Localization Academy

English into Icelandic translator

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As a fully-fledged freelance translator you are an important part of the translation team at iSP/TransPerfect Translations. Your exceptional language skills are vital to ensuring a high quality product is returned to the client.

We are currently recruiting for the following language combination:

· English into Icelandic

Position Summary:

· Translation, editing and localization of documents, mainly specialization (i.e. SW products, IT, technical and marketing) from English into Icelandic

· Understand TransPerfect’s quality standards and make sure they are upheld to meet the client’s expectations

· Keep Project Managers informed of project progress

Qualifications, Skills & Experiences

· Ideally language-related studies

· Native level of Icelandic

· Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English

· Acute attention to detail, spelling and grammar

· Prior translation / proofreading experience preferred

· Ability to support multiple projects

· Ability to maintain professionalism in all situations, especially under tight deadlines

· CAT Tools (WordFast, SDL Trados, Catalyst)

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Please note: due to the high volume of applications we receive, we aren’t able to respond to every submission personally. Thank you!

Company description

For more than 25 years, TransPerfect has provided comprehensive language and technology solutions to help our clients communicate and conduct business more effectively in a global marketplace. Equipped with a quality management system certified to both the ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 17100:2015 standards, TransPerfect provides a full array of language and business support services, including translation, interpretation, multicultural marketing, website globalization, subtitling, voiceovers, staffing services, e-learning and training, and legal support services. TransPerfect also offers a suite of next-generation technologies that significantly reduce costs and improve consistency throughout the translation process, making TransPerfect the vendor of choice for the world’s leading multinationals.

TransPerfect is the world’s largest provider of language services and technology solutions. From offices in more than 90 cities on six continents, TransPerfect offers a full range of services in 170+ languages to clients worldwide. With an unparalleled commitment to quality and client service, TransPerfect is fully ISO 9001 and ISO 17100 certified. TransPerfect has global headquarters in New York, with regional headquarters in London and Hong Kong.