Damon Clyde

Freelance Japanese Translator & Business Consultant

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Location:Boulder City, Nevada, United States
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/damonclyde
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Damon Clyde
Boulder City NV 89005 TEL/FAX (702)998-6331
damonclyde@yahoo.com
Qualifications Summary
Bilingual (Japanese and English) professional with a wide range of experience, gained through operating a company in Japan, working with employees, customers, contractors, and outside companies to get things done. Capable, trustworthy, discreet, and ready to learn and do what it takes to get things done. Interact well with others, particularly Japanese and Chinese nationals. Capabilities include:
Customer Service and Relations Word/Excel/Powerpoint Importing (into Japan)
General Accounting Profit and Loss Corporate Paperwork (Japan)
Real Estate Investment (Japan) Construction Materials (China) Contractor Relations
Banking (Japan – experience in commercial real estate loans)

Experience Highlights
Translator and interpreter
Translated technical documents and other papers including those shown below:
Electron microscope manuals; gas chromatograph/mass spectrometer manuals and research papers; protocols for testing imported foods for residual pesticides
President and CEO of Dinosaur Ltd
Established Dinosaur Ltd., expanded leasing operations into Tokyo and Saitama Prefectures, started and operated Kofuji (Chinese restaurant), purchased commercial real estate and converted it to apartments using construction materials directly imported from China.

Employment History
FREELANCE TRANSLATOR/INTERPRETER 1990 – 2003
PRESIDENT, DINOSAUR LTD. 2003 – present
I established this company in 2003 in Tokyo, Japan: Company responsibilities included leasing of pinball and dart game machines in Kanagawa, Saitama and Tokyo; import of construction materials from China into Japan; purchase, conversion and remodeling of commercial real estate (office buildings into apartments) in Kanagawa; operation of Chinese restaurant in Chigasaki (see kofujijapan.com); dealing with all regulatory and other paper work related to the above activities.
JAPANESE DOCUMENT REVIEWER, Aug 2011 – Sept. 2011
Participated in electronic review of Japanese documents using the catalyst software platform for Huron Consulting (hired through Synergy staffing services)

Education and Training
University of California, Los Angeles (1986-1989) Bachelor Degree in Biochemistry
Fluent in reading, writing (with computer), and speaking Japanese
Computer literate (built website at kofujijapan.com)

Community Involvement
Rotary Club of Chigasaki, Japan (2003 to present)
Lead Japanese group study exchange group to Belgium/Luxembourgh in 2009
Paul Harris Fellow
Chigasaki Chamber of Commerce