About Jairo Dorado Cadilla

I am Jairo Dorado Cadilla and I am a freelance translator, interpreter and localization professional based in Berlin, Germany. For more than 15 years I have been providing translation, interpretation and localization services from Bosnian, Croatian, English, German, Portuguese, Serbian and Slovene into Galician and Spanish. hold a BA in Translation and Interpretation studies and a MAS in Translation and Paratranslation from the University of Vigo. Besides, I am also a member of several professional associations such as AGPTI, ASETRAD and BDÜ.

International Experience

I have worked for the International Commission of Missing Persons (based in Sarajevo) as interpreter and translator and as Latin American projects coordinator. My professional experience also includes part-time teaching positions at the University of Belgrade and at the Freie Universität of Berlin. I have broad experience translating literature (mostly from the former Yugoslavia) and I have written several academic papers related to sociolinguistics and Balkan studies.

Work As A Translator

I have been working as a translator for more than 15 years, bringing into Spanish or Galician all sorts of documents written in Bosnian, Croatian, English, German, Portuguese, Serbian and Slovene. I also translate from Galician into Spanish and vice versa.Regarding CATs, I own the latest versions of SDL (2019), MemoQ (8.3) and Wordfast (Pro) and I am a proficient user also of Memsource and Wordbee.

Interpretation Services

I provide interpretation services into Spanish and Galician from Bosnian, Croatian, English, German, Portuguese, Serbian and Slovene. Besides, I also interpret from Galician into Spanish and vice versa as well as from Galician or Spanish from English, Bosnian/Croatian/Serbian and German in certain situations.

“Localization involves taking a product and making it linguistically and culturally appropriate for the target locale where it will be used and sold”

LISA (Localization Industry Standards Association)

Literary Translations

I am an experienced translator of literature into Galician from Croatian, German, Hungarian and Serbian. These is a chronological list of my translations published to date