Working languages:
English to Japanese
Japanese to English

Atsuko Saisho
Medical, Labour & Tourism:Transcreation

Japan
Local time: 10:27 JST (GMT+9)

Native in: Japanese Native in Japanese
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Services Translation, Editing/proofreading, Transcreation
Expertise
Specializes in:
Medical: Health CareHuman Resources
HistoryArt, Arts & Crafts, Painting

Portfolio Sample translations submitted: 1
Translation education Master's degree - University of Leeds
Experience Years of translation experience: 20. Registered at ProZ.com: Mar 2018.
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Software Microsoft Office Pro, Multicorpora, SDL TRADOS
Bio

Curriculum
Vitae

Atsuko Saisho

 

Summary of Skills

18+
years of translation experience with excellent business, medical and creative
writing skills

Proficient
in English and Japanese

Ability
to work with latest editing, word processing and computer assisted translation
applications

 

Career Objective

To
attain a higher level of client where fluency in English and creative writing
skills in Japanese will be effectively applied in providing accurate and
readable translation of English to Japanese.

 

Employment History

October 1999-
Present, Tokibo Co., Ltd.
 (current
TKB Co., Ltd)

Contract
Translator

Translate
documents from English into Japanese and vice versa to support the company’s
operation in importing/marketing medical devices in Japan. The company deals
with products in the following fields: respiratory care, assisted reproduction,
gynaecology, emergency medicine, general surgery, orthopaedics and neurosurgery.
Translated document types include operation and technical manuals, catalogues,
medical papers, marketing materials and sales reports.

Translate
PR documents for the company’s philanthropy organisations, Rentai Tohoku Seinan
and Sata Foundation.

 

June 1995- August
1997, The Japan Institute of Labour
 (current The Japan Institute of Labour
Policy and Training)

Administrative
Assistant, Planning & Research Division, International Department

Coordinate
meetings, appointments, and travel arrangements for supervisors and managers

Assist
coordinate international conferences and attend visiting guests during their
stay

Write
official/confidential English letters on behalf of senior members

Translate
English letters, reports, research papers and other relevant documents into
Japanese for senior members

 

April 1994- June
1995, Triplet English School

English
Language Instructor

 

Freelance
Translation Works

In
addition to the contract with TKB Co., Ltd., I have been commissioned to
translate literary works from English into Japanese by various publishers since
2005. My works are listed as below:

 

“Terminal
Man” by Sir Alfred Mehran (Basilico Co., Ltd. 2005)

“Angel”
by Elizabeth Taylor (Takeda Random House Kodansha Co., Ltd.2007)

“The
Tenth Gift” by Jane Johnson (Shueisha Inc.2010)

“Mrs.
Palfrey at the Claremont Hotel” by Elizabeth Taylor (Shueisha Inc.2010)

“The
Best Exotic Marigold Hotel” by Deborah Moggach (Hayakawa Publishing Corporation
2013)

“A
Long Way Down” by Nick Hornby (Shueisha Inc. 2014)

“Me
Before You” by Jojo Moyes (Shueisha Inc. 2015)

“The
Bookman’s Tale” by Charles Lovett (Shueisha Inc. 2015)

“One
Plus One” by Jojo Moyes (Shogakukan Inc. 2018)

 I am
also working for an international NPO and a German travel agent as a freelance
translator.


Education

1997-1998           MA in Applied Translation Studies, University
of Leeds

Major
academic course highlights: Japanese-English Translation, Machine-Assisted Translation,
Translation Theories, and Literary Translation.

 

1992-1994           MA in History, Tokyo Metropolitan
University

Major
academic course highlights: Persian language, Modern Islamic History, Modern
Iranian History.

 

Translation Rate

English to Japanese translation: 15 JPY/word (negotiable)


Profile last updated
Apr 3



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