Yamashita - Japanese Speaker - Hawthorn East, VIC, Australia

Machiko Yamashita

Hawthorn East, VIC, Australia


I'm a Japanese female Graphic Artist and Web Developer now based in Melbourne as a freelancer.
My experience has been built over 10 years working within Japan’s design industry as a Director in both Art and Web Development.


Japanese Speaker

  • Full time
  • Part time
  • One time
  • Contract
  • Temp


Able to translate English to Japanese.
Native Japanese speaker.

Work History

Freelance Web & Graphic Designer as Graphic Monkey

Basic Bites

From March 2013

> Current
- Stand alone projects (Planning, Designing, Coding, Hosting)
ex.) Basic Bites(a sandwitches shop in Melbourne CBD): http://www.basicbites.com.au
Mondo Travel (a Japanese Travel Agency in Firenze Italy): http://www.mondotravel.jp/
Hirakata Green care project: http://www.hirashoku.org/
- Some flyers, business card design projects.

Chief Web Designer (Design Division)

Osaka, Japan

May 2009 - February 2013

Maintained and renewed the company's website http://travel.willer.co.jp/ to improve their
sales and promotion.
- Translated (Japanese - English) for their foreign website. http://willerexpress.com/en/
- Online booking system in which I liaised with the system security team.
- Completed many projects weeks ahead of schedule with 100% satisfaction from the company and the management team.

Web Designer & Director

Information Media Design Inc

July 2001 - April 2009

- Promoted to a web director from a web designer after 2 years
- Experience in presentations and sales promotions for clients in Japan.
- Took part in projects for new websites for client new products by famous leading Japanese
companies like Sanyo or Sony.
- Developed marketing strategy for a venture-backed start-up that delivered online
promotional services both to business-to-business, and business-to-consumer markets.


My website

All of my individual art projects and portfolio since 2003 is here.

RISE -Art and Music Charity Event for the Tohoku Earthquake-

Organized a one-night collaboration event involving foreign and domestic artists in Kansai as charity for the Tohoku Earthquake.
Plus I've done the flyer, poster and other design stuff by self.
All proceeds went to Tohoku charities and we raised 200,000yen(2000AUD) for the night, which went directly to schools in Tohoku to help children.

Grapgic design

My graphic design projects are all on the following link.


My flyer design projects are all on the following link.

Website for BasicBites

Website for Basic Bites, a Sandwitches shop in Melbourne CBD.
Part: Planning/Design/Coding/Programming/Direction, full pages
(stand alone works)

Website for the Japanese Travel Agency in Italy.

MONDO TRAVEL (http://www.mondotravel.jp)
Part: Planning/Design/Coding/Programming/Direction, full pages

Qualifications & Certifications


Osaka Jogakuin Junior College

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