CHRIS MARQUARDT, CT*
Spanish Pronto
chris@spanishpronto.com
Tel: +1 360 951 5755

 

ATA Certified English-to-Spanish and Spanish-to-English Translator

 
CERTIFICATIONS

*ATA Certified Translator (for Spanish-to-English translations)

*ATA Certified Translator (for English-to-Spanish translations)

One of only 70 translators in the U.S. (and 11 abroad) certified by the American Translators Association for both English-to-Spanish and Spanish-to-English translations. (One of only three ATA Certified Translators in Washington state to be certified in both directions.)

 
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Owner, Translator, and Interpreter (Spanish Pronto, Olympia, WA)

Independent translator and interpreter since 1999, specializing in medical translation and publication-quality translations. Clients have included:

Private tutor

Test prep (GED, SAT, ACT, GRE, GMAT), Spanish, math, and various other subjects

 
LANGUAGE SKILLS

English: Native speaker of American English. Excellent writing and editing ability.

Spanish: Highly fluent. Among the one percent of U.S. Spanish translators to be certified in both directions by the American Translators Association. Experienced simultaneous interpreter—in both directions—for meetings both small and large.

Portuguese: Reading knowledge.

French: Reading knowledge.

 
EDUCATION

Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), Spanish, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington

Foreign study: One year of regular university courses, taught in Spanish, at the Universidad de Costa Rica, San José, Costa Rica

Minor in biology

Minor in mathematics

Schools attended: Willamette University (Salem, OR), Universidad de Costa Rica (San Josť, Costa Rica), University of Washington (Seattle, WA), Del Mar College (Corpus Christi, TX), University of Texas at Austin (Austin, TX).

Total credits earned: 218.33 semester credits (1 year = approximately 30 semester credits)

Total grade point average (GPA, 0.0 - 4.0 scale): 3.478

National Merit Scholar

GRE scores (200 - 800 scale): Verbal: 740, Quantitative (Math): 780

 
PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

Voting Member, ATA (The American Translators Association)
https://web.atanet.org/onlinedirectories/tsd_view.php?id=5960

 
COMPUTING SKILLS

Knowledge of HTML, for creating and maintaining my own web pages, such as at http://www.spanishpronto.com/ (professional site) and http://www.spanishpronto.com/spanishpronto/ (educational site)

 


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