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Brady Bussman

Brady Bussman

Junior Software Developer
Minneapolis
Summary

Enthusiastic Philosophy graduate proficient in problem-solving and critical analysis. Passionate about learning new technologies and coding languages. Highly-capable leader, having led many language-translation projects as a project manager in both academic and professional settings. Three years of computer-building experience with basic knowledge of both Python and Java programming languages.

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years of professional experience
Work History

Spanish Medical Interpreter

Indian Health Board
2018-01 - 2019-10
  • Explained hospital policies and procedures to provide assistance to patients with limited English proficiency.
  • Collaborated with professional colleagues in development and implementation of family language service initiatives.
  • Interpreted services to families during process of scheduling initial visit and coordination of ongoing treatment.
  • Equipped healthcare providers with cultural information to promote appropriate provision of health services.

Spanish Interpreter

Language Banc
2012-01 - 2018-12
  • Provided cultural input to speakers to help parties who did not speak similar languages communicate with and understand one another.
  • Attended school, human resource and business meetings to provide accurate consecutive translations of conversations between members.
  • Maintained message content, tone and emotion as closely as possible.
  • Attended training programs to improve professional knowledge and interpretation skills.
  • Consulted specialized dictionaries, thesauruses and reference books to identify closest equivalents for nuanced terminology, words and phrases.
  • Provided oral interpretations for clients during special events, successfully maintaining pace with native speakers to deliver real-time comprehension.

Spanish Video Interpeter

MARTTI
2017-06 - 2017-12
  • Interpreted for Spanish-speaking Limited English Proficiency patients over video in the fields of healthcare, education and business.
  • Made reports of technology issues related to the cameras, computers and headsets.
  • Attended meetings to improve customer service and call volume.
  • Worked in a fast-paced call-center environment.
  • Trained new employees on how to use the computer system and track their work.

Freelance Translator

Self
2012-01 - 2016-02
  • Translated documents from Spanish into English and English to Spanish.
  • Communicated effectively with clients to establish scope and requirements of translation, following up after submission of work to confirm satisfaction and understanding.
  • Applied cultural understanding to discern specific meanings beyond literal written words.
  • Used translation memory software, including SDL Trados and MemoQ to verify consistency of translation within documents and improve efficiency.
  • Listened to Spanish video dialogue and developed translation into English to prepare subtitle scripts.
  • Replicated flow, style and overall meaning of original texts.
  • Consulted specialized dictionaries, thesauruses and reference books to identify closest equivalents for nuanced terminology, words and phrases.
Education

Bachelor of Arts Philosophy

University Of Minnesota
2020-09 - 2020-12

Bachelor of Arts Philosophy

University Of Minnesota
2012-01 - 2014-01

Associate of Applied Science Language Translation And Interpretation

Century College
2010-01 - 2012-12
Skills

Fluent in Spanish

Relationship-Building

Multitasking abilities

Verbal and written communication

Computer skills

Computer building

Flexible & Adaptable

Programming Languages

Video File Editing

Troubleshooting

Project Management

JavaScript

Software

Python

Java

Javascript

MS Office

SDL Trados

MemoQ

Adobe Acrobat Pro

Linux

Windows

Languages

Spanish

Certification

Codecademy: Computer Science

2021-01

Codecademy: Java for Beginners

2021-01

Codecademy: Java for Programmers

2021-01

Translation and Interpreting Certificate

2011-01
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Interests

Trombone

Building computers

Tinkering with electronics

Quote
Judge a man by his questions rather than his answers.
Voltaire
Timeline

Codecademy: Computer Science

2021-01

Codecademy: Java for Beginners

2021-01

Codecademy: Java for Programmers

2021-01

Bachelor of Arts Philosophy

University Of Minnesota
2020-09 - 2020-12

Spanish Medical Interpreter

Indian Health Board
2018-01 - 2019-10

Spanish Video Interpeter

MARTTI
2017-06 - 2017-12

Spanish Interpreter

Language Banc
2012-01 - 2018-12

Freelance Translator

Self
2012-01 - 2016-02

Bachelor of Arts Philosophy

University Of Minnesota
2012-01 - 2014-01

Translation and Interpreting Certificate

2011-01

Associate of Applied Science Language Translation And Interpretation

Century College
2010-01 - 2012-12