Translator Job Description

Translator Job Description

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Translator provides quality assurance for translated documents in English and Polish to ensure that translations of technical terms and terminology are accurate and remain consistent throughout translation revisions.

Translator Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Translating/adapting taglines for e-commerce and marketing
Translating, copy editing and proofreading all content such as web, marketing and seasonal campaigns
Coordinating with internal resources to develop creative content based on e-commerce and marketing needs
Gathering, editing, writing, loading non-technical web content on e-commerce related sections
Providing clients with a grammatical, well-expressed final version of the translated text
Proof read (advertising, marketing)
Create, maintain and update other English-French lexicons (colors, textile, cosmetics)
Work with Release Readiness to learn our product offerings and release process
You will develop and edit content such as press releases, blogs, eBooks, articles, internal materials, technical documentation, proposals and more
You will disseminate messages internally and externally, using both traditional and innovative methodologies

Translator Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for Translator

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: ATA, CPR, NAATI, OTTIAQ/ATIO, HSK, N1, JLPT, SDL, CATTI, TEM-8

Education for Translator

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the translator job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and University Degree in English, Writing, Education, Spanish, Technical, Languages, Linguistics, French, Communication, Portuguese

Skills for Translator

Desired skills for translator include:

Microsoft Office Suite
Translation software
Translation Memory tools would be an advantage but full training will be given
Cryptologic
Law enforcement experience
Military
U.S. Intelligence Community
Cultural and perceptual factors that may affect patient treatment and communication
Medical Terminology
Seasonal trends

Desired experience for translator includes:

Reach and consistently maintain a productivity level between 1,000 and 1,500 words per day
Proofread existing content and handle changes as required
Work closely with Business Units and external agencies to deliver projects as per established timelines
Develop and maintain strong business relationships with Business Partners, external suppliers and colleagues
Perform other duties that may be assigned from time to time by Management
Web creative copywriting skills is essential

Translator Examples

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Translator Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of translator. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for translator
  • You will support innovative means to attract and engage audience, such as new PR and AR initiatives, new types of collateral, and innovative campaigns
  • You will promote thought leadership to position the company and key representatives as industry experts
  • You will provide consulting services to relevant stakeholders, including input and assistance with planning
  • You will support relationships with key stakeholders internally across teams and management and externally with members of the press, analysts and industry experts
  • You will track and share industry news with relevant internal audiences to both educate and foster engagement
  • You will work with relevant platforms and vendors, such as PR or creative agencies, subcontractors, social media platforms, internal platforms and portals
  • You will be able to build valuable customer relationships
  • Gain team building abilities across all boundaries
  • You will be able to demonstrate your project management skills and industry insights
  • You will be able to showcase your consulting acumen to relevant stakeholders including input and assistance with planning
Qualifications for translator
  • Native speaker of local language is essential / Good working knowledge of English is also a must
  • Must have 1-2 years of experience of translating and creating copy in local language
  • Excellent web customer experience sensibility and keen analytical thinker
  • Available to work on tight deadlines
  • Being tech-savvy is much appreciated
  • Undergraduate degree in Translation with a concentration in Communications or Marketing
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Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of translator. 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 translator
  • Review of work of other in-house and external translators
  • Understanding and following the specific processes of each client
  • Producing quality translations within given deadlines
  • Using the translation tools
  • Linguistic checking of Desktop Publishing output
  • Linguistic testing of software, help and websites, if necessary
  • Proofreading of documents, if necessary
  • Acting as Lead translator to ensure a better communication and planning of the linguistic aspects of one or several accounts
  • Providing full linguistic support for your colleagues
  • Using the timesheet and work scheduling systems efficiently
Qualifications for translator
  • Minimum of 3 years experience in fashion product copywriting and translating
  • Translate assigned texts (e.g., NACCC leadership messages, employee newsletter, learning materials, contingency communications, ) from English to French, and sometimes from French to English, in a timely and accurate manner, maintaining quality standards
  • Ensure that translations match the meaning and intentions of original texts and meet the NACCC business and people needs of the assignment, while maintaining alignment with Bank standardized terminology
  • Monitor and manage communication and translation requests in a responsive manner, via the currently accepted methodology
  • Support the coordination of various employee communications vehicles and events, such as employee newsletter, online forums, recognition and reward programs, leadership and employee events, galas, , in order to promote employee engagement and positively reinforce the NACCC’s culture and its adherence to corporate values
  • Ability to work with a team and to adapt to different processes, terminology and communication styles
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Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for a translator. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for translator
  • Translation, Review and all translation related tasks
  • Planning and managing translation projects
  • Providing full linguistic support for project managers on projects
  • Translation of Life Sciences and IT texts
  • Review of in-house and external translators’ work
  • Liaising with client reviewers on linguistic issues
  • Using translation tools to enhance quality and productivity
  • Linguistic testing of software, help and websites
  • Linguistic checking of DTP output
  • Linguistic support for graphics, DTP and engineering departments
Qualifications for translator
  • Ability to integrate information standards, processes, systems and technology to enable the exchange of information among providers and users in order to support the management objectives of the group
  • Ability to work management thinking into messages which can then be efficiently distributed via communication channels
  • Native speaker of the language
  • Located in an office environment with standard lighting and ventilation
  • Solid knowledge of translation techniques and practices acquired through university accreditation (Certificate or Bachelor specialized in translation)
  • Able to produce accurate, creative content in a timely fashion
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Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for a translator. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for translator
  • Translation of general and texts from English into Canadian French
  • Translation and post-editing of general and technical texts from English into Norwegian
  • Translate documents and other materials from one language to another following established rules pertaining to factors, such as word meanings, sentence structure, grammar and punctuation with great accuracy and appropriate speed
  • Issue reports
  • Use the Internet as a research source at every stage of translation process
  • Keep in touch with the author/sender of the document in order to resolve issues related to the translation with the purpose to produce documents of high quality
  • Sometimes provide consecutive translation of spoken language
  • From time to time serve as an interpreter at seminars, speeches, meetings, teleconferences providing consecutive or simultaneous translation between languages
  • Inform the manager about the progress of the work and any related problems arising in the course of translation
  • Translation of general and texts in the Technical fields from English into Romanian
Qualifications for translator
  • Translate from English to French a variety of documents originating from various Business Partners
  • Able to review own work and implement peer feedback to improve quality
  • Professional fluency in Japanese required
  • Technically minded and able to translate documents in Japanese preferred
  • Experience performing software testing and troubleshooting in a translations setting strongly preferred
  • Experience with translation tools (such as SDL Trados and WorldServer) strongly preferred
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Translator Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of translator. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for translator
  • Translation of general and marketing texts and transcreated content in the IT related fields from English into Polish
  • Review and spotcheck translations provided by in-house colleagues qualified external vendors
  • Proffreading and editing final translated versions
  • Consulting with experts in specialist areas of translation
  • Networking and making contacts
  • Translation of technical and marketing texts within sectors such as IT, consumer electronics and automotive, from English into Norwegian
  • Administrating client accounts and translation assignments
  • Translation of Automotive, IT and Engineering texts
  • Translation of general and texts in the Technical and Automotive fields from English into Japanese
  • Translation of financial, legal and medical texts into your native language
Qualifications for translator
  • Bachelor’s degree in English, Literature, Marketing, International Business or equivalent preferred
  • Ability to use external sources (Google, Wiki, Gramota.ru ) to find out relevant information
  • Speak, read, and write fluently in Mandarin, Cantonese and English, must have good pronunciation
  • University degree or above in translation, language or related disciplines
  • 5 years or above work experience in translation & interpretation
  • Familiar with the translation & interpretation in telecom industry will be an advantage

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