Freelance translator profile for Shan Cassim

Translator's name:Shan Cassim
Lanaguage pair:Japanese to English translator
Country of residence:United Kingdom
Activity:Acitive since 2009
Membership status:Basic member

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Curriculum Vitae

Shan Mikhail Cassim
88 Buriton Road
SO22 6JD

Tel: 01962-889188 (Home)
Mobile: 07954-323197

Date of Birth: 14 December 1980 Nationality: British


1 Bilingual in English (native) and Japanese (fluent written, reading and spoken)
2 Have a good ear for music - can work in Logic and Pro Tools, can mix, produce and engineer music, can work in a studio environment.
3 Knowledgeable about independent and mainstream cinema.
4 Can work in Word, Excel and Powerpoint.
5 Can touch type accurately at 40 words per minute.
6 Am able to adapt to different cultures.
7 Good long-term memory.

Hobbies and Interests

As well as writing and producing music for myself, I have other interests. I participate in Jujitsu a Japanese Martial Art and put together a football team, with a group of friends. I have always enjoyed playing and watching football and I am a lifelong supporter of Arsenal Football Club. As well as sports I also enjoy watching independent and mainstream cinema.

Musical Influences

1 Public Enemy
3 J Dilla
4 Mars Volta
5 Faith No More
6 DJ Shadow
8 De La Soul

To name a few.

Education & Qualifications

Basingstoke College of Technology (2009-2010)
TESOL level 4 course (part time evenings)

Kingston College of Art and Design (2005-2008)
BA (Hons) Music Technology

Basingstoke College of Technology (2003-2005)
BTEC National Diploma Music Technology

Southampton Institute (2001-2002)
BA (Hons) Business Studies
Changed career direction

Peter Symonds College (1999-2001)
A & AS Level Japanese
GNVQ Advanced Business Studies
GNVQ Intermediate Business Studies
RSA Word Processing Skills
RSA Text Processing Skills
Maths GCSE
Bishops Stortford College (1996-1998)
Japanese GCSE
Nanzan International High School-Nagoya, Japan (1993-1996)
Graduated in all subjects in Japanese & English

Fujimidai Primary School- Nagoya, Japan (1988-1993)
Graduated in all subjects in Japanese

Work Experience

48 Hour Inclusive Design Challenge, Kyoto University of Art and Design (July 2009