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Located in downtown San Francisco, Babble-on is like no other app localization and copywriting company. Our team is handpicked, our language is handcrafted, and our clients have millions of users around the world who suddenly understand everything their apps can do. That's amazing, isn't it?

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there are actually over 150+ of us, so we rotate these profiles from time to time

Benny Zadik

Chief Translator and Copywriter

Since he first said "mama," Benny has been passionate about language. He has lived in such far-flung places as Japan, Brazil, Ukraine, Colombia and Israel. He holds a degree in Writing from Pomona College as well as a Master's degree in Latin American Studies from the University of California at Berkeley. He's a pretty nice guy.

Nationality

American

Languages

English, Spanish, Portuguese, French, Italian, Hebrew

 

Elizabeth Purdy

Localization Coordinator and Proofreader

Elizabeth has always loved languages. She has worked for a number of years in the translation industry, and took courses in six different languages in college. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Russian from the University of Washington, as well as a Masters degree in Slavic Linguistics from the University of California at Berkeley. She has traveled to Russia, Germany, Serbia, and Bolivia in the pursuit of language knowledge.

Nationality

American

Languages

English, Russian, Serbo-Croatian, German, Spanish

 

Lorena Vicente

Spanish Translator

Lorena graduated from the Lenguas Vivas "John F. Kennedy" Translation School in Buenos Aires, Argentina. After working in-house for a local engineering company for several years, since 2004 she has been working as a freelance translator, specializing in technical, medical, and engineering translation. She has extensive knowledge in discourse analysis, linguistics, and regional variations of Spanish, and serves as Vice President of the International Association of Professional Translators and Interpreters (IAPTI).

Nationality

Argentine

Languages

Spanish, English

 

Dennis Seine

Dutch Translator

Dennis is responsible for Dutch translation and revision projects. He has lived, studied and worked in different locations all over the world, including the Netherlands, Belgium, Italy, the United States and New Zealand. Dennis has now settled in Portland, ME, approximately two hours north of Boston, MA. He is a member of several professional translation organizations, including the Association of Maine Interpreters and Translators, the New England Translators Association and the American Translators Association. He holds a Master's degree in Dutch language, literature and culture from the Rijksuniversiteit Groningen in the Netherlands and has completed the post-Master's teacher's course. Dennis taught Dutch at several high schools in the Netherlands and Dutch as a second language at the Rijksuniversiteit Groningen. He has worked as a part-time translator and proofreader since 1999.

Nationality

Dutch

Languages

Dutch, English

 

Sabine Winter

German Translator

After gaining practical experience for several years as a legal assistant both in Germany and the U.S., and inspired by her role as law firm in-house translator, Sabine set out on her own. As an independent translator, she now specializes in legal translations and—her favorite—website localization.

Nationality

German

Languages

German, English

 

Raffaele Tutino

Italian Translator

Since 2003, Raffaele has been a translator, reviewer, trans-creator and post-editor from English and French into Italian. His speciality is localization of software and websites. Raffaele holds a degree in Foreign Languages and Literature from the Università degli Studi di Napoli “L’Orientale” and a Master's in Localization from the Agenzia formativa tuttoEUROPA, Turin, Italy. Raffaele also works as a lecturer in CAT Tools and Localization. AITI qualified member, Proz Certified, Pro and SDL Trados Studio certified.

Nationality

Italian

Languages

Italian, English, French, Spanish, Portuguese

 

Katya

Russian Translator

Translator and popular Russian writer, author of novels and popular science books about Victorian England. She graduated with a Bachelor's degree in English from the University of Colorado in Colorado Springs and a Master's in Comparative Literature from the University of Texas at Austin.

Nationality

Russian

Languages

Russian, English

 

Felipe Cichini Simões

Portuguese Translator

Brazilian translator and interpreter, fascinated by technology, apps, and video games.

Nationality

Brazilian

Languages

Portuguese, English, French, Spanish

 

L. Balasubramaniam

Hindi Translator

Balasubramaniam is passionate about Hindi. He completed his education in Lucknow and Delhi, and has a Master's degree in Hindi from Delhi University as well as a Master's degree in Computer Applications. After serving as Writer-Translator for 20 years in an educational institution, Bala took up freelancing as an English-Hindi translator in 2007. There is more to Bala than just translation: he is a regular writer of articles, short stories, children's stories and essays in English and Hindi, which have appeared in many reputable publications in India.

Nationality

Indian

Languages

Hindi, English

 

Sonya Kim

Korean Translator

Having graduated from Yonsei University with a concentration of English, Sonya went on to obtain an MBA from the University of North Carolina. She currently lives in San Francisco working as a freelance translator and interpreter.

Nationality

South Korean

Languages

Korean, English

 

Nozomi Azegami

Japanese Translator

Having a father who was a poet and an editor, she has had a strong interest in language since an early age. Nozomi has a Bachelor's degree from the College of Art at Nihon University in Tokyo and a Master's from the College of Communication at Boston University. After working at software companies full time as an in-house translator/editor, she became a freelance translator in 2000.

Nationality

Japanese

Languages

Japanese, English

 

If you're reading this page, it means that you care about whom you work with—and that is pretty important when you plan to entrust your app to someone else. We have an amazing and amicable group of the world's best independent software localization experts. This group has grown so much that we can no longer fit everyone, so we'll rotate the list from time to time.