Ray Valido is a Translation Project Manager with the Office of Language Services at the U.S. Department of State. Ray is in charge of the division’s DTP (desktop publishing) program and has done the graphics work for several of the division’s translation projects on the Adobe platform in various languages and character sets. Ray is also often on the road providing both on-site translation project management and DTP support to clients at international conferences both in the U.S. and overseas. He holds an M.A. in Spanish Translation and Localization Management from the Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey.