Member since Dec '09

Working languages:
English to Japanese
Japanese to English
Portuguese to Japanese
Portuguese to English

Professional and Modest

Local time: 23:35 JST (GMT+9)

Native in: Japanese (Variants: Standard-Japan, Kansai) Native in Japanese
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Account type Freelance translator and/or interpreter, Identity Verified Verified member
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Services Translation, Interpreting, Editing/proofreading, Website localization, Subtitling, MT post-editing, Transcription, Training
Specializes in:
LinguisticsEducation / Pedagogy
Sports / Fitness / RecreationWine / Oenology / Viticulture
Food & DrinkLaw (general)
Medical (general)Cooking / Culinary

KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 23, Questions answered: 32, Questions asked: 3
Blue Board entries made by this user  13 entries

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Portfolio Sample translations submitted: 1
Experience Years of experience: 10. Registered at Nov 2009. Became a member: Dec 2009. Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials N/A
Memberships N/A
Software Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word
CV/Resume CV available upon request
[Maijor clients]
Japan Volleyball Association (JVA)
Regional Presecutor's Office
Companies in several different fields including Wines, Wood stoves and Saunas, Higher Education etc.

Education and Experience:
I am well-educated in Japanese, English and Portuguese. I've got 4-year BA degree in socio-linguistics (culture and language specialized in Portuguese studies). I'm also a qualified teacher of Japanese language and culture holding Post-graduate diploma which evidences that I can analyse my own mother tongue from different angles too. Teaching experience also helps a lot in translation. I have worked as in-house translator in an internationally well-known real estate firm, where my main translation was appraisal/valuation reports and market views from Japanese to English. After becoming sole proprietor, I have been working in different fields serving as interpreter, document translator, transcriber, voice actress and linguist.

About work:
I have an excellent command of all three languages stated above, and good analysis as approach to documents. My principle in translation is 'transcreation', focusing on natural/fluent and correct language and pay attention to slight difference in meanings. Dictionaries give us a list of words, but analyzing the original sense and applying the best describing translation is far more important. Each language works differently. It means direct translation is not always the best solution. I try my best to produce documents with the highest quality possible.
In face-to-face translation, my work has been acknowledged as accurate and thorough as well as professional, resulting in trusts from my clients and continuous business.

Since I became sole proprietor and started everything from scratch in 2010 now I've got a very honest and decent clients with firm foundation. My hard-working was recognised and rewarded by every single client and people involved.

As per description above, I'm very hard-working, careful and sensitive in details, punctual, professional and yet modest to learn.
I offer very competitive rates for the best quality service. I'm very flexible and respectful about any issues such as rates and payment day. I deliver the work on time. I assure you I'm trust worthy. Please do not hesitate to consult any issues or questions prior to outsourcing the work. I will be happy to negotiate for massive contribution.

Looking forward to working with you in the near future!
Keywords: interpreter, translation, teaching/learning languages, Japanese, English, Portuguese, sports, volleyball, soccer, football, medical, law, education, linguistics, professional linguist

Profile last updated
Oct 3, 2018

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