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Final Eye Specialist/ Proof-Reader

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15 Sep 2021

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Final Eye Specialists assist with ongoing jobs, assessing project specs and performing a thorough, non-language final-eye review of documents before the conclusion of the project. This is a unique opportunity in a financially stable and rapidly growing international communications services company. TransPerfect's services include: translation, interpreting, voice-overs, subtitling, and cultural marketing campaigns. A Final Eye Specialist's principal duty is to review a project in its final stage and approve it for release to the client.

Salary - 22,000 GBP per year

  • Understanding TransPerfect's quality standards and making sure they are upheld
  • Understanding the client's expectations and making sure they are upheld
  • Consulting with the Project Managers and sales team to discuss the client's expectations or specifications
  • Pre-flighting source files and discussing any findings with the project manager
  • Properly utilize all appropriate supplemental materials (refer to client PAQ, reference material, glossaries, etc.)
  • Proofread all documents with a strong focus on names, numbers, missing text, punctuation/spelling, grammar, adherence to instructions, proper use of glossaries/memory/reference materials or other significant issues
  • Providing feedback to project managers or others who are involved in the project
  • A Final Eye Specialist must be familiar with the life-cycle of a normal job. He/She should have a keen eye for detail, manage his/her time effectively, communicate information or feedback clearly to Production, and be able to work comfortably in MS Office and PDF formats

  • Bachelor's degree or its equivalent
  • Strong MS Office/computer skills and Adobe software products (as well as translation memory software)
  • Excellent English communication (written and verbal) skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to learn new skills quickly
  • Exceptional problem solving/critical thinking skills
  • Ability to maintain professionalism, focus and result-orientation under pressure and tight deadlines

Desired skills and experience:
  • Fluency in a foreign language
  • Prior copy-editing experience
  • Prior translation company experience

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