CV of Nick Bennett, Japanese-English Translator


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Professional Experience
1995- Freelance Japanese-English Translator
Specialising in localisation and business/financial translations (documentation, software, Help files, company reports, contracts, confidentiality agreements, registration statements, TSE/NASDAQ trading system specifications, training manuals, instruction manuals, family registers, soccer articles etc).
Language management of large translation projects for localisation companies (recruitment, training, co-ordination and supervision of team of translators, glossary creation, QA, client liaison etc).
 
1994-1995 Nikkei News Bulletin Inc., London
In-house Financial Translator
Translated articles for the Nikkei Weekly and Nikkei's online English language news service.
1993-1994 Freelance teacher/translator, Paris
 
1991-1993 Jardine Fleming Securities, Tokyo
Securities Analyst
Analysed stocks in Japanese automobile sector.
Marketed research conclusions in written reports and presentations.
Compiled daily synopsis of rumours and recommendations from Japanese financial press.
1989-1990 Kawasho Corporation, London
Operations Manager, Interpreter
Supervised purchase, processing and quality control of fish in Scotland and Finland.
Interpreted for Japanese clients (inspectors and processors).
Organised loading and shipment of goods to Japan, Poland and London.
1988-1989 BBC, London
Translator / Researcher
Translated interviews and researched material for the "Nippon" documentary series.


Languages
Japanese
Fluent
French
Fluent
German
Proficient


Software
Windows XP, Office 2007, Adobe Acrobat 4, SDL Trados 2007 Freelance, SDL Trados Studio 2009, Dreamweaver MX, Fireworks MX, Flash MX


Professional Qualifications
Level 1 of the Japanese Language Proficiency Test (Japanese Ministry of Education)
Diploma in Online & Digital Marketing (Digital Marketing Institute, Dublin)


Professional Membership
Digital Marketing Institute
Dun Laoghaire Rathdown Chamber of Commerce
Irish Translators' and Interpreters' Association (ITIA)
Japan Association of Translators (JAT)


Education
1983-1988 School of Oriental & African Studies, University of London
BA First Class Hons., Japanese & Economics
1986-1987 Hiroshima University, Japan
(Japanese Government Scholarship) Japanese, Economics, Literature
1977-1982 Winchester College, England
A grades in French, German and Maths A-Levels


Personal Details
  Full name Nicholas James Bennett
  Date of birth 4 September, 1964
  Nationality British


Contact Details
  9 Mellifont Avenue
Dun Laoghaire
County Dublin
Ireland
+353-1-2147053 (fixed)
+353-872904328 (mobile)
2375A909 (BBM)
bennett@eircom.net
nick@nick-bennett.com
www.nick-bennett.com
www.twitter.com/njbennett
   
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Recent Translations
Questions, answers and instructions for a Nikon multiple choice custoemer satisfaction survey
CSR report
Responses to a marketing survey for toothpaste
Responses to a marketing survey for denture adhesive
Responses to a marketing survey for an amusement park
Responses to an IT partner survey
Warranty for a sonic toothrush
Instructions for a QR code reader app
Robot manual
Speeches by Japanese polticians attending the 14th Shangri-La Dialogue
Interview with Denon
Verbatims of Apple Store employees
Email correspondence (pre-acquisition due diligence)
FAQs for CAD software
Bandai Namco ID error messages
Bandai Namco ID error messages
Bandai Namco ID error messages
Article on integrated coal gasification combined cycle (IGOC) power plants
146-slide presentation on a major exporter's product strategies and roadmaps
Verbatims of Microsoft partners
Profiles of creative companies in Kyoto
Employee satisfaction verbatims
Report on privacy policies for mobile apps
Business Continuity Report (BCP)
Online FAQs for printers and digital cameras
LUMIX LX7 webpage
Medical imaging engineer reports
IGEL website
GREE FAQs
MHI quarterly ezine
Powerpoint presentation about the design of Yamaha motorbikes
Business consignment contract
Software specifications
Manual for Android smartphone
Powerpoint presentation of access management solution
Product name and logo guidelines
Press releases for lens maker
Web content for lens maker
FAQs for multi channel AV receiver
Datasheet for application specific controller
XMF workflow reference manual
Web content design guidelines
Web content for camcorders
E-learning PowerPoint presentation and speech about Java programming
Cisco press releases
Cisco questionnaire responses
Learning@Cisco Newsletter
Sanyo digital recorder brochure
Canon EOS Movie webpages
Asian Development Bank questionnaire
Content management system manual
FAQs for MP3 recorder
Application for 21st Century COE Program
Export certificate (car)
Article about use of a spray rinsing catheter in colonoscopy
Current clients
Ablana Translation and Literary Services
Alaya
ALS International
Anglo-Japan Services
Berlitz GlobalNET
Bilingual Group
Bowne Translation Services
Central Translations
Datalex
HSBC
ITR
Japan Bytes
Kawasho Corporation
Keywords International
Lionbridge
Praetorius
SDL
Sun Global Communication
Transatlantic Translations
Telelingua
Previous employers
Nikkei News Bulletin (London)
Jardine Fleming (Tokyo)
Kawasho (London)
BBC (London)
Education record
Hiroshima University (Hiroshima)
Institut Catholique (Paris)
School of Oriental & African Studies (London)
Winchester College (UK)
Member organisations
Digital Marketing Institute
Dun Laoghaire Rathdown Chamber of Commerce
Ireland Japan Association (IJA)
Irish Translators' and Interpreters' Association (ITIA)
Japan Association of Translators (JAT)
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