About me

Maria BonniciMaria Bonnici

Native English speaker, experienced translator with desktop publishing, website creation and web content management skills, seeking ongoing freelance work. Reasonable rates.

Skills & Abilities

Translation – Language pairs:

  • Italian to English
  • Maltese to English

Editing and proof-reading

Creation of multi-lingual websites

Web Content Management (WordPress)

Desktop Publishing

Web Publishing

Database Design

Records & Archives Management

Experience

News Agency (Rome, Italy)

April 2010 to present

Translator, Web Content Manager, Technical Support

• Maintenance of multi-lingual WordPress website

• Graphic Design (feature images and banner design)

• Translation of web content

• Technical support

• Online training courses in WordPress Content Management System conducted in both Italian and English

Claritas Designs Systems & Services (Australia)

2002 – present

Freelance translator (Italian to English), Editor and Proofreader

• Translation of books, magazine articles, brochures, advertising material, video scripts and subtitles.

Records & Archives Management Consultant

• Design and implementation of records management systems
in both the public and private sector

• Database design and development

• Establishment of resource libraries

• Writing reports and procedure manuals

Desktop Publishing, Web Design, Video production

Design and layout of books, magazines and promotional material from pre-press production to printing stage

· Website design and development

· Video-editing

Event Management

· project management of corporate events

· design of advertising material – logo design, flyers, brochures

· database creation for registration and bookings

Education

Information Management (Archives & Records)

Postgraduate Diploma, University of Melbourne, Australia (1992)

Advanced diploma in electronic design & interactive media

Victoria University, Melbourne, Australia (2002)

Advanced CERTIFICATE IN WORDPRESS Multi-Lingual Content Management System

21st Century New Media, London (2011)

LANGUAGES

English, Italian, Maltese

Achievements:
Expert Rating Solutions (online certification)
Italian >English test – 100% accuracy

COMPUTER SKILLS

Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access

CorelDraw Graphics Suite

Adobe Photoshop

Adobe Pagemaker / InDesign

Adobe Premier

Adobe Dreamweaver

Quark Xpress

Filemaker Pro Database Design & Creation

Content management systems: WordPress, Joomla

Social community management: Hootsuite

preferred subject areas for translation

Tourism and Culture

Journalism and Mass Communication

Health & Wellbeing

Sociology

Religion

Spirituality

Politics