Localization Academy

Language Specialist | American English

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is Germany’s best-known AI company. We develop neural networks to help people work with language. With DeepL Translator, we have created the world’s best machine translation system and made it available free of charge to everyone online. Over the next few years, we aim to make DeepL the world’s leading language technology company.

Our goal is to overcome language barriers and bring cultures closer together.

What distinguishes us from other companies? DeepL (formerly Linguee) was founded by developers and researchers. We focus on the development of new, exciting products, which is why we spend a lot of time actively researching the latest topics. We understand the challenges of developing new products and try to meet them with an agile and dynamic way of working. Our work culture is very open because we want our employees to feel comfortable. In our daily work we use modern technologies – not only to translate texts, but also to create the world’s best dictionaries, and solve other language problems.

When we tell people about DeepL as an employer, reactions are overwhelmingly positive. Maybe it’s because they have enjoyed our services, or maybe they just want to get on board with our quest to break down language barriers and facilitate communication.

Your choice

We are constantly looking for outstanding employees! Currently, we offer remote work in Germany, the Netherlands, the UK and Poland. Whether you would like to work from home in one of these countries or from one of our offices in Cologne, Berlin, London or Amsterdam: the choice is yours. No matter where you choose to work from, our way of working is designed to make you an essential part of the team.

What will you be doing at DeepL? Thanks to our unique AI language technology, DeepL is able to provide the world’s best translation quality. To keep it that way, we need your expert linguistic and communication skills.

As a linguist with outstanding communication skills, you will join our international and highly motivated team of linguists at DeepL, working with our Research teams on cutting-edge AI language technology that provides the world’s best translation quality. You will play a crucial role in improving our language technology, thereby making a real impact on the lives of millions of people around the world.

The job will also give you the opportunity to grow and learn alongside other talented professionals as you take on a wide array of interesting linguistic tasks that require problem-solving, language analysis, proofreading, editing and reviewing language data, and advising on various cultural aspects of your language. At DeepL, you’ll find a workplace that’s both challenging and rewarding.

If you are passionate about language and excited by the opportunities ahead, we would love to hear from you!

Your Responsibilities

  • Proofread English texts, paying particular attention to linguistic subtleties and nuances
  • Create and maintain English linguistic content for internal use
  • Advise on aspects of American English culturally and linguistically
  • Test and evaluate machine and human translation data
  • Gather and prepare data for use in linguistic projects
  • Assess, identify, and communicate the particularities of different English variants
  • Analyze various English texts with particular regard to semantic and grammatical accuracy and stylistic expression

What We Offer

  • Meaningful work: Our goal is to break down all language barriers and bring different cultures closer together
  • A friendly, international, and highly committed team
  • The chance to work on a product that is already used by over 500 million people
  • Regular team events
  • Lots of flexibilityto work fully remotely in Germany, the UK, the Netherlands, or Poland – or from one of our vibrant offices in Cologne, Berlin, London, or Amsterdam

About You

  • A degree in linguistics or similar
  • A minimum of 2 years of translation experience
  • You are are familiar with the linguistic and cultural details unique to American English
  • You are aware of the different varieties of English and have experience working with them
  • You are fluent in American English and feel comfortable communicating in English (written and spoken)
  • Experience in applying your analytical skills and linguistic knowledge (morphology, syntax, grammar, spelling) when working with texts and translations
  • Fluency in German; knowledge of additional languages is a big plus
  • Experience teaching English as a second language is a big plus
  • Experience in language quality assurance and localization is a plus

We are looking forward to your application!