Translator (Japanese)

    TWP Translations Ltd. Published: July 8, 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