Carbonell Translations

Traducciones CarbonellAre you a sworn translator? No. I don't translate legal texts.
OK, so you translate those manuals nobody understands?
No, I translate the manuals that you DO understand.


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Traducciones Carbonell is a translation company with more than 10 years experience on translating technical and creative texts.

Carbonell Translations offers the following services:
  •  translations English-Spanish
  •  translations Dutch-Spanish
  •  corrections of Spanish texts for grammar and style
  •  Desktop publishing (DTP)

Types of text
creative texts: marketing, advertisements, folders
   • technical texts: user's manuals, technical data, guides, engineering standards
   • computer related texts: software, hardware, WebPages

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Elena CarbonellElena Carbonell Sánchez-Gijón was born in Cadiz , Spain in 1968. She holds a degree in English Language and Literature from the University of Seville. In 1995 she moved to Amsterdam , the Netherlands , where she studied translation Dutch-Spanish at Vertol, Translation Polytechnics. She has been working as a professional translator since 1998 and has wide experience in translating into Spanish diverse types of texts, especially technical guides and user's manuals.

She is also the co-author of a Spanish method for the Dutch publishing company Coutinho. She is now writting the second part.
Elena Carbonell is part of Grupo Ortega Carbonell.  She is also a platinum member of and a member since Januari 2010 of Stichting Vertalersforum, a Dutch organization of translators.

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The price of a translation will depend on the difficulty of the text, the deadlines, the volume of text to be translated and if an editor is involved in the revision.
The following prices are approximate and don't include 19% VAT:
  •  translations into Spanish: € 0,14 - 0,16 per word
  •  corrections: €0,03 per word
  •  minimum rate: € 25
  • hour rate : € 40

These prices don't include 21% VAT (for Dutch clients).
Ask for a quote without any further obligations.


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CAT Tools:
   • Wordfast 6 Clasic and Pro
   • SDL Trados 2009
   • MemoQ 6

Other software:
   • Microsoft Office 2007: Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Access
   • Adobe CS4 Master Collection: Acrobat pro, InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Dreamweaver, Flash, Premiere Pro.



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Traducciones Carbonell
Elena Carbonell Sánchez-Gijón
Eerste Weteringplantsoen 2B2
1017 SJ Ámsterdam

T                                           + 31 (0) 20 6240665
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