About

Based in Washington, D.C., Archway Translation offers Korean to English and English to Korean translation services. We take pride in accurate, prompt translation with all the nuance and tone necessary to continue the conversation seamlessly across language barriers.

Harald Olsen

Our principal translator, Harald Olsen, received his M.A. in Korean for Professionals from the University of Hawaii at Manoa in 2012. From 2011 to 2012, Harald studied advanced Korean linguistics at Korea University, in Seoul, South Korea. During the periods 2008-2009 and 2011-2012 when he resided in Korea, Harald worked for the Law Firm of Kim & Chang and the Associated Press Seoul Bureau. Since moving back to the United States, he has worked as a contract translator for academic clients in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area. His work is regularly featured on koreaBANG.com and he is published in the Spring 2013 edition of the Korean Journal of Defense Analysis. He has also been certified with Advanced Professional Fluency in Korean by the State Department’s Foreign Service Institute School of Language Studies.