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Senior Editor

Posted: Nov 8, 2017 07:36 GMT   (GMT: Nov 8, 2017 07:36)

Job type: Translation/editing/proofing job
Services required: Translation, Checking/editing, MT post-editing


Languages: English to Chinese

Job description:

Mind Your Language (MYL) is seeking an experienced Senior Editor (SE) to take ownership of our growing QA team. The SE will closely follow the latest translation technology trends and it is essential that the SE is highly experienced with CAT tools. The SE and his/her team will also be responsible for maintaining the highest standards of all MYL’s Chinese translation, through a combination of recruitment, testing and feedback for new and existing Chinese translators, and evaluation of Clients’ feedback and complaints.

RESPONSIBILITIES
. Keep up to date on the latest translation technology trends and be the go-to person for any related topics;
. Prepare and deliver training webinars about MYL’s Online Editing Platform and best practices for CAT tools to freelancers;
. Ensure that all Chinese translation tests are of the highest quality before they are returned to Clients and prospects;
. Proofread all Chinese translation jobs related to assigned MYL Clients and ensuring that termbases and translation memories are correctly applied;
. Provide feedback to translators on translation quality and consistency in order to improve Client retention;
. Manage a team of Quality Assurance Specialists in the execution of proofreading and evaluation tasks stated above;
. Assist with the recruitment and evaluation of new translators;
. Contribute to the overall quality assurance strategy and share best practices;

SKILLS & ATTRIBUTES
. Experienced in CAT and localization engineering tools;
. Experienced in using online editing platforms (i.e. LILT, Wordbee, etc) will be a significant advantage;
. Experience with developing Machine Translation databases and the post-editing process will be a significant advantage;
. Degree holder in Translation, English Language or similar;
. At least six years’ translation experience preferably in the financial, real estate and/or legal translation sector;
. Familiar with DTP applications and workflows
. Familiar with and skilled at translation of English to Traditional Chinese (Hong Kong and Taiwan) and Simplified Chinese, and vice versa;
. Good communication, organisational and coordination skills;
. Independent and be able to work under pressure;
. Ability to provide creative solutions to problems;
. Team-oriented with an inclusive and collaborative way of working.

Poster country: Hong Kong

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Membership: Non-members may quote after 24 hours
Subject field: Finance (general)
Quoting deadline: Dec 8, 2017 16:00 GMT
Delivery deadline: Dec 9, 2017 16:00 GMT
Additional requirements:
Based in Hong Kong
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