Translation Specialist Job Description

Translation Specialist Job Description

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Translation specialist provides the English Language Program (ELP) and English as a Second Language Program (ESL) with non-credit instruction, and collaborates with the administration in program operations and development.

Translation Specialist Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Interact with partners around the world in Marketing, Sales, Legal, HR, and other departments requiring support with their translation needs
Manage all requests
Perform document translations of design drawings, Engineering specifications, purchase specifications, technical manuals, data sheets, design memo’s
Create and manage implementation roadmaps and plans
Identify steps required to ensure successful adoption and achieve desired outcomes
Judge scale and scope of implementations and organize accordingly
Identify, influence and align stakeholders, both centrally and regionally
Build and distribute implementation packages to support process adoption into daily business operations
Design and optimize implementation strategies
Translate and review the translations of Seller support communication messages and other content from English to Chinese, Chinese to English

Translation Specialist Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Education for Translation Specialist

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the translation specialist job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Communication, Journalism, Public Relations, Language Studies, Guidance, English, Linguistics, Education, Project Management, Foreign Languages

Skills for Translation Specialist

Desired skills for translation specialist include:

CAT tools
Outlook
Computer hardware
Processes and terminology
Software and datacenter operations concepts and terminology in both languages
Additive Manufacturing
CAD/CAM
English language and French language
Manufacturing tools
Specialised vocabulary in both English and the foreign language related to business systems

Desired experience for translation specialist includes:

Be comfortable working one-on-one in “in-person proofreading sessions” and reporting issues per our best practice
Learn and apply some basic HTML “tagging” to translation (training provided)
Manage all project tasks on a daily basis to ensure successful and efficient project completion in a “multi-tasking” and time-sensitive environment
Bachelor's Degree or High School Diploma with 4+ years of experience developing literature reviews/synthesis
Basic understanding of Optum research data assets
Experience in developing literature reviews/syntheses

Translation Specialist Examples

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Translation Specialist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for a translation specialist. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for translation specialist
  • Maintain German glossaries, style guides and translation memories
  • Liaise with ALA stakeholder community to understand user needs and requirements in developing tools and software solutions
  • Manage end to end solution development involving other team members, internal and external stakeholders
  • Develop information management frameworks that underpin solution development
  • Contribute to the development of various learning material including wiki’s, video and eLearning in support of enterprise collaboration platforms and solutions
  • Prepare necessary reports to keep product development and achievements visible
  • Contribute to the continuous improvement of service delivery
  • A degree in Science and/or equivalent experience
  • Excellent communication and engagement skills, including providing advice to team members, management and clients, and engaging with stakeholders
  • Demonstrated ability to apply business analysis tools or other techniques to identify issues and develop solutions/ ideas
Qualifications for translation specialist
  • Broad understanding of health care data’s potential for research and health system change
  • Experience translating French for the Canadian market preferred
  • You ideally have a Degree in Translation/Linguistics/Computational linguistics or equivalent relevant experience
  • English and Spanish language fluency required (written and spoken)
  • Proficient in MS Office applications including Excel, Word, PowerPoint
  • Native speaker of German
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Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for a translation specialist. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for translation specialist
  • Demonstrated ability to identify, engage and build sustaining communities across a variety of disciplines and institutions
  • Background in biodiversity, environmental, genomic or biophysical spatial or related science
  • Translate, upload and publish communications and knowledge management content
  • Support the rollout of strategic programs to frontline call centre agent and retail stores by publishing content to internal tools in a timely manner
  • Adhere to internal quality standards for written French content, and identify content issues with English content, as they arise
  • Develop strong working relationships with our content owners to deliver content in a timely manner
  • On a rotational basis, liaise with secondary translation team to manage content translations for our internal tool
  • Review, edit and publish received French translation from secondary translation team
  • Conduct regular channel visits to maintain awareness of the end-user experience
  • Shift work and some scheduled weekend on-call hours required
Qualifications for translation specialist
  • Additional responsibilities include, content auditing and validation ad-hoc written work under tight timelines
  • 2+ years of work experience in Communications
  • Strong organizational skills with strong attention to detail, along with excellent French written communication abilities to ensure that complex ideas can be presented to front-line audiences in a simple and effective manner
  • Ability to work effectively both independently and in a group environment to support your broader team
  • Ability to work in an extremely fast-paced environment, requiring juggling of multiple immediate priority responses
  • Experience with HTML is an asset
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Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for a translation specialist. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for translation specialist
  • Develop working knowledge of program subject matter and maintain reference materials to support translation and interpretation processes
  • Develop and manage the company’s translation supplier network
  • Develop suggestions and recommended solutions to a variety of problems of moderate scope and complexity
  • The position may require around 50%-75% of time for business travel
  • The Bilingual Quality Assurance Specialist will primarily focus on reviewing materials translated into Spanish
  • Manage multiple review projects while consistently meeting tight deadlines and quick turnaround times
  • Assist in the review of communication materials, in multiple languages and formats, used to support the sale and member experience of UnitedHealthcare businesses’ products and services
  • Collaborate with project managers to produce error-free translated documents and ensure that the quality of materials is up to par with enterprise standards and industry regulations
  • Support project managers with multicultural material requests
  • Other duties as assigned
Qualifications for translation specialist
  • Native speaker of Arabic
  • Professional-level writing skills in Arabic
  • At least 3 years of professional translation experience from English to Arabic
  • Technical Degree in related field preferred
  • Experience in translation services (3-5 years)
  • Experience in working in a global organization and / or shared service organization
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Translation Specialist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for a translation specialist. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for translation specialist
  • Revision of documents translated from English into Spanish
  • Selecting and mentoring external Spanish translators
  • Assess the translations landscape for web content, including product data, for our life science websites
  • Assume responsibility for coordinating production of translated website content for our public websites
  • Contribute to building the translation program that meets the long term translation needs for product data and content (regulatory, marketing)
  • Help to define and improve translation processes from source data systems and translation tools
  • Maintain current product data translations in existing tools/systems
  • Create and maintain Spanish glossaries, style guides and translation memories
  • Proofreading, Editing and Review of all translations received from the translation teams
  • Correct terminology, grammatical errors and check for consistency with style guides
Qualifications for translation specialist
  • Native Level greek and english language skills
  • Degree in Translation/Linguistics/Journalism/Computational linguistics or equivalent relevant experience
  • Documented experience in the translation/localization industry
  • Writing, editing, authoring experience
  • University level (BA/MA) or equivalent 3 years degree (preferably in Finance and Accounting)
  • Previous (1 -2 years) relevant experience in accounting
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Translation Specialist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for a translation specialist. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for translation specialist
  • Perform review jobs in a proactive manner and deliver high-quality results
  • Manage translatable content in Stibo STEP (PIM) for Product Data and Asana / Google Docs / WPML Plugin for Marketing
  • Cleanse data in PIM when necessary to ensure quality, correctness of translations and to reduce translation costs
  • Run reports to collect products for translation
  • Generate XML files for translation into 10 languages (from source language English)
  • Run analysis to check word count and translatable content, removing anomalies and errors before submitting files to translation agency
  • Import XML files into PIM system, following manual quality check process and correcting issues where translated content cannot be imported automatically
  • Ensure strict data protocols are being adhered to and make necessary corrections in English (including nomenclature, grammar, formats)
  • Ensure marketing content is proofread as per internal process
  • Maintain good relationships with translation agency, internal stakeholders for marketing content, such as campaign managers, the marketing operations team and designated proofreaders
Qualifications for translation specialist
  • Experience in working in service industry in a customer-focused environment
  • Diligence and attention to details essential
  • Strong organization skills in order to meet tight deadlines and organize heavy workloads or complex situations
  • Demonstrated ability to work individually or as part of a local or virtual team
  • Bachelor’s degree and major in Translation or English from an accredited university
  • More than 8 years of translation work experience and at least 5 in the aviation manufacturing industry is preferred

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