foto_convite (medium size)My name is Jessica Ranft, I’m British and Brazilian having Portuguese as my mother tongue and English as my second language. I always had direct contact with the English language and culture, and since 2014, I decided to follow my desire to be a translator. Since then I have been translating for agencies, individual customers and volunteer associations.

In 2015, I received a post graduation diploma in English Translation at Estácio de Sá University, and I am associated with ABRATES (Brazilian Association of Translators).

Academic education:

• 2015: Estácio de Sá University: Post graduation on English to Portuguese Translation
• 2011: Catholic University of Brasilia: Teacher’s degree
• 2010: University of Brasilia: Bachelor of Music

Professional experience:

• 2014-present: Freelance translator for agencies around the world and local individual customers
• 2014-present: Volunteer translator at TED Talks (online portfolio)

Other professional experience:

• Music lessons (2010 – 2016)
• Crowdsourcing (2012 – 2014)
• Web & Graphic Design (2004 – 2012)

CAT tools:

• SDL Trados Studio
• MateCat
• Wordfast Classic

Other software:

• Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Power Point and Outlook)
• Adobe (Acrobat, Dreamweaver, Photoshop, InDesign)
• Subtitle Editor, Subtitle Edit