Inhouse Translator English to Dutch - Cambridge

Job Type:
Job Sector:
Internet, New Media, Marketing, PR, Media, Design
East Anglia
£24,000 to £28,000 per annum
Salary Description:
£24000 - £28000 per annum, Benefits: Salary range depending on skills experience
Centric People
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Job title: Translator – English to Dutch

Location: Cambridge, UK 

Salary: £24,000 - £28,000 per year (DOE)

Contract type: Permanent

Our client has been at the forefront of the translation, localization and now globalization industries since 1987, and is now a Global Top 10 Localization Provider. They’ve built an in-house production model for the world’s most demanding companies.

They are a warm, lively and welcoming firm with over thirty nationalities represented in its eighteen offices. Every individual adds their own personality to their culture, and allows them to paint a bright, vivid and multi-faceted picture of the world.

In the end, being part of the team is about more than work. They have activities ranging from summer paint-ball to cookery contests; book exchange to film watching, taking place across all their thirteen offices.

Their global client list currently counts more than 1000 companies and covers a number of sectors and a variety of projects.

Their lovely Dutch team is looking for a new colleague: a dedicated translation professional, an all-rounder who can competently handle a variety of linguistic tasks: translating user interfaces, error messages, Help desk materials, product descriptions, web-content, press releases and subtitles for videos. If you have copywriting talent as well, you might be writing blogs for our clients, not just translate them! Successful candidates will be passionate about translating, have good time management skills, be curious and interested in IT, technology – and the world!

Main Tasks

- Translate a variety of text types and subject matters
- Transcreate
- Review, post-edit machine-produced translations
- Terminology research
- Create and maintain translation memories
- Create and maintain style guides
- Occasional meetings with client contacts
- Occasional visits to clients for product demos, briefings ...

Key requirements

- Dutch at native level, and cultural awareness
- Minimum 2 - 3 years translation experience
- Willingness to learn new things and to go the extra mile
- Ability to review work of others, edit and provide feedback
- Ability to work under pressure without impacting quality
- Good time management, versatility
- Professional approach and commitment to quality
- Able to work autonomously as well as within a team
- Good eye for detail and ability to pay attention to multiple references
- Client-orientation

Optional skills

- Familiar with CAT tools MemoQ and Trados, Smartling
- Ability to translate/transcreate marketing-type messages
- Experience translating for the e-commerce and finance sector a distict advantage
- Optional: Ability to translate also into Flemish
- Optional: Ability to translate from another source language (DE, FR)

If you feel you have the relevant skills and experience, then apply today!

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Contact Details:
Centric People
Tel: 01484 90 30 40
Contact: Jacqui Campbell

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