Welocalize is hiring an

English into Japanese Marketing Translator for Social Media Contents

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As a trusted global transformation partner, Welocalize accelerates the global business journey by enabling brands and companies to reach, engage, and grow international audiences. Welocalize delivers multilingual content transformation services in translation, localization, and adaptation for over 250 languages with a growing network of over 77,000 in-country linguistic resources. Driving innovation in language services, Welocalize delivers high-quality training data transformation solutions for NLP-enabled machine learning by blending technology and human intelligence to collect, annotate, and evaluate all content types. Our team works across locations in North America, Europe, and Asia serving our global clients in the markets that matter to them. www.welocalize.com

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

MAIN PURPOSE OF THE JOB 
 
We are looking for several English into Japanese linguists to join our newly formed team for one of our global social media clients. They will take ownership of the incoming work on this account and will actively contribute to the success of the program.

MAIN DUTIES

  • Translate content from English into Japanese with original meaning conveyed in a manner that is readable and understandable to target audience. 
  • Content types: Marketing, Social media, Consumer Marketing, E-learning, Advertisement Materials
  • CAT Tool: working with XTM, Trados
  • Expected capacity per week/month: 1,000-2,000 per week
  • Other requirements: Experiences in social media and marketing experience is a must

REQUIRED SKILLS

  • Minimum 3 years' experience translating and reviewing content in the specified subject matter.   
  • Well-versed in various translation & terminology tools.
  • Excellent communications skills in English (spoken and written). 
  • Native fluency in target language.  
  • Degree in linguistics, translation or equivalent experience. 
  • Able to follow instructions, eg. character restrictions, etc. 
  • Able to communicate effectively the rationale behind their translation skills. 
  • Able to both translate and review.   
  • Experience working in a multi-vendor scenario a plus.

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