First off, I thank you for taking time to view my profile, and I hope I'll be a good fit for the needs of your project. I am a highly motivated, creative, and intuitive developer who enjoys solving complex problems, and coming up with creative pieces to read, as well as continually expanding my knowledge base whether it be in Linguistics or Technology. I have an extensive background with Desktop Support, Networking Support and troubleshooting Code, and even writing my own little apps to assist the day to day workings of an I.T. team. I have mainly worked in the Healthcare Information Technology Industry but am looking to expand my horizons. I also have experience in aiding students hone their language skills in English, Spanish, and American Sign Language. I spend some of my freetime trying to improve my skills, whether it be coming up with a new application, a new process, or even just a new short story to amuse myself or others. I enjoy teaching and tutoring others and sharing my experience to hopefully better someones life in the process. I do hope that you will consider me for your Information Services, Translation, or Tutoring needs.
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Forward-thinking and hands-on Executive with more than 19 years experience directing and coordinating sales, marketing, business development disciplines and strategic objectives in the on & off line fashion retail & wholesale industry. Process and Team oriented professional, who rapidly identifies business issues, formulates tactical plans and implements effective solutions that deliver profit and sales increases, productivity and cost reductions. Penetrates new and/or competitive markets by building dynamic and motivated teams who drive growth and productivity; as well as by using excellent sales style, studying competition, analysing market trends and building sales momentum. Focused on achieving budgeted results and overall excellence in a day to day basis, loyal & committed, always maintaining a positive attitude even through new challenges. Running my own Retail Consultancy & Translations office for the past 4 years.
I have accomplished an associate's degree in art. I specialize in digital art, and am interested in Illustration. I have studied Japanese at the same time that I accomplished my degree. I recently passed the Japanese Language Proficiency Test Level N5, and have prepared myself to pass level N4 this coming December. I have previous experience in writing texts, copy typing, and associated data entry, having been editor-in-chief of my school yearbook for three years. Being raised in a Puerto Rican family, I am skilled in interpreting Spanish. Currently, I would rate myself proficient in interpreting from Japanese and Spanish texts, and intermediately skilled in translating to Japanese and Spanish.
** TRANSLATION AND GLOBAL SUPPORT - SPANISH / PORTUGUESE / ENGLISH / FRENCH ** 10+ years of experience in IT industry coordinating projects, leading teams and supporting global customers in English, French, Spanish and Portuguese. Native Brazilian Portuguese and Spanish speaker, Fluency in English and French, currently living in Montréal, Canada. Experience translating conferences and broadcast radio (live translation), technical documentation (IT). ** TRAVEL PLANNING/CONSULTING ** Personal Experience: 48 countries and territories visited around the world (according to Traveler's Century Club Official List); Highly experienced in travel planning in a low budget (backpacking); Huge international network for local support/information, providing the most accurate details for trip organization; ** IT SENIOR CONSULTING - BACKUP SPECIALIST ** Professional with 10+ years of experience in IT, senior specialist in Enterprise Backup Projects (Architecture and Solution Design; Pre-sales/Sales support; Implementation and Migration of High Complex Infrastructure Environments; DC Transformation; Outsourcing and Service Transitioning; Disaster Recovery); Technical Strenghts: - Backup Solutions: IBM Tivoli Storage Manager, HP DataProtector, EMC Networker /Legato, Symantec NetBackup, CommVault, Symantec BackupExec and CA ArcServe; - Backup Integration with: SAP, Oracle, SQL, Lotus Notes, Exchange, Storage, Virtualized and Clustered environments; - Libraries: Implementation and Administration of Enterprise Tape Libraries, Virtual Libraries and D2D appliances; Libraries ESL712I, ESL G3 Family, HP D2D, HP VTL 9000, 9200 and B6200 family, Storage Tek SL500 and SL8500; - Storage: EMC Clariion; - Operating Systems: Windows, Unix (AIX, Solaris, HP-UX), Linux, Mac
As a sociologist with a Masters in Psychosocial Studies and with a multifarious research activity within the specific study area, I am especially interested on the part of theoretical research and on writing essays/articles on relevant sociological/psychological topics. Furthermore, having completed my MA in London (Birkbeck University), I am very fluent in written as well as verbal English. Thus I would be really keen on working on translations (Greek to English and vice versa) of any kind. Also, my strong ability to communicate with a wide range of people as well as the high levels of sociability that characterize me, can create the conditions for being very effective in costumers services' positions. In addition to that, during my work in NGO’s and humanitarian organizations, besides my professional knowledge and skills, I have gained valuable experience in dealing and getting along with people from various cultural backgrounds. Thus, I can manage dealing with particularly demanding and diverse customers and provide them with the best of services. Last but not least, with good IT skills (excellent use of Windows, Social Media & MS Office: Word, Excel, Outlook, Internet) and concerning my most characteristic personal skills, such as creativity and diligence, effective organization and planning as well as taking initiative when it is necessary, I could be the right candidate for administrative tasks.
I am native Croatian and I spent my last 25 years living abroad, mainly in Germany, and in Spain where I currently live. My main skill is communication in few of the world's most spoken languages: English, Spanish and German, and of course in my native language(s), Croatian/Serbian. My level of the three major languages is near-native I would say, both spoken and written. I am also very good in Customer-service and I have strong organizational skill. Major part of my practical experience I gathered in Tourism, working in Public-relations and in Sales, interacting with clients of different nationalities, in various languages, in face-to-face communication, in writing, and by telephone.
Motivated Computer Science and Systems Engineer, with 10+ years of experience. I incorporate highly analytical skills, and effective cooperative learning techniques to create a unique stimulating coaching environment and the best platform for Business Improvement and for a White Glove Customer Service. My personal motto is: “I show up on time, I stay late, I am honest, I am a problem solver- I go the extra mile keeping my positive ‘bamboo’ attitude” Experience and Accomplishments: • CIDEIM - Designed the Information System for the organization, creating modules to control the inventory on their 4 laboratories and the Bank of species (Banco de Cepas) of leishmaniasis. The modules helped the staff to reduce the time on finding an element on their laboratories or a specie within a 80% . The financial impact was reflected per project. The implementation of the Intranet and the Processes and policies to Manage their Information and records improved the efficiency on the work environment, and the Teams productivity reducing the duplication of information on a 80% - Successfully ran a consultant services company in Colombia from 2002 to 2005; as Consultant and Project Manager, directed and coordinated teams to evaluate and improve, the Information System, processes, documents and files from Public organizations to comply with the Law 594 from 2000 – National Law of Archives in Colombia. 100% of the customers were approved. The implementation of the project plus the training provided, helped the users improve the response time on their public functions more than 70%. With ARCHIVE AMERICA, I started as a Customer Service Rep and three months later, I was promoted to Customer Service Supervisor. I was responsible of the billing for the Tampa office as well as the Atlanta and Los Angeles office. I improved and standardize the billing process, wrote the manuals and trained the Customer Care representatives (three Representatives). The result was a reduction of the time the invoices were generated and delivered to the customers on a 40% CA TECHNOLOGIES: I am a Senior Customer Experience, Licensing and Partner and Education Support Representative. I have participated on multiple Projects with the GSC (Global Service Center) some related to the translation of Surveys and Templates of Communications for our customers. After I became the Subject Mater Expert on SAP and the Sales Accounting functions of the GSC, I worked with the Operations Team to improve those processes. I am participating on a certification program for a Technical Support Representative and also as a Support Technician for CAPA (one of CA products) I have experience and knowledge of SalesForce.com , SAP, Windows Office Applications, Database Design and management, SQL, Java, html, Internet browsers. I am a fast learner; I have a High adversity quotient and I can handle complex issues with System and analytical thinking, and with high levels of imagination and integrity.
Working as a consultant in Supply Chain, I put myself available to some activities different than that. I'm fluent in Italian and English, and native Brazilian Portuguese, and had worked before with translations. I'm also a good CAD Designer, very interested in furnishing and room design. I've already worked in Auto Industry (as I'm a Mechanical Engineer), Graphic/Press Industry, Consultancies whatsoever. Lived in Italy for more than 3 years and I'm a trip-ready guy.
Professional with strong ability to develop different projects within a team or individual work. Fast and efficient. Enthusiastic with new projects and total implication with them. Strong organizational and time management skills. Able to handle multiple tasks. Self-starter, creative and analytical problem solver .Used to work with all business and institutional management levels. Extensive Knowledge of Public Relations Practices. Strong common sense .Bilingual in Spanish and English and fluent in French. Inmaculate Spanish (castellano) from Spain, Europe.