Localization Academy

Lead Translator (remote) – Swedish

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RWS is seeking in-house remote Swedish translators


We are looking for a Lead Translator to join remotely our Swedish Language Office in Stockholm for a fixed contract position. You will be responsible for delivering translations of the highest quality and accuracy on time and within budget. You will have the opportunity to act as Lead Translator for one or several accounts and to support the development of your translation team members. As part of your lead role you may also be required to carry some project coordination tasks such as scheduling projects and creating purchase orders.


Key Responsibilities


•  Translation from English into Swedish
• Review work of other in-house and external translators
• Understanding and following our linguistic processes and procedures
• Understanding and following the specific processes of each client
• Producing quality translations within given deadlines
• Managing terminology effectively
• Using the translation tools
• Linguistic checking of Desktop Publishing output
• Linguistic testing of software, help and websites, if necessary
• Proofreading of documents, if necessary
• Providing full linguistic support for your colleagues

• Assigning and delivering finished projects

• File management

• Raising and authorizing Purchase Orders
• Using the timesheet and work scheduling systems efficiently


Skills & Experience


•  Native-level Swedish

•  Degree in translation or any other relevant combination of training and experience

•  Translation experience

•  Strong organizational skills and attention to detail

•  Ability to work under pressure