Legal, Design, Marketing, Internet, Localization, Business

Bilingual Paralegal, Stephen J. Perelson Esq. Jan-Feb 2005

  • Personal Injury casework
  • Screening, research, admin, prepare demands

Marketing and Design Consultant 2000-2005

  • Develop and implement advertising and direct mail projects for Goat Hill Pizza, Potrero Hill neighborhood of SF
  • Research, strategy, print design
  • Menu design
  • Website design and production

Localization Manager, Apr-Dec 2000

  • Managed internationalization and localization of web site, 8 languages (3 in production)
  • Hired, coordinated and managed all contract translators
  • All related HTML production work, including hard-coding
  • Maintained internationalization of back-end software in Smalltalk (object oriented, similar to Java)
  • Managed customer support and quality assurance (QA) testing of intl. versions

Web Graphics Production Tech, Jan-Apr 2000

  • Photoshop production, converted all GIFs into 8 different languages (4 different character sets), including 5 European, Russian, Japanese and Chinese

Writer and Translator, 1998-2000, Buenos Aires and San Francisco

  • Dictionary of Argentine culture and slang translated to American English, personal project
  • Designed and implemented relational database for the content, including interface between MS Access and Quark Xpress
  • Graphic design, typography and layout
  • Currently designing online edition in HTML (see sample)

Marketing Manager, 1999

  • Managed online promotions, maintained relationships with major portals, managed affiliate program, developed new marketing partnerships
  • Coordinated print advertising, hired and managed graphic designer
  • Managed shipping, billing and customer service for monthly chocolate clubs
  • Corporate sales

Freelance Language Services, 1997-98 Buenos Aires

  • Spanish to English translation and copy editing
  • Taught English and Spanish to all ranges of ability and age, both individual and groups, private and corporate clients

Bilingual Layout Tech, 1995

  • Exchanged translated copy for original in commercial documents, making necessary corrections in layout
  • Free-lance work for translation agency, in Quark and Pagemaker

Operations Director, Artists’ Television Access (ATA) 1994-1996

  • Co-director of community video art center with 1/2″ video and multimedia Macs
  • Managed rental facilities and workshops. Duties included grant writing, hiring teachers, publicity, receivables and payables, purchase and maintenance of equipment
  • Freelance video editing and teaching