Jan 21, 2014|Translation|Private|Completed
Dec 30, 2013|Japanese <-> English Translation|Private|Completed
Dec 28, 2013|Japanese <-> English Translation|Private|Completed
Dec 4, 2013|Web Content|Private|Completed
I've been a part of YouVersion Bible Application localization efforts for a little over a year. Their mobile app, available in multiple versions and at least 45 languages, has reached nearly 100 million downloads from across the globe
This project gave me opportunities to work with translators from all over the world. We meet monthly to learn from each other how we can improve the process and quality of the translation we provide. My role on this project is a Japanese translation team lead. Besides translating App's UI, website, email messages, blog posts etc., I manage the team?s workflow to ensure quality and timely delivery for product updates / launch. Maintaining consistency throughout multiple applications and other related projects has been a very rewarding challenge.
This experience also taught me the importance of understanding the audience you are targeting and carefully choosing words that are most appealing to them. I also learn to work with developers to understand the context of words, such as App's functionality, to provide the best user experience.
I was also a business owner for 7 years, maintaining my own Japanese e-commerce website. I designed and managed my website, wrote industry related blog articles, created newsletters, processed orders and provided excellent customer service.
Being a business owner taught me to have a sense of ownership in my work, and I apply the same work ethic to any kind of work I take on. It also taught me to be...
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Japanese Translation Team Lead
2011 - Present
Manage the teams workflow to ensure timely delivery for product updates / launch
Maintain the consistency throughout multiple applications and documents by creating a glossary