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Localization Specialist – German language (m/f/x)

Full time Wayfair in IT | Telecommunications
  • Brandenburg, Germany View on Map
  • Post Date: July 29, 2020
  • Apply Before : August 28, 2020
  • Salary: Negotiable
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Job Detail

  • Experience Level Mid-Senior level
  • Work From Home Some times

Job Description

What You’ll Do
    • Support our Merchandising Operations team in our mission to become the best online place to shop for the home
    • Execute on data-driven projects to improve product data quality and help customers make purchasing decisions
    • Develop a deep comprehension of how site merchandising operations works cross-functionally in a large multicultural company
    • Translate high priority projects with Computer Assisted Translation tools (e.g. Smartling)
    • Ensure we have the best-in-class content experience for our German customers by reviewing, editing English product translations into German and performing quality assurance processes on our product catalogue
    • Contribute to cross-functional initiatives and learn how to manage projects on your own
    • Coordinate, onboard, train and support freelance translators
    • Contribute to the development of tools and processes to make our team more efficient and effective

Who You Are

    • C2 level of German. Additional European languages are a plus
    • Experience in translation, copywriting and proofreading (Smartling or other CAT tools knowledge are a plus)
    • Educational background in Translation/Linguistics/German studies or a related discipline
    • A keen eye for detail without losing sight of the bigger picture
    • Strong organizational skills and a demonstrated ability to manage multiple priorities
    • Proven ability to work both autonomously and as a part of a broader team
    • Interest in online media and e-commerce
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills (business writing, conversational writing)
    • Excel and SQL fluency a plus

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