Translation By Design, based in Pacific Grove, Calif., provides comprehensive language and cultural training services for a variety of industries, with a particular focus on legal and financial market translation. The company has extensive experience working with global firms such as Winston & Strawn, White & Case, Kirkland & Ellis, and the Royal Bank of Canada Wealth Management. Translation By Design provides services for professionals working in the EB-5 field, including translation of all documents relating to immigration and EB-5 matters, such as private placement memorandum, proof of funds documents, prospectuses, contracts, websites, marketing materials, presentations, birth and marriage certificates, etc.
Translation By Design works with more than 50 languages including Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Arabic, Spanish, Portuguese, Russian, Farsi, Vietnamese, and German. In addition to having over-the-phone interpreters immediately available for conference calls and informal meetings, the firm also provides in-person interpreters around the world for formal meetings, development/project site tours, and conferences (including interpreting booths, audio equipment, and technicians). Furthermore, the company offers cross-cultural training to help regional center executives and foreign investors better understand each other’s cultural and behavioral nuances in order to improve working relationships and the success of the investment partnership.
Founded in 2005 by experienced language industry executive Sandra DeLay, Translation By Design was built upon a philosophy of complete reliability and client partnership, and is a corporate member of the American Translators Association. As the president and chief executive officer, Ms. DeLay has oversight of the company’s overall management, vision, and direction. She possesses decades of experience in global communication and operations management, and has personally studied Spanish, Italian, and Sanskrit. Ms. DeLay earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from California State University, Sonoma.