Member since Oct '06

Working languages:
Chinese to English
English to Chinese

Thomas Shou

Palo Alto, California, United States
Local time: 13:21 PST (GMT-8)

Native in: English 
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Feb 19, 2020 (posted via  Just completed typical Metrology Portfolio Press Release for leading semiconductor inspection equipment provider KLA ...more »
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Services Translation, Interpreting, Editing/proofreading, Website localization, Software localization, Voiceover (dubbing), Subtitling, MT post-editing, Desktop publishing, Project management
Specializes in:
Printing & PublishingPoetry & Literature
Marketing / Market ResearchLaw: Patents, Trademarks, Copyright
Law (general)Cinema, Film, TV, Drama
General / Conversation / Greetings / LettersTourism & Travel

Chinese to English - Rates: 0.16 - 0.21 USD per character / 60 - 85 USD per hour
English to Chinese - Rates: 0.12 - 0.16 USD per word / 40 - 60 USD per hour
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Payment methods accepted Wire transfer, Check, Paypal | Send a payment via ProZ*Pay
Portfolio Sample translations submitted: 5
Glossaries Legal Terms
Translation education Master's degree - University of Colorado, Boulder
Experience Years of experience: 13. Registered at Jun 2005. Became a member: Oct 2006. Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials N/A
Memberships NCTA
Software Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Dreamweaver, FrameMaker, Frontpage, Indesign, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Basic HTML, MS Office, Adobe Acrobat, Illustrator, FrameMaker, Other CAT tool, Pagemaker, Powerpoint, Powerpoint, QuarkXPress, SDL TRADOS
CV/Resume English (DOC)
Events and training
US-born Senior Chinese Translation Consultant, 9/92-Present
- Over 10 years of Chinese Translation/Interpretation
experience in US and Asia: consecutive and simultaneous.
- Over 3 years living and working in Taiwan and PRC
- 5+ years expertise in marcom project management.
(See my Marcom Specialist Resume for details)
- Proven success in in generating all types of marketing and technical collateral, including Website content

M.A. in Modern Chinese Literature, 1993
University of Colorado, Boulder CO
B.A. in English Literature, 1990
Reed College, Portland OR

Specialize in delivering high-quality, reliable and accurate Chinese translations (both Simplified and Traditional Chinese) for a wide range of industries, including: general business, marketing, computer hardware and software, semiconductor, telecommunications, financial services, medical, legal/court-related, government, advertising, travel, academic, publishing, etc. Bi-directional interpretation services (both consecutive and simultaneous) also available.

For more info, please visit

Chinese Translation Clients:

KLA-Tencor Corporation
Hermes-Microvision, Inc. (Semiconductor inspection solutions)
Futurewei Technologies (Global telecom solutions provider)
Hua Shang Marketing (US-China marketing)
TCA (Thomas-Chen Associates, Inc)
(Asian Translation Agency)
Verbatim Solutions, LLC
Panache Communications (Asian PR firm)
New World Language Services
White Song, Inc. USA (Translation Agency)
New World Press, Beijing PRC
Russian Business Consultants
BTC Benemann
MCS Mercury Communications Service
NetworkOmni Multilingual Communications
Languages Unlimited
AG Translations
BioMedical Translations
Accent on Languages (Certified INS Interpreter)
Time Advertising (Asian Advertising)
Ark Communications (Chinese Advertising firm)
Arescom, Inc. (DSL equipment manufacturer)
Cathay Chorus (Chinese chorus)
Irvine Canaan Christian Church
Beijing New Asian University, PRC

Recent translation projects:
12-page Chinese CPU article from Chinese Journal of Computers, 揂rchitecture of the Godson-1 Processor"
Taiwan death certificate
Taiwan business records
business and private correspondences
handwritten patent-related corporate meeting minutes
legal articles from Chinese newspapers
Chinese government software management regulations
Synopsys Office Lease document

Selected stories from Easy Way To Learn Chinese Proverbs
Classic Chinese novella, Liang Shanbo & Zhu Yingtai
travel essays
textbook excerpts on traditional Chinese exercises and medicine

Northern California Translator's Association Member in 1995-1996
ATA (American Translator Association) Member 2009
Certified Freelance Linguist/Interpreter for INS (Immigration and Naturalization Service)

Second place prize in speech-recitation contest at Mandarin Daily News Language Center in Taipei, Taiwan 12/88
Keywords: Chinese translations, Chinese translation, Chinese translation services, Mandarin translation services, document translation, website localization, software localization, localization services, web localization services, Chinese into English, English into Chinese, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Chinese interpretation, Mandarin interpretation, interpretation services, bi-directional translation services, Chinese editing, DTP services, Desktop Publishing, Asian language services, Japanese translation, Korean translation, English editing, general business, marketing, computer hardware, software, semiconductor, technical translations, telecommunications, financial services, medical translations, legal translations, court translations, government, advertising, travel, academic, publishing, Chinese-English services, English-Chinese services, Asian translation services

Profile last updated
Feb 20, 2020

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