German>English Localisation Consultant
Posted: Jul 6, 2018 21:36 GMT (GMT: Jul 6, 2018 21:36) Job type:
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: Translation, Checking/editing
German to English Language variant:
Quill, the content production partner to many of the world’s biggest retailers, is looking for a freelance German>English Localisation Consultant with automotive expertise.
You’ll take full ownership of developing an editorial brief and sample content for one of your clients. It’ll be your responsibility to ensure we deliver sample content that perfectly reflects the brand’s identity and the expectations of the UK market.
As you’ll be working in close collaboration with the Quill team and the client, you’ll need to feel totally comfortable presenting your work and leading conversations. You’ll need to be super analytical and objective, putting the client’s needs first while providing strategic leadership.
Interested? Here’s the profile of the person we’re looking for, with skills and experience listed in priority order.
- Sharp transcreation skills - Able to faithfully representing the source text whilst taking into account brand personality, cultural norms of the UK audience, and the text’s wider purpose;
- Automotive expertise - Very confident working with consumer-facing automotive content;
- Strong editorial ability - Able to create and articulate a distinctive, appropriate tone of voice for all subsequent automotive content for this client;
- Adept client communicator - Experience working with clients; able to strike a balance between expert guidance and client collaboration
Brand experience - Prior experience working with automotive brands would be helpful but is not essential;
Please note that we are only able to work with native UK English speakers on this role. This is to ensure that all content sounds perfectly natural to the UK audience and so delivers what our client is looking for.
If you fit this description we’d love to hear from you at [HIDDEN]
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Membership: Non-members may quote after 24 hours
Subject field: Automotive / Cars & Trucks
Quoting deadline: Jul 25, 2018 00:00 GMT
Delivery deadline: Aug 31, 2018 00:00 GMT
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