Work Experience

Japanese Translator @Wikitroid / Shinesparkers

JUN 2017 - PRESENT

I currently translate on a contractual basis media relating to the Metroid series for the Wikitroid wiki, who work closely with Shinesparkers. Some example materials can be found here (Metroid Prime 2: Dark Echoes Q&A), here (images from Metroid: Zebes Invasion Order, in the gallery section) as well as here (select pages from the Japanese Metroid: Other M walkthrough).

Japanese Translator @Meiwa Industries NA, Inc

MAY 2017 - JUN 2017

As an assistant to the vice president of sales, I routinely translated messages back and forth between potential clients. This included email, phone, and in person communication / interpretation.

Graphics and Website Designer @SimpleFlips

DEC 2017 - PRESENT

Created and manage his website 1sttryidiot.com. Designed two unique t-shirts for his shop. I also help edit videos for his Youtube Channel. Tasks include creating video thumbnails and other graphics.

Streamer @loohhoo

DEC 2017 - PRESENT

I am a Twitch affiliate who streams Overwatch, Super Metroid, and Super Mario 64 with over 600 followers. I upload highlights to my YouTube which has over 1200 subscribers.

Education

Some Linguistics + Japanese @Eastern Michigan University

JAN 2014 - DEC 2017

General Education @Washtenaw Community College

AUG 2012 - DEC 2013

Accolades

Phi Theta Kappa 2-year College Honor Society

National Society For Collegiate Scholars