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Ryan Kilpatrick | Elance
 
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Ryan Kilpatrick

Translator (Chinese-English) and Writer
   Hong Kong SAR, PRC
  |   Hong Kong, Hong Kong
  |  7:33 pm Local Time

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Overview

Born in Hong Kong to a transcultural family and raised between Canada, the UK and China, I have extensive experience in translation between Chinese and English, including both Mandarin and Cantonese.

I did my undergraduate degree in history at the University of Hong Kong, including an academic exchange to Shanghai Jiaotong University, and after a year at the Johns Hopkins research centre in Nanjing I am returning to Hong Kong to compete my PhD.

My academic work and translations have been published in journals and newspapers and I have...

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Translation on Comparative National Education Curriculums Between China and France for...

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English To Mandarin Translation Skills Test
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U.S. Academic Writing Test
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Understanding differences in British and American English Test
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Creative Writing Test - Fiction (UK Version)
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Employment

UBS
Management Trainee
2011 - 2011
Awarded three-month traineeship with COO for Asia-Pacific, which I was then asked to extend twice Designed and maintained organisation charts Created PowerPoint presentations for weekly...
ChinesePod
Intern
2011 - 2011
Organised various lessons into separate courses for individual sale Recorded dialogues, vocabulary and audio review files Conducted quality control on new products
China Green News
Translator
2010 - 2011
Translate environmental news articles from China into English for international readers Beijing-based news agency associated with British newspaper The Guardian.
Beyond Words Translation
Translator
2010 - 2011
Contract work with Hong Kong-based translation service Translated various documents from Chinese into English Personal clients have included: Midland Realty, the Hong Kong Tourism Board, and...
British Council, Beijing
Project Officer
2010 - 2010
Summer intern with British Council's climate change section in Beijing Authored study guide and designed climate finance simulation for participants at our Climate Finance Forum at the UK...
Green Advocates
Delegate
2009 - 2010
Attended UN climate change negotiations in Copenhagen as part of specially selected HKU delegation Produced action plan, established media contacts, spoke to journalists, wrote articles and...

Education

Hopkins-Nanjing Center
Certificate in Chinese and American Studies
2012 - 2013
The University of Hong Kong
BA
2009 - 2012
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