Localization Academy

Associate Language Specialist

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About The Role:

We are looking for a Brazilian Portuguese Language Specialist (full-time, permanent position) to manage mostly quick turnover translations, in a variety of industry sectors. The chosen applicant will be joining an existing team of in-house Portuguese translators. The successful candidate will be a native Brazilian Portuguese language speaker, with a degree in translation and excellent writing skills.


About RWS:

RWS Holdings plc is the world’s leading provider of technology-enabled language, content management and intellectual property services. We help our customers to connect with and bring new ideas to people globally by communicating business critical content at scale and enabling the protection and realization of their innovations.

Our vision is to help organizations interact effectively with people anywhere in the world by solving their language, content and market access challenges through our collective global intelligence, deep expertise and smart technology.

Customers include 90 of the globe’s top 100 brands, the top 10 pharmaceutical companies and 18 of the top 20 patent filers worldwide. Our client base spans Europe, Asia Pacific, and North and South America across the technology, pharmaceutical, medical, legal, chemical, automotive, government and telecommunications sectors, which we serve from offices across five continents.

Founded in 1958, RWS is headquartered in the UK and publicly listed on AIM, the London Stock Exchange regulated market (RWS.L).

For further information, please visit: www.rws.com



  • Operational Excellence – Provides high quality and accurate translations as part of a larger project team. Effectively understands source language content and applies appropriate style and terminology to the target language. Utilizes organizational and time management skills to deliver assignments on time and within budget.
  •  Delivers Quality, Value, Results – Meets required standards for quality by understanding and correctly applying RWS’s linguistic and project processes and procedures. May provide linguistic quality assurance (QA) testing of localized translations.  Effectively learns and utilizes translation tools (e.g., RWS language technology) to ensure the highest quality output.
  • Functional Excellence – Learns important translation and linguistic tools (e.g., Studio) by actively participating in both formal and informal learning opportunities such as training programs and on-the-job experience. Applies learnings to develop higher levels of proficiency in translation skills, specialized knowledge (e.g., industry, linguistic), and cultural standards associated with source and target languages.
  • Relationship Building – Builds strong relationships with team members by actively contributing to team projects, taking initiative, communicating effectively, and demonstrating a commitment to achieving customer results.