German and European Spanish Translators

May 26, 2023
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Title: Translator Languages: German & Spanish Location: London Type: Studio-Based Hours: Monday - Friday: circa 0900-1800

Contract: 3-Months Fixed Term Contract (Initially)

Purpose of Job

PTW is currently recruiting a number of studio-based Translators across various languages for our global Translation operation. We're looking for candidates with advanced language skills and in-depth cultural knowledge of French, German, Spanish or Japanese.

You will be responsible for the correct translation of video game content and other associated text into your language from English. You will work following product-specific guidelines to ensure the maximum linguist quality and adherence to all relevant conventions. You will be working as part of a team to produce high-quality translations, either translating yourself or reviewing documentation.

Duties and Key Responsibilities

  • General translation activities include, but are not limited to:
  • Creating characterisation documents, glossaries, and style guides following pre-defined guidelines from the client.
  • Conduct translation and revision work following provided guidelines and instructions, including First Party terminology.
  • Conduct revision work following provided guidelines and instructions, including First Party terminology.
  • Ensuring that all work conducted meets the outlined deadlines and industry-standard productivity figures.
  • Providing linguistic feedback for work carried out externally.
  • Working as part of a larger team of Translators or revisers.
  • Requirements

    Knowledge, Experience, and Skills

  • Must have the Right to Work in the UK
  • Must be within travel distance and able to commute daily to and from London studios.
  • Native-level fluency in your language and English, particularly reading & writing.
  • Strong understanding of your languages culture.
  • Experience within the translation industry or working professionally as a Translator.
  • Excellent knowledge of business software applications (e.g. Microsoft Office, memoQ, Plunet).

  • Be proactive with clear and effective communication skills (verbal and written).

  • Good organisation and problem-solving skills and have a “can-do” attitude and positive thinking.
  • The ability to work under pressure with tight deadlines and stay focused.
  • Excellent accuracy, attention to detail, and organizational skills.
  • Sound research and translation judgment skills, and have self-motivation, adaptability, and professionalism.
  • If you are a British Citizen, you will be required to provide your physical passport as part of a RTW check.
  • Qualifications

  • Translation or language-related BA studies or equivalent (advantageous).
  • We will consider candidates who have ideally 2 years of professional working language expertise/experience.
  • Additional Information

  • This is a studio-based position therefore candidates must be within travel distance and willing to travel daily to and from the studio for work, to be considered for this opportunity.
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