Localization Academy

Spanish linguist

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CRESTEC Europe B.V. is a branch office of the CRESTEC Group, a Japanese major market leader in multilingual communication solutions with an extensive network of 27 offices around the world.

For our multinational customers, we offer translation/localisation, DTP and design, printing, and fulfilment solutions. 

Our Japanese roots define the way we do business. For us, this means truly going the extra mile to make our clients happy. 

It also means meeting the highest quality standards and continually improving our processes. 

For almost 30 years now, we have been inspiring our clients to reach their customers in the best possible way.

For our office in Amsterdam Sloterdijk, we are looking for a:

Spanish linguist (Full-time 36-40 hours/week, hybrid)


The Spanish linguist ensures the linguistic quality of Spanish translations. This means proofreading translations and using quality assurance tools to deliver an end product that meets the high quality standards for which Crestec is known.

In addition to proofreading, the linguist’s responsibilities include:

·    Maintaining translation memories.

·    Implementing client feedback.

·    Translating small texts.

·    Supervising freelance translators.

·    Planning and coordinating projects.

·    Handling complaints.


·    Valid work permit for the Netherlands. This is a hybrid position.

·    Bachelor or Master level of education in translation or applied linguistics.

·    At least 1-2 years of experience in a similar position in a localization company.

·    Spanish native level speaker.

·    Native or near native level of another language is a plus.

·    Fluency in English, written and spoken.

·    Interest in AI technologies and their application to the language industry.

·    Proven experience with the latest SDL translation/CAT tools (e.g., SDL Trados, MemoQ).

·    Proven experience with Quality Assurance tools.



·      Excellent communication skills and a professional attitude towards clients and suppliers.

·      Ability to multi-task and manage multiple projects simultaneously.

·      Proactive and self-motivated.

·      Open-minded and willing to work in an international multicultural business environment.

·      Ability to work under pressure.



Crestec Europe is known for the quality of its products. We are looking for people who don’t settle for average. Striving for excellence, improving your own performance, and exceeding our customers’ expectations are key values at Crestec Europe.

If you fit the profile and requirements, please send your motivation letter and CV in English to our HR Manager Ms Martien Versloot-Meenhorst at recruitment@crestec.nl

Crestec Europe thanks all applicants for their interest. However, only those whose background and experience match the requirements of the role will be contacted.

A statement on Crestec’s commitment to user privacy can be found on our website https://crestec.eu/privacy-policy/

CRESTEC EUROPE B.V., Teleportboulevard 110, 1043 EJ Amsterdam, The Netherlands, Tel: +31 (0)20 585 46 40