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Translator

We are currently recruiting for independent contractor (non-employee) Translator positions.

View our current list of needed languages.

Interpreting

  • Amharic
  • Arabic (Egyptian)
  • Arabic (Iraqi)
  • Arabic (Modern Standard)
  • Arabic (Moroccan)
  • Arabic (Sudanese)
  • Arabic (Yemeni)
  • Armenian
  • Bahasa (Malaysian)
  • Bosnian
  • Cambodian
  • Catalan
  • Chinese Cantonese
  • Chinese Mandarin
  • Croatian
  • Czech
  • Danish
  • Dari
  • Dutch
  • Farsi
  • Finnish
  • French
  • French Canadian
  • French Creole
  • German
  • Greek
  • Hainanese
  • Haitian Creole
  • Hebrew
  • Hindi
  • Hmong
  • Indonesian
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Karen
  • Kazakh
  • Khmer
  • Korean
  • Lao
  • Latvian
  • Mien
  • Mongolian
  • Nepali
  • Pidgin (Nigerian)
  • Polish
  • Portuguese (Brazilian)
  • Portuguese (European)
  • Portuguese Creole
  • Punjabi
  • Romanian
  • Russian
  • Shanghainese
  • Somali
  • Spanish
  • Swahili
  • Swedish
  • Tagalog (Filipino)
  • Taiwanese
  • Tajik
  • Thai
  • Tibetan
  • Tigrinya
  • Toisanese
  • Ukrainian
  • Vietnamese

Translating

  • Arabic
  • Chinese (Simplified)
  • Chinese (Traditional)
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Korean
  • Portuguese (European)
  • Portuguese (Brazilian)
  • Russian
  • Spanish (European)
  • Spanish (Latin American)
  • Thai
  • Afrikaans
  • Amharic
  • Armenian
  • Bosnian
  • Bulgarian
  • Burmese
  • Cantonese
  • Catalan
  • Creole (French)
  • Creole (Haitian)
  • Croatian
  • Czech
  • Danish
  • Dari
  • Farsi
  • Filipino
  • Finnish
  • Flemish
  • French Canadian
  • Greek
  • Gujarati
  • Hebrew
  • Hindi
  • Hmong
  • Hungarian
  • Indonesian (Bahasa)
  • Kannada
  • Karen
  • Kera
  • Khmer
  • Kiche
  • Kinyarwanda
  • Kiswahili (Kenya)
  • Korean
  • Lao
  • Latin
  • Luganda
  • Malay
  • Mandarin Chinese
  • Mongolian
  • Norwegian
  • Orom
  • Persian
  • Polish
  • Punjabi
  • Romanian
  • Serbian
  • Shona
  • Slovak
  • Slovene
  • Somali
  • Swahili
  • Swati
  • Swedish
  • Swiss German
  • Tagalog
  • Taiwanese
  • Tajik
  • Tamil
  • Tigrinya
  • Turkish
  • Turkmen
  • Ukrainian
  • Urdu
  • Uzbek
  • Vietnamese
  • Yiddish
  • Yoruba
  • Zulu

Job Description

  • This role is for that of a highly autonomous and experienced professional with advanced linguistic skills in both target language and English. Under minimal direction, plan translation workload to complete projects with very tight deadlines.
  • Read through original material and rewrite it in the target language, ensure that translations retain the content, meaning, and feeling of the original material.
  • Use specialist dictionaries, thesauruses and reference books to find the closest equivalents for terminology and words used;
  • Use appropriate software for presentation and delivery.
  • Research legal, technical and scientific phraseology to find the correct translation.
  • Identify and resolve conflicts related to the meanings of words, concepts, practices, or behaviors.
  • Communicate with both client and Project Manager at Interpret This Inc. to discuss any unclear points;
  • Proofread and edit final translated versions;
  • Check translations of technical terms and terminology to ensure that they are accurate and remain consistent throughout translation revisions.
  • Provide clients and Project Manager with a grammatically correct, well-expressed final version of the translated text, usually as a word-processed
  • document.
  • Use the internet and email as research tools throughout the translation process.
  • Prioritize work to meet deadlines.
  • Discuss translation requirements, and determine any fees to be charged for services provided.
  • Consult with experts in specialist areas.
  • Retain and develop specialist knowledge on areas of translation
  • Follow ethical codes that protect the confidentiality of information.

 

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher preferred.
  • Active/corresponding member of the American Translators Association (ATA) or equivalent.
  • Translation degree or a language degree with a substantial translation component, or a translation certificate issued by a recognized professional body.
  • Native fluency in a target language and a source language (e.g., Vietnamese/English)
  • Professional experience in their field of expertise (e.g., law, business, medical, ect.)
  • First-hand experience with the same culture as the target audience.

 


Application

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Your Information


 ATA Certified
 Washington State DSHS
 Other
 Art & Humanities
 Business
 Computers
 Engineering
 Entertainment
 Industry & Technology
 Law
 Medicine
 Natural Sciences
 Pure Sciences
 Social Sciences
 Other

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