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Persian Gulf Arabic Linguist Required

Posted: Nov 2, 2017 14:33 GMT   (GMT: Nov 2, 2017 14:33)

Job type: Translation/editing/proofing job
Services required: Translation, Checking/editing, Copywriting
Confidentiality level: HIGH

Languages: English to Arabic

Language variant: AR-SA

Job description:

We are looking for an experienced AR-SA linguist from
Persian Gulf area, particularly from Saudi Arabia/United Arab Emirates
translation market.

MAC platform required

Freelance ongoing assignment to start as soon as onboarding process complete

Poster country: Czech Republic

Service provider targeting (specified by job poster):
Membership: Non-members may quote after 12 hours
Subject field: Computers (general)
Quoting deadline: Nov 15, 2017 23:00 GMT
Delivery deadline: Dec 29, 2018 23:00 GMT
Additional requirements:
Language skills
• Proficiency in English
• Perfect command of all aspects of the target language: grammar, spelling, stylistic levels

Translation skills
• Perfect understanding of the meaning, stylistic nuances and intended purpose of the English source text
• Ability to render the meaning of the English source in the target language using the appropriate style and register
• Ability to research topics and work with reference materials, such as style guide, glossaries, and others
• Knowledge of computer-assisted translation and terminology tool, or aspiration to learn to work with such tools

Thematic skills
• Familiarity with IT, technical, marketing fields
• Excellent knowledge of MS Office applications

Quality expectations
The translations must be:
• fluent and natural
• grammatically and syntactically compliant with the official target language rules
• accurate in rendering the meaning, message and intent of the English source
• faithful to the tone and voice of the product
• engaging and attractive, especially for marketing content
• conforming to the defined KPIs

Basic activities required from the translator
• Translation
• Editing and proofreading
• Implementation of changes
• Studying and following client instructions
• Participation in trainings necessary for the project
• Usage of tools specifically designed for the project

If you are interested in and available for this type of regular work we look forward to your CV in English and quotes of your rates (per hour, per new word) by email at

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Contact person title: Senior Account Resource Manager

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