Member since May '16

Working languages:
English to Korean
Japanese to Korean

James Kim
IT/ITeS and Government Public Relations


Native in: Korean (Variant: South Korea) Native in Korean
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A Reliable Korean Canadian Translator (English to Korean) specializing in IT/ITeS and Government Public Relations (Marketing, Business, Finance, Banking, and Health Care).
Account type Freelance translator and/or interpreter, Identity Verified Verified member
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Services Translation, Software localization, Website localization, Editing/proofreading, Transcription, MT post-editing, Native speaker conversation, Voiceover (dubbing)
Specializes in:
Computers: Systems, NetworksComputers: Software
Computers: HardwareFinance (general)
IT (Information Technology)Internet, e-Commerce
Marketing / Market ResearchAdvertising / Public Relations
Government / PoliticsMedical: Health Care
Preferred currency USD
KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 4, Questions answered: 6
Blue Board entries made by this user  7 entries

Payment methods accepted PayPal
Portfolio Sample translations submitted: 2
Glossaries General Glossary (English-Korean), IT Glossary (English-Korean), USA Government Glossary (English-Korean)
Translation education Bachelor's degree - Computer Science, Hallym University
Experience Years of experience: 20. Registered at Aug 2010. Became a member: May 2016.
Credentials N/A
Memberships The Korean Association of Translation Studies
Software Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Aegisub, Dreamweaver, memoQ, MemSource Cloud, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office Pro, Microsoft Word, Xbench, Pagemaker, Powerpoint, SDL TRADOS, Smartcat, XTM
CV/Resume CV available upon request
Professional practices James Kim endorses's Professional Guidelines.
Professional objectives
  • Meet new translation company clients
  • Meet new end/direct clients
  • Work for non-profits or pro-bono clients
  • Screen new clients (risk management)
  • Network with other language professionals
  • Find trusted individuals to outsource work to
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  • Learn more about translation / improve my skills
  • Learn more about interpreting / improve my skills
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  • Learn more about additional services I can provide my clients
  • Learn more about the business side of freelancing
  • Find a mentor
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  • Help or teach others with what I have learned over the years
  • Buy or learn new work-related software
  • Improve my productivity

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Dear Sir/Madam,

I would like to offer my services as a Freelance Translator and would like my attached resume to be considered by your company. I know that my knowledge of English and Korean languages would be beneficial to your company and that I would be an asset to your company.

I have summarized my experience and knowledge below that is found on my resume:

• I am a reliable Korean Canadian Translator specializing in IT/ITeS and Government Public Relations (Marketing, Business, Finance, Banking, and Health Care). I have extensive fluidity to my preferred languages and I am completely fluent in them. This is why I know when my skills are coupled with my personality. I would be beneficial to your clients as well as to your company.

I am looking forward to contacting you to further discuss my background and experience. Feel free to contact me at any time by


James Kim


James Kim

Translator (English-Korean)


A reliable Korean Canadian Translator specializing in IT/ITeS and Government Public Relations (Marketing, Business, Finance, Banking, and Telecommunication).
A fast learner who has a background in banking and financial sectors.
A writer of IT Essays and Asian cultures and histories.
A blog columnist and YouTuber of travel, culture, and business.
Well mannered, articulate, and fully aware of diversity and
multicultural issues.
Would like to work as a translator for a successful and ambitious
company that offers great opportunities for career development and

CAT tools (SDL Trados Studio, MemoQ, Memsource, and XTM Cloud)
Excellent communication and social skills
Highly skilled in Word and Excel
Able to work under pressure and deliver on deadline.


Freelance Translator Specializing in IT/ITeS and Government Public Relations (Marketing, Business, Finance, Banking, and Telecommunication) 2001-2020 

Scotia Bank, Toronto, Canada 1996-2000
Data Center. Banking System Engineer
Maintained Tandem Banking System and developed its programs.
Translated Banking System English Manuals into Korean.

Korea Computer, Seoul, Korea 1991-1996
R&D Department. Researcher. Translator
Translated Tandem Nonstop Fault-Tolerant System English Manuals
into Korean


Tandem Nonstop Fault-Tolerant System Engineer 1995

Education Hallym University 1987-1991                                  BSc, Computer Science

Hanyang University 1985-1986


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Profile last updated
Dec 9, 2020

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