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Risa B. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Apr 3, 2009

Risa B.

tech savvy in Japanese & English
   United States
Quincy

Overview

Native English and Japanese reading, writing, and speaking, with work experience in Japan and the USA. Excellent written and oral communication and interpersonal skills. Strong background in technical support, project management, customer and media relations, problem solving, data analysis, mentoring, teaching, and curricula development. Motivated self-starter with proven ability to multi-task and perform under pressure. Recipient of multiple Excellence Awards.

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Technical Writing Skills Certification
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French To English Translation Skills Test
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Computer Skills Test
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Service Description

I hold a Bachelor's in Science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, with a joint major in Mechanical Engineering and Creative Writing (all requirements complete except creative writing thesis - novel - in progress). I am a Japanese native with US permanent residency, with technical employment experience in English, Japanese, and mixed language environments.

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Employment

Aberdeen Group
Research Associate
2007 - 2009
Conducted research, wrote reports, and presented findings on improving business performance through the use of software technologies such as Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Product Lifecycle...
PTC
Technical Support Engineer
2002 - 2007
Responsible for resolving inquires from customers and internal sales representatives, creating technical documentation, filing and verifying software defect reports, troubleshooting alternative...
Basis Technology
Quality Assurance Engineer
2000 - 2002
Assured functional and linguistic quality of large-scale internationalized software. Duties included writing test plans and test cases, running functional and regression tests, logging and...
Bunnka Eisuu Zemi School
ESL and Math teacher
1998 - 1998
Developed curricula and taught ESL to 1 adult, 1 senior high and 3 children's classes; and math (in Japanese) to grade 6, 9 and 12 classes.
JGC (Nikki Kabushiki Kaisha)
Engineering Intern
1997 - 1998
Engineered wastewater units of oil refinery projects in Pakistan and Venezuela, and used AutoCAD to design the piping and process flow diagrams. Also translated operational manuals and ISO/ HAZOP...

Education

Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Bachelor of Science
1995 - 2000
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Japanese
translating
technical
software
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