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GAETANO FABOZZI

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									Gaetano Fabozzi
Personal details
      Born in Caserta (Italy) on May 28th, 1983
      Postal address: Via Italo Bruno, 27, Aversa (CE), 81031, Italy
      Phone numbers: 00 39 081 8145678
                        00 39 340 5131432 (IT mobile)
                         00 44 790 0271360 (UK mobile)
      Email address: gaetanofabozzi@gmail.com

Work history
      April 2008 – Present day: Freelance Translator/Editor-Proofreader for Italian and foreign agencies
       based in Spain and France.
           Evaluation of translation tests.
           o Specialized in: Video games and general translations
                              Games translated:
                              - Nintendo DS: Zoo Vet: Endangered Animals; High School Musical 3:
                                   Senior Year; Real Stories: Babies
                              - Nintendo Wii: We Rock: Drum King; Think Fast
                              - PS3: Legendary (Collaboration)
                              - PC: Hotel Giant 2 (Collaboration)
                              Games edited:
                              - Nintendo DS: Ultimate Band; My Pet Shop; Emergency Rescue;
                                   Colour Cross
                              - Nintendo Wii: Ultimate Band; Koh-Lanta
                              Manual translated:
                              - PC: Dimensity
                              - Nintendo DS: Real Stories: Babies
                              Manual edited:
                              - PSP: Wild Arms XF
                              - Nintendo DS: Zoo Vet: Endangered Animals
      May 2008 – Present Day: Quality Assurance Co-ordinator and Translator/Editor in Square Enix Ltd,
       London
           o Co-ordination of the Italian localisation QA team: assurance of linguistic and
                functionality quality of the games.
                              Games co-ordinated:
                              - Nintendo DS: Final Fantasy IV; Dragon Quest V: The Hand of the
                                   Heavenly Bride; Puzzle Bobble Galaxy; Exit; My Pet Shop
                              - Nintendo Wii/WiiWare: Bubble Bobble; Bubble Bobble Plus!;
                                   Rainbow Island; Space Invader Get Even; Crystal Defenders R1 and
                                   R2;
                              - Xbox 360: The Last Remnant; Star Ocean: The Last Hope
                              - PC: The Last Remnant
                              - PSP: Still unable to reveal titles
                              - PS3: Still unable to reveal titles
           o Editor/Proof-reader and Translator of in-game text and manuals for different Square Enix
                titles:
                              Games edited:
                              - Final Fantasy IV; Puzzle Bobble Galaxy; Bubble Bobble; Bubble
                                   Bobble Plus!; Space Invaders Get Even
                              Manual translated:
                             -    Puzzle Bobble Galaxy; Bubble Bobble; Bubble Bobble Plus!; Final
                                  Fantasy Chrystal Chronicles: Echoes of Time
                             Manual edited:
                             - Nintendo DS: Final Fantasy IV; Dragon Quest V: The Hand of the
                                  Heavenly Bride; Valkyrie Profile: Covenant of the Plume, Chrono
                                  Trigger; Exit; My Pet Shop
                             - PSP: Star Ocean: First Departure; Star Ocean: Second Evolution
                             - PS2: Persona 4
                             - PS3: Disgaea 3: Absence of Justice
                             - Xbox 360: The Last Remnant; Star Ocean: The Last Hope (manual and
                                  mini guide for the special edition)
                             - Nintendo Wii/WiiWare: Bubble Bobble, Bubble Bobble Plus!, Puzzle
                                  Bobble Plus!; Rainbow Island: Towering Adventure!, Space Invaders
                                  Get Even; Final Fantasy 4: After Years; Final Fantasy Chrystal
                                  Chronicles: My life as a Darklord
            o Compliance and official terminology checks - Lotcheck/TCR/TRC (Wii, DS, PlayStaion
               2, PlayStation 3, PSP, Xbox 360)
            o Attendance at NINTENDO LOT CHECK WORKSHOP (London, July 2009)
            o Liaison between the Localisation and the QA departments
            o Collaboration with marketing materials:
                             - Translation and Proofreading of press releases of Square-Enix titles
                             - Translation and Proofreading of Square-Enix newsletters
                             - Linguistic and Functionality check of websites
      March 2007 – December 2007: Quality Assurance tester for Square Enix Ltd, London
            o Italian Localisation testing: reporting linguistic and functionality bugs found in game.
                             Games tested:
                             - PS2: Valkyrie Profile 2: Silmeria; Odin Sphere
                             - Nintendo DS: Dragon Quest Monster: Joker
            o Proofread of game manuals:
                             Manuals proofread:
                             - Valkyrie Profile 2: Silmeria; Odin Sphere; Dragon Quest Monster:
                                  Joker
            o Staff member of Square Enix to the London Expo, important marketing event (May
               2007)
            o Evaluation of games: Final Fantasy VII: Crisis Core; Dragon Quest: Swords and other
               important titles of Square-Eniz
      July 2007: Staff member of Sky during SKY TOUR, important marketing event (Gaeta, Italy)
      October 2004 – May 2005: Management of the library of "Federico II" University of Naples

Education
      February 2007: Bachelor’s degree in Foreign language and literature at Università degli Studi di
       Napoli “Federico II” (Naples, Italy)
      Principal subjects / occupational skills covered:
           o English and Spanish language and literature
           o Translation from English/Spanish to Italian

Languages
      Italian: Mother tongue
      English:
            o Excellent level writing and speaking
            o Two years work experience in London
      Spanish:
            o Excellent level writing and speaking
      Catalan:
           o Basic user: Certificate of Catalan Language - Basic Level

Computer skills
      Operating systems: High knowledge of Windows
      Software: Microsoft Office, Open Office

Additional information
      Artistic skills and competences:
            o Excellent skills of writing
      Driving licenses: B (cars)
      Personal qualities: Strong attention to detail and excellent organizational skills. Professionalism,
       adherence to deadline and accuracy. Ability to work under pressure and in a fast-paced
       environment. Ability to quickly acquire new expertise
      Personal interests: Video games, manga, music, films and sports

								
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