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Lion Kim
Professional Translator, Creative Writer

Gwangmyeong-si, Kyonggi-do, South Korea

Native in: Korean (Variant: South Korea) Native in Korean
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Localization Professional, Professional Translator, Technical & Business Writer, Information Architect
Account type Freelance translator and/or interpreter
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Affiliations Blue Board: Latis Global / Latis Global Communications
Services Translation, Editing/proofreading, Website localization, Software localization, Subtitling, MT post-editing, Transcription, Training, Desktop publishing, Project management
Expertise
Specializes in:
Automotive / Cars & TrucksComputers: Software
Construction / Civil EngineeringEngineering (general)
Electronics / Elect EngEngineering: Industrial
Finance (general)Games / Video Games / Gaming / Casino
IT (Information Technology)Mechanics / Mech Engineering

Rates
English to Korean - Rates: 0.10 - 0.20 USD per word / 35 - 40 USD per hour
Preferred currency EUR
KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 73, Questions answered: 44
Project History 24 projects entered

Blue Board entries made by this user  0 entries
Payment methods accepted MasterCard, Wire transfer, PayPal
Portfolio Sample translations submitted: 1
Glossaries Mechanical Engineering
Translation education Master's degree - Simultaneous Interpretation and Translation
Experience Years of translation experience: 13. Registered at ProZ.com: Jan 2010.
ProZ.com Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials N/A
Memberships N/A
Software Adobe Acrobat, AutoCAD, FrameMaker, Indesign, memoQ, Microsoft Office Pro, Arbortext Editor with Styler, SDL TRADOS, SDLX, STAR Transit, Translation Workspace
CV/Resume CV available upon request
Conference participation Conferences attended
Professional practices Lion Kim endorses ProZ.com's Professional Guidelines (v1.1).
Bio

Lion Kim
Seoul, South Korea
E-mail: lion.kim2@gmail.com / lion.kim@outlook.com
Skype: lion.kim@outlook.com

PROFESSIONAL TRANSLATOR, TECHNICAL/BUSINESS WRITER, DOCUMENTATION CONSULTANT, MARKETING/SALES MANAGER

  • Professional, all-round translator and technical writer with a 9-year record of successful translating/proofreading/editing all subjects of all fields for public and private-sector clients such as Adobe, BMC, Avid, BlackBerry, McAfee, HP, VMware, PTC, Siemens, Symantec, Pilz, EMC, NCsoft, LG, SAMSUNG, Forbes, Microsoft, etc.
  • Backed by strong credentials and a proven history of on-time, and high-quality project completions.
  • Handling it without falling-off in quality no matter how large your project is and how tight its schedule is.
  • Specializes in:
    Mechanical Engineering, Electric/Electrical Engineering, Construction/Civil Engineering, Information Technology, Marketing, Legal Contract, Online/Video Games, Aerospace, Automation & Robotics, Automotive, Economics, Business, Finance, Commerce, Trade, Telecommunication, Shipbuilding, Defense, Military, Petroleum, Journalism, Computer (Hardware, Software, Operating Systems, Networks)
AREAS OF EXPERTISE

Technical Translation, Technical/Business Writing, Translation Rewriting, Translation Post-editing, Translation Quality Assurance, Proof-reading, Website/Software Localization, Project Management, Terminology Management, XML-based Authoring/Training, Document Structure Designing, Transcription/Subtitling, Index Designing

PROJECT HIGHLIGHTS

VIDEO SUBTITLE LOCALIZATION PROJECT MANAGEMENT (Korean to Multiple Languages)

  • CJ ENM (http://www.cjem.net/business/mediaContent) YouTube Video Clip Subtitle Localization Project Scheduling Korean to English, Spanish, Indonesian, Thai, Japanese (40,000 min volume)  Mar. 2019 to Dec. 2019
  • Whynot Media (http://whynot.video/29) Full Episode Video Subtitle Localization Project Scheduling Korean to English, Japanese (1,500 min volume) Sep. 2019 to Dec. 2019


JOURNALISM TRANSLATION (English to Korean)

  • Forbes Korea (Monthly magazine published by Joongang Daily) Sep. 2007 to Feb. 2011
  • Korea Herald (Daily Newspaper) column written by President of KRIHS (Korea Research Institute of Human Settlements) May. 2009

GENERAL/TECHINICAL TRANSLATION (English to Korean)

  • Autodesk (http://www.autodesk.com) CAD Products - AutoCAD, Civil 3D, Revit, Building Design Suite, InfraWorks, Architecture - Online Help, SW UI, Release Notes, Website/Marketing Content Apr. 2015 to Feb. 2017
  • VMware (http://www.vmware.com) Virtualization for Desktop & Server, Application, Public & Hybrid Clouds - Online Help, SW UI, Release Notes, Technical Content Apr. 2014 to Feb. 2017
  • Adobe (http://www.adobe.com) Creative Cloud, Lightroom, Captivate, Acrobat - Online Help, SW UI, Release Notes, Website/Marketing Content Apr. 2014 to Feb. 2017
  • McAfee (http://www.mcafee.com) Products/Solutions/Services for Consumers/Enterprise/Small Business – Online Help, Release Notes, SW UI, Website Content Apr. 2014 to Feb. 2017
  • BMC (http://www.bmc.com) IT Infrastructure Management Solutions –SW UI, Online Help, Website Content Apr. 2014 to Feb. 2017
  • HP (http://www.hp.com) Printer Products – Website/Marketing Content Apr. 2014 to Feb. 2017
  • Avid (http://www.avid.com) Audio/Video Machine/Hardware, Multimedia/Broadcasting Solutions – Website/Marketing Content Apr. 2014 to Feb. 2017
  • BlackBerry (http://global.blackberry.com) BlackBerry OS, BlackBerry Apps: BB Lite, BB Blend – SW UI, Release Notes, Online Help, User Guide Apr. 2014 to Feb. 2017
  • iSii Process Computer (http://www.hoogendoorn.nl) Plant Growth Management System: User Help Guide & SW User Interface (150k words) Jul. 2012 to Oct. 2012
  • SIEMENS (http://www.siemens.co.kr) Manufacturing Automation Solution Marketing Brochure Mar. 2009 to Feb. 2017
  • PILZ Korea (Global Industrial Safety Automation Company, http://www.pilz.com) Website Localization Jul. 2009 to Feb. 2017
  • Symantec Korea (http://www.symantec.co.kr) Website Localization Mar. 2009 to Feb. 2017
  • Tourism (Rent car, Cruise ship) & Hotel Booking Website (http://www.travelholdings.com) Web Content Localization Nov. 2010 to Mar. 2011
  • Babylon Translation (http://www.babylon.com) Software & Web Content Localization Nov. 2010 to Feb. 2017
  • ManhattanMiami Real Estate (http://www.manhattanmiami.com) Web Content Localization Jan. 2012 to Feb. 2017
  • CBRE Global Real Estate Consulting Company (http://www.cbre.com) Web Content Localization Dec. 2011
  • Maryland Live! Casino Casino & Entertainment Company (http://www.marylandlivecasino.com) Web Content Localization Aug. 2012 to Sep. 2012
  • ZoeMob (http://www.zoemob.com) Online-based Location Service Provider For Personal Safety - Web Content Translation Nov. 2011
  • BioEdit Co., Ltd. (http://www.bioedit.co.uk) Online English Editing Service Provider (specialized in medicine and life science) Web Content Translation Oct. 2011
  • Airpush.com (http://www.airpush.com) Google Android-based Advertisement Network Solution Airpush web content, SDK Installation Instruction & FAQ Translation Aug. 2011 to Feb. 2017
  • GE Energy (http://www.gepower.com) Safety-related Internal Document Translation Mar. 2011 to Nov. 2011
  • PricewaterhouseCoopers Hong Kong (http://www.pwchk.com) Accounting Audit Instructions Apr. 2011
  • RBC Life (http://www.rbclife.com) Internal Contract Documents Dec. 2010
  • SAMSUNG SDI (http://www.samsungsdi.com) Machinery Facility Production Contract Jul. 2010
  • CitiBank Korea (http://www.citibank.co.kr) Financial Derivative Contract Apr. 2010
  • SAMSUNG Electronics (http://www.sec.co.kr) Business Legal Contract Mar. 2010
  • SIEMENS A&D: Total Integrated Automation(TIA) Training Guide Nov. 2009, Feb. 2010
  • SIEMENS A&D: Automation Programming Tool STEP 7 Training Guide Nov. 2009
  • SIEMENS Building Technology: Laboratory Automation Control System (Air Conditional-Fume Hood) Jan. 2010
  • SIEMENS Building Technology: HAVC System Technical Documents Jan. 2010
  • Volkswagen Automobile Repair Manual May.2009
  • DAEGA POWDER SYSTEMS (Korean Chemical Engineering Company, http://www.daega.co.kr) Internal Documents May. 2009
  • EMC Korea (http://korea.emc.com) Network Storage System Manual Jan. 2009
  • LOUIS VUITTON Korea 2008 Sales Operation Report Dec. 2008
  • OECD (http://www.oecd.org) Tourism Strategy Report Nov. 2008
    Mr. Sergio Arzeni, Director of the Centre for Entrepreneurship, SMEs and Local Development Nov. 2008
  • EcoMom Alliance (Non-profit Organization for Environment, http://ecomomalliance.ning.com) Internal Documents Oct. 2008

GENERAL/TECHNICAL TRANSLATION (Korean to English)

  • LG Electronics (http://www.lge.co.kr) Notebook User Manual Jul. 2009 to Dec. 2010
  • Academic Journal about the waterfront space utilization Aug. 2010
  • Booklet of the International Conference on Social Welfare (organized by the Korean Association of Social Workers, http://www.welfare.net) Nov. 2008
  • Gangwha Island (S. Korea) Travel Guide Book published by Joongang Daily (major newspaper in S. Korea) Apr. 2010
  • SAMSUNG Electronics: Procurement System Manual Nov. 2008
  • SUNMOON University: Social Welfare-related Thesis Nov. 2008
  • KONGJU National University (Kongju, S. Korea): History-related Thesis Oct. 2008
  • KANGWON National University (Chuncheon, S. Korea)/Gyeonggi Provincial Forest Environment Institute (Gapyeong-gun, S. Korea): Forest Biology Thesis Oct. 2008

GENERAL/TECHNICAL TRANSLATION EDITING, PROOF-READING & LINGUISTIC QA (English to Korean)


GAME LOCALIZATION

  • Howrse (on-Line Game Published by OWLIENT, http://www.howrse.com) Localization Project Jul. 2011 to Feb. 2017 (English to Korean)
  • Three Kingdoms Online (Facebook on-Line Game Published by KoramGame, http://www.koramgame.com) Localization Project Jul. 2010 (English to Korean)
  • Microsoft XBOX 360 Game: Hydrophobia Localization Project Apr. 2010 (English to Korean)
  • AION (on-Line Game published by NCSoft, http://www.ncsoft.com) Localization Project Oct. 2009 (Korean to English)
  • ArchLord (on-Line Game published by NHN Games, http://www.nhngames.com) Localization Project Jun. 2009 (English to Korean)

TECHNICAL WRITING (in English)

  • SAMSUNG Electronics Multi-Functional Printer User Manual (SCX-3200 Series, CLX-3180 Series, CLP-3175 Series) Oct. 2009 to Feb. 2010
  • LG Electronics Smartphone Web-based User Manual (VS-700) Aug. 2011

TECHNICAL WRITING (in Korean)

  • LG Electronics Smartphone PRADA 3.0 Web-based User Manual (SU-540, KU-5400) Dec. 2011 to Dec. 2012
  • LG Electronics Smartphone Web-based User Manual (SU-640, LU-6200) Aug. 2011 to Oct. 2011

XML-BASED INFORMATION SYSTEM ARCHITECTURE DEVELOPMENT

  • LG CNS Smartphone Embedded Manual Development - DITA-based Single Sourcing: InDesign to Arbortext, XML to HTML, HTML to Android apps. Jul. 2011 to Dec. 2013
  • SAMSUNG Fire & Marine Insurance XML-based Content Publishing System Implementation – Automated Content Publishing, DITA-based Content Reuse Model, SW: Arbortext Editor with Styler, MathFlow plug-in Sep. 2011 to Jan. 2012
  • SAMSUNG Electronics Content Management System(CMS) Infrastructure Development Project: XML-based Document Authoring System For Service Manual, SW: Arbortext Editor With Styler Apr. 2010 to Dec. 2010

EDUCATION BACKGROUND

  • M.A. in English Simultaneous Interpretation and Translation Aug. 2009
    Dissertation: “English-Korean Translation: Stone Age Economics, Marshall Sashlins”
  • B.E. in Architectural Engineering Feb. 2006
    Thesis: “Integration between CAD/CAM System and IT in Construction Engineering”

LANGUAGE SKILL

  • Korean – Native Language
  • English – Native-like Level

CERTIFICATION

  • SDL Trados Studio 2017 for Translators Advanced
  • SDL Trados Studio 2017 for Project Managers
  • SDL MultiTerm 2017 For Translators and Project Managers
  • Refer to (http://www.sdl.com/certified/99381)
    SDL Certified SDL Certified SDL Certified
  • memoQ 2013 Level 1 certified (To learn more, click here.)

COMPUTER SKILL

  • MS Office 2015 – Advanced Level
  • MS Visio/Project 2015 – Intermediate Level
  • SDL Trados 2007 – Advanced Level
  • SDL Trados Studio 2017 – Advanced Level
  • Idiom WorldServer Desktop Workbench – Intermediate Level
  • SDL WorldServer & SDL Translation Management System
  • Kilgray memoQ 2015 – Advanced Level
  • Kilgray memoQ Server
  • Adobe FrameMaker 10.x/11.x – Intermediate Level
  • Adobe InDesign CS5 – Beginner Level
  • Unix/Linux/Windows Server 2003 – Beginner Level
  • PTC Arbortext Editor with Styler – Intermediate Level
  • AutoCAD – Beginner Level
  • HTML Engineering - Beginner Level
  • XML Engineering - Beginner Level
  • DITA Engineering - Beginner Level
  • Computer Programming Languages: C++, JAVA, MFC, Visual Basic - Beginner Level
  • Unified Modeling Language - Beginner Level

Publication examples are available upon request.

This user has earned KudoZ points by helping other translators with PRO-level terms. Click point total(s) to see term translations provided.

Total pts earned: 77
PRO-level pts: 73


Top languages (PRO)
Korean to English53
English to Korean20
Top general fields (PRO)
Tech/Engineering20
Law/Patents17
Bus/Financial12
Other8
Art/Literary8
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Top specific fields (PRO)
Law (general)9
Finance (general)8
Mechanics / Mech Engineering8
Manufacturing8
Business/Commerce (general)8
Economics8
Social Science, Sociology, Ethics, etc.4
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This user has reported completing projects in the following job categories, language pairs, and fields.

Project History Summary
Total projects24
With client feedback0
Corroborated0
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positive0
neutral0
negative0

Job type
Translation22
Editing/proofreading2
Language pairs
English to Korean21
Korean to English3
Specialty fields
Mechanics / Mech Engineering6
Games / Video Games / Gaming / Casino3
IT (Information Technology)3
Tourism & Travel3
Computers: Software2
Law: Contract(s)2
Computers: Systems, Networks1
Computers: Hardware1
Business/Commerce (general)1
Finance (general)1
Electronics / Elect Eng1
Automation & Robotics1
Transport / Transportation / Shipping1
Telecom(munications)1
Internet, e-Commerce1
Marketing / Market Research1
Energy / Power Generation1
Other fields
Accounting2
Advertising / Public Relations2
Journalism1
Agriculture1
Real Estate1
Keywords: Korean, Translation, Computer, Mechanical, Electrical, Electronic, Semi-conductor, Engineering, Construction, Architecture, Forbes, Finance, Insurance, Management, Business, Magazine, HVAC, Siemens, Pilz, Symantec, online Game, Samsung, LG, Technical Writing, SAP, ERP System, Software, Website, Localization, IT, Contract, Aviation, Aerospace, IBM, User Manual, Petroleum, Military, Defence, Chemical, Legal, Marketing, Game, MMORPG


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