CV of Nick Bennett, Japanese-English Translator

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Professional Experience

1995- Professional Japanese-English Translator
      - Survey responses (Verbatims): Apple employees, iPhone users, Lenovo dealers, Air France passengers, Fendi customers etc.
      - Focus group feedback: Toothpastes, denture adhesives, contact lenses etc.
      - Discovery documents: Email correspondence, internal reports etc.
      - Localization: Manuals, UIs, Help files etc.
      - Business/marketing: Presales presentations, websites, reports, etc.
      - Sport: FIFA World Club Championship articles, interviews etc.
      - Trados Studio 2017, Memsource, Xliff Editor, Office 2016, Windows 10
      - Alaya, Etymax, Japan Bytes, Kickwords, Lionbridge, Pop Translation, RP Translate, SDL, SunFlare, Technicis, Telelingua, Tradtech, Transatlantic Translations, Wordbank
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.



Professional Qualifications

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

Professional Bodies

Digital Marketing Institute
Ireland Japan Association (IJA)


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
  DoB 4 September, 1964
  Nationality British

Contact Details

  9 Mellifont Avenue
Dun Laoghaire
County Dublin
+353-872904328 (mobile)
Nick Bennett
9 Mellifont Avenue
Dun Laoghaire
County Dublin
M +353-872904328
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Recent Translations
Design specifications for a service that monitors Instagram posts
Apple employee satisfaction survey (NPP) responses
Blockchain fantasy manga
Chat conversations between Amazon customers and Amazon agents
Presales presentation about a workstyle reform solution jointly developed by SAP
Subtitles for interviews with Shochiku and ANA staff about Shochiku Grand Cabaret
Manual for a wafer handling robot
Presales presentation about SAP SuccessFactors
IT security specifications
Survey responses from Lenovo dealers
Survey responses about face recognition feature in iPhones
Questions, answers and instructions for a Nikon multiple choice customer 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
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
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
ALS International
Anglo-Japan Services
Berlitz GlobalNET
Bilingual Group
Bowne Translation Services
Central Translations
Japan Bytes
Kawasho Corporation
Keywords International
Sun Global Communication
Transatlantic Translations
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
Ireland Japan Association (IJA)