Annie Kobayashi

Freelance Japanese Translator & Admin Support Freelancer

Location:Houston, Texas, United States
2 Skills
Bilingual and bicultural; Japanese (Native) and English (Native)
Experienced translator and cultural coordinator
Professionally experienced in sales and customer service
Proven excellent time management and organizational skills
Self-motivated and highly adaptable to varying work environments

Professional Experience
United Airlines: Flight Attendant (March 2016 to present)
Houston, TX

Comply with all aviation rules and regulations for safety and protection
Assist passengers and cabin crew during emergency situations
Provide special help to passengers with special needs (children, disabled persons, elders etc)

FCC North Carolina, LLC: Cross Cultural Coordinator/Translator (May 2015 to February 2016) Laurinburg, NC

In-house translating/interpreting for upper management meetings and documents  
Assisted Japanese executives in relocation needs
Assisted expatriates in obtaining necessary documentation from the Consulate General of Japan
Recommended and collaborated on company policies and administrative improvements
Maintained and updated department documentation, company records, processes and procedures
Prepared company reports related to manpower and other Human Resource functions
Interacted daily with employees and management; assisted with daily correspondences
Coordinated meetings, luncheons, travel plans and engagements for company employees and visitors
Prepared letters and other correspondences using computer, spreadsheets, databases, or presentation software
Performed data analysis and problem solving

Education and Training

Bachelor of Arts; Hosei University (2011-2015) Tokyo, Japan
Major: Global and Interdisciplinary Studies
Minor: International Relations
Related coursework: Foreign Exchange – Boise State University (2013-2014)