Pilar T. Bayle
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EDUCATION

Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, USA. 1986-1989
Ph.D., A.B.D., in Golden Age Spanish Literature.
Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, USA. 1984-1986
M.A. Major in Spanish Literature.
Universidad de Extremadura, Cáceres, Spain. 1980-1984
Diploma in Filología Anglogermánica. Major in English.

EXPERIENCE AS TRANSLATOR

Freelance Translator (trading as Building The Net, S.L.), Madrid, since 2000
Technical translator specialized in localization (hardware, software, websites, and videogames), electricity, IT, natural gas, automotive, and e-commerce/marketing. Translations range from user's manuals and/or software (MS Visio, Photoshop, AutoCAD Architectural, Map and Mechanical, SAP, JBuilder, Sybase, router, laptop, printer, screen, document folder, amplifier, HDD, scanner, mp3 player, cell phone, film processing machine, cash register, drill, compressor, flow meter, fuel pump, heat sealer, saw, trolley, boom lift, emergency lightning system) to specifications and documentation (cycle machining, greenhouse effect emissions, cooling/heating systems, test program for power plant, access control system, biometric system, electrified fencing, solar energy, recall procedures, economic forecasts for the EU, antiterrorism, smart buildings, insurance, megaports, data security, car rental, sports equipment, labeling, and cosmetics, among others).

Localization Coordinator, Madrid, 11/99-05/00
Technical Publishing Assistant and Translator, Madrid, 08/97-10/99
In-house Translator (SAP and Y2K), Madrid, 09/96-01/97
Freelance Translator, Chicago, 02/92-05/94

COMPUTER SKILLS

Programs: Office (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint), Trados 2007, Déjà Vu X2, SDLX Light, Alchemy Publisher 3.0, Alchemy Catalyst 8.0, Passolo Translator 2009, Photoshop 7.0, InDesign CS4, QuarkXPress 7.0, Acrobat 9.0, Dreamweaver CS4, Translation Office 3000, as well as numerous utilities to handle website analysis, use of Windows glossaries, conversion of units, etc.
System: Pentium Xeon 2.6 quad core, 4GB RAM under Windows XP. DSL connection.

TRANSLATIONS (BOOKS)

  • Año 2000: Cómo sobrevivir a la crisis de la informática. De Jaeger, Peter, and Richard Bergeon. Madrid: Anaya Multimedia, 1997. (Original version published under the title Managing 00. Surviving the Year 2000 Computing Crisis, by John Wiley & Sons, in 1997).
  • Creatures 2. Madrid: Anaya Interactiva, 1999. (Original version of the game created under the title Creatures 2, by Mindscape, in 1997).
  • Diseño interactivo. Kristof, Ray, and Amy Satran. Madrid: Anaya Multimedia, 1998. (Original version published under the title Interactivity by Design, by Adobe Systems, in 1995).
  • El diseño en el mundo de la empresa. Mok, Clement. Madrid: Anaya Multimedia, 1998. (Original version published under the title Designing Business, by Adobe Systems, in 1995).
  • El libro del iMac. Gore, Andrew, et al. Madrid: Anaya Multimedia, 1999. (Original version published under the title My iMac, by IDG, in 1999).
  • Introducción a la informática. Meyer, Marilyn, et al. Madrid: Grupo Editorial Bélenguer, 1999. (Original version published under the title Computers Today and Tomorrow, by QUE, in 1998).
  • La biblia de Windows 98. Cowart, Robert. Madrid: Anaya Multimedia, 1998. (Original version published under the title Mastering Windows 98, by Sybex, in 1998).
  • La biblia de Word 97. Mansfield, Ron. Madrid: Anaya Multimedia, 1998. (Original version published under the title Mastering Word 97, by Sybex, in 1997).
  • Manual práctico de Internet. Staneck, William. Madrid: Grupo Editorial Bélenguer, 1999. (Original version published under the title Learn the Internet in a Weekend, by Prima, in 1996).
  • Manual visual de PowerPoint 2000. Witherspoon, Coletta. Madrid: Grupo Editorial Bélenguer, 1999. (Original version published under the title Fast & Easy PowerPoint 2000, by Prima, in 1999).
  • Manual visual de Word 2000. Koers, Diane. Madrid: Grupo Editorial Bélenguer, 1999. (Original version published under the title Fast & Easy Word 2000, by Prima, in 1999).
  • PrintMaster Platinum. Madrid: Anaya Interactiva, 1999. (Original version of the game published under the title PrintMaster Platinum, by Mindscape, in 1997).
  • Sanitarium. Madrid: Anaya Interactiva, 1999. (Original version of the game published under the title Sanitarium, by ASC Games, in 1997).
  • Técnicas de diseño. Seymour Cohen, Luanne, et al. Madrid: Anaya Multimedia, 1998. (Original version published under the title Design Essentials, by Adobe Systems, in 1995).
  • Técnicas para el tratamiento de imágenes. Seymour Cohen, Luanne, et al. Madrid: Anaya Multimedia, 1998. (Original version published under the title Imaging Essentials, by Adobe Systems, in 1993).

 

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