Thursday, 3 March 2011

Certified English-Spanish Translator & Editor

Marina Ilari

Certified English-Spanish Translator & Editor

Native language: Spanish

Nationality: Argentinean / Italian



Skype: marina.ilari


Enthusiastic, responsible graduate with a Diploma in Literary Translation and good organizational skills. Able to work independently using initiative and as part of a team with tight deadlines.

Educational Background

2007 Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE)

2002-2006 Literary Translators’ Degree with Specialization in the English Language, Universidad del Museo Social Argentino (Average grade: 9)

2001 Certificate in Advanced English (CAE)

1998 First Certificate in English (FCE)

1995-2000 Media oriented High School Diploma

Professional Experience

2002-Present: I have worked as a translator/editor for many translation agencies, local and from abroad (through the Internet) translating and/or editing a wide variety of documents including: Marketing, Subtitling, Capturing, Finances, Software Localization, Video Games, General, Technical, Employee’s manuals, Food industry, Home improvement, handicrafts, construction industry, Literary, Social Science, Business, Education, Psychology, HTML, Tourism, Advertisements, Articles (Sports, scientific, etc), Journalism, etc.

Examples of my work:

  • Employee's Handbook and Human Resources for different companies such as Alpine Access; Amcor, Inc.; Aconex; Laporte Industries; SA Recycling; Tri-State Staffing; Watson & Chalin Manufacturing; Newpark Resort; Kirby Morgan Dive Systems, Inc; Headwaters Incorporated; Pactiv; LSG Sky Chefs; Environmental Solutions Group; GAF Materials Corporation; River Terminal Development; etc.

  • Marketing documents for Microsoft; Dell; Motorola; New Revenue Solutions; Miller International; CES International; TNA Australia Pty. Ltd.; Armani Exchange; LG Electronics; Verizon; Amdocs; General Communications; TED; InterContinental Hotels Group; Luster; P&G; IAAPA Attractions Expo; AECOM; Marriott; Expedia;; PepsiCo; etc

  • Telecom, mobile networks and modem services for LG; Motorola; Sony; Dell; Nokia; Verizon; BlackBerry®; etc.

  • Technical Manuals for Fortress Technology; Johnson & Johnson; Pfeiffer; Jackson; iKlear; Baker Perkins; CIC21 Contents International Corporation; Electronic Power Design Inc.; Steca; Caterpillar; Illinois Blower Inc; Bagster™; etc.

  • Instruction Manuals for Sony; Verhoef Access Technology; Hewlett-Packard; Swann B&W; BigFoot Networks; Caterpillar; Dulas Solar International; Canon; etc

  • Web Pages in HTML of different content, including telecommunications, tourism, real estate, etc.

  • Automotive Industry Autobook for BMW; Audi; Mercedes; etc.

  • Website and Software Localization for Microsoft Corporation, AMD LIVE!™; Windows 7; Killer Xeno Pro™; BigFoot Networks; etc.

Industry & Technology for Alliance for Digital Equality; Climax Molybdenum Co.; Security Title Agency; Carex Shipping Transportation; NHL Enterprises, L.P. ©; McFarlane Toys; Nokia; Freeport-McMoran Copper and Gold; Sims Metal Management; etc.

  • Educational material for different online courses and schools, such as The International School of Louisiana; Boston Public Schools; Springfield Public Schools; Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education; The Bridge of Central Massachusetts, Inc; Durham District School; Toronto District School Board; etc

Manuals on Health Care, Medical trials, Informed Consents and Health Insurance for Forsyth Medical Center; Intermountain Hospital; Baylor College of Medicine and Affiliated Hospitals; Mount Sinai School of Medicine; GE Healthcare; Greater Oregon Behavioral Health; LifeSource; North Shore University Hospital; Jordan Health Services; Medicare; Pfizer; North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health System; Care Finders Inc.; Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida; UPMC; Nationwide Children’s Hospital Homecare; Discovery Health Partners; Pentec Health Inc.; SilverScript Insurance Company; etc.

  • Medical material for Procter & Gamble; Aga Matrix Medical Supplies; Sanofi Pasteur Inc.; Hyalgan®; RxAmerica; informedRx®; Teva Pharmaceuticals; TYVASO™; The ROHO Group; etc.

  • Petroleum Engineering for IHS Energy Solutions; Work Tree Software; etc

  • Food Industry for Nutritional Products International; Activa BF; Burger King; Miller Genuine Draft; BouMatic; McDonalds; etc.

  • Business and Finance for Mercury Payment Systems; United States Agency for International Development (USAID); Barclays; Legal Helpers Debt Resolution, LLC; Merchants’ Choice Payment Solutions; Yahoo! Finances; HB Management Group; WellsFargo; etc.

  • Educational plays, stories, and material for children for Ic. Impressive Communications; The Performers Educational Plays; 4M Industrial Development; Little House on the Prairie, The Musical; Disney© Interactive Studios; etc.

  • Video Games for Blizzard Entertainment; PlayStation 2; Xbox 360; Disney© Interactive Studios; Nintendo Wii; and casino games for Eurobet; etc.

  • Arts & Humanities, journalistic reports for Brookings Institution; Amnesty International; UNICEF; Brigham Young University; National Defense University of Washington DC; United States Department of Agriculture; Oregon University System; Defense Institute of International Legal Studies; Africa Center for Strategic Studies; TED conference; Zion National Park; etc.


Operating Systems: Windows 98, 2000 Professional, XP and 2003, Vista, Windows 7

Office tools: MS Office, MS Outlook Express, MS Internet Explorer, Adobe

Acrobat Professional

CAT tools: Trados, Wordfast, SDLX, DejaVu, Idiom WorldSever, Microsoft Localization Studio

Daily Output

Between 2000 to 4000 words per day, depending on the project.


My normal rates for translation are $0.06 per word (US Dollars).

My rates for proofreading are 0.02 US Dollars per word.

My rates for editing are 24 US Dollars per hour.

I also accept work on Holidays or Weekends.

Payment Methods:

  • PayPal

  • Check in Dollars

  • Bank Transfer into my account

Memberships and Affiliations

American Translators Association (ATA) Associate Member (ID # 251969)

ProZ Certified Member:


Available upon request.

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