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Linguistic Specialist (EN>DE) with native level of German at TransPerfect

Linguistic Specialist (EN>DE) with native level of German

TransPerfect Berlin, DE Full Time
Required languages: German
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Position summary:

We are looking for a qualified German linguist with experience in translating various types of text for our offices in either Berlin or Amsterdam. The successful candidate should be capable of handling a variety of linguistic tasks such as reviewing, post-editing, updating glossaries, creating style guides whilst also being creative with slogans as well as with texts that work in the target culture. You will be working in an international atmosphere and most certainly enjoy the cultural experiences our work environment has to offer.

Position responsibilities:

  • Translate/proofread/QM/FE various types of documents (product descriptions, training materials, website content, marketing copy, user interfaces and operating instructions) based on field of expertise
  • Perform other language related tasks such as terminology research and glossary maintenance
  • Perform language test in running program (where applicable)
  • Juggle multiple projects and priorities in a fast-paced environment
  • Consult with Project Coordinators/Managers to discuss clients’ expectations
  • Broaden your fields of expertise to be able to handle a most versatile range of text material
  • Work as a team member to ensure each project is finished as scheduled and according to the highest possible technical/linguistic standards
  • Relay linguistic and quality issues (Vs time, client or general process constraints) to other production groups and Translation Team Lead
  • Cooperate with Translation Team Lead towards general translation process improvement and future resource deployment (when required)
  • Adhere to the Company’s internal procedures in accordance with the ISO standards

Essential skills and experience required:

  • Minimum Bachelor's degree or its equivalent in Translation and Localization
  • Must have excellent communication (written and verbal) skills in English and native level of German
  • Prior translation / proofreading experience and comfortable in different fields of expertise, i.e. technical, fashion, life style or life sciences
  • Familiar with the use of translation memory tools such as Trados or WordFast
  • Self-motivated with a passion for languages
  • Acute attention to detail, spelling and grammar
  • Ability to support multiple projects, experience coordinating assignment of resources
  • Ability to maintain professionalism in all situations, especially under tight deadlines

TransPerfect provides equal employment opportunities to all individuals regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by local law.

We celebrate diversity as one of our core values and we have a clear goal: to be an inclusive workplace where a diverse mix of talented people want to come, stay and do their best work. Together with passionate, creative and collaborative colleagues, we are working to ensure accessibility is for everyone.


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