Localization Academy


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Position Summary

  • Role: Linguist
  • Job grade: LI5
  • Reporting to: Language Lead, Project Manager
  • Domain: Information Technology and documentation. Experienced in regional language content writing, translation, copywriting, transcreation and editing tasks.
  • Location: Chennai, Tamil Nadu
  • Language fluency: Read and write at expert level in English and Tamil

What You Will Do

  • Analysis, planning and coordination of localization projects.
  • Domain specific localization in content like UI, Help, Marketing, legal/policy, and glossaries.
  • Localize comprehend source content in to local languages without impacting its characteristics and retained its exact meaning without any error.
  • Comply technical aspects of translation quality on computers, automated validation, quality check tools
  • Smart use of online, offline dictionaries, client specific references, latest products, latest technology developments to generate accurate and locally accepted translations.
  • Client interaction on language related issues, post project analysis and documentation.
  • Tracking and reporting quality metrics and taking appropriate corrective measures.
  • Overall responsible for maintaining the desired quality score defined by the client.

To Be Successful You Will Have

  • A degree or certification in a language is desirable.
  • Experience of translation and language tools will be an added advantage.
  • Experience in managing various kinds of contents and its localization in to native language.
  • Understanding of language technology concepts and tools – Translation Memories, Computer Assisted Translation.
  • Presence on Social Media Sites, blogging in regional language will be an advantage.
  • Experience in regional language content writing, translation, copywriting, transcreation and editing.
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written
  • Ability to work in a multilingual project environment
  • Sound understanding of multi-cultural work environment.
  • Ability to arbitrate the errors with justifications if unnecessary marked by reviewer, having logical, concise, and locally accepted approach in professional tone.

In Return, You Can Expect

  • Ongoing career opportunities at a repeat Forbes & Newsweek-listed “Best Employer for Women”, “Best Employer for Diversity”, “Best Remote Employer”, “Best Large Employer”, and “Most Loved Workplace”.
  • Exposure to Global operations platform and opportunities to work with multi culture team across the Globe.
  • Global platform to showcase the skills, opportunity to outperform and engage in extracurricular activities.

Lionbridge partners with brands to break barriers and build bridges all over the world. For over 25 years, we have helped companies connect with their global customers and employees by delivering translation and localization solutions in 350+ languages. Through our world-class platform, we orchestrate a network of passionate experts across the globe who partner with brands to create culturally rich experiences. Relentless in our love of linguistics, we use the best of human and machine intelligence to forge understanding that resonates with our customers’ clients. Based in Waltham, Massachusetts, Lionbridge maintains solution centers in 24 countries.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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