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  • $15 hourly
    I have 3 years of experience as a magazine writer. My job scope is relevant for copywriting, blogging, editing and proofreading tasks. I am fluent in Japanese, English and Mandarin Chinese, with 14 years of experience as a professional freelance translator.
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  • $120 hourly
    ✔️Experienced English-Japanese Translator and Interpreter specializing in Translations and Proofreading with EXTENSIVE EXPERIENCE. 👋Hello. I’m Kohei. I'm a translator and interpreter with over 12 years of experience. I'm fully bilingual and a native speaker of both English and Japanese and pride myself in offering professional and quality services. So if you need to accurately translate various types of documentation such as news articles, business e-mails, business contracts, legal documents, social media posts, video subtitles, research papers, government regulations, give me a shout! I have worked with ✨High Profile Clients/Organizations✨ in Japan, the USA, Canada, and the UK. Including the following to illustrate a few of them: ✅ Benesse ✅ Ajinomoto ✅ Japanese Ministry of Agriculture, Food, and Fisheries (MAFF) ✅ US Army Corps of Engineers ✅ Naha District Prosecutor's Office ✅ Naha Tourism Association ☕️WHY CHOOSE ME OVER OTHER FREELANCERS?☕️ 🔹Responsiveness: I have been working remotely for over 7 years now so I understand the importance of regular and quick communication. As a client of Upwork myself, I've been burned one too many times by "hey sorry, I'll hand it in tomorrow." Deadlines are as important to me as they are to you. I avoid unrealistic deadlines and will be upfront about what I can handle. 🔹English Literacy Efficiency: Although technically my second language, English is one of the languages I am most comfortable with, as I have spent most of my life speaking English growing up in Ottawa, Canada. I did my schooling in Ottawa from elementary school to college in English and French. I got my TESOL certificate to teach conversational English, and have been doing so for over ten years in Okinawa, Japan, as well as translating. 🔹Japanese Literacy Efficiency: Japanese is my mother tongue. I was born in Okinawa and moved to Canada at a young age. There, I kept my language skill by going to Japanese hoshuko, as well as by reading and watching Japanese literature and media. In my mid-20s, I moved to Okinawa where I have been able to use my language skills to make a living for myself and my family. Eventually, I was able to start my own business in Okinawa which requires a lot of administrative and customer relation work, almost all of which require a high-level of Japanese proficiency. 🔹Extensive Experience: I have been a translator and interpreter for over 12 years working in English to Japanese and Japanese to English. Experienced working with high-profile clients/organizations and received great positive feedback. Wide range of translation fields: Education, Food Regulations, Games, Legal, Technical, Medical, and Social Media Marketing. 🔹Project Manager: I can manage large translation projects by hiring other translators. The MAFF project mentioned above involved over 7 translators from all over Japan and over 50 documents - all of which were about 60 pages in length! 🔹Other Skills: -Graphic design -Adobe Illustrator -Adobe Photoshop -Aegisub 🙋‍♂️I look forward to working with you, to provide reliable, consistent, and high-level translations and interpretations. Please contact me so we can discuss how we can work together to FULLY meet your business needs!
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  • $40 hourly
    Welcome to my Upwork Profile. I am a professional Japanese translator, interpreter, subtitler, writer, and cultural/travel consultant who holds a BA in East Asian Languages and Cultures and an MA in Global Studies. I have lived, studied, and worked in Japan for eight years, including two years studying at the prestigious Sophia University in Tokyo, as well as four years teaching English on the JET Program in rural Fukushima Prefecture, during which time I often served as an interpreter for the local government and board of education. I have engaged in translation work for over ten years, and have worked successfully with hundreds of clients on thousands of projects ranging from website translation to company white pages and business documents, to translations of movies, television series, books, manga, and well beyond. In-person or via video call, my interpretation work has included work with numerous Japanese and US companies on a wide variety of projects. My client roster has included many major companies, some of which are household names, as well as small businesses and one-on-one personal clients. Additionally, my experiences with language learning and historical and cultural studies as well as my extensive experience in world travel have led to appearances at speaking events, popular podcasts, and major news media. I also write historical articles that cover lesser-known aspects of Japanese history and the focal points where Japanese culture meets with that of the outside world, and serve as the editor-in-chief of the popular Japanese culture website Unseen Japan. In addition to all this, I also provide Japan travel consultation, using my deep experience in travel in-country to help craft travel itineraries that fit my client's preferred travel style. I'm also available to accompany travelers to Japan in order to provide Japanese language assistance and historical-cultural information during their time in the county. If you’re interested in obtaining my services for any of my above-listed skills, please do not hesitate to get in contact. I promise quick, professional, detailed work, and I look forward to any future collaborations we may have.
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  • $29 hourly
    -A native Japanese translator (English to Japanese) with engineering background. -Active on Upwork Since January 2017, and now with “Top Rated Plus” rank with 100% success rate. -Located in USA and own small chemical importing business from Japan. Dear potential customers, My name is Hiro Funato. I was born and raised in Japan. Since graduating a college with a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering, I joined an international shipping company and worked for 9 years before moving to USA to work for a specialty chemical company as a purchasing & management position. While I was working for the chemical company, I earned part time MBA from Fordham University (Management major / International Business). I currently own a small business specializing in importing and distribution specialty chemicals for industrial and cosmetic application. With having engineering and business background along with more than 7 years industry translation experience, I am confident that I provide high quality translation to match the customer's expectation. Thank you Hiro Funato
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  • $35 hourly
    I am an Italian native speaker, Japanese/English/Italian translator and interpreter active in Tokyo - Japan since 2010. After earning my PhD in Japanese Language and Culture in Ca' Foscari University (Venice) in 2008, I moved to Japan to improve my knowledge of the Japanese language and further my career. In Japan I have worked as proof checker (electronics, video games, etc), English conversation teacher, Italian language teacher and freelance translator/interpreter to/from Italian, English and Japanese. My major experience in a Japanese company was in a travel agency (as the only non-Japanese employee) for 4 years. There I could gain significant experience in producing/translating business correspondence, tour itineraries/pamphlets, translating legal contracts, MoUs, company profiles, newspaper articles, product catalogs etc. As an employed/freelance translator and interpreter, I continue cultivating day by day my expertise in various fields of translation, though I believe my strongest point is to be my knowledge of Japanese people, society and culture. I strive to deliver translations not of words and phrases, but of the true meanings within them.
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  • $30 hourly
    For more than 12 years, I have spent my skill with technical support and translator. As a result of technical support, I performed management of the progress while cooperated with overseas engineers until a problem was settled from the inquiry.
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  • $25 hourly
    Hello, I'm a Japanese linguistic and I have experience in English to Japanese and language translation in AI field, general content, surveys, technology, mobile applications (UI, emails, in-app messages, push notifications), user manuals, and websites. I have experience in MTPE (Machine Translation Post Editing) for E-learning and training courses. Let me introduce myself - I am Sahil Joshi, a professional language expert with a passion for delivering excellence across various domains. If you're seeking a language partner who can elevate your project to new heights, look no further. Why should you choose me? 1. The Art of Bridging Boundaries: Language should never hinder your aspirations. As a top-rated professional, I possess the unique ability to transcend linguistic boundaries, allowing your message to resonate effortlessly with your target audience. Through transcription, translation, subtitling, and proofreading, we can unlock the full potential of your content and expand your global reach. 2. Precision Meets Passion: Language services are not merely technical endeavors; they require finesse and a deep understanding of cultural nuances. With my native-level fluency in both English and Japanese (N1 certification), I bring the perfect blend of linguistic accuracy and cultural sensitivity to every project. Your words will be elegantly transcribed, translated, subtitled, or proofread, capturing the true essence and impact of your message. 3. Your Success, Our Priority: Your project is not just another task for me; it's an opportunity to contribute to your success. I pride myself on delivering top-notch language services within your desired timeline, without compromising on quality. From audio recordings to written documents, rest assured that your content will be meticulously handled, allowing you to surpass expectations and captivate your target audience across multiple mediums. Choose me as your language partner, and together we will overcome language barriers, communicate effectively, and achieve remarkable results. Experience- ✅ Professionally translated 8 different Websites from English to Japanese ✅ Subtitling of videos from Japanese to English, especially technical and medical in nature ✅ Proofread a Japanese to English survey, kanji book and license certificate ✅ Transcription of audios Japanese to English, Medical and Technical in nature ✅ Translation of Newspaper article from 20th century Work fields and qualifications- •Japanese to English translation; English to Japanese translation •Japanese to English transcription, and English to Japanese as well •Proofreading, both Japanese to English text and English to Japanese •Subtitling videos, Both Japanese to English and English to Japanese •MA(Hons) in Japanese to English and English to Japanese translation, •I have N1 qualification in the JLPT test. ☑️ I have completed all of the above projects and received great feedbacks from the clients, along with 5 star rating every single time⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ I strive to provide the best Japanese to English translation/transcription and subtitling services. And I'm looking forward to work with you!
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    Content Writing
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    Audio Transcription
  • $33 hourly
    Hi I'm Makoto, I was born in Shizuoka, Japan, and grew up within walking distance of Mt Fuji. 🏔️ While studying at Nihon University I moved to America to complete one year of study abroad at Roanoke College which helped immensely with my English, I then returned to Japan to finish my major in international relations. In 2015 I completed the internationally recognised TOEIC English language test with a score of 900 out of 990, since then i've had experience working in a Tokyo trading company for two years where I was responsible for translating high-quality reports into Japanese from international trading clients. Following that I lived and worked in many English-speaking countries including New Zealand, Fiji, and the UK working in many English only roles improving my skills even further and helping me learn local lingo. I have been translating professionally on Upwork since 2019. My experience is based on the following 💼 - Providing Professional translations from English to Japanese and visa versa. - Transcribing audio for various customers ranging from the Olympics to Anime. - Assisting clients with knowledge of the Japanese language. - Subtitling in English and Japanese.
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  • $25 hourly
    I am a native speaker of Japanese with fluency in English. I have experience working both in the United States and Japan in the following areas: translating, bookkeeping, web marketing, data entry, customer service, tutoring, etc.
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  • $40 hourly
    I'm a native Japanese speaker and a US citizen. I'm fluent in both Japanese and English. I can translate Japanese to English, or English to Japanese. I'm most confident at translating business type documents (company reports, websites, letters, etc.), children's books, and other misc documents. I'm NOT comfortable translating legal, medical, or adult contents. I'm also available for data entry, proofreading, editing, and web research jobs. Thank you!
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  • $30 hourly
    I am a Canadian citizen, offering Japanese to English translations as well as transcription work. I specialize in Japanese to English translation services. Having spent my childhood and teenage years in Japan, I am in a unique position of understanding both Japanese and Canadian culture, which I believe allows for a better and more accurate translation of nuances in phrases. My experience in Japanese to English translation includes business documents, powerpoint presentations, Japanese audio to English text, and Japanese novellas. My transcription services include a speedy turn around, accurate typing and computer skills, proficiency in English grammar, and organization skills. I am able to customize transcriptions to meet the creative requirements of a wide variety of clients, covering an array of topics: casual, interviews, academic, financial, medical or business. I look forward to hearing from you, and using UpWork as a platform to extend my translating and transcribing skills to any individual or company that seeks this skill set.
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  • $15 hourly
    I am a Japanese/English/Russian translator and 2D artist currently residing in Japan. English and Russian are my native languages, and I am fluent in Japanese (passed N2, N1, EJU exams). My translation work can range from a simple book translation all the way to technical translations, so feel free to contact me concerning any type of request. My general rate is 15 dollars per hour, but it can be adjusted according to the amount of work and your needs. If you are interested in my 2D art work, check my Cartoons profile!
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    Cartoon Art
    Character Design
    Anime
    Proofreading
    Chinese
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    Subtitles
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  • $30 hourly
    Hi! I have 4+ year experience as a full-time trilingual translator and interpreter, with additional services such as proofreading, transcription, and personal assistant. I began to learn English, Spanish, and Japanese since infancy and have not stopped ever since. Language and science became my passions, which I chose to study them in the university as a minor in Modern Languages and a major in B.S. Biology. Through my two passions I was able to study in Japan and Mexico to increase my language proficiency and specialize on gray whales in the Marine and Coastal Sciences graduate program. To further master all three languages, I began working as a translator for Japanese automotive companies in Mexcio for more than 4 years. During my time as a full-time translator, it gave me the opportunity to take on roles as a personal assistant for more than one manager to submit monthly PPM report, reserve appointments, change and/or cancel purchase information, revise and explain over legal documents, etc. However, freelancing became an option in order to pursue my additional career as a professional scuba diver with the purpose of contributing to the marine conservation. I hope to continue developing my skills as a translator and interpreter through Upwork, and better support and meet my client's expectations and beyond.
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    Microsoft Word
    English to Spanish Translation
    US English Dialect
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  • $40 hourly
    I began studying Japanese in seventh grade and graduated from Smith College with a B.A. in Japanese Language and Literature, plus a concentration in Translation Studies. While at Smith I began working as an intern for a manga publishing company, and since graduating I have continued to translate for them on a freelance basis. I specialize in producing large volumes of work over short intervals while maintaining a high quality standard. I have worked in a wide variety of genres and levels of writing complexity for my manga translations. I also bring a love of creative writing to all work that I do. My translation work outside of manga has included interviews, short stories, poetry, song lyrics, plot documents for mobile games, and the games themselves, in part or in whole. My hours are extremely flexible. I am meticulous with revisions and formatting standards and dedicated to keeping deadlines.
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  • $28 hourly
    I am a native Japanese speaker who has lived in the U.S. for 25 years. In addition to working as an interpreter and a translator I have taught English as a bilingual speaker at private schools and businesses in Japan. My strongest field is arts & culture. Examples include video subtitles, museum catalogues, and artist blogs and websites. I also have experience working in the fields of product localization, legal certificates, visa applications, engineering, and healthcare.
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  • $22 hourly
    I am a professional transcreator (translator + copywriter) with a background in education specializing in product translations, website localization, and social media translations. I also offer multiple services as a proofreader and co-owner/native English teacher of an English language school. I mainly work in collaboration with MikiHouse (USA), SuRaLa Net Co., Ltd. (JP), and Hilton Hotels & Resorts (JP) at the moment. Past clients include vidaXL (Netherlands), Panasonic JP, Playdayy Technologies Pte Ltd (Singapore), GamoVation B.V. (Netherlands), GRAS Group (formerly Weblio JP), Life is Tech/Disney (USA/JP), Tokyo Star Bank (JP), and Matsunaga Manufactory, Co. Ltd. (JP). I am trilingual with native level Japanese and English, and business level French. TOEFL iBT score 115/120 points. (Past Projects) Here are examples of past projects I have been involved in: * Over 35 smartphone games & apps: educational games for kids, RPGs, sudoku, puzzle games, solitaire games, escape games, word games, mahjong solitaire, mystery games * Websites: Disney programming course, bank loans for Tokyo Star Bank, Japanese language course, Men’s Underwear by TOOT, a recruiting firm (Recman), travel agency, e-commerce stores (vidaXL and Nazoni), eLearning website for elementary students, English proficiency exam questions, English language school, baby products, Japanese culture, kitchenware, clothing store specializing in jeans, Okinawa island tour company, car maintenance products, healthcare products * Translation and copywriting for MikiHouse USA and Hilton Hotel & Resorts * Translation of manga and anime YouTube videos * Subtitles for London Fashion Week, WWE wrestler’s talk show, documentary on the COVID-19, wastewater treatment, apps, wheelchairs, cooking shows, and traditional Ainu craftsmanship * Product labels/descriptions, user’s manuals, and catalogues for beauty care products, clothing, furniture, electronics, equipment, digital marketing services, air conditioners, wheelchairs (CV) * Childhood in the US until middle school * Nagoya International School in Japan (International Baccalaureate English-Japanese Bilingual Certification) * Claremont McKenna College majoring in Neuroscience * University of Massachusetts Amherst majoring in Early Childhood Education * University of Toronto TEFL Certification * Japanese Preschool Licensure * Experience living in Nepal and India * EFL teacher as of 2015 at international schools and English language schools
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    Teaching English as a Foreign Language Certification
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  • $23 hourly
    I am a translator from English to Japanese. I am a native Japanese speaker who speaks fluent English. My original career is an Instructor of Japanese language for the adults as a foreign language. For this career background, I am highly confident and reliable in my language skill and work as well. My high Japanese skill is recognized and I have been translating the personal articles from English to Japanese monthly for last 3 years. I am also extremely hard working responsible and mature worker who enjoy working with both team and individual. I have a keen sense of time management skill. I keep a deadline tightly. With my career of Japanese instructor and translation experience, I believe I bring the satisfaction to the clients.
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  • $25 hourly
    「正確」で「丁寧」な翻訳を心がけておりますので、安心してお任せください。 ■5 Years of Experience. ① Website/app translation: Here I provide not only the translation but a detailed copy-writing plan that is appealing to the targeted audience of the targeted language. First, we will discuss what are the objectives/goals of your service, and we will discuss how the text will turn out, giving you a clear image of the expected outcome.  ② Business -related documents: Be at a presentation you want to use for your foreign clients, or a contract, Email, or everything that is business related. I will additionally respond to your questions or provide you with a consultation if you were not sure how to conduct business with the other party. ③ Article translation(, cryptocurrency,finance, tourism) and proofreading. I’m eager to work with you, to provide reliable, consistent, and high-level translations to different demands. Please don't hesitate to contact me, so we can discuss how we can work together to FULLY meet your Business Needs! ビジネス一般、各種マニュアル、契約書、IR、仮想通貨、文化、観光など幅広い分野のご依頼をお受けしています。 得意分野: ○金融:証券、保険商品、クレジットカードなどのマーケティング関連資料など ○IT・通信:ネットワーク・周辺機器、セキュリティー製品、ミドルウェア、携帯電話サービスなどの製品パンフレットやWebサイトなど ○アパレル:高級婦人服、マーケティング資料・パンフレット・Webサイトなど ○映像・音声翻訳 ○ネイティブチェック クライエントとの明確なコミュニケーションを基づけ、的確な作業を行い,また依頼者が何を伝えたいのかを大事に翻訳して行きます。 皆様の役に立てられるよう、全力を尽くして頑張りたいと思います
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  • $25 hourly
    Hello, I am a Japanese national who is also fluent in English. I have a TOEIC 955 score and speak native Japanese. My expertise is JP-EN general translation, proofreading, audio/video translation, and subtitling in both languages. I have completed hundreds of projects on Upwork, and my clients are pleased with my service. I am willing to learn about software and am confident with my timely manner and quality. I am easy to communicate with, so I believe you can consult me about the project first. :) My rate of general translation is $0.04 per word and there might be an additional fee for the following: ・The original document is in PDF ・There are complicated tables that need to be recreated Also: ・I would like to see the file first if the file requires particular expertise so I know I am capable of working with the field I'm looking forward to working with you!
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  • $30 hourly
    I do work with editing/copywriting/proofreading, translating, localizing, and writing. A native English speaker, I've studied Japanese for 20 years with a Bachelor's Degree in Japanese Language and Culture. I am N1 certified on the JLPT. 日本語能力試験の一級で、日英翻訳者です。よろしくお願いします! I have over 10 years of English teaching experience. My translation specialties include educational content, websites, software/game localization, mobile applications, travel, food, creative works, personal, intercultural communication, and manga/comics. I guarantee accurate translation/localization or editing/proofreading with a professional attitude and deadline commitment. Feel free to contact me! **Most of my editing/translation work is personal or not available. If you have any questions, please let me know.**
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    Manga
    Japanese
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    Romance
    English
    Creative Writing
  • $35 hourly
    ✅ TOP RATED PLUS | Over 8 years of work experience in Japan-based Market & Consumer Insights Research | Multilingual in English, Japanese, Spanish, and Filipino | Delivers high quality work ✳️ (N2) Certified fluency in Japanese ✳️ Excellent English communication skills both oral and written ✳️ Bachelor of Arts (BA), Integrated Marketing Communication & Press I specialize in: 🟢 Japanese Market Research & Presentation 🟢 Online & Offline Product Research 🟢 Product Testing & Report 🟢 Mystery Shopper 🟢 Translation English to Japanese and Vice-versa ✔️Tools ➸ Advanced-level computer skills (MS Office, Word, Excel and PowerPoint) ➸ Google Drive (Google Docs, Google Sheets, Google Slides) ⚪Driven and Passionate About: ➸ Being involved in all aspects of market research including identifying objectives, designing methodology, analyzing data and reporting results. ➸ Delivering accurate results to enable client’s decision-making that is data-driven. ➸ Being on-target to meet deadlines.
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    Manual Testing
    Product Photography
    Food & Beverage
    Consumer Research
    Market Research
    Online Research
    Quantitative Research
    Brand Research
    Data Analysis
    Secondary Research
    Qualitative Research
    Mystery Shopping
  • $20 hourly
    I have over three years of experience in Japanese translation and two year experience as a transcriptionist. I work with full dedication to meet clients' needs and proof-read several times before I submit the final work and make sure the translation sounds natural. I have N2 qualification in the JLPT test.
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    Microsoft Excel
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  • $28 hourly
    Professional Experiences as Translator and proofreader: Language proofreader/editor (JP-EN, EN-JP) (*Project-based) January/2014 to Present • Proofreading the translated documents according to the clients’ with the language glossary to meet their standard. The categories are: Retail, Social media, Auto-industry, Medical and among the others. • Translation and proofreading of a great variety of ISO standard and marketing related texts under highest quality standards, proofreading and reviewing of translations in context mostly done by using Microsoft office suits. On-site Japanese teacher (JP-EN, Basic NL-JP) Private (*one-to-one) • Teach basic level of Japanese both writing and conversational, weekly and bi-weekly held privately in relaxed atmosphere. • Teaching method: Finding the interest of the student, so learning experience can be correlated with based on the student interest, so that the motivation to learn can be more achieved. On-site interpreter (JP-EN, EN-JP) • Accompany with native Japanese clients to realise their projects with their English spoken clients on site: task requires high level of interpretation skill from Japanese to English and vice versa. Quick simultaneous understanding of both languages and high communication skill are critical to support and meet clients’ needs.
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    Desktop Publishing
    English to Japanese Translation
    Language Interpretation
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    Layout Design
    Japanese
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  • $40 hourly
    An experienced language professional working in Japanese and English. A native Japanese speaker, with 14 years of professional experience in the U.S. Before I became a freelancer, I worked for 10 years at one of the largest global technology companies as a software technical solution consultant, providing support to both Japanese and English speaking customers. The work involved troubleshooting complex issues, analyzing logs, devising and implementing solutions. As a bilingual engineer, I often translated technical user guides and other documentations, and wrote technical documentation in both English and Japanese. I also facilitated communications between English speaking colleagues and Japanese customers by translating emails and interpreting telephone conference calls. I posses excellent language and communication skills, technical expertise and solid skills in the IT field. I am detail- and customer- oriented. After leaving the company, I have been working as a freelance translator. My past experience ranges from various web site translations to mobile apps, marketing materials, personal letters, official government documentations, technical articles and online training courses. I pride myself in fast, accurate, thorough translation that takes cultural differences into considerations and sounds natural to natives. I will do whatever is necessary to ensure that my services satisfy your needs and meet your standard. I would love to collaborate with you on your projects! Please contact me if I could help you in any way!
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    Microsoft Word
    IT Service Management
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    Relational Database
    Japanese
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  • $25 hourly
    Hi, I’m half of a team of two freelance translators based in Italy: EN/JP native speakers. We pride ourselves in our attention to detail and nuances of style. We translate EN-JP, JP-EN, IT-EN and IT-JP. I have wideranging experience in various lines of work, from translation and research to service and sales. This experience leaves me perfectly positioned to help translate for businesses looking to enter the Japanese market. All our translations are double proofread by the team for quality assurance.
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    Editorial Translation
    Website Translation
    CV/Resume Translation
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  • $28 hourly
    Hello there! Looking for a versatile writer with a lifelong passion for the craft? Or do you have the perfect text but couldn't find the right translator to translate it accurately and creatively? You've come to the right place! What sets me apart: - Worked in Overseas Public Relations at 34th Tokyo International Film Festival - Extensive knowledge related to Japanese culture, Chinese culture, and Hong Kong culture - lived in multiple countries as a child, has a diverse cultural background - Substantial understanding in films and cinemas Experienced in: -Creative Writing -Formal Writing -Content Writing -Subtitle Translation -Technical Translation -Creative Translation -Filmmaking Experienced in using: -Trados Studio -Zoom -Slack -Trello I am interested in working with business owners who place importance on quality. Not only is quality vital in these types of jobs, but it also benefits you financially in the long term! Think I'm the perfect fit for your project? Just send me a message! Thank you for reading, and I look forward to (hopefully) working with you!
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    ◇Native Japanese Speaker ◇Outstanding communication skill ◇Consistently maintained a fast-paced work ethic throughout my career My goal is to make your business run smoother!! ▼My strong areas Interpretation - Japanese Client Management - Representation in negotiations with Japanese businesses for partnerships, - Assistance for OEM contracted munufacturing in Japan - Market Reserach - Sourcing Translation - PPT document - Website - Proofreading - Post Edit I’m very passionate about supporting businesses or emerging technologies in entering the Japanese market as well as Japanese companies getting into the global market. I do my best to help you expand and succeed in your businesses. I hope to establish long-lasting and mutually beneficial partnerships with my clients.
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Japanese to English Translators Hiring FAQs

What is a Japanese to English translator?

A Japanese to English translator is able to translate written or spoken words from Japanese to English. This person is also knowledgeable about both cultures and understands when the usage of certain words or phrases is preferred or beneficial.

How do you hire a Japanese to English translator?

You can source a Japanese to English translator talent on Upwork by following these three steps:

  • Write a project description. You’ll want to determine your scope of work and the skills and requirements you are looking for in a Japanese to English translator.
  • Post it on Upwork. Once you’ve written a project description, post it to Upwork. Simply follow the prompts to help you input the information you collected to scope out your project.
  • Shortlist and interview Japanese to English translators. Once the proposals start coming in, create a shortlist of the professionals you want to interview. 

Of these three steps, your project description is where you will determine your scope of work and the specific type of a Japanese to English translator you need to complete your project. 

How much does it cost to hire a Japanese to English translator?

Rates can vary due to many factors, including expertise and experience, location, and market conditions.

  • An experienced Japanese to English translator may command higher fees but also work faster, have more-specialized areas of expertise, and deliver higher-quality work.
  • A contractor who is still in the process of building a client base may price their Japanese to English translating services more competitively. 

Rates typically charged by Japanese to English translator on Upwork are:

  • Beginner: $20 per hour
  • Intermediate: $32 per hour
  • Advanced: $100 per hour

Which one is right for you will depend on the specifics of your project. 

How do you write a Japanese to English translator job post?

Your job post is your chance to describe your project scope, budget, and talent needs. Although you don’t need a full job description as you would when hiring an employee, aim to provide enough detail for a contractor to know if they’re the right fit for the project.

Job post title

Create a simple title that describes exactly what you’re looking for. The idea is to target the keywords that your ideal candidate is likely to type into a job search bar to find your project. Here are some sample a Japanese to English translator job post titles:

  • Japanese to English translator needed to attend a conference in Japan
  • Japanese to English translator needed to transcribe an interview for a publication
  • Need someone fluent in Japanese to translate novel into English 

Project description

An effective Japanese and English job post should include: 

  • Scope of work: From effectively transcribing both languages to understanding both cultures, list all the deliverables you’ll need. 
  • Project length: Your job post should indicate whether this is a smaller or larger project. 
  • Background: If you prefer experience with certain industries, cultural nuances, or communication styles, mention this here. 
  • Budget: Set a budget and note your preference for hourly rates vs. fixed-price contracts.

Japanese to English translator job responsibilities

Here are some examples of a Japanese to English translator job responsibilities:

  • Accompany an English speaking senator to a conference in Japan 
  • Translate notes from a corporate meeting from Japanese to English 
  • Transcribe an interview with a Japanese fashion designer for an English magazine 

Japanese to English translator job requirements and qualifications

Be sure to include any requirements and qualifications you’re looking for in a Japanese to English translator. Here are some examples:

  • Must demonstrate awareness of body language in Japanese conversational settings
  • Should be highly proficient in speaking, writing, and understanding both Japanese and English 
  • Must have at least 5 years experience living and working in Tokyo
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