Member since Jan '13

Working languages:
English to Japanese
Japanese to English

Shunsuke Komamiya
Japanese Specialist with MA & MSc

Local time: 18:19 JST (GMT+9)

Native in: Japanese (Variant: Standard-Japan) Native in Japanese
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- Professional Translator with over 12 years of experience

- Freelance Author and Writer, writing the Translation Skills Handbook[翻訳スキルハンドブック], a textbook for beginner translators that was published by ALC Press Inc. in 2017.

 - University lecturer at Temple University, teaching for the following courses

[Legal Translation Skills]
[Business Translation Skills]
[Translation Skills]
[Film Subtitling]


- Law 

- Business

- Finance

- Marketing

- IT 

- Sports

- Tourism

[Related Experience]
- Law firm in Australia as a paralegal
- Localization companies in Japan and UK as an full-time translator and proofreader
- Teaching fellow for the MSc course at UCL (Centre for Translation Studies) in London, primarily teaching Japanese subtitling

- Japan Translation Federation Official Member
- European Society for Translation Studies Member
- MSc in Scientific, Technical & Medical Translation with Translation Technology at Imperial College London (2010)
- MA in Interpreting and Translation Studies at Monash University (2007)

[Academic Background]
- CAT tools (Trados user with 8 years experience)
- Machine translation
- Translation evaluation
- Work ethic for translator and interpreter
- Cognitive science
- Scientific translation
- Localization
- Subtitling Studies
- Comedy translation
- Gender analysis in translation

Keywords: Japanese, legal, computer, technology, software, localization, art, finance, economics, IT, subtitling, subtitles, legal document, localization, tourism, travel, environment, contract, agreement, news, entertainment, science, privacy policy, training

Profile last updated
Feb 28, 2018

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