Localization Academy

Associate Language Specialist

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About RWS Group:

At RWS, we’re here for one purpose: unlocking global understanding.

As a unique, world-leading provider of technology-enabled language, content, and intellectual property services, we remove the barriers to communication to make global connection possible. Our unrivalled experience and deep understanding of language have been developed over more than 60 years. As we look to shape the future, our ambition is to create a world where understanding is universal for everyone.

We work with over 80% of the world’s top 100 brands, more than three-quarters of Fortune’s 20 ‘Most Admired Companies’ and almost all the top pharmaceutical companies, investment banks, law firms and patent filers. Our client base spans Europe, Asia Pacific and North and South America. Our 65+ global locations across five continents service clients in the automotive, chemical, financial, legal, medical, pharmaceutical, technology and telecommunications sectors.

If you like the idea of working with smart people who are passionate about breaking down language barriers and giving back to their communities, then you’ll love life at RWS. Our work fundamentally recognizes the value of every language and culture. So, we celebrate difference, we are inclusive and believe that diversity makes us strong.

We want every employee to grow as an individual and excel in their career. In return, we expect all our people to live by the values that unite us: to partner with colleagues and clients, to adopt a pioneering spirit, to be positive in progressing the work we do, and always to deliver what we promise.

Job Overview

Providing high quality language services and support to the translation team that result in

excellent customer satisfaction. Through tasks and projects, further develops language

skills, techniques and methodologies

Key Responsibilities

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 to ensure the highest

quality output.

Functional Excellence – Learns important translation and linguistic tools 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.

Skills and experience:

o Native-level proficiency in Brazilian Portuguese and fluency in English.

o Bachelor’s degree in translation, linguistics, or a related field.

o Excellent communication and writing skills

o Knowledge of CAT tools (e.g. Trados) is a plus.

o Previous experience with translation (e.g. internships) is a plus.

RWS embraces DEI and promotes equal opportunity, we are an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind. RWS is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at RWS are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, religion, nationality, ethnicity, sex, age, disability, or sexual orientation. RWS will not tolerate discrimination based on any of these characteristics

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