Localization Academy

Freelance Translator (Multiple Language Pairs)

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Kaffekapslen is looking for freelance translators to help ensure our customers are always given the best communication on all our platforms!

We are looking for translators for the following language pairs:

EN → DA

EN → NO (NB)

EN → SE

EN → DE (DE)

EN → NL (NL)

EN → NL (BE)

EN → ES (ES)

EN → PL

EN → IT

EN → HU

EN → PT (PT)

As we grow more and discover new products to add to our website, we want to make sure we can maintain the linguistic quality presented to our customers. To do this, we are looking for linguists who have native-level proficiency in one of the target languages above to help us keep a good relationship with our customers, while making sure we consistently use the proper tone of voice and terminology for our website. 

As a freelance translator for Kaffekapslen, your main responsibilities will be:

– Translating a variety of text types from English to your target language (text types include product descriptions, marketing e-mails, labels and texts for the homepage, advertising texts…)

– Proofread machine translated texts in your language while checking for consistency in terminology and tone of voice

– Using supplemental material (term bases, parallel texts, etc.) provided to you in a way that is appropriate for the task at hand

Requirements:

– Native-level proficiency in of one of our target languages (see the pairings above)

– Excellent communication skills in English

– Proven translation experience

– Punctuality (deadlines will be given according to CET dates and times)

Knowledge and use of CAT tools is not required. You will have an average of 10 texts to translate/proofread per week. This will of course fluctuate depending on the week and time of year (influx possible around big holidays and less work during the summer).

When applying for this position, please include examples of your translations (include both source and target texts) as well as references from previous clients. 

You can be located anywhere in the world. You must be able to send invoices to us (a Danish company).

For any questions about this position, please contact our Localisation Manager Marie Le Gall on mg@kaffekapslen.com