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Working languages:
English to Japanese
Japanese to English


Local time: 17:09 JST (GMT+9)

Native in: Japanese (Variant: Standard-Japan) Native in Japanese
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Services Translation, Editing/proofreading, Website localization, Software localization
Specializes in:
Automotive / Cars & TrucksComputers: Hardware
Computers: SoftwareComputers: Systems, Networks
IT (Information Technology)Internet, e-Commerce
Telecom(munications)Computers (general)
Experience Years of translation experience: 22. Registered at Aug 2015. Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials N/A
Memberships N/A
Software Adobe Acrobat, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, SDL TRADOS
CV/Resume CV available upon request
About me
Name: HANAGATA, Yasuteru (Mr.)

Living in: Musashino-city, Tokyo, Japan (GMT+9). Postal Code - 1800023

Skype name: tenoriebi3

Source/Target Language: English -> Japanese (mainly), vice versa

Qualifications: 1) The EIKEN Test in Practical English Proficiency – Quasi-first grade
(This test, the most popular among English learners in Japan, is conducted by Eiken Foundation of Japan.)

2) Volunteer Interpreter test – B grade

(This test had been conducted by Japan Interpreters' Association, which was shut down in 2008)

3) ONE HOUR TRANSLATION (ISO9001:2008 Certified) Certified Translator #2554293

Domain: 1) Owner's (Use's) manual

2)IT, hard/software, automobile and general matters

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I set the "minimum charge" at USD 10 for my services including translation and proofreading. This does not apply to clients with who I collaborate for a long-period of time, etc.

Daily output (average) : Somewhere between 1,200 and 2,500 words, depending on the content or on the situation at the time (whether I have another project or not).

CAT tool owned: Trados Studio 2014 (just updated a few month ago from an older version! ... again soon to be update to 2015)

Website: 1) (On the upper part, you can find the two links, where you could have your reviewer(s) accessing the translation and English skills in advance). 2) (Alternative page on my info - lets you know about more detailed, up-to-date info)

Previous career overview:1) Engaged in international trading for two years; merchandises handled: from small mechanical parts to massive generators

2) Worked as Japanese and English technical writer/editor/coordinator for three years with a company contracted with Japanese audio device giants

3) Just ended working as an on-site translator/editor for a company affiliated with Japanese automotive giants, which means that I am back as a freelance translator working at home; the company is now just one of my clients.

I have been working as a freelance translator for about 20 years, currently dealing with translation agencies/other organizations worldwide.

Profile last updated
Sep 30, 2015

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