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Matthew Perkins

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Translation services

Japanese  — English Native language
  • English (United Kingdom)
  • English (USA)
Services
  • Translation
    0.044 per
    word
  • Editing
    0.019 per
    word
  • Proofreading
    0.019 per
    word
  • MT post-editing
    0.019 per
    word
Subject

Architecture Arts and culture Automotive business Aviation and space Blockchain and cryptocurrency Business Corporate social responsibility

Translation services

English Native language  —
  • English (United Kingdom)
  • English (USA)
English Native language
  • English (USA)
  • English (United Kingdom)
Services
  • Editing
    0.019 per
    word
  • Proofreading
    0.019 per
    word
Subject

Arts and culture Business Corporate social responsibility Cosmetics Education Energy Fashion

Translation services

German  —
  • German (Germany)
English Native language
  • English (USA)
  • English (United Kingdom)
Services
  • Translation
    0.025 per
    word
  • Proofreading
    0.019 per
    word
  • MT post-editing
    0.019 per
    word

Personal Details

Location
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, 02:27 pm
Native language
English
Work experience
8 years 4 months
About me
Experienced, reliable and talented Japanese to English translator, with a strong background in television scripts, websites, and works of Japanese literature. I have over five years of experience working with clients in Japan, and have cultivated excellent translation skills, and a strong, direct English prose style. I studied Japanese at the Japan University of Economics, Japanese Studies at SOAS University (MA: Distinction), and I obtained my u...

Education

SOAS University

  • 2017
  • United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
  • Master
  • Japanese Studies

Japan University of Economics

  • 2013
  • Japan
  • Specialist
  • Japanese Language

Oxford University

  • 2012
  • United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
  • Bachelor
  • English Language and Literature

Work experience

Freelance in Matthew J. Perkins
from 2019 to Present
I work with private clients and offer services in writing, translating, copy-editing and proofreading. Please visit my website here: https://matthewjperkins.com/
Head of Acquisitions, Head of Asia, Head of Japan Sales and Acquisitions in TVF International
from 2014 to 2018
Responsible for worldwide acquisitions for distribution by the world’s leading independent documentary distribution company. In order for the company to market Japanese documentaries and TV series, my duties included: Translating Japanese documentary film scripts into English, and re-recording voice-over in English, supplementing with additional research. Translating Japanese synopses and marketing materials. Conducting research and making business development calls in Japanese.
Contributor in Fukuoka Now Magazine
from 2012 to 2013
Responsible for the magazine’s theatre section. I wrote an English Language guide to Japanese theatre for visitors to Fukuoka in Japan. The role involved: Attending theatre performances and workshops in Japanese. Interviewing actors and directors. Publishing English Language synopses and reviews.

Portfolio

Graduate Profiles for HTWK Leipzig

  • 2020

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document Graduate Profiles for HTWK Leipzig

Non-profit website translation

  • 2018

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document Non-profit website translation

Oxford University BA and Japan University of Economics Diploma

  • 2013

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document Oxford University BA and Japan University of Economics Diploma