Job Title : MA Graduate Translator: German into English (Automotive)
Job Type : Full Time
Category : Translation
Job Description :
SDL International is the world’s leading provider of global information management solutions. We are now looking to recruit a recent MA graduate to join our existing team of German to English translators in Sheffield, predominantly to translate automotive material.
This position is open to recent MA translation studies graduates with an interest in the automotive field and who are keen to pursue this direction in their translation career. Candidates must demonstrate exceptional translation quality and methodology and a comprehensive understanding of the demands of commercial translation.
This is an opportunity for those serious about pursuing a career in translation to develop a specialism as this position will mean exposure to a variety of subject matter relating to one of our key automotive clients, including training material, assembly instructions, repair guidelines, presentations, marketing brochures, diagnostics, onboard software systems and sales conference material. Duties will involve translation, review and project scheduling. You will have a dedicated line manager and will be working in a small team of four translators who are part of the larger English office. Time will be set aside in your working week for you to further your automotive knowledge and specific training tools will be employed to advance your understanding of the subject. You will receive full support from our team of experienced in-house translators as well as extensive training in CAT tools. Moreover, the role will be an opportunity to develop commercial awareness and for candidates to gain hands-on experience working for one of SDL’s key accounts.
The successful candidate will be a native English speaker, will have a degree in German and an MA in translation studies or equivalent. Candidates should demonstrate an interest in and an aptitude for automotive material. Dedication, flexibility and motivation are essential as is an understanding of IT with good MS Office skills. Candidates should be strong team players, have good organizational and time management skills, the ability to work under pressure and a keen eye for detail. Experience with Translation Memory tools would be an advantage but full training will be provided.
Skill : Translation -> CAT Tools, Translation Degree, Trainee Translator
Location : Sheffield SY UK