Welocalize, Inc., founded in 1997, offers innovative language services to help global brands reach audiences around the world in more than 175 languages. We provide translation and localization services, talent management, language tools, automation and technology, quality and program management. With more than 1,000 full-time employees worldwide, Welocalize maintains offices in the United States, United Kingdom, Germany, Ireland, Spain, Italy, Romania, Poland, Hungary, Japan and China. www.welocalize.com
Welocalize is looking for you, Nordiske Vikinger!
Yes, you - skilled freelance transcreators and copywriters experienced in translating and adapting content to the Norwegian culture.
We hope you've just thought to yourself 'Hello, is it me you are looking for?'
Languages in scope: Danish, Finnish, German, Icelandic, Norwegian and Swedish.
Now that we have found you, let us tell you more about the job!
We have recently got a new ongoing transcreation project for a renowned global company, and we are looking to add 5 more transcreators per language team we expect high volumes and fast turnaround times.
The position is remote, so you could be based anywhere under the sun.
We are looking for web savvy, resourceful, and creative linguists to work on transcreation projects for one of our major clients.
Linguists should have experience working on projects involvingtranslation of high marketing content, creative writing, copy writing and editing. The should be very culturally aware of the market they are working on. They should also have an understanding of software translation.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
The transcreator performs tasks such as transcreation, copywriting,review and quality control on assigned projects; ensures that the work is performed at a satisfactorily high standard within the specified deadlines.
Major responsibilities will include:
Performing transcreation, review and quality control tasks on assigned projects
Informing the Project Manager/Project Coordinator of the project progress
Discussing project issues, such as problems with deadlines, with the ProjectManager/Project Coordinator in a timely manner.
Implementing quality procedures within the project and being responsible foroverall project language quality
- Excellent user experience of standard software, such as Windows and Office applications
- Stronginclination towards internet media, up-to-date with new gadgets and mobileapplications released into the market
- Knowledge ofCAT tools
- Excellentinterpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
- Ability togive clear, concise and constructive feedback
- Problemsolving skills
- Flexibilityand willingness to learn
- Eye fordetail
- Ability tothink outside the box
- Ability towork on high volumes and tight deadlines, and still maintain the necessaryfocus to provide to quality creative copy.
Please note there will be a lot of work during the first 3 months and it would be great if you can offer a fairly regular workflow for EN into NO transcreation. More work may follow in Q2 of 2018.
If this freelance job is interesting to you, please apply and make sure your CV shows your transcreation and other creative translation experience.
If there's a fit, we'll ask you to sign an NDA so we can give you all the details about this fun client, and to ask you take a client-specific test.