In House Translator, Spanish – English, Portuguese – English – thebigword Group – Leeds, UK

In House Translator, Spanish – English, Portuguese – English – thebigword Group – Leeds, UK

thebigwordGroup is a world-leading International language management group supplying translation, interpreting and language technology services to a wide range of global clients across 71 countries including household-name multinationals and public-sector bodies. We are currently looking for translators/reviewers from English into Spanish and Portuguese to join our small but expanding multilingual team of in-house translators in Leeds (UK) on a permanent basis.

Responsibilities include:
• Translation of a wide range of materials (correspondence, press releases, websites, user manuals)
• Proofreading of work completed by freelance translators prior to delivery
• Completion of regular QA checks using predefined error criteria
• Terminology management
• Liaison with project managers

Required experience:
• Native speaker of Spanish and or Portuguese
• Excellent command of English
• Degree in translation (preferably at MA level)
• Previous translation experience
• Specialist knowledge desirable (e.g. engineering, automotive, law, finance, medical)
• Good understanding of quality assurance methodology and criteria
• Good MS Office skills
• Good writing style
• Familiarity with translation memory software
• Ability to schedule own work and meet deadlines
• Ability to translate 2,000 words per day

Salary negotiable dependant on experience.
Possible assistance with relocation if required.

All suitable applicants will be asked to complete test pieces.

Applications to David Gibbon, Recruitment Manager, thebigword Group.