 – September 2010 Started my career as Translation Project Manager at Thebigword, a pioneer company within the translation industry that allowed me to develop my skills and technical expertise: Main tasks as Translation Project Manager included: • Project management of a number of key medical/pharmaceutical accounts. • Client facing, outsourcing and coordination of translators, file engineers, and DTP specialists. • Assigning suitable resources to the projects and management of those resources to ensure successful project completion and achievement of supplier cost targets. • Helping to guide and assist other Project Managers and, where needed, provide cover for absent colleagues. • Reformatting translated documents and performing quality checks to ensure they meet the client’s expected standard of quality. • Ensuring that defined procedures are adhered to for each project. • Supporting the team by handling any ad-hoc admin requests. • Employed as in house project manager since January 2009. From June 2009 until September 2010, I was one of the very few Projects Managers to be offered the opportunity to work on a freelance basis, an opportunity which I accepted and continued with alongside my freelance translating career. Translator and Interpreter (Italian) | Self employed | http://www.proz.com/translator/691816 Huddersfield | 2007 - 2011 Translation and proofreading of <100k words from English into Italian and specialising in marketing, business, IT/software, and general translations Feedback about some of my translation work is visible on my proz account listed above. Senior Event Manager | Mas Music Arts and Show | www.mas.it Milan (Italy) | 2005 – 2007 Worked as project/team manager and coordinator. My role included the project management and delivery of nationwide and international key brands and theatrical events, from the creative idea, to planning and production: Theatre: Production manager and theatrical tour direction (2005-2007) for major theatrical success in Italy - Musical Winx Power Show - http://www.winxpower.com/ Production manager and international coordination for Scooby Doo Live on stage musical (Italian tour) co-production with Themestar and Warner Bros Television production: Production coordinator: Nickelodeon Kids Choice Awards 2006 (Nickelodeon Channel) Corporate events: Project director: Pulimilano roadshow for Amsa Milano 2006-2007 Project director: Moto Guzzi GMG 2006 and 2007 (Piaggio Group) Production manager and script writer: Pantene Protagonist contest final 2006 - Milan (Italy) Production manager and script writer: Gillette fusion razor Italian launch event - 2006 - Gillette Italia for P&G
eBook expert, epub and mobi readable in all Amazon Kindle devices like Kindle Paperwhite and new generation Kindle Fire in ONE. Format compliance to major publishers Amazon KDP, Apple iBookstore/iTunes Connect, Barnes & Nobles and etc. Converts variety of sources such as .DOC, html, xml, PDF, inDesign, Powerpoint and etc. Expert in HTML, XHTML, and CSS coding since not all can be cater by tool conversion to acquire the proper layout. Other Administrative Support like Proofreading, Data Entry (fill-up entry, forms, copy and paste - using excel, MS Word and other tools), Image Editing, Web Research. I had worked in a most competitive ISO certified environment. My goal to deliver professionally, on time submission and client's satisfaction that meets the standard requirements.
To provide effective and efficient services while gaining experience in refining my abilities in the scope of data-entry, print,graphic design/layout and customer support services. I am a data-entry professional for almost two years and has been awarded as outstanding employee of the month. I am also knowledgeable in MS Office Applications such as Word, Excel,Powerpoint & Publisher. Also, a Print/Graphic Specialist, expert in Adobe Indesign CS6, CS5,CS5.5, CS4 & CS3, and QuarkXpress6 to QuarkXpress9. I also have experiences in photo retouching using Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator. I have also a background in Customer Service particularly as a Chat Support Agent.
My name is James and I'm from the UK. I have 3 solid years experience working remotely as a Customer Support Rockstar, Live Chat Operator and Community Moderator within the WordPress Theme Industry. Working for Theme Companies such as PageLines and RedFactory. Within these positions, I've worked as a customer service/support advisor: Answering support tickets, dealing with forum requests and moderation, refund and billing requests etc. Always ensuring customer satisfaction. I'm extremely confident with WordPress, third party plugins, HTML, and CSS. I'm used to troubleshooting and assisting with CSS amendments. I'm used to working in this environment and understand the chain of command for reporting bugs/issues and have used GitHub, BaseCamp and other industry based software. Through all of my previous positions, I have gained a great deal of experience and perform to a very high standard. Outside of WordPress, I have many years experience in high-end Customer Service, within large National Companies in the UK and for various Digital Companies online. More information is available on request.
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I have a strong background in administrative and sales support, data entry, web research, Photoshop image editing, graphic design, web design using Weebly and desktop publishing. I have proficient various computer abilities. I am quite experienced with a variety of CRM databases. I am proficient in all Microsoft applications. I enjoy learning new techniques in those applications to improve the quality and speed of my work. I enjoy building a relationship with my clients as I look forward to working with them for a long time to come. Working in an administrative support role, it is very important to me to develop good relationships with clients that I support. I know that I have succeeded in this area as my clients are very comfortable speaking with me about their needs, and trust me to provide accurate and timely support. I want my clients to know they can depend on me to provide a great service to them and their clients. I have enhanced my customer service skills, over the years, and I have earned several awards in customer service. I take pride in my job and strive for excellence each and every day. I know what needs to be done and I complete it with precision without needing assistance. I believe in prioritizing and making checklists to ensure that all tasks are completed in a timely manner. I am a quick learner and very eager to succeed in my career. Details are very important to me and I make sure that nothing is overlooked. I have ensured accuracy by implementing a system of checking my work during and after a task is completed. I am very dependable. When I say that something will be done by a certain deadline, it is always completed on time. I have become very knowledgeable and computer savvy. I am quick to become familiar with new software. I consider myself trustworthy and driven. I am a dedicated worker that is eager to learn new things. I currently use Microsoft office 2007, Photoshop CS3, and Adobe Acrobat X.
I am a German native speaker and have been living in an English speaking country for more than 20 years. My goal is to translate the original text according to its real meaning and tone rather than word-for-word translations. The target language should always sound natural and aim at the cultural background of the audience. Over the years I have gained experience in various fields such as administration, publishing and also have a medical background. I also have a keen interest in web research. I do have good analytical skills, absolute great eye for detail and always aim in everything for accuracy. I assure you that I always work in the best interest of my clients.
Over the last 12 years, i have been working in production, edition, localization and subtitling media content. For little, medium and big enterprises of international levels. I have used tools like Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Indesign, Adobe Media Encoder, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe After Effects, Adobe Premiere, Adobe Encore, Final Cut Pro, Dvd Studio Pro, Soundtrack Pro, Captivate, Microsoft Office Suite, in Microsoft Windows and Mac Os X versions. Im a pc technician, and i have a lot of experience working with systems with Microsoft Windows, Mac Os X, and some versions of Linux (Ubuntu, Mandrake, Knoppix, etc), configuring FTP, Mail, and Web servers.
I studied a BSc in computer science at UQ then a librarianship diploma at UNSW. This led to working as a software engineer in Defence and State Rail then briefly as a librarian and TAFE teacher before working as a research officer for CEASA an economics publisher then for my own business as a Web developer. I am a musician and have taught several the violin. I work for myself as it works.