Translator (Japanese)

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TWP Translations Ltd. Published: July 7, 2020
Location
Pafos, Cyprus
Job Type

Description

The Word Point - online translation service - makes it easy for anyone to enjoy an efficient, high-quality translation. Whatever the volume of content or industry expertise, we’ll manage the entire workflow so you won’t have to lift a finger. We work with a pool of over 25,000 expert native translators from all continents, ensuring you get the right talent for the job. 

Currently, we are looking for a translator to join our The Word Point team.

Requirements
- A fluent understanding of at least one foreign language (French, Polish, German, Swedish)
- Proven work experience as a Translator, Interpreter or similar role
- A solid understanding of the culture of the source language country, usually gained by living and working there for a prolonged period of time
- Excellent writing skills in your own mother tongue
- Ability to relay the style and tone of the original language
- Preferably an academic degree in the source language or in another subject which could lead to a specialist subject area
- An eye for absolute accuracy and curiosity
- Good knowledge of content editing tools
- Additional certification in Linguistics is a plus

In this role, you will
- Read given material and research industry-specific terminology
- Convert text and audio recordings from one language to one or more others
- Proofread translated texts for grammar, spelling and punctuation accuracy
- Follow up with internal team members and clients to ensure translation meets their needs
- Edit content with an eye toward maintaining its original format (e.g. font and structure)
- Network with field experts to stay current on new translation tools and practices

We Offer

- Opportunities for professional development and personal growth
- Flexible schedule and vacations
​- Corporate events, holiday celebrations, team building activities