Junior Translator - English to Spanish

  • Location

    Amsterdam

  • Sector:

    Other

  • Contact:

    Georgia Christodoulou

  • Job ref:

    JN -022019-24744

  • Published:

    14 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-04-15

Our client is an international publishing company based in Amsterdam. They take care of technical authoring, desktop publishing, translation and printing of technical manuals.

Job Purpose

Translation and proofreading, and post-editing of technical documentation from English into Spanish using applicable software. Database maintenance and quality control with the usage of terminology lists, in-house dictionaries and advanced QA tools. The translator will be part of the translation department, consisting of 13 translators. The department consists of 4 language teams; German, French, Spanish and Italian.

Main Tasks

  • Translation of technical documentation from English into Spanish using different CAT-tools
  • Post-editing of technical documentation from English into Spanish using different CAT-tools
  • Proofreading and reviewing
  • Quality Assurance on deliveries using different QA tools
  • Creation and updating of terminology lists for different projects
  • Control of in-house dictionaries
  • Translation Database maintenance

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s/Master degree in translation / English or Bachelor’s/Master degree & minimum of 2 years’ experience as a translator
  • Knowledge of CAT tools
  • PC literacy
  • Experience
  • Some experience as a translator is a plus.
  • High level of speaking and writing of the English language
  • Native Spanish speaker

Salary and Benefits

  • Salary depending on education and experience
  • 8% holiday payment and 13th-month salary
  • Public transport allowance
  • 9 months/1 year contract, extended to 1-year contract/permanent contract
  • Full time- 40 hour work week