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Steven S. Bammel
Technical Translator/Editor, 20+ yrs

Austin, Texas, United States
Local time: 04:41 CDT (GMT-5)

Native in: English Native in English
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I handle difficult Korean>English technical translation/revision projects. I do the work myself, I'm easy to reach by email, and I'm never late.
Account type Freelance translator and/or interpreter, Identity Verified Verified member
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Affiliations Blue Board: Korean Consulting & Translation Service, Inc. Employer: Korean Consulting & Translation Service
Services Editing/proofreading, Translation
Specializes in:
Finance (general)Investment / Securities
EconomicsBusiness/Commerce (general)
PatentsMarketing / Market Research

KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 68, Questions answered: 31
Project History 0 projects entered
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Portfolio Sample translations submitted: 18
Translation education Other - University of Texas at Arlington, Division for Enterprise Development
Experience Years of translation experience: 23. Registered at May 2000. Became a member: Oct 2006.
Credentials Korean to English (Korean Society of Translators, verified)
Memberships ATA
Software Adobe Acrobat, memoQ, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office Pro, Microsoft Word, Powerpoint, SDL TRADOS
CV/Resume English (PDF)
Training sessions attended Attended 14 training sessions

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Steven S. BammelSteven S. Bammel
Technical Translator (Korean to English)
President, Korean Consulting & Translation Service, Inc.

US address: 2028 E. Ben White Blvd. #240-4808, Austin, TX 78741
Korea address: #2406 Chungang Heightsville, 23 Ansancheonseo-ro, Danwon-gu, Ansan-si, Ggyeonggi-do
Telephone: +1 (972) 255-4808


  • BBA in Economics from the University of Texas at Arlington (USA) and MS in Management Strategy from Hanyang University (Korea)
  • Former in-house translator/editor for Korean multinational corporation (LG International Corp.)
  • 25 years in Korea, business, and translation fields; 1000s of projects; 100s of clients
  • Certified at the highest level in Korean proficiency and Korean-to-English translation
  • Advanced student and translator of econometrics/statistics for the social sciences
  • Expert in search engine marketing, including SEO, PPC, and keyword research
  • Co-author (including as first author) of Korean-language economic research in Korean academic journals



Hanyang University

Ansan, Gyeonggi-Do, Korea – Ph.D. program, Management Strategy
Econometric analysis of self-employment within the Korean service sector

2012 – present

Hanyang University

Ansan, Gyeonggi-Do, Korea – M.S., Management Strategy


University of Texas at Arlington

Arlington, Texas, USA – B.B.A. Economics




Bammel, Steven 서환주 (2017), “자영업 혼잡의 경제적 영향에 대한 분석: 서비스부분 자영업자와 임금근로자의 소득에 미치는 영향을 중심으로 (Effects of Self-Employment Congestion on the Economic Outcomes of the Self-Employed and Wage Earners in the Korean Service Sector)”, 「산업혁신연구」, 제33권, 제4호, pp. 145-174.

이지훈 Steven Bammel 서환주 (2014), “한국과 EU의 서비스산업 유형별 혁신활동 다양성의 비교연구 (Exploratory Research on the Diversity of Innovation Activity by Korean Service-Sector Enterprises)”, 「EU학 연구」, 19(1), pp. 37-66.

Bammel, Steven (2011), “서비스 정의의 비판적 검토를 통한 서비스 혁신에 대한 혼돈의 해소: 과정-참여 모형의 소개 (Resolving Confusion About Innovation in Services Through a Critical Review of Service Definitions: Introduction of the Process-Participation Model)”, 한양대학교 대학원, 석사 학위논문.


Korean Consulting & Translation Service, Inc.

Duncanville, Texas, USA – President/Translator
Deliver expert financial/business translation with the latest technology, best-practices and subject-matter expertise
Work alone on KO>EN projects and with a small team in Korea for EN>KO tasks

1999 – present

Korea Business Central

Online ( – Creator/Admin
Built and administered forum for Korean business training, discussion and news
Analyzed, interpreted and wrote about Korean commerce and finance

2009 - 2014

Gyeonggi Province Government

Gyeonggi-Do, Korea – Foreign Direct Investment Advisor
Consulted on provincial government foreign-investment policy

2010 – 2012

Metis Financial Outsourcing, Inc.

Irving, Texas, USA; Bangalore, India – Co-Founder
Built infrastructure for and managed outsourced accounting, tax and bookkeeping services

2003 - 2009

LG International Corporation

Seoul, Korea – Trade facilitator within top Korean international trading firm
Translated/edited and consulted about international commerce

1994 – 1999


Translation Competence Test

Korean Society of Translators

Certified at highest level in 2011

Test of Proficiency in Korean (TOPIK)

Certified at highest level in 2011

Technical Writing Certificate Program

University of Texas at Arlington, Division for Enterprise Development

Awarded certificates in 2016

American Translators Association (ATA)

Steven S. Bammel (member #225294) & Korean Consulting & Translation Service, Inc. (member #231607)

Member since 2000

Search engine marketing: Google Ads (previously Google Adwords), Yoast Academy


Fully-licensed installations of and advanced skills to use Trados/SDL Trados Studio (certified at highest level), memoQ Translator Pro (certified at only level) and STATA/IC 14, as well as recent versions of Microsoft Office, Hancom Office Hanword and more

Main work time zone: US Central Standard Time (UTC/GMT -6/-7 hours).

US citizen and holder of permanent-resident status in Korea

E&O insurance: Lloyds of London (ATA-001070-0218), US$1 million coverage                                   

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Total pts earned: 72
PRO-level pts: 68

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