Tamil Senior Linguist

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  • Experience Level Mid-Senior level
  • Work From Home Yes

Job Description

The following is a non-exhaustive list of responsibilities and areas of ownership for this role:
·  Perform mostly IT-themed and consumer-oriented translations in the client-owned translation tool
·  Translate various types of content, including marketing, help and UI
·  Master or learn the tools associated with translation work (e.g. tools for creating queries or checking the live UI elements)
·  Precisely follow the established translation process, e.g. always raise queries when there is a need to
·  Learn the style guide and overall client’s requirements, e.g. stylistic preferences
·  Improve based on the corrections made by the senior team members as well as the client reviewers
·  Keep track of personal error statistics and work on the weak spots
·  Take part in the internal trainings and the ones organized by the client
·  Participate in the error arbitration process
·  Meet the productivity KPIs
·  Take part in the internal quality meetings and the quality calls organized by the client for the whole team
·  Constantly analyze own gaps and think of what assistance the senior members and the client can provide to help address those
Education and Experience Level
·  University degree in Linguistics, Journalism or Mass Communication
·  Three or more years of experience in translation or copy-writing
·  Fluent in English (both written and spoken,in a wide range of registers)
·  Fluent in Tamil (with understanding of what conversational and easy-to-read Tamil is)
·  Experience of creating easy-to-read texts
·  Experience of creating content for tech-savvy readers
· Interest in languages, specifically in English and Tamil
· Passion for the world of technology

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