About Me

Hi, I’m Paige! Drop me a line at:

I am a legal and community translator with experience as both a paralegal and an in-house translator and interpreter.

Personally, I enjoy translating (and reading) literature, chess, boxing, surfing, and exploring concepts in alternative agriculture.

Work experience

Iridescent Translations
(2016 – Present)
I specialize in immigration law. Documents that I translate regularly include: birth certificates, death certificates, marriage certificates, divorce certificates, police reports, autopsy reports, court cases, background checks, school records, personal declarations, articles, and other forms of evidence as required. I have also interpreted for asylum interviews in front of immigration officials at USCIS offices under sworn oath.

Bilingual Concierge Associate at Garner Health
(2021-Present)
I provide excellent bilingual customer support in the healthcare field.

Spanish Translator and Associate Project Manager at Silvergate Translations
(2017 – 2021)
I provided translation for a variety of documents relating to academic evaluations and business. I also worked in development and research into expansion. Additionally, I was the project manager for the translation of Silvergate’s website from English to Spanish.

International Experience
I have lived, studied, and volunteered for a combined total of 18 months in Chile, 6 months in Brazil, and 3 months in Ecuador.

Education

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Center For Translation Studies
M.A. in Translation, Concentration in Translation for the Professions

Coursework:
Graduation Capstone Project: Vicarious Trauma in Translation

Translation for the Professions
Translation Theory and Practice
Literary Translation I
Computer-Assisted Translation & Terminology
Translation and Interpretation
Community Interpreting
Localization
Audiovisual Translation

Salisbury State University
B.A. in the Spanish Language
Minor in Latin American Studies

University of Arizona
Business Translation Course

VOLUNTEER WORK

Valpo Surf Project
2015, Valparaiso, Chile
English Teacher, Surf Instructor, Environmental Coordinator, and Volunteer Coordinator

Fundación Jefferson Pérez
Spring 2014, Cuenca, Ecuador
English Teacher