Rodrigo Magalhães

Freelance Portuguese Translator

Delivering excellence for 18 years

Translation Services into European Portuguese

English Portuguese Technical Translator

I am a Portuguese freelance translator specialist in technical translation from English, French, Spanish and Italian.

Over the last 18 years I've been in charge of several technical translation, proofreading and website/software localisation projects for major companies worldwide in a vast range of technical fields.

You should note that notwithstanding the foregoing I do excel in addressing subject matters other than those of a technical nature.


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Linguist Profile

I am a native speaker of European Portuguese with exceptional writing skills and outstanding command of formal, colloquial, technical and literary linguistic nuance. My superior foreign language abilities include fluency in English and Spanish and proficiency in French and Italian.

Freelance Services

  • Technical translation
  • Translation
  • Proofreading/Editing/Review
  • Audio transcription
  • Terminology glossary creation
  • Subtitling
  • Website localisation
  • Desktop Publishing (DTP)
  • Interpretation
  • Software localisation
  • Project coordination
  • Software development

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I provide translation services in the following language pairs:

  • English > Portuguese
  • French > Portuguese
  • Italian > Portuguese
  • Spanish > Portuguese

Technical Translation

My academic & professional background in engineering and R&D renders me particularly suited for the translation of technical content, an occupation in which a full understanding of the subject matter is of paramount importance.

As a consequence, I play the role of head translator and linguistic consultant for the European Portuguese language for prestigious clients such as Aston Martin, Dell and Storagecraft for several years now.

Expertise fields

Over the years I have provided linguistic services in a plethora of subject matters Freelance Translator Portuguese

Translation Projects

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Academic & Professional Background

Along with my extensive experience in providing technical translation and software/website development and localisation services to major companies worldwide, my academic/professional background includes:

  • Degree in Engineering (Electronic and Computer Systems);
  • Attendance to the first two curricular years of Mechanical Engineering;
  • Participation as a researcher in several R&D projects (Thermodynamics, Electronics, Energy and Environment);
  • EU R&D project coordination;
  • Sporadic tutoring and docent activity (Mathematics, Physics, Electronics and Programming).

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Types of Documents

Technical datasheets Operation manuals User manuals & guides Technical specifications Maintenance manuals Technical brochures Technical proposals Safety Data Sheets (SDS, MSDS, PSDS) Website & software UI Training manuals Academic papers Scientific papers Contracts Service agreements Troubleshooting guides Safety manuals Presentations Help files Patents Catalogues End-User License Agreements (EULA) White papers Correspondence & emails Subtitles Business plans Advertisements

Estimate Request

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English Portuguese Technical Translator