Member since May '18

Working languages:
Thai to English
English to Thai
English (monolingual)

Tanchira Arjinkit
Translations & Subtitles for Work & Play

Lisbon, Lisboa, Portugal
Local time: 08:29 WET (GMT+0)

Native in: English (Variants: Australian, British) Native in English, Thai (Variants: Central / Standard, Isan) Native in Thai
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Services Subtitling, Translation, Editing/proofreading, Website localization, Software localization, MT post-editing, Voiceover (dubbing), Copywriting, Transcription, Native speaker conversation
Specializes in:
Cinema, Film, TV, DramaGames / Video Games / Gaming / Casino

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Portfolio Sample translations submitted: 1
Thai to English: Sample translation of a script from Thai to English
General field: Art/Literary
Detailed field: Cinema, Film, TV, Drama
Source text - Thai
สิ่งที่ฉันกับแฟนทำร่วมกันมา แผนที่วางร่วมกันมา มันไม่ใช่ความจริงตรงไหน

ได้ อันนั้นผมไม่เถียง
Translation - English
What, so my three-year relationship with my partner isn’t a fact? The things that my partner and I have done together, the plans that we’ve made together – how are they not real?

Fine. I won’t argue with that.

Experience Years of experience: 12. Registered at May 2017. Became a member: May 2018. Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials English (University of Exeter, verified)
Thai to English (Chulalongkorn University, verified)
English to Thai (Chulalongkorn University, verified)
Memberships N/A
Software Aegisub, Google Translator Toolkit, MateCat, MemSource Cloud, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Netflix Subtitle Originator, Ooona, Xbench, Powerpoint, SDL TRADOS, Smartcat, Wordfast
Forum posts 1 forum post
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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
  • Build or grow a translation team
  • Get help with terminology and resources
  • Learn more about translation / improve my skills
  • Learn more about interpreting / improve my skills
  • Get help on technical issues / improve my technical skills
  • Learn more about additional services I can provide my clients
  • Learn more about the business side of freelancing
  • Find a mentor
  • Stay up to date on what is happening in the language industry
  • Help or teach others with what I have learned over the years
  • Buy or learn new work-related software
  • Improve my productivity

Recent projects:

I created the English subtitles for episodes 9 to 16 of a Thai series called Oh My Ghost and I translated Netflix's English subtitles into Thai for Episode 1 of The 43. However, both of these shows were QC’d by someone else so a few changes were made to my subtitles before they were made public, and I had little control over the final product.

I worked as a consultant on Comedy Central UK's edition of Takeshi's Castle Thailand. In this role, I transliterated the names of the contestants and characters on the show and I transcribed/translated the Thai dialogue into English to help the network eliminate any potentially offensive content. 

I have a few months' experience as a Thai Localisation Quality Assurance Technician for mobile and console games, and I am credited for my work as a Thai Localisation Quality Assurance Technician in the PlayStation 4 game “Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite”. In this role, I tested the Thai content in the game - UI strings and subtitles for cutscenes - and made corrections to ensure that the Thai text was displayed correctly and free of errors.

I have also worked as a consecutive face-to-face interpreter for British social services, the Ministry of Justice, Cafcass, and the National Health Service (NHS) in Greater London and other areas of England and Wales.


I have lived and studied for several years in Thailand, Australia, and England. Now I'm based in Lisbon, Portugal, and I'm learning European Portuguese.

Having been immersed in more than one culture, I am sensitive to the nuances of the terms used by different cultures. Humanity is a rich and varied tapestry and I appreciate our differences as well as our similarities the more I learn.

The arts and humanities are my favourite subjects.

I regularly consume a lot of media in English, and occasionally, a little bit in French and Turkish.

My maximum typing speed is around 120 WPM with over 95% accuracy. My daily output of translation is around 2,000-2,500 per day.

My daily output of audio/video transcription/subtitling is around 15 minutes of audio/video per day for moderately-paced comedy/drama/documentary/instructional content.

For audio/video content with a higher rate of words spoken per minute (over 120 words per minute), such as company webinars and unscripted documentaries/interviews containing technical language, I can subtitle around 35 runtime minutes (around 5,000 words) in three days, and under 30 runtime minutes (around 4,000 words or fewer) in two days.

Payment options:

I can accept PayPal but I prefer payment via bank transfers in the Eurozone (€), UK (£), US (USD), Singapore (SGD), Australia (AUD), and New Zealand (NZD).

Want to know more?

For more information, please see my LinkedIn profile or send me a message. Thank you.

Keywords: english, thai, localisation, localization, games, arts, culture, humanities, subtitles, interpreting, nhs, cafcass, television, tv, comedy, religion, sport

Profile last updated
Feb 23

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