ARAOS & BRATTIG
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PAOLA ARAOS

Born 1969 in Santiago de Chile

.Education
Studies of Translation Sciences at the Pontificia Univ. Católica de Chile (1988-1990)
Studies of Translation/Interpretation at the University of Applied Sciences of Cologne
(1991-1995)
July 1995: Graduation as Translator (Dipl.-Übers. FH)

.Specialization
Economics & Finance, Marketing, Tourism, Advertising, Websites, Technical Reports
Consecutive Interpreter for German-Spanish

.Working Experience
Freelance translator at wrw united werbeagentur, Cologne
Freelance interpreter at the Chilean Embassy/ Department of Economics
Employment as IT-Coordination assistant at the Deutsche Welle, Cologne
Management´s Assistant at MPB Media-Park Büros GmbH, Köln
Organization of Interpreters at Trade Fairs
ProChile, Export Promotion Office, Hamburg
Chilean-German Chamber of Trade and Commerce, Santiago



DORIS BRATTIG
Born 1964 in Colgne, Germany

.
Education
1984-1987: Apprenticeship as bank clerk
1991-1996: Studies of English, Spanish and German at the University of Applied Sciences of Cologne
(Fachhochschule Köln)
1993-1994: Additional studies of Spanish, English and Geography at the University of

Costa Rica, San José
June 1996: Graduation as translator (Dipl.-Übers. FH)

.Specialization
Legal documents and contracts, texts on agriculture, architecture, environmental protection, finance and economics, technical reports, websites, manuals


.Working Experience
1987-1991: Employment as bank clerk for different German banks in the customers department as well as the foreign exchange department
1996-2002: Employment as translator for the international law firm André Tinoco & Asociados,

San José, Costa Rica
1998-2002: Additional employment as assistant of Royal Norwegian Consulate,

San José, Costa Rica
Since February 2002: Freelance translator
Since 2003: Representative of German Agency SKF for International Adoptions in Costa Rica

.Memberships
Member of the German-Costa Rican Chamber of Industry and Commerce, Costa Rica