for Japanese-to-English Translations
I am an American living in
I am a general proofreader, which means that I don’t advertise myself as a specialist in any particular field, but I have done a wide variety of jobs, including pharmaceutical trial results, contracts, books (on supply-chain management and green initiatives in transportation), promotional material (Asian Games, Osaka Olympic bid, etc.), catalogs, users manuals, commercial correspondence, and scholarly papers for journals.
I have a few main customers with whom I’ve worked for a long time. They send me Word files as e-mail attachments, and I usually send them back on the following morning. Large jobs (20+ pages) may take longer. My rate is usually 3.5 yen per word for the finished file. I can also work with Excel or PowerPoint files.
Of course, I would like to find new customers too. I can work with small, independent translators as well as with large established translation houses. I also sometimes work directly with companies to correct in-house translations of their annual reports, press releases or websites.
Projects I am now promoting are: arranging translation of
English on-line catalogs into Japanese, and prospecting for B2B sales for US
companies. I am looking for US companies to work with on these, especially from
my home states of