Professional Information

Profession

Translator

Source Language

Japanese

Target Language

English

Specialties

Business translation including minutes, in-house magazines, emails, website content, newspaper articles, etc. Specializes in koseki, birth certificates, etc., for submission to embassies. Expert knowledge of ceramics, Japanese Folk Craft and Japanese art in general. 

Background

After three years of experience as an in-house translator at a Tokyo translation agency, became freelance in 2014.  Accredited as a Professional Translator by NAATI (National Accreditation Authority for Translators and Interpreters Ltd) Australia. Completed a Master of Arts in Japanese Interpreting and Translation (MAJIT) at the University of Queensland, Australia. (This study encompasses such areas as technical, medical and legal fields. Residency in Japan of more than forty years.