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Senior Linguist – Tamil

Full time Lionbridge in IT | Telecommunications
  • Tamil Nadu, India View on Map
  • Post Date: April 6, 2021
  • Apply Before : May 5, 2021
  • Salary: Negotiable
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Job Detail

  • Experience Level Associate
  • Work From Home Some times

Job Description

Key Responsibilities/Activities

    • Linguist will be involved in creating content for online products & services, Mobile and Web Applications.
    • In a specific domain linguist needs to translate UI, Help, Marketing, legal/policy and glossaries content types with thoroughly self-editing and proofreading so as final product would be flawless and correct on each aspect of the language.
    • He/she should be able comprehend source content in such a manner that target language with its whole characteristics should have retained its exact meaning without any error.
    • He/she must translate on CAT tools and translation-oriented software.
    • He/she must use TM (Translation Memory) software to maintain the consistency throughout the domain.
    • He/she must use internet for required research needed for the accurate translation.
    • He/she must smartly use online and offline dictionaries, thesauruses and reference books to ensure the accuracy of the terminology.
    • He/she must work on all technical aspects of translation on computers, automated validation & quality check tools and methods to analyze documents to check the validity of his/her tasks.
    • He/she must proactive to raise queries and seek replies from the clients before the short deadlines.
    • He/she must understand and follow Style Guides of the specific projects and be able to suggest medication if required to the clients.



Education & Experience

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Languages/Translation/Computational Linguistics, or equivalent experience.
    • 5+ years in a language translation process



Min. Professional Requirements

  • He/she should have work experience in regional language content writing, translation, copywriting, transcreation and editing.
  • He/she should have an in-depth knowledge of native language with acceptable style, grammar and flow and related culture required for localization.
  • Presence on Social Media Sites, blogging in regional language will be an advantage.
  • He/she should be able to understand the requirements of clients after quality results.
  • He/she should be able to modify himself/herself as per the required parameters of clients.
  • He/she should be able to understand about the expected quality by client and create improvement plans required if issues are there.
  • He/she should be able arbitrate the errors if unnecessarily marked and imposed by client/client’s reviewer. He should have logical, to the point and positive approach towards arbitrations and feedback and of course with very polite and well-mannered way.
  • He/she should have good communication skill in his/her native language and English to communicate with clients in confident and polite manner. Etiquettes and rules of meetings must be followed.
  • He/She should be able to work with translation and production team with full support and involvement.
  • He/She should have respect towards deadlines to avoid misses.

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