KAYAK is hiring a

Freelance Localization Specialist - International English

Berlin, Germany
Contractor

Position 

 

Do you have a strong passion for travel/dining and language? Please keep reading! 

 

We’re looking for a talented International (British) English localization specialist (freelance) to support the localization of our products. You will be working on our different travel brands, including KAYAK, momondo, HotelsCombined and OpenTable, and will contribute to exciting projects such as new travel features and marketing initiatives.

 

If you care about localization as much as we do, you’re the one we’re looking for. 

 

Join our talented global team of localizers to help travelers discover, book and enjoy the best places in the world.

 

Check out our insider tips for becoming a Localization freelancer at KAYAK / OpenTable here.

 

You will be working on

  • Accurate and market-relevant copy adaptation for our products (websites and apps) that appeal to the target market and with an eye to our different brands

  • Editing and proofreading content for brand marketing related campaigns, including landing pages, SEO pages, social media copy and newsletter content

  • Linguistic quality and functionality checks (Localization Testing) to maximize the engagement with the local audience

  • Updates and maintenance of language-specific tools such as style guide and glossary

  • The expected weekly workload is of 10 - 15 hours, potentially more depending on upcoming projects and availability within the team

 

Your Profile 

  • Native speaker of English, particularly British English (mandatory) 

  • Knowledge of additional languages is a great plus

  • Product UI localization experience

  • Experience with linguistic review and functionality testing

  • SEO experience is a plus

  • Creative translation / transcreation experience

  • Training or education in a relevant field (marketing, copywriting, communication, translation or similar)

  • Ability to learn new tools and technical procedures quickly and effectively

  • Enjoys working with a variety of tasks, and capable of independently managing workflow, information and processes for different types of projects



 

About KAYAK and OpenTable 

 

KAYAK is the world’s leading travel search engine. KAYAK searches other travel sites and shows travelers the information they need to find the right flights, hotels, rental cars and vacation packages. The company’s website and apps also offer tools to help travelers plan and manage their trip, including price alerts, price forecasts and free itinerary management. Each year, KAYAK processes more than one billion searches for travel information and has more than 40 international sites and 20 languages. KAYAK is an independently managed subsidiary of Booking Holdings Inc.

OpenTable is the world's leading provider of online restaurant reservations, seating approximately 12 million diners per month via online bookings across 28,000 restaurants. The OpenTable network connects restaurants and diners, helping diners discover and book the perfect table and helping restaurants deliver personalized hospitality to keep guests coming back. In addition to the company's website and mobile apps, OpenTable powers online reservations for nearly 600 partners, including many of the Internet's most popular global and local brands. Headquartered in San Francisco, California, we have team members in the United States, Canada, Germany, Japan, Mexico and the UK.

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