Saturday, 25 April 2009

English to Japaneese Translations

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Mr. Richard MORT

2-22-14 Kichijoji-Higashi-Cho Musashino-shi TOKYO? 180-0002 JAPAN (address)
+81-422-22-7811 (Home Tel/Fax)
+81-90-5108-5747 (Mobile) (Email) (Web site)
Nationality: British Citizen
Born: United Kingdom - 3 April 1975
Status: Married

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
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)

Work Experience

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 -, 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,

Dr. Thanh Nyan (my former University Lecturer) French Lecturer University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester, UK, +44-61-275-3232,

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