Member since May '08

Working languages:
English to Japanese

Yoshiko Nonaka

Local time: 12:13 JST (GMT+9)

Native in: Japanese Native in Japanese
Account type Freelance translator and/or interpreter, Identity Verified Verified member
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Services Translation, Editing/proofreading, Website localization, Subtitling, Desktop publishing, Copywriting
Specializes in:
Advertising / Public RelationsMarketing / Market Research
Business/Commerce (general)Media / Multimedia
RetailComputers (general)
Internet, e-CommerceIT (Information Technology)
General / Conversation / Greetings / LettersInternational Org/Dev/Coop

English to Japanese - Rates: 0.12 - 0.18 USD per word / 30 - 50 USD per hour
KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 15, Questions answered: 7, Questions asked: 30
Experience Years of experience: 21. Registered at Aug 2003. Became a member: May 2008. Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials N/A
Memberships N/A
Software Adobe Acrobat, CafeTran Espresso, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, OmegaT, Microsoft Office Applications, OmegaT, Wordfast, Powerpoint, SDL TRADOS, Wordfast
CV/Resume CV available upon request
  • In-house translator for Fujitsu Ltd, 1996-1997
  • In-house translator/interpreter for Tesco Japan (former Japanese branch of Tesco UK), 2005 - 2006
  • Full-time freelance translator since 2008, transcreator since 2014 with expertise in digital marketing, advertising and social media
  • Excellent cross-cultural insight and hands-on marketing expertise gained from various ad campaigns for Fortune 100 companies (i.e. Four Seasons, Snapchat, American Express, etc.)
Fields of expertise:

TV Commercials, Advertising, Social Media, Magazines / Newspapers (Articles, Editorials), Retail (Merchandising), Project Management, Sales manuals/reports, Marketing, Education/Training, Brochures

Books / Screenplay / Video scripts / Fashion

Resumes, Business cards, Certificates (including Koseki), Business Documents and Correspondence, Questionnaires

Projects include:

Four Seasons: Seasonal campaigns / brochures / advertisements (2016 - current)

YouTube: CM scripts / Marketing & Sales 
(2019 - current)

NIKE: NIKE TOKYO NTC challenge - shooting scripts (2019)

Amazon:  Cyber Monday TV commercial - Voiceover scripts & captions / Amazon Music Unlimited web marketing campaigns (2019)

Visa:  Visa advertising campaigns (2019 - current)

American Express: AMX advertising campaigns (2017 - current)

Bally: Marketing & Sales, Website localization & transcreation (Regular contributor since 2015)

Snapchat: UI / Support / Marketing / Legal (T&C etc) / Press Releases (2015 - 2019)

Procter & Gamble: SK-II website localization & transcreation / UI / Marketing & Sales (2015  - 2019)

Facebook: Facebook Audience Network campaign (2018)

Google: Google Partners (2017), Rio Olympics Search Trends (2016)

Microsoft: Windows 10 - TV commercials/print ads/social media feeds (2015)
Surface 3/Surface Pro 4 - TV/YouTube commercials

Mariott Hotels: ‘Travel Brilliantly’ Web TV ad (2014)

Puma: ‘Forever Faster’ TV commercial (2014)

Cisco: ‘Collaboration’ marketing campaign (2014)
YouTube / web / print advertisements, social media feeds, brochures, sales manuals

Swarovski/Cartier/Tiffany & Co.: Marketing/Sales documents, Website localization (2014)

United Airlines: Marketing/Advertisement for MileagePlus Premier members (2013 - 2015)

Technical Skills :

Typing Speed : 75 - 80 words/min
Throughput: 1,500 - 3,000 words per day

Keywords: transcreator, editor, copywriter, transcreation, copywriting, editing, TV, commercials, digital marketing, advertising, advertisements, ads, social media, subtitles, voiceover, luxury brand, magazine, newspaper articles, editorials, tourism, hospitality, fashion, beauty, cosmetics, e-commerce, retail merchandising, education/training, IT

Profile last updated
Jun 10

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