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Member since Mar '17

Working languages:
English to Korean
Korean to English

Francis Kim
Professional, accurate, reliable

Yangpyeong, Kyonggi-do, South Korea
Local time: 09:09 KST (GMT+9)

Native in: Korean Native in Korean
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About me
English < > Korean freelance translator

Mother Tongue - Korean


 Daily output:
3,000 English words comfortable, 4,000 or more possible for rush projects
3,000 Korean characters comfortable, 4,000 or more possible for rush projects
Expedited turn-around and met high client satisfaction

 Yearly average output: over 330,000 Korean characters and 250,000 English words

 Specialty: all types of legal and financial documents

 Clients:
National Assembly, Ministry of Environment, Ministry of Food and Drug Safety, POSCO, Samsung, Shinsegae, Maeil Business News Korea, KEB, KB Insurance, Lam Research, Audi, Micheline, Kellogg, etc. through private agencies

 Experiences translating:
nearly all types of agreements (English < > Korean: trade, lease, distribution, joint venture, employment, collaboration, etc.) for large corporations;

overseas statutes (English > Korean: federal and state level, administrative orders, UK laws, US supreme court precedents, etc.) for the National Assembly;

Korean statutes (Korean > English) for foreign Investors;

government-issued documents (Korean > English);

auditing report, financial statements, brochures, and business-related documents (English < > Korean); and others

 CAT tool used: Fluency compatible with others


 2002: UW-SK Executive MBA Program/University of Washington, Seattle, USA

 1983: Bachelor of Laws/Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea


 2015: CNK international, Seoul, Korea
President of company specializing in developing, processing and distributing foreign natural resources (gold, diamond)

 2008 to 2012: jWIN Electronics Corp. Shenzhen, China
Overseas president at the American consumer electronics company’s Chinese branch

 1983 to 2008: Specialist in finance in SK Group companies located in Seoul, Hong Kong, Singapore, USA (stationed in English speaking countries for more than 15 years)

Established an in-house USD spot & forward dealing system, the first and the most effective practice of USD risk management in Korea which provided an effective means to cover the highly volatile USD rate fluctuations in the ’90s

Played a key role in issuing of Swiss-Franc Convertible Bond in road shows held in Zurich and Geneva

Managed foreign currency denominated assets & liabilities by utilizing sophisticated financial instruments such as Option, Forward, Swap, etc.


 Scored 960/990 in TOEIC Test, Aug 23, 2002
Keywords: financial, finance, legal, contract, accurate, law

Profile last updated
May 18

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