Working languages:
English to Korean
Korean to English

Joohee Song
Tech/biz translation; 11y-exp.

Local time: 12:04 MST (GMT-7)

Native in: Korean Native in Korean
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Seoul, Korea;
Freelance Translator/Interpreter


Technical (hardware/software), Medical, Legal, Marketing, Hospitality/Tourism, Fashion and Corporate/Finance


 SDL Trados Studio, Workbench/TagEditor, Wordfast, Idiom WorldServer, SDLX, Translation Workspace, Across
 Experience using HTML, SQL, SPSS Clementine v. 5.2.2, Dreamweaver UltraDev4, IBM db2, SAS


Carnegie Mellon University Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
 M.S. in Electronic Commerce May 2001
 Curriculum: Interdisciplinary program that combines the fields of computer science and business, for the comprehensive study of e-commerce. Includes a four-month practicum.
 Courses: Competitive strategy, e-com management, Internet marketing, supply chain management, finance, accounting, data mining, web architecture, network security, database design & management, e-payment, e-com web applications, system reliability, mobile commerce, e-com law

Hankuk University of Foreign Studies (HUFS) Seoul, Korea
 M.A. in Korean-English Interpretation and Translation Feb. 1997
 B.A. in English, Minor in International Business Feb. 1992


 Sejong University, Seoul November 2010 - Present, Editor

Institute of Software Research International, Carnegie Mellon Univ. June – Aug. 2001
June - Aug. 2002, Teaching Assistant, Competitive Strategy

Ministry of Information and Communication (MIC) of Korea Jan. 1999 – Mar. 2000
Telecom Policy Analyst/International Relations Specialist/Official Interpreter

Korea Information Society Development Institute, MIC Seoul, Korea
Telecom Policy Analyst/Int’l Relations Specialist/Official Interpreter Apr. 1997 – Dec. 1998

IK Enterprise (Polo Ralph Lauren, Perry Ellis and Guess Brands) Seoul, Korea
Accessories Merchandiser/Contractual Obligations Coordinator Jan. 1994 – June 1995

Woobang-RIRU Trading Co., Ltd. Seoul, Korea
Customer Relations Coordinator, Client Service Department Dec. 1991 – Nov. 1992

Full-time Freelance Translator/Interpreter
2001 – Present
T: Translation; I: Interpretation; P: Proofreading


Book: "CMMI® for Development: Guidelines for Process Integration and Product Improvement – Third Edition,” by Mary Beth Chrissis, Mike Konrad and Sandy Shrum, SEI Series in Software Engineering (2012-2013)

July 2014 – Present
- Singapore Airlines (various content)

June 1998 - Present
- Proofreader/translation assessor, Freedman International, London
: American Airlines, InterContinental Hotels & Resorts, KLM, Emirates, Delta and Merck

December 2010 – Present
- iHealth Lab (T: healthcare equipment; product manuals)

July 2010 – Present
- AVerMedia (T: multimedia hardware; product manuals)

September 2012 – 2014
- Oracle Service Agreements (T: Legal)

August 2012 – 2014
- Microsoft Partner Network Technical Specialist Competency Assessment documents

October 2011 – April 2012
- Cisco Product Description documents (T)

September 2006 - 2008
- IBM KPD/Classic projects (T)

March 2002 - 2006
- Samsung (T: monitor manuals; Natural Color Pro, SyncMaster, Champ, Victoria, Poseidon, Monet, Dali, Newton, etc.)

Highlights of Experience by Year

- Swiss Re (Medical), Molina (Healthcare), Healthwise (Healthcare), Singapore Airlines, Farfetch (Fashion), Diageo (Marketing/Training/Corporate), Six Senses (Hospitality/Tourism), Axicom (Tech/Media), SAI Global (Compliance), IHG (Hospitality/Tourism), General Mills (Corporate/Training), UBSoft (Games)

- Swiss Re (Medical), Singapore Airlines, JCPenney (Compliance), GIVENCHY(Watch), Kiel (Cosmetics), Volvo, MedAvante (Medical), BrainJuicer, Criteo, Diageo (Legal, Market Research), CDPAS (Healthcare), ProUnlimited, Customized Communication, NYC (Human Resources), ELS, NetDimensions (eLearning), Morgan (Compliance), SAI (Compliance), Bausch+Lomb, Infineon (Electrical), SingTel, Axicom, MilwardBrown, JWT, iParadigms, Greenwich Associates, Conrad (Hospitality), HP, Unity Technologies, Office Depot (Marketing), UBSoft (Online Game), Six Senses (Hotels & Resorts), SEU (Healthcare)

- Kering (Compliance), Occam (Marketing), Ubiqus-Amex, Diageo, Visa Affluent, Abbot (Medical), Crestron, CareConnect (Medical), St. Jude (Medical), Boeing, Convergys, J&J, Range Rover, Dynamic, Fullerton, ElderServe Health, SunGard (Finance), DOJ, Walmart (Retail), Oracle (Database), PhaseOne, Intel, Molina (Healthcare), Clarins (Cosmetics), Accenture, Cisco (Network), Ernst Young

- IHG, Reed, Microsoft Bing, Kitbag (Manchester United & Real Madrid), PwC, State of Oregon, State of New York, State of Washington, Nike, Google Play, Oracle (T: Legal), Tefal, Rowenta, Zebra, Hilti, Janssen, BrainJuicer (Market Research), Nectar, MedAvante (T: Medical), Walton (Real Estate), Reed (T: Webpage), Wall Street Journal (Legal), Morgan Stanley (Finance), Jurlique (Market Research), TNT (Pharmative: Market Research), TNS (Nescafe /Nespresso: Market Research), Diageo (Market Research), SunGard (Finance)

- UL (Underwriters Laboratories), Via Pro, ELS, Globoforce, St. Vincent Medical Center (medical), Dongguk University (legal), Maritz, Cognex In-Sight Vision System & In-Sight Display Control documents; NetDimensions eLearning content; Workplace Options, Bosal (Exhaust system – presentation materials for Kia Motors); Google (Investor Relations), Walton Land Investments (Real Estate/Finance), Ogilvy, TNS, Always (Market Research) , DHL Customer Satisfaction Survey (Market Research), Nescafe (Market Research), Pall Corporation, Genworth (Finance), RCM (Finance), RCA (Finance), Estée Lauder Asia Pacific (SK-II questionnaire: Market Research); JCS Asia Kitchen Appliance (questionnaire: Market Research); Pall Corporation (Questionnaire: CRM), GlobeScan Inc. (Market Research), Kantar Health (Market Research), Genworth Financial (Finance)

- Perceptive Informatics (T: Medical-Clinical Research), Boeing, Roche (T: Medical), Blue Cross Blue Shield (T: Medical Insurance), iHealth Blood Pressure Dock (T: Medical-Hardware), Merck (T: Medical-Clinical Study), Rowenta (T), Tefal (T), Dell (T), Bayer (T: Medical-Clinical Study), GM (T), Verisign (T), Avid (T), Elateral (T), GlaxoSmithKline (T: Medical), Honeywell (T), KFDA (T), County of Los Angeles (T), GE Energy (T), Holiday Inn (T), Expeditors (T: Logistics), St. Jude Medical Cool Point Pump (T: Medical Instrument), St. Jude Medical Livewire, Brown-Forman, AIA

- ARIAD (T), Boeing (T), Maritz (T), GM (T), Evergreen (T), Brown Forman (T), Stiefel (T), AhnLab (T), Nike (T), AMCA (T), Filtrona (T), Morgan (T), RCM (T), The Venetian (T), Bausch Lomb (T), Merck (T)

- Bank of America (T/P), PIM Software (T), Panasonic Projector Manual (T), Walmart (T), Amway (T), ILI Web (T), Online Game: Lineage II (T), Adwell (T), EPRI (T), Convergys (T), J&J (T), Bollington & McDonald (T), Ranger Rover (T), ADT (T), A Living Guide for Foreign Residents for Gyeonggi Province (T), XBOX (T), The Man Group CEO Interview (I)

- NHN Game: Archlord (T), Philadelphia International Guide – Discover Philadelphia (P), Stiefel Clinical Study Synopses, Network Hardware Resale Website (T), Wiley’s Design Freedom for Dummies (T), Merck Quality Assurance Manuals (T), Johnson & Johnson Job Definitions Database (T), Lexington School Handbooks (T), Reebok Website (T), Otsuka Pharmaceutical Clinical Study Protocol (T), Game: Soul of the Ultimate Nation (T), OKI Printing Solutions User’s Manual, Suwon Resource Retrieving Facility Promotional Materials (T), Osteotech-Korea Bone Bank (I), Calion Medical Monitor Manual (T), Google Earth (T), Print ads for the State Department, Pennsylvania (T/P), BJFEZ (Busan-Jinhae Free Economic Zone) Bimonthly (T), Online Poker Site (P), MMORPG MapleStory (Nexon) Website (T), OKI Printer Manual (T)

- Juniper Networks (T), Thomson Scientific (T), IBM KPD/Classic (T/P), Google Earth (P), AhnLab (T), - Baha Osscora (T), BakBone (T), CheckManager (T), Kodak (T), Soul of Ultra Nation - Online Game (T), TechSphere (T: Biometrics), Konan (T), SAP (T), BJFEZ Bimonthly (T)

- AhnLab (T), LG-Philips (T), WebEx (T), Global Medical Instrumentation's Vitros Chemistry System (T), FEI (T), E Trade (T), Second Life Dot Com (T), Corning (T), Bank of America (T), SKT (T), Stryker Maestro (T), Honeywell (T), DOE (T), Juniper (T), GE (T), Microscan (T), Clarinet (Medical) (T), Broadcom (T), NYC (T), Clean & Clear Online Ad Copies (T), Autoever (T), Beagle Map - Vehicle Navigation System (T), Granado Espada - Online Game (T), UGS Agreements (T), CJ (T), Turner Game Tap (T), Donna Karen (T), Modine (T), Ergotron (T), US Census Survey (T), MoneyGram (T), Sangwon (T), Cognex InSight (T), Qualcomm (T), McDonald Online Ad Copies (T), Novartis (T), ArcSoft (T), Komerica (T), KOSHA (P), Smith & Nephew (T), Nikon (T), CBS MOU (T), Konan (T), Presbyterian Hospital Care Guide (T), IBM Classic (T/P)

- Juniper Networks (T), UGS (T), Acupix (T), CCTV Manual (T), U Space Busan Promotional Booklet (T), Marketpro (T), ArcSoft (T), National Starch (T), IBM (T), Hwaseung ad copies (T), Nortel (T), Starwood Hotels (T), Fedex (T), J&J (T), HP (T), Kodak (T), Sejung - Promotional Materials for Clothing Lines (T), JBL (T), Raritan (T), Dolby (T), Sabre (T), Clinique (T), Fossil (T)

- Bluetooth Connection Manual (T), SHT Door Lock System Manual (T),,
- Materials Safety Date Sheets (T)
- Samsung Anynet Manual (T)
- Adidas Website (T)
- Samsung Mini Printer Manual (T)
- INICIS Manual (T)
- KPMG: legal documents (T)

- CMU Heinz/ISRI IT Executive Programs (I)
- Adidas Website Localization (T)
- Kodak EI Instruction Sheets (T)
- Brand Name Evaluation Project
- Nortel Networks Website Localization (T)
- Chemical patent documents (T)
- Technopark PR scripts (T)
- TTAS: Digital Broadcasting Standards (T)
- Samsung manuals (T)
- Sun Microsystems-Kookmin Credit Card Telephone Conferences (I)
- Carnegie Speech Company Speech Instruction Software (T)
- Juniper Networks Website Localization
- Nanux RDC User’s Manual (T)
- Samsung TFT LCD Monitor Tech Document (T)

- CMU Heinz/ISRI IT Executive Programs (I)
- Samsung DVD Player User’s Manual
- Samsung LCD Monitor User’s/Service Manuals (T)
- Sungwoo Hitech Website (T)
- Patent applications – Chemical/cosmetics (T)
- Samsung Electronics Hard Drive Users’ Manual & Service Manual (T)
- Legal documents, the State of California (T)
- ISRI Executive Programs Website Construction
- Case Studies for the Microsoft Website (T)
- Biometrics Identification System Manual (T)
- Consulting on Website Localization for Fairchild Semiconductor
- Samsung Electronics (SEC) TFT/LCD Monitor Manual (T)
- NCSoft/SONY – “EverQuest” (T)

- White Paper on North Korea (Economy, Technology, Society and Military) (T)
- SK Telecom Home Page (T)
- Financial documents for a NY law firm
- Citibank Speed Collect Card Manual (T)

- Carnegie Mellon University Business School Executive Program (I)

- “VR-Dino”(Interactive encyclopedia of the dinosaurs) for ICO, Korea (T)
- Craig Barrett, Intel Corp. CEO (I)
- Mark Tolliver, Sun-Netscape President (I)
- H&Q Asia Pacific LPAC Meeting (I)
- Interview of the Vice Minister by Business Week
- International Seminar on Ecological Architecture (I)
- German Week Product Fair (T/I)
- Peter Knook, Microsoft Vice President (I)
- “The 100 Years: Korean Architecture” (T)
- President, Motorola (I)
- Dr. Maurice Strong, UN Special Advisor (I)
- Chairman, SAP (I)
- Charles Wang, Chairman, Computer Associates
- Communications Ministers of Romania, Vietnam and South Africa at the United Postal Union Congress in Beijing (I)
- ITU-APT GMPCS Workshop (interpretation/translation)
- Mickey Kantor, Morgan Stanely (I)
- Chairman, Nortel Networks (I)
- Director of TSB, International Telecommunication Union (I)
- Dr. William Miller, Stanford University (I)
- Sir Peter Bonfield, Chairman of British Telecom (I)
- VR-Dino Presentation Materials, ICO (T)
- RFP for WAP System, SK Telecom (T)
- Vice Chairman of Winstar International (I)
- Vice Chairman of Bell Canada International (I)
- Stephen Solarz, Teledesic (I)
- Bo Landin, Vice Chairman of Ericsson (I)
- Swedish Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade (I)
- “Korea’s Regulatory Reform in the Telecom Sector”, OECD (T)
- John Mack, Chairman of Morgan Stanely (I)
- William Daley, US Secretary of Commerce (I)
- Vice Chairman of CTIA, USA (I)
- Herbert Allison, Jr., President of Merryl Lynch (I)
- Stephen Bosworth, US Ambassadoe to Korea (I)
- Walter Bopp, Vice Chairman of Morgan Stanely (I)
- Stephen Brown, British Ambassador to Korea (I)
- Canadian Ambassador to Korea (I)
- Kullman, CEO of Intellsat (I)
- Vivendi delegation, France (I)

- Hanaro Telecom Articles of Incorporation and Public Subscription Notice (T)
- Korea-Singapore APII Test Bed Working Group Meeting (I)
- MIC-U.K. Investment Seminar and the 6th U.K.- Korea Forum (T)
- Gallup-Motorola Consumer Survey (I)
- “Interconnection Rules for Telecom Equipment” (T)
- Vice President of MCI (I)
- 3rd APEC TelMin Meeting (T)
- 1998 MIC White Paper (T)
- U.S. Ambassador to Korea (I)
- LMC Business Demo Scenario, SK C&C (T)
- Korea’s “Telecommunications Basic Act” (T)
- ITU Secretary General (I)

- Gallup Korea - Market research projects (I/T)
- SK Telecom - Press releases, promotional materials and ad copies (T)
- KOTRA/Sociedade de Desenvolvimento da Madeira of Portugal Tourism/Investment Seminar (I)
- Korea-Singapore Telecom Cooperation Committee Meeting (I)
- APII CC-MIC International Symposium (I)
- KISDI Telecom-Broadcasting Seminar (I)
- Chairman, Motorola (I)
- Vice Chairman, Salomon Brothers (I)
- Vice President, Ericsson (I)

- Editor, The Sydney Morning Herald (I)

- Stephen Spielberg and Jeffrey Katzenberg Interview by Munhwa Broadcasting Service (MBC) (I)
- Vice Minister of Sports of Sweden (I)
- International Horseracing Rules, KRA (T)
- Korea International Dance Event (I)
- President, Guess? Home Collection (I)

Profile last updated
Sep 11, 2016

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