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External offisite linguist role - Japanese

Posted: Feb 22, 2018 10:05 GMT   (GMT: Feb 22, 2018 10:05)

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


Languages: English to Japanese

Job description:

Vistatec are looking for a linguist with excellent Japanese written language skills and, while some translation is required, primarily the role will involve reviewing others’ translations; correcting and editing them for publication while also mentoring the translators so that they can understand and correct their errors.
Our reviewers are independent language experts who perform the final step in the localization process before content is published. For this reason, it is necessary to take the client’s test to ensure that a candidate’s language and translation skills match the standard and expectations of the client.

Responsibilities:
- Review and audit content translated by agencies (Help, UI, marketing, etc.).
- Carry out linguistic QAs of localized pages.
- Provide feedback for, and work with vendors to improve quality of translations.
- Help ensure the client's quality requirements are followed by all vendors.
- Fix linguistic bugs as required.
- Interact with translators and other reviewers in linguistic discussions.

The candidate:
- Native Japanese speaker with excellent language skills and an in-depth knowledge of Japanese language rules
- High level of English is required – all source will be in English and it’s the main working language - Tech savvy
- Experience in technical translation – Cloud and IT plus Marketing, if possible.
- Passion for languages
- Experience/Knowledge of CAT tools processes

Poster country: Ireland

Service provider targeting (specified by job poster):
info Tech/Engineering, Marketing
info Preferred specific fields: Computers: Hardware, Computers: Software, Computers: Systems, Networks, Computers (general)
info Required native language: Japanese
Subject field: Computers: Systems, Networks
info Required software: SDL TRADOS
Quoting deadline: Dec 30, 2018 00:00 GMT
Delivery deadline: Dec 31, 2018 00:00 GMT
About the outsourcer:
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