Vanessa Desiderio


Brazilian-Portuguese Translator – Vanessa


Vanessa Desiderio de Freitas

Citizenship: Brazilian

RELEVANT INFORMATION

Proficiency in English acquired for more than ten years
studying, teaching and working full time with British
people.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2001-2009 – St. Paul’s School – (The Best British
School in Brazil)
Prep School teacher and
Portuguese teacher for foreign pupils
FREELANCER WORKS

2000-present

Private English teacher
Private Portuguese teacher
2003-2008

English – Portuguese translation of many advertising
campaigns such as McDonald’s, Mattel, Fiat and others
Portuguese – English translation of global advertisements
for McDonald’s and Reckitt Benckiser
EDUCATION

1995-2000 – Universidade Estadual Paulista (UNESP)
Composition and Conducting, B.A. with Honours degree.
COURSES

1995-2000 – complete proficiency English course at
Cultura Inglesa, SP
1997-1999 – bagpipe at The Piping Centre, Glasgow,
Scotland
PERSONAL ACHIEVEMENTS

Took part in events and championships in Scotland
Member of the British society in São Paulo for ten years
LANGUAGE PAIR

English into Brazilian Portuguese and
Brazilian Portuguese into English

SOFTWARE

Trados 2009