Member since Nov '16 Working languages: Japanese to English
Michelle Komura JP/EN Translation, 15yrs Exp.
Cairns, Queensland, Australia
Local time: 19:27 AEST (GMT+10) Native in
Freelance translator and/or interpreter, Verified member This person has a SecurePRO™ card. View now. Translation, Interpreting, Editing/proofreading, Copywriting
Specializes in: Psychology Linguistics Journalism Social Science, Sociology, Ethics, etc. Government / Politics
Also works in: Medical: Health Care Medical (general) General / Conversation / Greetings / Letters Printing & Publishing Cinema, Film, TV, Drama Marketing / Market Research
USD PRO-level points: 4, Questions answered: 1, Questions asked: 3 Wire transfer, PayPal, Skrill, Visa, MasterCard Master's degree - University of Sheffield Years of translation experience: 18. Registered at ProZ.com: Aug 2014. Became a member: Nov 2016. N/A Japanese to English (Japanese (JLPT) Level 1 (2003)) Japanese to English (JETRO (Level II) (2002)) AUSIT, JAT CafeTran Espresso, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office Pro, Microsoft Word, Powerpoint, SDL TRADOS, Wordfast https://www.linguist-at-work.com/ Trainings Michelle Komura endorses ProZ.com's Professional Guidelines.
Freelance Japanese to English Translator with 15 years of experience
Lived in Japan for more than 10 years, recently relocated to Australia.
Currently combining translation work with part-time study.
I love learning, and am a perpetual student. I love translation because of all the opportunities to
research and expand my knowledge base.
My expertise is in:
(1) Academic translation (psychological science, neuroscience, linguistics)
(2) Japanese Media (television dramas, movie scripts, and news articles).
I have experience with a wide range of texts including: research reports, journal articles, textbooks, journalism and PR materials. https://www.linguist-at-work.com/
Bachelor of Psychological Science, 2018 (University of New England)
Master of Applied Linguistics, 2008 (Monash University)
Master of Arts (Media), 2007 (Doshisha University)
Monbusho Intensive Japanese Course, 2004 (Kyoto University)
Master of Arts (Advanced Japanese Studies), 2004 (Sheffield University)
JPLT 1 (2003)
JETRO Level II (2002)
Bachelor of Arts (Japanese Double Major), 2000 (University of Queensland)
From USD $0.14 /character (source text)
Rates are negotiated based on subject and volume
Major Projects include :
Translation of the Home page for the Osaka Port and Harbor Bureau, 2003
(Updated annually by bureau staff since then)
Keywords: Japanese, psychology, neuroscience, psychiatry, linguistics, journalism, media, manga, sociology, literature, hospitality, tourism, government
Profile last updated Jan 29