Independent translator with 25 years of professional experience working in the translation and localization industry, specializing in marketing transcreation and creative copy development for FMCG, advertising, PR, design, entertainment, tourism & hospitality, and beauty/cosmetics.
25 years professional translation experience. 11 years as an in-house translation manager at leading global advertising/PR agency In Japan. 10+ years working freelance specializing in communications, advertising, marketing and PR materials for a wide array of clients/industries. Conferred in 2002 with a Master of Arts in Japanese Interpreting and Translation from the University of Queensland (Australia). Also hold a Bachelor of Arts in Modern Asian Studies and a Bachelor of Arts in Applied Linguistics, both from Griffith University Australia (graduating in 1997 and 2002 respectively). Experience spans a wide range of marketing/communications content including press releases, pitch decks, dossiers, RFPs, proposals, branding and reputation management material, market research, ad copy, marketing plans, media buys/plans, corporate and product overviews, website content, speeches, activity reports, media audits, crisis communication manuals, and media coverage, from a wide array of industries including cosmetics, airlines, hospitality, tourism, IP, healthcare, pharmaceutical, insurance, telecommunications, food and beverage, alcoholic beverages, luxury products and jewelry, IT and hi-tech industries.