Kaori Myatt

Born in Niigata Japan

Lives & works in Biarritz France

Please click the below link to see my translation work at Gizmodo Japan



Master in Translation

University of Portsmouth

Translation Theory and Translation Technology Study


BA in Literature

Keio University, Japan

European Literature

Field training for simultaneous interpreting, at Leeds University (Workshop)

Course Study in Music, University of California Los Angeles (Part time)

*The diploma, a full list of courses, and official transcript are available upon request.





2015 - Present: Managing director at Word Connection sarl

Word Connection is a Single Language Vendor providing Japanese translation services. 

2015 - Present: Student mentor at University of East Anglia, MA Applied Translation Studies

1995 – 2014:

Freelance translator and journalist (Full-Time since 2004, Part-Time since 1995)

Many projects completed encompassing editing, proofreading, market research and interpreting. Also offered creative writing and market research, interpreting occasionally.


Working Languages  
Japanese, English, French, and German






2015 - 山バスク海バスク

A story and guide of Basque country in France. (Mer basque, Terre basque)




CIOL – Chartered Institute of Linguists 

The Japan Association for Interpreting and Translation Studies (JAITS)

Japan Association of Translators (JAT)

European Language Industry Association (ELIA)


Institute of Translators and Interpreters) Associate member (ITI) (UK)

Japan Translation Federation (JTF) (Japan)