MICHELE ANNE DENISE DESART
Calle Porlamar ,Qta. Don Chucho, Urb. Sta.Ana, ElCafetal, Caracas, Venezuela
Tel./Fax: (+58-212) 987.95.04 (home); Mobil phone: (+58-414) 254.13.18
e-mails: firstname.lastname@example.org; email@example.com
Spanish, English, and French Translator
SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS
Proficient in handling Windows programs (Excel, Word, Power Point, Adobe Reader, Microsoft
Outlook, Outlook Express, Lotus Word-Pro, Wordfast, Frontpage, Publisher, Internet).
Translation and proofreading of legal, technical, commercial, financial, shipping, tourism,
journalism, and mercantile documents.
LANGUAGES: French (mother tongue)
Dutch (basic knowledge)
EDUCATION / QUALIFICATIONS
(July 9, 2005) - UNIVERSIDAD METROPOLITANA, Caracas, Venezuela. Certificate of
Attendance in basic journalism translation. .
(2003) UNIVERSIDAD METROPOLITANA / CENDECO, Caracas, Venezuela. Degree in
Translation of Mercantile Documents in English and Spanish.
(1999-2002) CENTRO DE IDIOMAS BERLITZ DE VENEZUELA, C.A. ESCUELA DE
INTÉRPRETES Y TRADUCTORES (Berlitz - School of Interpreters and Translators),
Caracas, Venezuela. Degree in English and Spanish general and legal translations.
(1970-1972) BRUSSELS CHAMBER OF COMMERCE, Belgium. Professional and
University studies, Degree in intensive courses of English and Dutch.
PROFESSIONAL TRANSLATION EXPERIENCES
1995 – PRESENT : TERMINALES QUÍMICOS DE PUERTO CABELLO, C.A.
(TERQUIMCA, C.A.) (AQSR International Inc. ISO 9000 Registered) Caracas - Venezuela.
(Chemical Storage Terminal) – Multilingual Executive Secretary.
English and Spanish technical translations of the following documents: ISO 9000 Operational
Manuals, Procedures and their updates. Chemical Tank Construction Manuals and Maintenance.
Legal: Professional Service Contracts. History and description of the Terminal (Web page).
Banking Documents. Financial Contracts. Long and Short Term Tank Rental Agreements.
Security Agreement and Limited Guaranty Agreement. Legal Report. Letters of Intent.
Mortgage Agreement. Power of Attorneys.
2004: NEW YORK TERMINALS, LLC., NEW JERSEY, USA.
Technical translation of a Chemical Terminal Expansion Project. Letters of Intent.
2004: INVERSIONES LORD NELSON, S.A., Caracas, Venezuela.
Translation of Iso-containers Leasing Agreements, Survey Reports for chemical leakage products
and iso-containers repairs.
2003: OFICINA MARÍTIMA PI, C.A., Caracas, Venezuela, (SEICA, ENAGAS, PDVSA-
GAS, PROESCA, and PEQUIVEN)
Spanish to English translation of a Preliminary Analysis – Third Parties Project for the
installation of an Ethane Plant (Deethanizer Plant in José Complex, Anzoategui State, Venezuela)
2003: GASES DE ORIENTE C.A., Caracas, Venezuela
Translation of Letters of Indemnity and related documents.
1985-1995: VENEZOLANA TRANSPORTE DE QUÍMICOS S.A. (VENTRANSQUIM
S.A.),Caracas - Venezuela.
Spanish-English Operations and Chartering Executive Assistant including translations of
Commercial correspondence, certificates, authorizations, and claims. . Shipping documents
such as Charter Parties, Letters of Indemnity, Letters of Intent, Letters of Protest, Bills of Lading,
Commercial Invoices, Customs documents, Survey Reports, Master and Crew member reports,
Sea Protests, drydock reports. Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) for hazardous chemical
products from: Celta, Pratt & Wittney, Arco Chemical, Vassa, Centroxca, Etoxyl, Venoco,
PDVSA, Solventes del Caribe, Vassa, Dauntless Holdings LLC, Shell, Simaquímica, Produven,
Inkem c.a., Ferro Aluminio, c.a..
1982-1985: HAPPY TOUR EL MORRO, C.A., Puerto La Cruz - Venezuela. Multilingual
Coordinator, Protocol Guide, and Regional Manager including translations of tour programs,
brochures from Spanish to English and French for international tourism.
1977-1979: MAUPINTOUR EUROPE, S.A. /MISTER TRAVEL S.A. (I.A.T.A.) Brussels -
Belgium. International Group Coordinator including translation of brochures, tour programs
from French to English.
1975-1977: GREAT LAKES CHEMICAL CORP., Brussels - Belgium.
Multilingual Secretary including translation from English to French of commercial documents
and user’s chemical bromide products manuals.
1973-1974: AVIS-RENT-A-CAR, Brussels - Belgium, (Customers Service)
French and English multilingual secretary including translation of Customer’s claims, survey
reports, and commercial correspondence.
1973: HOTEL LAS CHAPAS, Marbella/Málaga - Spain.
Multilingual secretary including Spanish-French-English translations of international
correspondences, daily A-La-Carte Menus, Hotel activities, tour programs, and Hotel brochures.
1971-1972: BRITISH EMBASSY, Kinshasa - Rep. of Zaïre., Press Department secretary
including English-French translations of news, press releases, business, commercial, media,
magazines, and newspapers.
1970-1971: SUPER-BAZAR G.B. ENTERPRISES, Brussels - Belgium, Bilingual secretary
including translations and proof-readings of Advertisements in French and Dutch. .
Additional Information: Presently English, Spanish, and French freelance translator with international
Translation tool: WORDFAST.