Welocalize is hiring a

Multimedia English > Dutch(Netherlands) Creative Language Lead

Amsterdam, Netherlands
Contractor
Welocalize enables brands to reach and grow global audiences through services and solutions for translation, localization, adaptation, interpretation, and automation. We offer multilingual solutions to transform all content types for local audiences, at every step of our clients’ global business journey. We have 1,500 global team members across offices in North America, Europe and Asia dedicated to helping some of the world’s largest brands operate and succeed internationally.

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

Do you love movies, streaming media, and US pop culture? Do you have experience in social media localization

We are looking for a Language Lead to be a part of our French language team for a long-term English into Dutch creative localization project in the media sector. They will take ownership of the incoming work on this account and will actively contribute to the success of the program. 

The client is an American provider of on-demand Internet streaming media services. The position is a remote one and you can work from anywhere in the world.

MAIN DUTIES

  • Translate content from English into Dutch with original meaning conveyed in a manner that is readable and understandable to target audience.  
  • Linguistic leadership and coaching for quality improvements purposes.
  • Facilitate client discussions.
  • Content types: PR and marketing material, as well as movie blurbs, synopses, subtitles and character names.
  • CAT Tool: working with client proprietary tool, we will provide training and credentials.
  • Familiar with US pop culture and the entertainment industry in Netherlands.
  • At least 3 years of experience in creative or marketing translation from English into Dutch.   
  • Organized and can communicate in a timely manner.
  • Willing to work and collaborate with internal and external stakeholders.  
  • Daily availability on the project: 3-4 hours per day.

REQUIRED SKILLS

  • Minimum 3 years' experience translating and reviewing content in the specified subject matter.
  • Proficient in all areas of expertise: marketing, UI, website localization, PR, etc.
  • Well-versed in various translation & terminology tools.
  • Native fluency in target language.  
  • Degree in linguistics, translation or equivalent experience.
  • Able to communicate effectively the rationale behind their translation skills. 
  • Able to both translate and review.
  • Previous background in linguistic leadership and coaching for quality improvements purposes. 
  • Excellent and proactive communications skills: capable of leading complex discussions on linguistic matters with several stakeholders  
  • Experience in facilitating client discussions: ability to have client-facing meetings and effectively discuss translation and terminology issues. 
  • Adaptability and flexibility to learn and apply the client required style and voice.  
  • Experience working in a multi-vendor scenario a plus.

When you join Welocalize, you have the opportunity to bring your career to the next level:
... receive steady volume of work and long-term partnership {where this applies} 
... professional development: work on exciting projects that will empower you keep learning and growing
... work with multicultural, international team with a great variety of documents and content types  
... 24-hour 6-day a week support from our Community team.

If this opportunity sounds appealing to you, apply below.