Working languages:
Japanese to English
English to Japanese

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November 2020

Manako Ihaya
Japanese to English
Shawn Morse
20 years' experience in IT / Automotive

Local time: 11:40 PST (GMT-8)

Native in: English 
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I specialize in the following areas:
* Automotive (repair guides, user manuals, specifications)
* IT (especially electronics, computers, and software)
* Medical equipment
* Business & marketing materials (business and legal documents, business correspondence, annual reports, marketing reports, presentations)

Over 20 years of experience as a freelance translator and localizer (DBA Pacific Translations).
Since 1994, I have completed numerous major translation and localization projects for Microsoft, Toshiba, Sony, Toyota, Fujitsu, Dentsu, NEC and other global companies.

I am an expert user of SDL TRADOS, MultiTerm, memoQ and Memsource.

Active Member of the American Translator's Association (ATA), Japanese Language Division

Northwest Translators & Interpreters Society

Worked six years as an in-house Japanese>English technical translator in Tokyo.

B.A. Japanese, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
B.A. Japan Studies, University of Washington, Seattle, WA

Attended Aoyama Gakuin University in Tokyo, Japan.

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Total pts earned: 16
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Japanese to English16
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Advertising / Public Relations4
IT (Information Technology)4
Mechanics / Mech Engineering4
Photography/Imaging (& Graphic Arts)4

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This user has reported completing projects in the following job categories, language pairs, and fields.

Project History Summary
Total projects3
With client feedback1
100% positive (1 entry)

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Language pairs
Japanese to English3
Specialty fields
IT (Information Technology)2
Computers (general)1
Computers: Hardware1
Photography/Imaging (& Graphic Arts)1
Computers: Systems, Networks1
Computers: Software1
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