Localization Academy

English-Spanish Translator

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Summary: Responsible for accurately translating various eLearning courses for the manufacturing industry, including but not limited to technical, marketing, and general business materials, from English to Spanish.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Translate a variety of documents from English into Spanish, ensuring accuracy and maintaining the intended meaning of the original text.
  • Read a variety of materials in the manufacturing domain (i.e., eLearning courses, animations, graphics, instructional materials, etc.) for the purpose of interpreting materials from English to Spanish.
  • Research and consult specialized dictionaries and translation tools to find the most accurate translations for specific technical terms and phrases.
  • Proofread and edit all translated materials to ensure accuracy and consistency.
  • Verify translations made by others for the purpose of reviewing and editing materials for accuracy, context, readability, grammar, and style.
  • Collaborate with internal teams and external clients to understand project requirements and deadlines.
  • Manage multiple projects simultaneously and prioritize tasks effectively to meet deadlines.
  • Communicate effectively with project managers, and other team members to ensure smooth workflow and project delivery.
  • Resolve issues associated with translation, localization, and culture.
  • Stay updated on industry trends and language usage to continuously improve translation quality and efficiency.

Qualifications:

  • Fluency in both Spanish and English, with exceptional writing and translation skills in both languages.
  • Proficiency in translation software and tools.
  • Knowledge of the translation process, terminology, and localization techniques.
  • Familiarity with localization guidelines and standards.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent time management, organizational skills and the ability to meet tight deadlines.
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to maintain accuracy while working under pressure.
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team.

Education/Experience: Diploma or bachelor’s degree in communications, linguistics, or translation. Proven experience as a translator, preferably in a professional setting. Experience in manufacturing industries is a plus. Knowledge of additional languages is a plus. Computer Skills: Proficiency in MS Office Suite. Knowledge of specialized translation software that can increase the speed of translation would be an added consideration.

Certificates and Licenses: Certification or accreditation in translation or a related field is preferred.

Monthly Salary: $35,000- $45,000