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Bryerly L

Translator #1690

Profile Summary
Star Rating
Native Language English (US)
Last Login 5/11/2016
Location Tokyo, Japan
Education Bachelors Degree
Status Inactive
Summary of Experience
Having studied in French and German schools through high school, as well as mastering conversational Vietnamese, Serbo-Croatian and Italian, Bryerly majored in Japanese at the University of Oxford. Since graduating in 2010, she has been working in Tokyo, acting on the stage and in film in Japanese, and working part-time as a translator and editor.
Bryerly enjoys film, theatre, ballet and contemporary dance, and sports. She also regularly reads newspapers and novels in French, German, English and Japanese, and likes catching up with friends of different nationalities and speaking in various languages.
University of Oxford Oct 2006 – Jun 2010
First Class BA Hons in Oriental Studies (Japanese)
Lycée Français Charles de Gaulle Sep 2002 – Jun 2005
Scientific Baccalaureate (Maths Major), mention très bien
Projects by Language
French (EU) -> English (US)

Bryerly received her education through high school in French, and was awarded 19/20 on the French Baccalaureate French exam. At Oxford University she specialised in Japanese language, and in particular translations to English. As a native in French and English, she has completed a number of translations of reports, letters and legal documents for friends and family.

German -> English (US)

Japanese -> English (US)

As a student in Japanese at Oxford, Bryerly wrote translations on a weekly basis, and particularly enjoyed translating Classical Japanese poetry into English. Since moving to Tokyo in 2010, Bryerly has translated a variety of documents for people working in art, film, theatre, and advertisement. She also served as the primary translator and interpreter in the launch of the ANA CSR "Blue Wing" Program.

Projects by Industry

Bryerly loves film and theatre. In addition to working as an actress and producer in Japan and overseas, she has helped develop international projects with Japanese directors, including translating project proposals, staff and cast profiles, and scripts.

Projects by Category
Web Page

Bryerly has translated web pages for companies including ANA and the Japan Football Association, Addix, and for individual artists, creators and film directors, from both French and Japanese into English. She has also edited English text and provided advice on copies to major advertisement agencies, such as Dentsu.

Projects By Specialty

While a student at Oxford University, Bryerly gained experience in translating a variety of Japanese texts including classical literature and news articles into English. Living in Japan for the past six years, she has worked regularly as a freelance translator for clients in the arts, advertisement, sports, social entrepreneurship, and law; and developed appropriate styles for a variety of outlets, including websites, legal documents, reports and project proposals.


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