French Translator - CAD Welocalize
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Welocalize founded in 1997, is a fast growing, privately held, venture backed company.
With the advent of user-generated and community-driven content, global organizations are experiencing a surge in demand for information that is easy to access and rapidly available in all of their end-users? native languages world wide - this can mean upwards of 50 markets!
Welocalize provides next-generation translation supply chain management that delivers market-ready, translated content?when and where the client demands?in a transactional model of daily volumes on short deadlines. We support organizations throughout the entire global content lifecycle at a fast pace of innovation in processes and technology, from authoring and product development, translation and quality assurance, to complete business process outsourcing and market validation.
Welocalize is redefining the way translation services are managed and delivered in our industry. By replacing the task-oriented, client-vendor model with an integrated partnership that lasts throughout the translation supply chain, we provide clients with flexible, unique translation solutions that are predictable, scalable and measurable?and result in increased global sales of their products and services.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Due to our phenomenal success, Welocalize offers a dynamic environment with lots of opportunity for growth. We currently have a very exciting opportunity for a Lead Translator to join our French Group.
We are looking for a web savvy, resourceful, and creative person to take responsibility for all the translations related to a multinational corporation that focuses on 2D and 3D design software for use in architecture, engineering and building construction, manufacturing, and media and entertainment.
This Lead Translator?s primary purpose is to ensure that the expected level of translation & review quality are performed to an excellent standard and the product delivered to the client is fit for purpose at all times.
Major responsibilities will include:
Perform on demand and planned translation, review of third party translations, and quality control tasks related to the product dealing with jobs of a transactional and traditional nature
When additional resources are required to deal with larger volumes within deadlines, coordinate the activities of a small team of translators and take ownership of the overall quality output of the group
Centralize product expertise and knowledge according to customer expectations and act as key product point of contact in the French language within Welocalize
Collect client feedback and updates and distribute material to all translators/vendors involved
Analyze client feedback and assist with remedial action plans
Monitor quality metrics, customer feedback and vendor performance
Communicate with client reviewer
Inform the Project Manager of progress status as required and show initiative to solve quality and deadline issues in a timely manner
Manage product-related queries
Test and qualify new resources as required
Train and support new staff and vendors according to needs of the account
Advise on resource selection upon request, taking into account previous experience and short-term and long-term needs
Achieve the goals set by the French Language Delivery Manager and the global account team
This position will require occasional travel.
This role may evolve into a leadership position within the respective Language Group.
University degree in Translation/Applied Languages; or related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Fluent speaker of French and fluent in English, both written and spoken, in a wide range of registers, from formal to colloquial
Strong experience in localization (> +2 years) and proven track record as Language Specialist
Reasonable knowledge in the terminology, voice & tone used in the manufacturing industry.
Good knowledge in mechanical, electrical, design and construction, simulation and documentation processes for design and engineering workgroups, measure areas and count building components, sketching, modeling, and 3D product visualization
Good marketing (i.e. audience- and market-oriented) translation skills adhering to Client Tone & Voice guidelines
Excellent user knowledge of computer-aided tools (CAT)
Profound understanding of different file formats and the usage of tags.
Open towards innovative solutions
A good understanding of Machine Translation (MT) engines and MT Post-editing, (processes, tools, schedule and budget impact) is a plus.
Results driven work ethic with high energy and enthusiasm levels
Client orientation ? ability to communicate with the client on behalf of Welocalize
Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills. Ability to work with tight deadlines. Ability to give clear, concise and constructive feedback. Excellent problem solving skills.
Demonstrable experience in development of processes and ideas
Team player and team builder with the ability to problem-solve and show initiative
?Can do? attitude
||241 East Fourth Street |
Frederick, MD 21701
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