Translator and Editor

Translator and Editor Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Translator and Editor to join our team.

Responsibilities:

  • Follow up with stakeholders to ensure translation meets their needs;
  • Follow the localization quality control process to ensure terminological consistency and compliance with the Geotab style guides;
  • Convert text and audio recordings from one language to one or more others, using SDL Trados;
  • Edit content with an eye toward maintaining its original format (e.g. font and structure);
  • Manage and propagate translation updates to existing translated documents based on changes made to the English source documents;
  • Read given material and research industry-specific terminology;
  • Regularly update the terminology database in the language(s) you are proficient in;
  • Prepare subtitles for videos and online presentations;
  • Proofread translated texts for grammar, spelling and punctuation accuracy;
  • Ensure translated content conveys original meaning and tone;
  • Cross-reference specialized dictionaries and translation tools to check the quality of translation.

Requirements:

  • Seasoned research skills to quickly understand industry terms;
  • Experience with SDL Trados CAT tool;
  • 3+ years of experience as a Translator, Interpreter, Editor, or similar role;
  • Excellent proofreading skills with the ability to identify grammar, spelling and punctuation errors;
  • Bachelor’s degree in translation, interpreting, or similar field;
  • Fluency in English and at least one of these languages: French (all variations), Spanish (all variations), and German.