Technical & Scientific

Case Study

Industry: IT security
Client: start-up 

Description: Copywriting for technical product brochures and business use case studies.

How I added value: 

  • interviewed engineers to understand product
  • researched cryptography to understand industry
  • crafted compelling business stories and also included design work

Keywords: cloud, cryptography, IT security, product brochure, case study

Corporate Website

Industry: various 
Client: conglomerate

Description: All major website copy, including company profiles for various subsidiaries in diverse industries; branding, vision/mission, board statements, etc.

How I added value: 

  • worked independently, with limited input and English-language source material
  • extracted and extrapolated information from in-company documents
  • boosted branding by creating and ensuring consistency across messages

business

Keywords: website, company profiles, aviation, construction, agriculture, hotels, financial services, pharmaceutical

Technical & Scientific

Scientific Editing

Industry: medical technology 
Client: equipment manufacturer (Hitachi Medical Systems)

Description: Editing interviews, editing and formatting scientific journal articles; product marketing copy 

How I added value: 

  • vetted original Japanese text to ensure accuracy in English translation
  • identified and corrected typos, and mistakes in data presentation (graphs, captions etc) 
  • edited citations and units for consistency with scientific style guides

Keywords: scientific editing, journal articles, medical technology, product brochure, translation

Annual Reports

Industry: fmcg, agriculture, commodities
Client: conglomerate (Indofood)

Description: editing annual reports with inputs from multiple companies and authors; writing chairman and director messages; editing legacy compliance and legal text for consistency of corporate tone 

How I added value: 

  • designed questionnaires to extract relevant information from stakeholders
  • managed multiple contributors and deadlines to ensure timely completion
  • simplified and rewrote corporate jargon into clear, conversational language

business

Keywords: annual report, proofreading, line editing, copywriting

Travel & lifestyle

Magazine Feature

Industry: food, travel
Client: lifestyle print and digital magazine  

Description: a bespoke product feature article, weaving story, culture, and information into a first-person travel narrative

How I added value: 

  • included field research such as site visits and subject interviews
  • handled all on-the-ground communications and site visit logistics
  • adapted article structure and content to create a compelling story

Keywords: feature article, travel writing, food writing

Research Report

Industry: electronics, medical equipment
Client: tech company (Omron)

Description: market research report; involved desktop  research on smart cities and mobility technology; requirements scoped in Japanese but output in English.

How I added value: 

  • handled client communications in Japanese language
  • gave recommendations and insights based on researched information
  • included comprehensive list of references for all data sources

Keywords: market research, desktop research, business insights

Technical & Scientific

business

Proposal/Government Tender

Industry: IT infrastructure
Client: data centre systems integrator

Description: project managed a team of 10+ engineers, to produce a 500+ page proposal document including tech specs, legal and financial documents and corporate compliance

How I added value: 

  • analysed requirements, to identify eligibility for an open international bid for government project
  • as the only native-English speaker in the team, edited all contributions for language consistency
  • liaised with head office to ensure proper corporate, legal, and financial documentation 

Keywords: bid documents, government tender, proposal writing, project management, compliance