Proofreader / Translator (German to English)

13 Mar 2018
12 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Description

Proofreader / Proofreading / Translator / Editor / German / English

Experienced Proofreader / Translator with exceptional German language skills is needed by our client, an international ISO-certified language service provider, to be based at their Nottingham branch. They provide top-class translations for corporate clients.

With offices across the UK, Germany, USA and Bulgaria, more than 90 in-house translators and project managers, and over 150 employees worldwide, their team continues to expand rapidly.

On any given day, you may find yourself:

  • Proofreading English translations and translating German documents into English using CAT tools, focussing on engineering, automotive and technical texts
  • Editing English texts to ensure linguistic and grammatical accuracy
  • Ensuring texts consistently meet their clients' expectations
  • Contact person for in-house translator team providing ongoing feedback
  • Being the main contact for internal and external translators for all linguistic issues

About you:

  • Degree in translation studies or related with focus on German into English translations (focus on engineering and automotive texts are a bonus)
  • Several years' translation industry experience working as a translator, proofreader or editor of English and bilingual texts with a focus on technical and engineering topics
  • Exceptional German language skills (essential), and additionally French (ideally)
  • Exceptional native-level English language skills with advanced writing skills & high stylistic and grammatical competency
  • Comprehensive knowledge of CAT tools (e.g. Trados Studio, Transit NXT, Across)

What's on offer?

  • An international office
  • Comprehensive training
  • Company pension plan
  • 25 days holiday plus bank & public holidays

Have we caught your interest?

Type: Permanent, Full Time

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Successful candidates will be invited to do a test translation.

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