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March, 1996Graduated from Japan Women's University, Tokyo - Bachlor of Arts
Faculty of Literature / English Literature Department
Major: American Studies,
Sub-major: Japanese Language Education
July,1996-October, 1997Joined Kanagawa Shinkyoiku Kenkyu Kyokai Co., Ltd., Yokohama
Group company of Soiku Co., Ltd.
Editing Department - English Section
Developed English educational materials for retail sales, door-to-door-sales, cram schools, public and private junior high schools based on textbooks. Arranged designers, English speaking proofreaders and narrators, recording and layouting companies, and printers.
Novermber,1997-September, 1998Joined Soiku Co., Ltd., Tokyo
Editing Department, English Section
Worked in charge of editing English educational materials, dealing with almost the same products of Kanagawa Shinkyoiku.
October,1998-December, 1998Transferred to Multimedia Editing Department
Language Team
Worked on CD-ROM English textbook project using voice recognition functions.
Translated product information of authoring software.
As a sales promotion project, researched about the company's Web site and books published by other companies.
December, 1999
-July, 2001
Transferred to Editing Department.
Worked in charge of editing English educational materials as chief.
July, 2001-May, 2002Joined The Times Record, the local newspaper in the mid-coast Maine region, U.S.A.
Worked as intern for the newsroom.
Proofread press releases, wrote columns about differences between Japan and the US, and articles.
Joined Just Write Communications.
Worked as intern.
Proofread books, fliers, business cards, 4-8 pages newsletters.
Started working as a freelance English educational editor for publishers in Japan.
(See the articles and columns for The Times Record)
June, 2002Started the business, Just Write Studio Japan, in Yokohama, Japan as sole proprietor.
(See the works of Just Write Studio Japan)