Transcreation Specialist - Italian, French, German or Spanish

Recruiter
Anonymous
Location
London
Salary
28000.00 - 40000.00 GBP Annual + Bonus and Benefits
Posted
28 Aug 2019
Closes
25 Sep 2019
Sectors
Multi lingual
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time
Video Games Transcreation Specialist - Italian, French, German or Spanish. Superb opportunity to join a world leading media, video games and home entertainment brand with to proofread and translate video game-related promotional material from English into either French/German/Italian/Spanish (Castilian).
LANGUAGES
Italian, French, German or Spanish (Castillan) to mother tongue standard as well as fluent English
LOCATION
London
COMPANY
Our client is a world leading media and entertainment production, delivering many recognised consumer brands to the global market place.
JOB RESPONSIBILITIES
To work as part of their global language, translation and editing team they wish to recruit Italian, French, German or Spanish speaking Transcreation Specialists. The typical job responsibilities will include:
* Localisation and proofreading of a wide variety of video game-related material such as press releases, websites, social media copy or video subtitles.
* Using a tone both engaging and appropriate for the local audience and the channel of communication while staying true to the source text information and brand directions.
* Reviewing, revising, and proofing of translated material in context.
* Maintaining consistency of terminology and style.
* Ensuring accuracy of contents by gaining a thorough knowledge of games being promoted.
* Collaborating with other languages in order to keep high level of standards and quality across all languages.
SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
* Italian, French, German or Spanish (Castillan) as well as fluent English
* Educated to university / degree level
* Translation / transcreation editing experience publishing under regular deadlines
* Knowledge of local culture for language of expertise
* Ability to write in a creative, engaging style while sticking to brand guidelines, alongside an eye for detail.
* Excellent attention for details, ability to understand how different tasks can interact, handling of existing glossaries.
* Proficiency in MS Office Package, especially Excel and Word
* Usage of CAT tools, in particular MemoQ, and ability to learn new processes and software
* Flexibility, ability to multi-task and work under pressure (unpredictable schedules, tight deadlines)
* Passion for video games or previous experience in the industry an advantage
SALARY, BENEFITS AND WORKING HOURS
Negotiable, approx. GBP28,000 - GBP32,000 + 20%-40% bonus scheme (another GBP8,000 - GBP12,000) and fantastic benefits. Monday - Friday, normal office hours, inhouse
The job will be a 12 month fixed term contract (possible for a permanent job after)
To apply for this role as Italian, French, German or Spanish speaking Transcreation Specialist, please send your CV to us in full confidence immediately

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