Member since Dec '10

Working languages:
English to Japanese
Japanese to English

Naoki Watanabe
Interpretation and Technical Translation


Native in: English Native in English, Japanese 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, Software localization, Subtitling, MT post-editing, Transcription, Desktop publishing
Specializes in:
Business/Commerce (general)Energy / Power Generation
Petroleum Eng/SciChemistry; Chem Sci/Eng
Computers: Systems, NetworksAutomotive / Cars & Trucks
ManufacturingIT (Information Technology)
Engineering (general)Computers (general)

KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 253, Questions answered: 128, Questions asked: 12
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Translation education Master's degree - Universiti Brunei Darussalam
Experience Years of experience: 16. Registered at Nov 2010. Became a member: Dec 2010. Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials English to Japanese (MBA, Universiti Brunei Darussalam)
English to Japanese (MSc. Petroleum Geosciences)
Japanese to English (MBA, Universiti Brunei Darussalam)
Japanese to English (MSc. Petroleum Geosciences)
Japanese to English (NAFL Institute, Japan)

Memberships ATA, JAT
TeamsEnglish and Japanese translation
Software Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Illustrator, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Powerpoint, SDL TRADOS
CV/Resume CV available upon request
Professional practices Naoki Watanabe endorses's Professional Guidelines (v1.1).

Demonstrated ability to provide excellent Japanese-English consecutive and simultaneous interpretation service. Competent presentation and communication skills and exemplary work ethic. Able to provide excellent customer services.

Experienced English-Japanese, Japanese-English translator. Repeatedly recognized for accurate, natural and fluent translations. Able to offer expert translation service of scientific documents, business documents, marketing materials, IT, automobile and engineering documentations, UI and web contents.

Proficient in SDL Trados Studio 2011.


MSc Petroleum Geosciences(University of Brunei Darussalam)
MBA (University of Brunei Darussalam)
BA in Urban Planning (Monmouth College, USA)
Japanese Language Teacher Certification Course (NAFL Institute, Japan)
TESOL Certificate (Canada)

Major clients and projects

Medical and pharmaceutical field: MIRADA MEDICAL (translation of manuals for imaging software and radiation therapy treatment software), HAMILTON MEDICAL(translation of manuals for mechanical ventilators), SORIN GROUP DEUTSCHLAND GMBH( translation of manuals for Perfusion Products), REVEAL Clinical trial (translation of manual for REVEAL: Randomized EValuation of the Effects of Anacetrapib Through Lipid-modification, Oxford University, Interpretatioin of conferences), MEDISANA( translation of body analysis scale), Cambridge Cognition Limited(translation of manual for various cognitive tests, interpretatioin of conferences), Patents for medical equipments and procedures, Questionnaires for hepatitis C patients and medical doctors(translation, interpretation of conferences).

Science: Beta Analytic, Patent translation for private clients
Chemical: Material Safety Data Sheet for Amano Pioneer Eclipse Corp., Kukan, APEC, Symrise.

Manufacturer: McLaren, Volvo, Denso, Mitsubishi Electric, Johnson Controls Inc., Exedy, Bonds Group, Uster Technologies AG, Bühler, Samling Plywood Co., Samling Housing Development Co.(translation, interpretation of conferences), Specialty Silicone Fabricators, Inc., netGarment

IT Hardware: Juniper Networks, Net Optics, Cypress, Computronics, Saturn South, CSR

IT Software: Microsoft, Adobe, Autodesk, OnGuard, WordPress, Altium, Diagnostic system for BMW by AUTOLOGIC, over 1000 iOS/Android Application

Education: Oxford University Press, University of Iowa, Rotary Club, Curtin University of Technology Sarawak Campus, Lions Club Youth Exchange program(translation and interpretation)

Games: Angry Birds, Castle Craft, the official 2012 London Olympics game, etc.

Tourism/Hospitality: Tripadvisor, eBario, Small Luxury Hotel of the World ™, Song Saa Private Island, TGI Fridays

Business/Finance: Procter & Gamble(translation of internal documents, interpretation of research and development meetings), Tiffany & Co., Uster Technologies AG, Global Collect ™

Legal: Ordinance of the Ministry of Environment(Japan), Certificates, Term & Condition employments, Term & Condition for usage of services/products

Lexicography: EN-JP Chemical Engineering dictionary project. EN-JP Petroleum Engineering dictionary project.

Waste Management: Chemical Engineering dictionary for wastewater treatment, Design for a wastewater treatment plant, Novozymes (biochemical products for industrial and municipal wastewater treatment, Ordinance of the Ministry of Environment (Japan).

Energy: Safety procedure documentation for Nuclear Power Plants. Engineering documentation for Thermal Power Plants.
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Total pts earned: 266
PRO-level pts: 253

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Keywords: Japanese, science, technology, localization, English, technical, die cast, IT, medical, Japan, Manufacture, Machine, iOS, Android, software, computer, semiconductor, hardware, networking, Energy, Nuclear, Power, thermal, automotive, Apple, subtitle, transcription, YouTube

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