As a senior student majoring English in Korea, Joanna Back started translating English technical manuals for an IT firm in 1996. Academic credentials include B.A. in English Language & Literature in Korea, Advanced Diploma in Electronic Design and Interactive Media in Australia, MA in Intercultural Anglophone Studies in Germany & doctoral studies (everything but dissertation) in Interdisciplinary Cultural Studies in Germany.

Specialized in localization, editorials, trans-creation, contents creation. Current areas of expertise include media, journalism, law, political / social science, classical music & arts, tourism, fashion & lifestyle.