Sub Editor & Translator - German Speaking
5d ago

Studio Production produces world-class visual assets for NET-A-PORTER, MR PORTER, YOOX, THE OUTNET and ONLINE FLAGSHIP STORES Powered by YOOX NET-A-PORTER GROUP.

Operating from our London HQ and US studio in New Jersey as well as Italian centres for excellences, our team includes Studio Coordinators, Product Library, Styling, Size and Fit, Photography, Video, Retouch, Product Editorial and Translations teams, with many working across a combination of all Group’s websites each week.

The German Product Editorial Translations team are now seeking a talented Product Sub Editor and Translator to join the team based in our offices in Westfield.

Reporting into the Deputy Product Editor, you will be tasked with ensuring that the products on NET-A-PORTER are translated in an accurate and reliable manner, in clear and concise German, whilst preserving the house style.

We are the voice of the NET-A-PORTER GROUP’s shop floor, speaking to our customers directly from every product page. We are their most trusted style advisor and fashion confidante.

We research, write, edit, translate and publish informed, accurate and innovative copy in four languages, from two locations. Product Editorial team

You Will :

  • Sub-edited and translate product page copy according to in-house style guides; checking accuracy of copy against images as well as grammar and spelling.
  • Ensuring all copy is clear and concise and localized where relevant.

  • Work to daily deadlines.
  • Ensure that all editorial content across the German product pages reflects the aims, values, house style and tone of each site.
  • Where possible, check accuracy of upload by checking all click-through functionality, size and fit tabs and dropdowns on the product page.
  • Maintain house style document, final sign off responsibility lying with Product Editor.
  • Have confidence in replying to emails and attending meetings.
  • You Have :

  • Fluency in German and English, ability to speak fluently and write accurately.
  • Good working knowledge of MS Office and basic working knowledge of CMS systems.
  • Proven experience of digital translating, trans-creating and sub-editing.
  • Sound knowledge of women's luxury fashion, seasonal trends, designers and brands as well as strong commercial awareness.
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines.
  • Confidence to liaise with other teams.
  • Ability to work as part of a team or autonomously.
  • Experience working in a fast-moving entrepreneurial environment with competing deadlines and priorities.
  • Ability to think clearly and calmly when faced with issues or problems.
  • Self-motivation, takes initiative.
  • A proven ability to work quickly and efficiently with accuracy and attention to detail
  • Our Benefits :

    Here are just a few of the amazing perks you will receive as an employee at the YOOX NET-A-PORTER GROUP :

  • Our famous Staff discount
  • Exclusive staff sales
  • Season ticket loan or cycle to work scheme
  • Matched contribution pension
  • Multi-purpose insurance
  • Eye-care vouchers
  • Hours :

    You will work Monday to Friday (37.5 hours per week).

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