Trainee Translator (German to English)
The English Office is looking to recruit an MA/MSc graduate to expand our existing team of German to English translators based in Sheffield. Candidates must hold an MA/MSc or equivalent in translation studies and must demonstrate exceptional translation quality and methodology.
This is an excellent opportunity for those serious about pursuing a career in translation as you will be exposed to a variety of subject matter with the main focus on technical, marketing, automotive, tourism and telecoms translation. Duties will involve translation, review, editing, conversion from US to UK English, linguistic advising and testing. You will receive full support from our team of experienced in-house translators and 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 on some of SDL’s key accounts in the role of Lead Translator.
An understanding of IT with good MS Office skills is essential, as is 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.
Responsibilities: in addition to translation and review of a variety of material you will also act as Lead Translator for a number of end clients which will include resourcing work to internal and external vendors and coordinating the linguistic aspect of projects.
Location : Sheffield SY UK