Translator

The Translator interprets written or spoken material into one or more other languages, ensures meaning and context are maintained, creates glossaries or term dictionaries, possesses knowledge of multiple languages, works with individual clients and corporations.

Key Responsibilities

  • Uses software and bespoke applications to upload content, if required by a client
  • Continually takes language fluency assessments to certify fluency
  • Reads through or listens to material in one language
  • Translates online, video, and television media by providing subtitles
  • Provides clients with quotes based on project length and level of complexity
  • Uses appropriate software for presentation and delivery
  • Follows up with clients to ensure satisfaction and understanding
  • Translates a variety of documents including literary, legal, research, technical, scientific, educational, and commercial materials
  • Liaises with colleagues to ensure that translations are true to the original meaning

Job Requirements/Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or general educational diploma
  • Proven work experience as a Translator
  • A clear writing style with an impeccable knowledge of spelling and grammar
  • a good understanding and in-depth knowledge of language/country-specific cultures, known as localisation

Skills needed for this role

The Translator must have excellent writing skills and command of grammar and attention to detail combined with the ability to work quickly to meet deadlines. He/She must have the ability to use initiative in a commercial context and must have enthusiasm for acquiring knowledge.

Career Level

1-4 Years Experienced Employee

Job Specializations

Administrative