Mr. Richard MORT
2-22-14 Kichijoji-Higashi-Cho Musashino-shi TOKYO? 180-0002 JAPAN (address)
+81-422-22-7811 (Home Tel/Fax)
www.nativechecker.com (Web site)
Nationality: British Citizen
Born: United Kingdom - 3 April 1975
Core Competencies / Assets
* Japanese>English, German>English, French>English
Excellent translation and editing/rewriting/proof reading experience for many companies in Tokyo and overseas (samples and references available).
* Native English, fluent Japanese (top Japanese language proficiency test), fluent French and German, good Spanish, conversational Mandarin.
* Extensive language teaching experience in Japan: TOEFL, TOEIC, work with businesses/large companies, private students, high schools.
* Proficient in HTML, Dreamweaver, most Adobe/MS packages, Mac/PC environments.
* Responsibility: experience of managing teams and web sites with 2 million hits per month.
* Excellent all round verbal/written communication and social interaction skills.
* Widely travelled, extended stays in Japan, UK, France, Australia, Singapore.
* Voluntary work aiding children with learning difficulties.
University (09/93 - 06/97): University of Manchester http://www.man.ac.uk
BA (Joint Honours) French and German class 2:1
Distinction in Spoken French.
Japanese Language Proficiency Test level 1 A-levels
(09/91 - 06/93): Silverdale School
French A grade
German B grade
Economics B grade
General Studies A grade
GCSE (09/86 - 06/91): Nine passes at grade A
C (O-level equivalent)
Freelance Translator / Editor / Rewriter
TOKYO (10/2000 - present) I have excellent experience in all the above areas and a wide range of clients in Japan and worldwide, including many large translation/editing agencies, large companies, and legal/technical firms. Samples and references available.
Lecturer in French/German/English at Ngee Ann Poly, SINGAPORE
(10/97 - 10/99) I spent two highly successful years as a language lecturer in Ngee Ann Polytechnic, Singapore. I was responsible for teaching classes of up to 35 in English, French and German. My work also included administration, creating original curriculum material, exams etc
Coordinator - Singapore Press Holdings, SINGAPORE (10/00 -06/01) I was in charge of processing and editing stories, creating my own stories and column for a national newspaper; directing projects and overseeing the look and feel of this web site. I helped it attract some 2 million visitors per month.
Editor - www.expatsingapore.com, SINGAPORE (10/99 - 07/00) I was in sole charge of the content and editing for this popular web site with 250 000 hits per month. I programmed in HTML and FrontPage and also used marketing to attract advertising support.
Travel: Visited most of Europe, America 2x, France (1 yr), Australia (2.5 yrs), Dubai, Hong Kong, Thailand and Japan.
Culture: New member of the Japan-British society in Tokyo and very interested in meeting new people, and discovering more about new societies and cultures.
Sports: Long distance runner with marathons completed in Sheffield, Paris and Madrid in 3 hours. Also enjoy cricket, soccer and swimming and mountain biking.
Arts: All aspects of the Arts are interesting for me.
Language: My own book has been published and I regularly contribute to magazines and newspapers. I enjoy every aspect of language. Languages are my special forte.
References: (more available on request)
Mr. Nakamachi Japan Retrieval Corporation, Rose Bay Ikebukuro Bldg, 2-39-8, Nishi Ikebukuro, Toshima Ward, Tokyo 171-0021, JAPAN +81-3-3987-8550, email@example.com
Dr. Thanh Nyan (my former University Lecturer) French Lecturer University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester, UK, +44-61-275-3232, firstname.lastname@example.org