About Me

Yael Cohen is a professional translator and language consultant in Spanish/English/Hebrew, since 1995.IMG_9188-2

Offers high quality translation, proofreading and editing services, taking into account linguistic and cultural considerations along with client’s needs.

  • Professional Translator, Spanish/English/Hebrew, since 1995, in different fields
  • Holds Translation Diploma and a University degree
  • Experience in creative translation and advertisement adaptation
  • Experienced with localization of software, web sites, multimedia and mobile applications. Including glossaries preparation and testing.
  • Spanish Medical Interpreter and translator (USA)
  • Experienced in subtitling
  • Hebrew teacher for university level, with special interest in the use of Internet and technology for foreign language Instruction and learning.
  • International and multilingual background

Languages

  • Hebrew – native speaker.
  • English – mother tongue level, fluent (reading, writing, speaking).
  • Spanish – mother tongue level, fluent (reading, writing, speaking).
  • French – conversation and reading skills.
  • Portuguese – conversation and reading skills.

Software 

CAT tools: SDL studio 2014, Passolo, XTM, Trados GXT LMS, Catalyst Quickship, SDLX lite 2005, Adobe Acrobat, Several multi-lingual software, Adobe PhotoShop

Experienced with online/cloud CAT tools (XTM etc…)


Professional Experience:

  • Works regularly as Google External Reviewer since 2014
  • Freelance Translator and Editor – Spanish/English/Hebrew, since 1994
  • Creative translation for advertising companies, since 2010
  • Language specialist in software, web site and hand held application localization projects, since 1999
  • Spanish, English and Hebrew Medical Interpreter and translator, 1998 – 2000
  • Health Centers in the area of Boston, MA, USA
  • Hebrew teacher in Israel and USA, since 1988
  • Harvard University, Tufts University, MA, USA,
  • Tel Aviv University, Israel,
  • Several Hebrew courses in Israel
  • Writer of 2 books for children’s (Spanish and Hebrew)

Education:

M.A degree in Translation Studies (not yet completed)
Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
Translation and Translation Research Department

Translation Diploma (Spanish / Hebrew)
Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel, 1994-1996
Translation and Interpretation postgraduate studies

B.A, Spanish and Latin American Studies
Faculty of Humanities, Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel, 1989-1992
Additional studies: Linguistics, French Language and Literature.

Universidad Complutense, Madrid, Spain, 1992-1993
Hispanic Linguistics & Literature studies

Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel, 1997
Hebrew teaching certificate course

Medical Terminology Course,
Massachusetts Interpreters Association,
Boston, MA, USA, 1999

Translation for TV and Subtitling Course, 2001