markchang
Self Employed
Sungai Long, Selangor
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About Me

Hi there! Just a brief introduction of myself.

I have worked as a journalist (Mandarin) for 6 years, my previous workplaces include Sin Chew Daily, Movii Magazine and ASTRO AEC.

I have strong writing skill in Mandarin, and I am good at time management.

I currently work as a freelance translator (English to Mandarin), my clients include Sunway Healthcare Group, Genesis IVF, Sunway Medical Centre, Cancer Research Malaysia, University Putra Malaysia, ThoughtFull Chat and Sunway Medical Centre Velocity.

I also work as a freelance creative writer. My scriptwriting work example: Kinohimitsu’s commercial short film “Freedom To Live” which featured Tavia Yeung 楊怡. And my script supervisor work examples: Pantene Shampoo Ads which featured Tang Wei 湯唯, Dick Chua’s short film “Murdered” & “Pizza”.

Thank you for your time. I look forward to the prospect of working with you!

[Skill Highlights]
Creative writing in Mandarin
Excellent and precise translation (English to Mandarin)
Strong leadership and management skills.

[Language Level]
Mandarin - Native
English - Fluent
Bahasa Malaysia: Proficient

Current Status

Self Employed

Language

Spoken

Chinese (Mandarin)
English
Chinese

Written

Chinese
Chinese (Mandarin)

Working Experience

5 May, 2014 - 5 May, 2020

Reporter cum Event Coordinator

Sin Chew Daily, Petaling Jaya

Company Type

Other

Position

Senior

Specification

Journalist / Editor/ Writing

Roles

Reporter

Interview doctors and healthcare professionals to write feature articles for newspaper’s main page section.

Established "SHOW", a special pull-out section of the newspaper which features local & international performing arts / visual arts news & articles. Main Editor of SHOW.

Key person in charge for the planning, organizing and implementation of cultural and education events, CSR projects, anniversary celebration of the founding of the newspaper, Sin Chew Hua Zong Literature Award and Book Fest Malaysia @ KLCC.

Manage and develop several online platforms.

Reason of resign

7 Jul, 2013 - 12 Dec, 2013

Writer cum Event Coordinator

Movii Magazine 電影本事, Puchong, Selangor

Company Type

Other

Position

Fresh / Entry Level

Specification

Journalist / Editor/ Writing

Roles

Writer

Reason of resign

6 Jun, 2012 - 9 Sep, 2012

(Multiple roles shift) Scriptwriter / Video Editor / Director Assistant / Production Assistant / Camera Man

Astro AEC, Bukit Jalil

Company Type

Public Listed Company

Position

Intern

Specification

Media - Broadcast and production

Roles

Writer (Film, TV, Radio)

Reason of resign

Education

Sunway University

Major in Performing Arts & Video Production

Diploma

Art/Design/Creative/Multimedia

3 Mar, 2010 - 9 Sep, 2012

Awards

The China Accreditation Test for Translators and Interpreters (CATTI)

This is the most authoritative translation and interpretation proficiency accreditation test in China.

Grade B (score 155 marks out of 200)

China Foreign Languages Publishing Administration

12 Dec, 2020

Skill Sets

Translation
General Translation
Medical Translation
Technical Translation
Creative Writing
Story Creative Writing
Fitness / Health / Food Writing
Lifestyle Writing

Tools & Software

Microsoft Power Point
Microsoft Word

Experienced Industry

Advertising & Media
Communications
Healthcare / Pharmaceutical
Printing & Publishing
Film

Additional Information

Owns Transportation

Yes

Own laptop

Yes

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