Vallejo, California 94590
Skype Name sean.m.dodd
Working Languages: English, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish
Other Language(s) Into English: Portuguese into English, Russian into English, Spanish into English
English Into Other Language(s): English into Spanish
ATA Certification Language Combinations: Spanish into English
Recognized as 2018 Translator of the Year for the Americas by THEBIGWORD, a multinational translation agency, on the strength of the hundreds of Spanish-to-English and Portuguese-to-English translations I have provided the agency. Other translation projects have included English translations of the Spanish and Portuguese chapters of a gender studies book for a major U.S. university; dozens of legal documents translated from Spanish into English and from English into Spanish for U.S., Spanish, Chilean, and Mexican clients; numerous English healthcare and health insurance publications translated into Spanish for a large U.S. healthcare provider; a Spanish-to-English book translation; a Russian-to-English website translation; and a French-to-English translation of an essay used as the feature article in Translorial, the professional journal of the Northern California Translators Association.
Also providing Spanish-English interpretation services in business, legal, medical, psychiatric, and educational settings (including IEP meetings).
General Areas of Specialization: Arts/Humanities, Business, Computers, Economics, Education, Finance, Insurance, Law, Medicine, Official documents, Software/Localization/QA, Telecommunications
Specialized Equipment and Software:
SDL Trados Studio 2017 Freelance Plus
Translator or Interpreter: Translator, Interpreter
American Translators Association Affiliation: Certified by ATA, Member of ATA
Legal, Financial, Medical, Educational, Psychiatry, IEPs, Business, Marketing, Software, Literature
ATA Certification in Spanish to English Translation, 2013; MA-level studies in Spanish (11 units), Sonoma State University, 2008-09; Certificate in Legal Interpretation (Spanish), San Francisco State University, 2006; BA in Spanish, Sonoma State University (2005); Course in Spanish-English Translation, International House, Barcelona, and Institute of Linguists, London, 2001; DELE-Superior Diploma in Advanced Spanish, Instituto Cervantes, Universidad de Salamanca, Spain, 2000; Diploma in Russian with Honors, Defense Language Institute, Monterey, California, 1988.
University Certificate in Legal Interpretation (Spanish), San Francisco State University, 2006