Paula Coto

Translation, localization, transcreation

Languages and Linguistics

  • Spanish: Native.
  • English: Near native. Sworn and certified translator of English (Spanish Ministry of Foreign Affairs, 2006).
  • French: Near native. DALF (2005).
  • Italian: Near native. Graduated with honours.
  • Portuguese: Proficient. 2005-2010, Casa do Brasil.

Specialized education

  • Oct. 01-Jun. 05: Graduated in Translating and Interpreting (English, French and Italian), Universidad P. Comillas.
  • 2014-2015: Genetic Fundamentals of Language (5 ECTS), Linguistics and First Writing Systems (5 ECTS), Linguistic Grammar (5 ECTS), Fundamentals of Visual Language (5 ECTS), Phonological and Iconic Fundamentals of Communication (5 ECTS).
  • 2012-2013: Professional and Academic English (6 ECTS).

Business, marketing and legal

Specialized education

  • 2015-2018 Google Actívate full program.
  • 2017: SEO Course, Fundación Uned, 250 h.
  • 2015: Writing in Internet, Miriada X – University of Navarra, 15 h.
  • 2014: Digital Marketing, IE Business School, IE, 70 h.
  • 2013: Cross Cultural Management, IE Business School, IE, 3 h.
  • 2012: Executive Program in Strategic Sales Management, IE Business School, 20h.
  • Nov. 11-Dec. 12: Master in Digital Business Management, OBS, 60 ECTS.
  • 2011: Stock Exchange and Financial Markets, UNED Foundation-CNMV, 35 h.
  • 2010: Global Leadership for Women Executive Program, IE Business School, 30 h.
  • Jan. 07-Jul. 07: Master in International Business Management, ICEX, 600 h.
  • Oct. 05-Dec. 06: Master in Marketing Management, IE Business School, 1,600 h.
  • 2005: Official and corporate protocol, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, 100 h.

Field professional experience

  • 2018-2019: Business Development Manager for Moriah Accessories.
  • 2015-Present: Business Development Manager for Elesapiens 360.
  • 2014-2017: Managing Director at #DiarioArganzuela.
  • 2010-2014: Financial Aid Associate Director at IE Business School.
  • 2006-2010: Product Manager for Spain and Portugal at Pearson. 

Arts and Social Sciences

Specialized education

  • 2018: Photoshop and InDesign, Works & Dreams, 85h.
  • 2016: Adobe InDesign CC, La Casa Encendida, 12h.
  • 2015: Photosop CC digital edition, Too Many Flash, 21h.
  • 2014: Fundamentals of photography, Lens, 30h.
  • 2013: Workshop on creative writing, Fuentetaja, 6 months.
  • 2012-2013: English for Social Scientists (6 ECTS), Spanish Social Structure II (6 ECTS).
  • 2011-2012: Spanish Social Structure I (6 ECTS), Social Psychology (6 ECTS).
  • 2010-2011: Social Anthropology (6 ECTS), Economic Structure (6 ECTS), Contemporary Social Structure I (6 ECTS), Contemporary Social Structure II (6 ECTS).
  • 2009-2010: Introduction to Sociology I (6 ECTS), Introduction to Sociology II (6 ECTS), Introduction to Economics (6 ECTS).
  • 2008-2009: Fundamentals of Politics I (6 ECTS), Fundamentals of Politics II: the Spanish Political System (6 ECTS), Statistics Applied to Social Sciences (12 ECTS), Philosophy and Methodology of the Social Sciences (12 ECTS).
  • Jun. 06: Postgraduate Certificate in Education (CAP) (Spanish Ministry of Education).
  • May 04: TESOL 2004, education fair. Interpreter.

Literature, sports and entertainment

Areas: Children, Fiction, Essay.

Books translated

  • Soñar en ruso (Dreaming in Russian). Loss, Jacqueline; Almenara Press, 2018.
  • Cantante solista (Solo Star). Fame School series; Jefferies, Cindy; Anaya, 2007.
  • Concierto de Navidad (Christmas Stars). Fame School series; Jefferies, Cindy; Anaya, 2007.

Articles written: See my portfolio!

Videogames translated for EA

  • Sims,
  • FIFA,
  • Tiger Woods,
  • Harry Potter, and
  • Need for Speed.