Ivan Arias is graduated as Slavic philologist by the Barcelona´s University (​​1996-2000), where he studied latin, ancient slavian language, ancient greek, modern greek, English, French and Russian. A Diploma of high level of Russian language was given to him by the State School of Languages in 2000 after passing all the exams. Ivan has a Master in Audiovisual Translation (2012).
On the professional side, Ivan has worked on a lot of national and international projects, developed in Spain, Russia (1997-1999), France (2006-2007) and the Czech Republic (2008-2011). All of these projects are related to the management of ground operations (aviation sector), to market research studies (quality analysis) and to translations on a high level. Among others, Ivan has worked for companies such like CSA Czech Airlines, Ceske Televize, PGA Portugalia, Air Europa, Alitalia, ITLV Laintex Veterani, International Amnesty, for some Russian air carriers, with the Catalan Health Service, in the Ministry of Justice of the Government of Catalonia, SGS, Metracheck, International House and HP (Hewlett Packard).

Ivan uses the following languages as work languages: Catalan (CA), Spanish (ES), Czech (CZ), French (FR), English (EN), and Russian (RU), used on the next language combinations:

  • Simultaneous Conference Interpreter: RU/EN/FR > ES/CA, ES<>CA and ES/CA>RU/FR/EN
  • RSI - Remote Simultaneous Interpreter (using a great deal of existing platforms)
  • Consecutive Interpreter: RU/EN/FR/CZ > ES/CA, ES<>CA and ES/CA>RU/FR/EN/CZ
  • OPI - Over the Phone Consecutive Interpreter
  • Written Translations / Audiovisual / edition and proofreading : All the combinations.
  • Learning of foreign languages: Russian and Spanish for foreigners.

Nowadays, Ivan is working for different translation agencies, government organizations, multinational companies related to the market research studies, for some audiovisual studios and in the airlines´ Industry. Since 2015, Ivan is cooperating with the Embassy of the Republic of Belarus in Spain, as sworn translator/interpreter. Ivan is the General Director of the Ground Services Company TRADINFO AVIAKOM