Working languages:
Japanese to English
English to Japanese
English (monolingual)

Paul Makino
Language Professional with Style

Osaka, Japan
Local time: 20:21 JST (GMT+9)

Native in: Japanese Native in Japanese
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A Japanese-English translator you can count on
Account type Freelancer, Identity Verified Verified site user
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Services Translation, Interpreting, Editing/proofreading
Specializes in:
Electronics / Elect EngManufacturing
Marketing / Market ResearchMechanics / Mech Engineering

Japanese to English - Rates: 10.00 - 15.00 JPY per word / 3500 - 5000 JPY per hour
English to Japanese - Rates: 8.00 - 10.00 JPY per word / 3500 - 5000 JPY per hour
Preferred currency JPY
KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 32, Questions answered: 13
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Portfolio Sample translations submitted: 2
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Translation education Bachelor's degree - Simon's Rock College of Bard
Experience Years of translation experience: 15. Registered at Jul 2008. Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials Japanese to English (TCLC - Technical Writing)
English to Japanese (TCLC - Technical Writing)
Memberships JAT
Software Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Illustrator, Dreamweaver, FrameMaker, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Powerpoint, SDL TRADOS, Wordfast
CV/Resume CV available upon request
Professional practices Paul Makino endorses's Professional Guidelines (v1.1).
About me
More than 10 years experience in the translation industry as both an in-house and freelance translator. Extensive experience in Japanese to English translation of technical documents, industrial standards, and operation/service manuals with the use of computer-assisted translation tools. Knowledgeable in technical writing and editing with strong written/verbal communication skills. Experience in teaching courses at major translation schools as well as giving lectures at seminars and conferences organized by JAT and JTF. Also a regular contributing writer for an email magazine called "Trans Magazine" since 2011.
Keywords: japanese-english translation, english-japanese translation, technical translation, presentation documents, technical bulletins, operation manuals, service manuals, market survey reports, user manuals, manufacturing, mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, construction machinery, agricultural machinery, localization, Trados, Wordfast, CAT tools, translation memory, DTP, computers, IT

Profile last updated
May 15

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