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Jajaismail
Freelance Linguist
Self Employed
Selangor, Shah Alam
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Member since: Apr 18, 2019


Completed Job: 9

About Me

Hi Hiring Manager,

Jaja Ismail from Malaysia, native Malay writer cum editor, translator and copy writer. I have 22 years of experience that will include article writing for editorial and advertorial, website content and translation, subtitles for movie, songs and TV progs, social media content specifically for copy captions and headings also script writing for short videos.

I am a fast leaner, easily fit to any new work system and deadline oblige. Submit on time with at least 99% clean copies.

I am also a language reviewer for some companies spefically for Malay language. I reviewed medical terms for Abbot Medical (brochures and labels), tourism Singapore, National Library Singapore and many more.

Besides that, I am servicing clients with story telling caption and copies for their social media page. I've worked with some clients, to name a few : Antabax, Maggi, Nestle, Minyak Masak ALIF, Kuki Fondue, Mohd Chan Abdullah and many more. Not only that I will help to target their niche, but also to boast their branding by preparing copies that is suitable for their audience.

Current Status

Self Employed

Language

Spoken

English
Malay

Written

Malay
English

Working Experience

5 Dec, 2023 - 19 Dec, 2023

Script writer (Malay)

Wonda Coffee, Kuala Lumpur

Company Type

Other

Position

Senior

Specification

Journalist / Editor/ Writing

Roles

Script Writer

For radio ads - Wonda Coffee

1 Aug, 2023 - Current

Academic Proofread

Universiti Malaya, Kuala Lumpur

Company Type

Other

Position

Senior

Specification

Journalist / Editor/ Writing

Roles

Proofreader

Examine written content for grammatical and typographical errors.
Consult with writers and editors to identify how individual texts in a document should be composed.
To find errors or omissions, compare typeset proofs to the source document.
Check that the page numbers are in the correct order and are not repeated or omitted.
Examine documents to check that chapter titles correspond to the table of contents.
Use standard symbols that are recognised by printing and publishing firms.
Mark highlighted revisions by editors/authors and ensure they are reflected on the master set proof.
Reread written text to ensure consistency in document structure and content.

1 Aug, 2023 - 31 Oct, 2023

Proofreader

Kementerian Ekonomi Malaysia, Putrajaya

Company Type

Other

Position

Senior

Specification

Journalist / Editor/ Writing

Roles

Proofreader

Adapted existing translations to meet style guidelines.
Produced a daily output of 1500-3000 translated words per day.
Obtained information on appropriate terms, phrases and words from specialist dictionaries.
Inspected translations word-for-word for grammar and spelling faults.
Maintained focus under pressure to deliver accurate translation services.

Reason of resign

Contract job

12 Nov, 2022 - 28 Feb, 2023

Freelance Digital Marketing & Branding Copywriter

Media Clique Sdn Bhd, Bangsar, KL

Company Type

Other

Position

Senior

Specification

Digital Media

Roles

Social Media Executive

I craft social media copies, scripts (for voice over) and also storyboard ideas and copies for the clients. The clients are from different template of approach.

Reason of resign

Contract work

12 Jul, 2022 - 12 Nov, 2022

Editor and article analyst

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Malaysia, Putrajaya

Company Type

Multinational Corporation

Position

Senior

Specification

Journalist / Editor/ Writing

Roles

Editor

UNDP Sustainabily and Innovation Report for 2022. It was launched by Ismail Sabri (then PM Malaysia). I am in charge to analysed the articles in Malay language, to make sure the quality of the translation and also the flow of the pages.

Reason of resign

Contract work

1 Jun, 2021 - 30 Nov, 2023

Head writer

Felda Ventures Sdn Bhd, Kuala Lumpur

Company Type

Public Listed Company

Position

Senior

Specification

Journalist / Editor/ Writing

Roles

Editor

I am the head writer for Felda Annual Report 2020. The annual report is in Bahasa Melayu and I am in charge in crafting 100% of the report content except for financial report.

Reason of resign

Contract work

12 Jan, 2020 - 12 Jun, 2020

Freelance BM translator

Spritzer Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur

Company Type

Multinational Corporation

Position

Senior

Specification

Journalist / Editor/ Writing

Roles

Translator

Spritzer Malaysia is launching its first Silica content mineral water. And the website in bilingual is to create awareness of the campaign. I am in charge for the whole BM version of the website

Reason of resign

Contract work

12 Jan, 2015 - Current

Freelance Malay Language Reviewer

Lingua Technologies Inc, Bangkok, Thailand & Singapore

Company Type

Other

Position

Senior

Specification

Journalist / Editor/ Writing

Roles

Editor

I am a freelance language reviewer for this international company which I reviewed theor translator's translations.

1 Jan, 2015 - 1 Jan, 2016

Freelance writer

Richworks sdn bhd, Shah alam

Company Type

Other

Position

Fresh / Entry Level

Specification

Journalist / Editor/ Writing

Roles

Translator

Freelance translator, writer and ghostwriter for business books, Facebook postings.

Reason of resign

Contract work

1 Jan, 2001 - 7 Jul, 2012

Senior writer

Kumpulan Media Karangkraf sdn bhd, Shah Alam, Selangor

Company Type

Other

Position

Senior

Specification

Journalist / Editor/ Writing

Roles

Journalist / Writer

I was a writer for several magazines
Mingguan Wanita
Bacaria
Remaja
Nona
Esiswa

Reason of resign

I want to proceed with freelancing because i already have kids.

Education

Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM)

Major in Journalism

Bachelor's Degree

Mass Communications

5 May, 1998 - 5 May, 2000

Other

Major in Digital Marketing

Short Courses

Advertising/ Media

12 Jan, 2016 - 12 Dec, 2017

Skill Sets

Advertorial
Creative Writing
Ghostwriting Creative Writing
Radio and Print Ads Script Writing
Copywriting
Academic Writing & Research
Annual Report
Social Media Content
Speech Creative Writing
Translation

Tools & Software

Microsoft Office
Laptop
Microsoft Word
Canva
Microsoft Excel

Additional Information

Owns Transportation

Yes

Owns Laptop

Yes

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