Looking to reach the Portuguese market? Have projects in Portuguese-speaking Africa?

Let me help you communicate your message clearly.

I’m an English and French to Portuguese translator, transcreator, and localizer helping companies get their message across and achieve their goals with Portuguese customers.

Working with different languages is a passion, so I’ve invested in relevant education and training and will continue to do so. You see, I believe professional development is more easily achievable through both experience and formal continued training.

Prior to becoming a full-time translator, I worked as a language teacher, which led me to the communications and marketing department of an international Lisbon-based law firm. Both experiences enhanced my sense of professionalism, ability to work under pressure, and search for perfection.

I am devoted to the profession and make sure that, in this ever-changing world, I keep on track of all matters related to my working languages and areas of expertise, so that you will always receive the most accurate translations for your documents.

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I'm Rita, a native Portuguese translator and reviewer working from English and French.

"Your documents in flawless Portuguese – all the way from Portugal."

Availability: Monday to Friday |
9am to 6pm Lisbon/London time

info [at] ritamaia.com
(00351) 939555490


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“Rita is professional, reliable, flexible and, above all, a really easy person to work with. Rita excels in accuracy, competence and attention to details, being very responsible and efficient regarding deadlines, conditions and translation processes. (…) It will be our pleasure to continue to count on the collaboration of this translator and fellow Language Coordinator.”

— Isabel Vaz Belchior – Language Coordinator at TED OTP