English to Spanish Translation Professional Albert Halac

Member since May 08, 2013

Currently Principal (freelancing) at Intercultural Facilitation/Interpretation Services covering:

› Translations and Interpretation

› Copywriting

› On-layout Translations

› Linguistic liaison

› Focus groups

› Graphic facilitation


› NVAHEC Interpreter

› Volunteering at HealthWorks for Northern Virginia, Herndon, VA

2000- 2012

Company: Hispanic Marketing & Educational Communications, Inc.

Reston, VA

Position: Creative Director

Albert Halac joined HME Communications, Inc., as co-founder and Creative Director with extensive experience in marketing and communications that spans two continents for more than 30 years. Albert Halac comes from QSI incorporated of Bethesda, MD, where, as Creative Director, he participated in creating, developing, and implementing marketing strategies as well as health and quality-of-life education programs for private corporations and non-profit organizations. He traveled extensively through Asia and Latin America, with a stop in Argentina where, as a Management and marketing Consultant, he established and implemented operating policies and procedures for Covissa S.A., a marketing, design, and pre-press company. Earlier, as Senior Director for the Center for Creative Marketing at Pracon, a division of Excerpta Medica, he was responsible for creating developing, and implementing strategies and health promotion programs used in marketing pharmaceuticals to physicians and pharmacists. He also created, wrote, and produced promotional and educational materials for the Hispanic market. He designed and implemented production and project management systems and established a worldwide network of vendors. Albert holds a B.F.A. from Escuela Nacional de Bellas Artes, Argentina, and continued his studies in advertising at School of Visual Arts and communications at Hunter College, New York, NY.

Projects: Outreach Campaign on Secondhand Smoke, U.S. EPA; Design and Cultural Adaptation of English Nutrition Education Materials, USDA, Food and Nutrition Service; Exercise: A Guide from the National Institute on Aging NIA, HHS/TMN; Opportunities in the Indian Railway Sector, U.S. TDA.; Interpretive Panels and Exhibits, US FWS.

Duties: General management, creative direction (editorial and art), pre-production management. Translations and cultural adaptations of programs.

Client Experience:

Inova Health System

US Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior

US Environmental Protection Agency

USDA Food and Nutrition Service

US Coast Guard

USDA Office of Analysis, Nutrition, and Evaluation

CIPE , affiliate of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce

Visiting Nurse Service of New York

Georgetown University Medical Center

Arthritis Foundation

North American Association for the Study of Obesity (NAASO)




College Degree