Professional Information

Profession

Translator

Source Language

Japanese

Target Language

English

Specialties

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.

Background

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.