Carlos Teixeira Translator
Carlos Teixeira has a passion for languages and literature, and is an expert in translation technologies and processes. He works as a localisation engineer at iota Localisation Services, Dublin, helping to optimise the translation workflows for their high-profile customers mainly in the software industry. Carlos had previously been active in the language industry as a specialised translator from English, French and Spanish into Brazilian Portuguese. He has bachelor degrees in Electrical Engineering and Linguistics as well as a PhD in Translation and Intercultural Studies from Universitat Rovira i Virgili (Spain) and Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (Belgium). Before joining iota he was a post-doctoral researcher in the field of translation technologies at Dublin City University and the ADAPT research centre, focussing on the ergonomics of translation environments for professional translators. In the past, he was also involved in a research project on Deconstruction and the translation of French short stories by Vincent Ravalec. He is currently a visiting academic at the Trinity Centre for Literary and Cultural Translation, Trinity College Dublin.