General manager – Translator (Japanese into English), interpreter, Japanese speaking guide
Graduate diploma in Translation Studies from the University of Auckland
Member Translator of NZSTI (New Zealand Society of Translators and Interpreters)
Japanese Language Proficiency Test 2012 – N1 (Level 1)
6 years work experience in the Japanese hotel industry
Over 15 years experience in translation
Translation: technical books including operation manuals, owner’s handbooks, workshop manuals
General manager – Translator (English into Japanese), interpreter, Japanese speaking guide
BA in Anthropological Psychology from the University of Tsukuba, Japan
Certificate in Liaison Interpreting from the Auckland University of Technology (AUT), NZ
Graduate diploma in Translation Studies from the University of Auckland, NZ
NAATI Accredited Translator (E to J)
Member Translator of NZSTI, Associate Interpreter of NZSTI
Passed Grade 1 of the EIKEN Test in Practical English Proficiency
Translation: manuals, web-sites, product infos
Liaison interpreting in a various situations: New Zealand public service departments, businesses and farms
Senior translator (Japanese into English), interpreter, Japanese speaking guide
MA (Canterbury), BMS (Hons) (Waikato)
Japanese Language Proficiency Test 2011 – Level 1
NAATI Accredited Professional Translator (Japanese into English)
Member translator of NZSTI, Associate Interpreter of NZSTI
Over nine years’ experience studying and working in Japan, including four years at university, and four seasons as an in-house translator/interpreter for rugby teams alongside running a sportswear business.
Translator (English into Japanese) & interpreter
MA in Translation and Interpreting (Macquire University), Graduate Diploma in Teaching Japanese (University of Technology, Sydney)
NAATI Accredited Professional Translator (English into Japanese)
Member translator of NZSTI
Lived in Australia for 11 years, and lived in the US for 2 years
Over 10 years of experience in Translation since 2000 – translated technical documents for a major computer service & consulting company as an in-house translator, and also worked as a journalist/translator for an Australian agency of a Japanese economic/business news agency. As a freelance translator, Yosefu also translated in-flight magazines for a major Australian airline company.
Translation: Information communication technology, sales materials, government agency, aviation, legal, current affairs, literature
Translator (Japanese into English), interpreter and sales representative
Diploma in Japanese studies at Auckland Institute of Technology (now Auckland University of Technology)
Lived in Australia for 2 years, and also lived in Japan for 9 years
Experienced Japanese speaking tour guide.
Held roles at the Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) Auckland office, and was a sales representative at Cambridge University Press Japan for nine years before returning to New Zealand.
Translation: Business documents, marketing material, automotive and native check
DTP: Decals and manuals for local and overseas customers
Translator (Japanese into English) and interpreter
BA Japanese with Award for Academic Excellence from Unitec, Auckland (2007)
Postgraduate Diploma in Translation Studies from the University of Auckland (2011)
Member Translator of NZSTI
Over five years’ experience teaching English, and four years’ working as freelance translator
Translation: software localization, technical manuals, native check
Translator (English into Japanese) and interpreter
MA in Translation Studies from University of Auckland (2007)
Member Translator of NZSTI
Living in NZ for 19 years, and translating for 12 years.
Experienced tour-guide and interpreter.
Translation: manuals, software strings, websites, official certificates
Interpreting: manufacturing, agriculture, local authorities, social welfare institutes, hospitals, police