Member since Mar '11

Working languages:
English to Chinese
Chinese to English

Phil Hughes
Delivering quality on time.

Royal Palm Beach, FL, United States
Local time: 04:09 CDT (GMT-5)

Native in: Chinese Native in Chinese
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Services Translation, Interpreting, Editing/proofreading, Website localization, Software localization, Voiceover (dubbing), Subtitling, MT post-editing, Transcription, Training, Desktop publishing, Project management, Vendor management, Operations management
Specializes in:
AccountingAdvertising / Public Relations
AgricultureBusiness/Commerce (general)
Poetry & LiteratureTelecom(munications)
Computers (general)Law: Contract(s)
EconomicsEnergy / Power Generation

KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 70, Questions answered: 38, Questions asked: 2
Blue Board entries made by this user  1 entry

Payment methods accepted Wire transfer, Check, Money order
Portfolio Sample translations submitted: 1
Translation education Master's degree - The University of Maryland Graduate School Baltimore
Experience Years of translation experience: 33. Registered at Dec 2006. Became a member: Mar 2011. Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials Chinese to English (China-BFSU, US-UMGSB)
English to Chinese (China-BFSU, US-UMGSB)
Chinese to English (ILR Scale: 5, 5, 4+)
Memberships N/A
Software Across, Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Photoshop, Frontpage, Indesign, memoQ, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office Pro, Microsoft Word, Across, Powerpoint, SDL TRADOS
Professional practices Phil Hughes endorses's Professional Guidelines (v1.1).

Expert linguist certified by US government sponsored LAMP Testing (Certified, June 6, 2011) and ILR Scale Test (Certified, 5, 5, 4+; March 28, 2011) in translation and interpretation.

Two years (September 2015 - September 2017) of simultaneous interpretation (English-Chinese) in avionics and Blackhawk helicopter pilot training for the US Army (along with Lockheed Martin/Sikorsky, FlightSafety International, and Resicum International).

Simultaneous interpretation for the US-China Investment Week, interpretation (10/13/2013 - 10/14/2013) for dignitaries including former U.S. President George W. Bush, Under Secretary of Commerce Robert C. Cresanti, Mayor Beth Van Duyne of Irving, TX, etc.

More than 8 years of post-secondary education in English Language and Literature, Intercultural Communication, and Translation and Interpretation, etc.;

More than 30 years of professional experience in translation, interpretation, business consulting, business management, desktop publishing, etc.;

Over 35,000 pages and 6,500,000 words completed between English and Chinese (Simplified & Traditional), of which about 60% is from English to Chinese, 40% is from Chinese to English;

More than 200 international meetings, conferences, symposiums, court hearings, training sessions, and other functions interpreted between English, Chinese/Mandarin and some local Chinese dialects;

Areas of work (translation & interpretation) cover a wide variety of subjects. Please see my website for details;

Over 100 Clients located in 19 countries that include the US, China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, UK, Canada, Australia, Ireland, Singapore, Japan, Germany, Italy, Spain, Mexico, France, Argentina, Russia, India, Cyprus, and expanding;

Bottom line: Quality Guaranteed or Your Money Back.

For more information about my professional qualifications and experiences, please visit my website:

Thank you for taking the time to read my profile.

Phil Hughes (US citizen)
Keywords: English to Chinese translation, Chinese to English translation, Chinese to English interpretation, high quality translation and interpretation services, experience in Chinese English translation and interpretation, ILR certified, expert linguist, experienced Chinese English translator and interpreter, senior editor, senior post-MT editor, senior translation project manager.

Profile last updated
Jun 26

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