Agoda is hiring a

Swedish Linguist and Localization Specialist

Budapest, Hungary

We are looking for a Swedish Linguist and Localization Specialist to join our team and help improve localization of multiple Agoda products. Join our international team in a beautiful central Budapest location and work in a fun and fast paced environment!

NOTE: Willing to relocate to Budapest, Hungary, relocation is provided. Please attach English CV only.

Responsibilities:

  • Maintain quality of product translation/localization
  • Translate English content (site updates, hotel content, press releases, travel articles, promotional emails and newsletters)
  • Recruit, manage and supervise freelance translators
  • Ensure freelance translations meet required deadlines and quality standards
  • Provide localization ideas and add a linguistic perspective to development
  • Conduct product reviews for inconsistencies and localization issues
  • Analyze language specific data to optimize website and campaign performance
  • Conduct marketing activities to increase visibility of Agoda and website traffic within the target market
  • Research and identify local partnership opportunities
  • Assist with interdepartmental requests

 Desired skills and experience:

  • Native Swedish speaker with excellent writing skills
  • University or College Degree
  • Experience in translations preferably using a CAT tool
  • Good English skills, internet knowledge and comfortable with research
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Able to meet deadlines in a fast paced environment
  • Excel and basic HTML knowledge is a plus
  • Travel industry experience is a plus
  • Fluent in Swedish language and English, both speaking and writing is a must