KYLE WRIGHT'S CV
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Name

Kyle Wright (Who is Kyle Wright?)

Mailing Address

506 Black Hawk Drive, Marysville, Ohio 43040

Phone

970-744-5566

Homepage

http://kylewright.com/cv

Email

kylethewright@gmail.com

Objective

Researcher/project manager for next generation of machine interpretation (fusion of machine translation, voice recognition and artificial intelligence); in-house Japanese-English translator/interpreter; liaison/representative/manager for activities/organizations/corporations that rely heavily on accurate and effective communication between Japan and the USA

Work

Experience

Honda R&D Americas, Raymond, Ohio, USA (August 2006 to present )

Japanese <-> English Translator/Interpreter; Coordinator of Group of Translators

Duties: Japanese/English written translation (mainly Japanese to English, some English to Japanese for internal purposes only), simultaneous and consecutive interpretation. Translation/interpretation covering a wide range of fields and technologies related to the automotive industry. Interpretation equipment procurement and management. Research and planning for future interpretation trends. Assignment of meetings to interpreters.

Daifuku Co., Ltd., Komaki, Aichi, Japan  (May 1993 - April 2006)

Japanese <-> English Translator/Interpreter 
(Note: I retired in October 2000 and then entered a contract relationship with Daifuku that lasted until April 2006.)

Duties: Japanese/English written translation (mainly Japanese to English, some English to Japanese for internal purposes only), consecutive interpretation. Translation/interpretation covering various fields including automated material handling systems (AMHS), computer software and hardware, IT, semiconductors, LCD, mechanical and electrical engineering, general business and some legal.

Yahiro Tours, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA  (November 1989 - January 1993)

Tour Guide for Japanese Tourists

Duties: Guided Japanese tourists (in Japanese) visiting Las Vegas and the Grand Canyon.

University

Education

B. A. with Japanese Major - April 1993

Brigham Young University (BYU), Provo, Utah, USA

(January 1991 - April 1993) 

Placed in final 8 at a national Japanese speech contest held in Washington D.C. (Spring 1992).

University of Las Vegas Nevada (UNLV), Las Vegas, Nevada, USA

(January 1990 to May 1990)

    Transferred to BYU to major in Japanese.

Dixie College, St. George, Utah, USA 

   (September 1986 - June 1987) 

Attended during my senior year at high school. Took a break from school for 2 years of voluntary service with my church in Japan. Transferred to UNLV upon returning to the USA.

Japan

Related

Skills &

Qualifications

  • Nearly 30 years using the Japanese language on a daily basis.
  • 15 years living experience in Japan
  • Nearly 15 years experience working for Japanese companies in Japan
  • Nearly 15 years experience working for Japanese companies in the USA
  • Japanese <-> English consecutive and simultaneous interpretation 
  • Japanese reading and writing ability

Computer

Experience

Operating Systems:

  • Microsoft Windows

Skills:

  • FTP (user level)
  • HTML (implementation level)
  • JavaScript (implementation level)
  • CGI (implementation level)
  • LAN (implementation level)

Application Software:

  • Corel WP Suite
  • Microsoft Office
  • Lotus Notes

Additional

Background

  • Participated actively in Boy Scouts, achieved the rank of Eagle Scout and was inducted into the Order of the Arrow.
  • Wrestled on the varsity high school team all 4 years of high school at Pine View High School
  • Placed 2nd in regionals in 1986, 4th in internationals in 1986 and 1st in regionals in 1987 with a zoology science project in high school at Pine View High School.
  • Served 2 year volunteer mission for my church, from November 1987 to November 1989 that included 22 months in Japan.
  • Hobbies include drawing, movies, chess, wrestling, mixed martial arts and surfing the Net.

 

 

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