Ana Belén Barrera

Ana Belén Barrera – Translator

English to Spanish and Galician translator since 2011. Large experience in Graphic Novels, Art and History.


Reading and writing is my passion for as long as I can remember. I wanted to make a career of it, so I studied a 5-year Degree in Translation and Interpreting. I completed my studies in 2011 and I’ve been working as a full-time freelance translator, localizator, proofreader and copywriter ever since. Now I’m based in Berlin, an inspiring city that gave me the opportunity to explore other job opportunities, such as a language teaching position in the University, just so I can reaffirm what I already knew, that translation is what I love the most and what I do best.

I only get involved with projects I believe in. Smooth communication and confidence are key factors in order for a project to succeed. Choosing me is choosing quality, commitment and results.

*Currently studying the online Master's Degree in Literary Translation and Translations for Publishers by AulaSIC.*

"Working with Ana involves good communication and speed. She was so involved in the last project that not only she focused on the linguistics, but also verified and corrected historical data."

— Manel Cráneo (Demo Editorial Manager)

Art Comics Non-Fiction History
Comics & Graphic Novels Horror Science Fiction
English to Spanish
  • Holder of a 5-year Degree in Translation and Interpreting
  • Official Spanish <> English Translator (certified by the Spanish Ministry of Foreign Affairs)
  • Official Galician <> English Translator (certified by the Autonomous Government of Galicia)
  • Master's Degree in Literary Translation and Translations for Publishers (currently studying)

Work experience


Jan, 2010 — Present

Professional translator with four areas of expertise:

· Certified translation (legal documents)
· Localization (technical and commercial texts)
· Audiovisual translation (subtitling)
· Literary translation: As you can see in my Portfolio, 45% of my publications are Graphic novels (Horror, Science Fiction, History), 30% are publications related to Art (Cinema, Illustration, Street Art), and 25% are books related to History (Spanish Civil War, Labour Movement)

Ana Belén has 1 review





Robert H.

Robert H.

Oct, 2021

Ana diligently translated my novel into a work of art, making my story available to audiences I might never have been able to reach. I'm so very proud of the finished product and recommend her work to other authors aspiring to have their novels translated. Thank you for this once in a lifetime keepsake I will always cherish!!
Ana Belén B.
Rob is an amazing author to work with. His novel was really well written and structured, which is essential for the translation to run smoothly. The communication between us couldn’t be better: he ...
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