Member since Apr '18

Working languages:
Japanese to English

Gwtranslations

Sheffield, England, United Kingdom
Local time: 04:43 GMT (GMT+0)

Native in: English Native in English
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Account type Freelance translator and/or interpreter
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Services Translation, Interpreting
Expertise
Specializes in:
Automotive / Cars & TrucksAutomation & Robotics
Art, Arts & Crafts, PaintingFood & Drink
Tourism & TravelAdvertising / Public Relations
Engineering: IndustrialCooking / Culinary
Translation education Bachelor's degree - University of Sheffield
Experience Years of translation experience: 5. Registered at ProZ.com: Jan 2018. Became a member: Apr 2018.
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Software Adobe Acrobat, MateCat, OmegaT, SDL TRADOS
Bio











I went to live and work in Japan in 1984. I worked as a chef
and briefly as an English teacher for a number of Japanese companies including
Asics, Nippon Lever and Ricoh. I also studied Kendo- taking the written examinations
to this in Japanese. 

I returned to the UK in 1987 to take up a position of
translator and interpreter at Ricoh’s European manufacturing base. There, I was
solely responsible for the translation of all manufacturing, technical and
quality assurance documentation and manuals.

In 1996 I began a career as a police officer, I retained my interest
in Japanese language though did not use it professionally. However, in 2014 I
had the opportunity to visit Japan as part of a police research project.  This reignited my passion for professional use
of the language and initiated an interest in Japanese criminal law. Following
retirement from the police in September 2017 I began a Masters in Applied
Translation at the University of Leeds. My first degree (BA Hons Japanese
Studies), was gained from the University of Sheffield.






Profile last updated
Apr 24



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