Working languages:
Japanese to English

Douglas Thiessen
Specializing in business communications

United States
Local time: 19:31 HST (GMT-10)
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Services Translation, Editing/proofreading
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Rates
Japanese to English - Standard rate: 0.14 USD per character / 30 USD per hour
Experience Registered at ProZ.com: Sep 1999.
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Fast, accurate English translations of Japanese texts:

Web Pages
Business Reports
Annual Reports
Company Profiles
Proposals
Corporate Correspondence
Advertising
Newspaper & Magazine Articles
Official Documents
Certificates
All kinds of general texts

Translations can be completed quickly:
10 pages in 24 hrs.

Member of the Japan Association of Translators

See my homepage:
(click the link on this page)

EDUCATION

1989: University of Western Ontario
(Canada)
BA in Administrative and Commercial
Studies
1995: University of British Columbia
(Canada)
Japanese Language and East Asian
Studies

EXPERIENCE

April 97 -present
Freelance translator:
Agencies and private clients
- translating marketing and financial reports,
advertising and web sites.
- media articles relating to Internet and
telecommunications technology.
- providing accuracy under tight deadlines
(about 10 pages in 24 hours)

April 95 - Dec. 95
Multilingual Tour Guide:
Rocky Mountaineer Railtours, Vancouver
- providing tour commentary in Japanese and German

Sept. 89 - March 92
EFL Instructor: GEOS Language System, Osaka.
- promoted to Senior Instructor.

PAST TRANSLATIONS

Annual reports: "Message from the President"
Software specifications for Internet banking
Insurance product information
Instructor's guide for sales training
Automobile specifications and motor show publicity
Speeches for automobile industry executives
Web site for a food services company
Training guide for airline check-in personnel
Advertising for long-distance telephone service provider
Internet advertising guide
Article on the Japanese pension system
and many other related translations

COMPUTER

Toshiba Satellite: Windows XP
MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint 2000
(all Japanese versions)

JAPANESE SKILLS

- Level 2: International Japanese Proficiency Exam
- 1st prize-winner: Testing Translation Competition
Daily Yomiuri Newspaper (25 Sept 97)
- 3rd prize-winner: 1996 DHC Translation Contest
- prize-winner: 1993 B.C. Japanese Speech Contest
Good written and spoken French and German

INTERESTS

Travel (went around the world), Internet, current affairs,
Japanese and Asian culture, art history, design, writing,
skiing, swimming, cycling, hiking
Keywords: financial reports, contracts, marketing, advertising


Profile last updated
Nov 29, 2013



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