German Linguist

Full time Welocalize in E-Learning | Publishing Email Job
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Job Detail

  • Experience Level Associate
  • Work From Home Yes

Job Description

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Performing quality control tasks on assigned projects (EN > DE)
    • Performing on-demand translation/post-editing tasks (EN > DE)
    • Performing other translation-related tasks (EN > DE)
    • Coordinating jobs within a defined team
    • Coordinating the review tasks of assigned accounts
    • Managing project-related queries
    • Testing and qualifying of new freelancers and vendors as required
    • Preparing, managing and maintaining the language materials (including glossaries, Style Guides, work instruction) up to the quality standards and up to date as requested by the lead linguist
    • Interacting with clients on linguistic matters as required
    • Developing and training new and existing freelancers according to the accounts’ and Welocalize’s needs
    • Ensuring good interaction among team members and resolving questions on terminology and language matters
    • Participating in the development of new and improved working processes
    • Achieving the goals set by the Service Unit Manager

QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIRED SKILLS

    • University degree in Translation/Applied Languages and related experience as translator and/or reviewer of 1 – 3 years
    • Fluent in German (native level), both written and spoken, fluent in English, both written and spoken
    • Experienced as a translator in marketing translations, documentation, UI/UX
    • Excellent feel for language (source/target)
    • Excellent knowledge of terminology in the following subject matters: mobile apps, IT consumer products, entertainment.
    • Thorough understanding of the localization process.
    • Excellent user experience of standard software, such as Windows and Office applications, and standard CAT tools (e.g. SDL Studio).
    • Ability to learn new localization tools and applications quickly. Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills.
    • Ability to work with tight deadlines.
    • Ability to give clear, concise and constructive feedback.
    • Excellent problem-solving skills.
    • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, translators.
    • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
    • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

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