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Professional ​
info​​

Basically, I make a living out of being an interpreter. Want to know more about my not-so-professional abilities? Click here

I have worked on other things that gyrate around writing, filmmaking, and even art, but keep reading and you'll get the gist...

Work​
experience​

Freelance Sign Language Interpreter (Independent Contractor)
February/2016–Present
Works with various interpreter agencies (including NIS, DCS, Preferred Interpreting among others) using a combination of all four of the languages I am fluent in, going to various locations, in a variety of situations from medical to educational.


Global VRS | Trilingual (ASL/Spanish/English) Interpreter
March/2016–Present
Trilingual interpreter for video calls on a video relay service (VRS).


ASL Services/Disneyland Resort | American Sign Language Interpreter/Performer
May/2010–January/2012 & March/2016–Present
ASL interpreter/performer for miscellaneous rides, parades and shows at Disneyland and Disney California Adventure.

 

ASL Services/Disney Cruise Line | American Sign Language Interpreter/Performer
August/2016–December/2017
ASL interpreter/performer for miscellaneous venues and shows on the Disney Cruise Line ships. Worked along a rotating team of interpreters under instructors who would choreograph our movements, signs and sometimes dancing for each show. Performance skills were needed to accomplish this job. Interacted with guests at the venues performed.


Geekfeed.com | Article Writer
August/2016–August/2017
Writer of Pop Culture content (news articles, editorials, reviews, etc.) for Geek Feed’s website. [Sample]


La Torre del Vigía A.R. | English/Mexican Sign Language Translator
March/2012–January/2016
Part of one of the many rotating teams that translates English literature into Mexican Sign Language (LSM) videos.

 

La Torre del Vigía A.R. | Filmmaker
May/2015–September/2015
Worked as a cameraman, shot designer, managed lighting, worked on the storyboarding, and was a consultant in various film projects for the company. Learned to work with Final Cut Pro X, various professional video cameras and miscellaneous recording equipment. I also had direct experience on a professional sound stage.


Whiskey Media | Event Intern/Press/Production Assistant
July/2010–March/2012
Covered entertainment events, e.g. San Diego Comic Con, Wonder Con, Anime Expo, Long Beach Comic Con, and others, with video and written coverage as an intern for Whiskey Media sites ComicVine.com and AnimeVice.com. [Sample]

Skills

Pencil Drawing (+10 years)

Writing (+7 years)

Internet Media Personality (Blogger and Vlogger) (7 years)

I have organizational skills

I have coordinated video shoots that include 80+ cast and crew members.

Languages

Mexican Sign Language

American Sign Language

English

Spanish

Not in that particular order.

Long story short: Family is eclectic that way.

Education

CONOCER Estándar de Competencia 0089
Certified Spanish/LSM Interpreter
UABC Language Certificate
for Spanish/LSM Interpretation and
Translation

Millenials are welcomed

[Don't] Call

+52 1 664 340 4740

I like texts, Whatsapps and prefer emails...

Contact (Your best option)

pena.geovanny@gmail.com

Make sure the subject line is interesting enough for me to want to read it.

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