Professional Information

Profession

Translator

Source Language

English, Japanese

Target Language

English, Japanese

Specialties

Business development, technical marketing, internal communications and training materials, news releases, e-commerce, correspondence and legal contracts and agreements

Background

Work Experience

2005 - Present: Part-time and then full-time freelance translator, residing and
working in UK, US and Japan with various translation agencies in UK, EU, US and JP

English > Japanese translation projects that I have worked on:

•      British multinational telecommunications company’s technical marketing brochures and business development materials

•      Technical marketing materials on business development in global power industry

•      British multinational data-centre provider’s HR and hiring training materials

•      British multinational fashion brand’s code of conduct and various policies and related training materials and internal communications

•      German luxury watch manufacturer’s press releases and product information

•      US state education authority’s communications to parents and guardians

•      In-game scripts, storytelling and dialogues for various online games

•      Contracts, service agreements, loan agreements, terms and conditions and other associated documents for various business dealings

Education

     Postgraduate Diploma, Applied Translation Studies (London Metropolitan University, UK)

     BA in Letters, English and American Literature (Keio University, Tokyo, Japan)