Spanish to Spanish Transcription Professional Jose Ortega

Member since September 25, 2015

A professional with a broad humanistic background, international projection and experience in several fields of communications -teacher, essayist, interpreter, copywriter, corporate communicator- willing to develop his capabilities in marketing, corporate communications or advertising.

Languages: Spanish (native speaker). Fluent in French and English, both spoken and written. Knowledge of Italian, German, and Catalan.

2006-Present. Free-lance translator.

Specialize in medical texts, with a focus on nephrology, hematology, nutrition, and IV therapy.

More than eight (8) years of experience in Pharmacovigilance (translation of adverse event reports, adverse drug reactions, product recalls).


• Baxter Export Corporation, Miami, United States

• Fresenius-Kabi Colombia

• Medtronic USA

• Covidien USA

2008-2013. General Manager. JOB Marketing Communications, an advertising agency based in Cali, Colombia (


• Laboratorios Baxter, Colombia

• Baxter Export Corporation, Miami, United States

• Restaurant Carambolo

• Constructora Velar

• Olympus Latin America

2000-06. Communications Associate. Baxter, Cali, Colombia.

Roles and responsibilities:

-Creation and maintenance of the corporate website.

-Drafting, research and publication of several publications, e.g., “Vínculo” and “Hemotivo” newsletters; and the corporate magazine.

-Translation of corporate communications from English into Spanish.

Achievements (related to this job):

- Website – Average of 16,000 monthly visits, with more than a million hits in the first year

of launching (1997).

- Baxter Colombia became a translation center for Latin America.

-Development of a Lotus QuickPlace website to ease communications among the Colombian subsidiary and the headquarters in the U.S.

1998-99. Publicist (copywriter). McCann-Erickson, Cali, Colombia.

1997-98. Publicist (copywriter). Charlot Publicidad, Cali, Colombia.

1993-95. Sales manager. Olandía Import & Export, Valladolid, Spain.

1992. Protocol Attaché to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Spain. Barcelona Olympic Games, Barcelona, Spain.

1987-89. Teacher of Spanish Language and Literature, Université de Clermont-Ferrand, France.


“Pending affairs and future perspectives on the relationship between Japan and Europe”. 1993. Published in Japan by the MOFA (Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan).


Winner of the XV Essay Contest MOFA, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan