Trainee Translator / Proofreader (English Text)
Job Title : Trainee Translator / Proofreader (English Text)
Job Type : Full Time
Category : Translation
Job Description :
SDL International is the world’s leading provider of global information management solutions. Due to sustained growth in our English localization team, we are now looking to recruit an in-house Trainee Translator to work on English editing and proof reading tasks. This is an excellent opportunity for candidates with a love of the English language and is ideal for recent graduates.
This role will be based within the English Translation Team at our premises in Sheffield City Centre. Daily tasks will include the following:
· Editing client documentation written by non-native English speakers to full publishable standard – including marketing texts, websites, technical manuals, user interfaces and press releases amongst others
· Localizing US English for UK, European and international target audiences – including training material, websites, multimedia texts, advertising material, software and online games
· Proof reading English texts translated from a variety of source languages including Nordic, Asian and Eastern European languages
· Transcribing videos and audio files
· Copy layout checks on documents in a wide range of applications and formats
You will also act as the main point of contact for editing requests for a wide variety of end clients. As such, you will be responsible for selecting and contacting resources to work on projects, ensuring strict deadlines are met and that all editing work is in line with the client’s guidelines and preferences. As part of this role, you will be responsible for quality assurance, consistency and terminology management. You will have responsibility for the profitability of these accounts so must be commercially aware, with exacting standards, strong linguistic methodology and good account management skills.
Skill : Translation -> Trainee Translator
Location : Sheffield SY UK