Translator - Language Lead

City of Westminster
04 Oct 2016
01 Nov 2016
Adapt Worldwide Join
Contract Type
Full Time

Language Lead – various languages specialists needed

We are looking for experienced Trans creators / creative translators and Proof readers to join an international and highly successful translation organisation based in London.

Adapt Worldwide is a young, dynamic, London-based company specialising in digital marketing and SEO.   The contract will be for a period of 6-8 weeks which may be extended.  Project will start in October, so please include your possible starting date when sending application.

The role is based in vibrant office in Oxford Circus and you will be joining a highly motivated, international team that cover all aspects of digital marketing.

We are looking for native level speaking candidates of below languages from the below countries:

  • Brazilian Portuguese
  • French France
  • French Canada
  • Spanish Spain
  • Italian Italy
  • German Germany
  • Korean Korea
  • Japanese Japan
  • Indonesian Indonesia
  • Hindi India
  • Danish Denmark
  • Swedish Sweden
  • Chinese Hong Kong
  • Chinese Taiwan

As a Language Lead your main duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Trans creation and / or review
  • Cultural adaptation of trans created content
  • Managing and word-by-word reviewing work of translators and other external resources
  • Managing terminology of your language of expertise
  • Attending customer calls to discuss linguistic issues

An ideal Language Lead will have the following skills and qualifications:

  • Excellent communication skills in English, both written and verbal
  • Native level of one of languages listed above
  • Educated to degree / university level in a language discipline
  • Experience in trans creating or translating content into own language
  • Ability to work under pressure without jeopardizing quality
  • Knowledge of younger generations’ culture and trends of country of origin
  • Ability to work under pressure without jeopardizing quality
  • Open minded attitude and capability of professional cooperation with colleagues, clients and other external resources
  • Technology literate, capable of working in a highly technological environment, using translation tools, cloud systems and file sharing technologies
  • Good time management, able to set and keep deadlines
  • Experience with CAT tools

Hours:  full-time availability (+/- 40hours/week) with hour-flexibility, when required

Length of contract: 6-8 weeks – based on your skills, this may be turned into permanent role

Salary: pro rata of annual salary – depending on experience (and language) – Please let us know your rate. 

If you feel that you have what it takes, please send us CV with cover letter, including your earliest starting date.

Due to high volume of applications, we will contact only selected candidates.

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