German Language Lead

29 Jun 2021
27 Jul 2021
Multi lingual
Contract Type
Full Time
German Language Lead

Part- Time/ UK Remote Home Based

3 months FTC, extension possibility

GBP15 per Hour

Kerr operating as an employment business working on behalf of our client- a global online customer service company. Our client is seeking to appoint an energetic, translations candidate with English and German language to join their home based team. The ideal candidate will be experienced in English-to-German translation and proofreading of UI and marketing material, ideally within the travel industry, and will help company with a variety of language tasks in support of its German website.

Working hours: On a flexible as required basis. Occasional travel to premises (predominantly in London) should be expected.

Key Tasks

Oversee all language quality for the company Germany point-of-sale.
Ensure that all products and marketing materials are localized to a high standard.
Provide a native user experience and a local look-and-feel for the German market.
Proofread all German translation to verify that it is correct for company's requirements, using requested tools.
Perform QA in a web-based environment.
Ensure adherence to company German language assets.
Provide language input to ensure the site has a "German" look and feel.
Work with dynamic strings; find creative workarounds to deal with variables.
Provide creative solutions for translations across all platforms, where string length is an issue.
Other German language work as required, such as localizing geo names, QA'ing the live site or working with company stakeholders from e.g. SEM or SEO.Ideal candidate would have:

Fluent in English, and German is a MUST
Minimum of 3-year translation and proof-reading experience (English to German)
Comfortable with Windows and Office 2010, especially Excel, as well as web browsers
Good understanding of the geography of Germany
Experience in web localization an advantage
Eager to embrace the business requirement of translation at different levels of quality, for all content types
Ensure high standards of work by following established processes and adapting to new processes as needed
Familiarity with CAT and LQA tools, such as LISA/DQF, would be an advantage
Experience with GlobalSight would be an advantageClosing Date: 30/07/2021

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