Professional Profile

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Curriculum Vitae

  • Born in Alicante, Spain
  • Master’s Degree in Translation & Interpretation Studies at the University of Alicante, Spain (English/German - Spanish) in 2004
  • Scholarship holder for the Erasmus Programme at the SDI (Sprachen- und Dolmetscher-Institut) in Munich, Germany and the University of Surrey in England
  • Master’s Degree in Music with specialisation in piano performance at the Conservatory of Murcia, Spain in 2004
  • Certification as a sworn translator/interpreter (English-Spanish) granted by the Spanish Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation in 2005
  • From 2005 to 2012, employment as an in-house translator and editor in technical documentation and translation companies in the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, and Germany
  • 2005-2008 - Autodata Limited, Maidenhead, United Kingdom
  • 2008-2010 - Maruboshi Europe B.V., Amsterdam, the Netherlands
  • 2010-2012 - Kocarek GmbH, Essen, Germany

Member of the Dortmund Translators and Interpreters Forum “DÜFO” (Dolmetscher und Übersetzer Forum) in Dortmund, Germany
Member of the German Translation and Interpreting Association “BDÜ” (Bundesverband der Dolmetscher und Übersetzer)

Areas of Specialization

Through my extensive experience as an in-house translator in several documentation and translation companies, I have acquired in-depth knowledge in the following areas:

  • Engineering: automotive technology, machinery and plant engineering, heavy industry, and IT
  • Law: contracts, invitations to tender, diplomas, and certificates
  • Business: marketing and public relations, logistics and commerce, advertising and packaging text
  • Humanities: music and art

Technical Equipment

  • Windows 7 and Mac OS X
  • OCR Software
  • MS Office Suite (Mac and PC), Adobe Acrobat
  • Kilgray memoQ 6.2
  • OmegaT
  • SDL TRADOS 7.0 Freelance
  • RapidWeaver 5

To ensure your details are dealt with securely, I use up-to-date antivirus programs and a firewall. Daily back-ups are performed automatically using a NAS server.

Valero Burgos Translations

Marina Valero Burgos
Translator and Interpreter English/German - Spanish


Tel.  +49 (0)231 9109125
Mobile +49 (0)176 32471097
Fax  +49 (0)231 98694012
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