In-House Translator - Chinese to English
SDL
Maidenhead, UK
6d ago

In-House Translator - Chinese to English

Are you an experienced translator looking to join a professional and supportive in-house team and work with some of the world’s leading brands?

Working as a translator in our English language office in Sheffield, you will be responsible for delivering translations of the highest quality on time and within budget.

In this key role, you will have the opportunity to act as Lead Translator for one or several accounts and to support the development of your fellow translation colleagues.

Main Duties :

  • Translating documents from a variety of sectors from Chinese into English
  • Reviewing the work of in-house and external translators
  • Carrying out the review of documents authored in English
  • Converting documents between different flavours of English
  • Producing quality translations within given timeframes
  • Providing linguistic support and feedback
  • Mentoring more junior translators
  • Working with clients, reviewers and project managers to define best practice
  • Understanding and following SDL’s linguistic processes and procedures
  • Managing terminology effectively
  • Using the translation tools
  • Linguistic checking of files in their final format
  • Acting as Lead translator to oversee the linguistic processes of one or several accounts
  • Managing your time effectively
  • Essential requirements :

  • A degree in translation or a relevant combination of training and experience
  • Demonstrable exposure to working in a professional technical translation environment
  • Excellent source text understanding
  • Strong organisational skills and attention to detail
  • The ability to work under pressure and to deadlines
  • Good knowledge of translation software such as Trados
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
  • You must be a native level English speaker
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