• Dutch into English Translator/Proofreader

  • Responsibilities

    • Understand TransPerfect’s quality standards and make sure they are upheld to meet the client’s expectations
    • Properly utilize all appropriate supplemental materials (refer to client PAQ, reference material, glossaries, etc.) making sure they are consistent throughout the jobs
    • Provide feedback to Project Manager re: project-specific non-conformances, resolutions and quality of the file reviewed
    • Translate and proofread various types of documents (based on subject matter expertise)
    • Ensure translated documents mirror the original source document
    • Efficiently maintains formal disciplined operations procedures across a variety of client projects
    • Track project-specific non-conformances and resolutions
    • Personally perform project QA steps
    • Assist with making new department processes while improving on existing ones
    • Edit jobs by freelance translators
    • Maintain databases and amend translation memories
    • Establish and maintain excellent relationships with contract translators and proofreaders globally
    • Ensure customer sign-off of end product
    • Demonstrate effective utilization of staff, effectively delegate responsibility
    • Keep clients informed of project progress
    • Work on preflight material


    • Minimum Bachelor's degree or its equivalent
    • Must be a native English speaker
    • Able to translate from Dutch
    • Prior translation / proofreading experience
    • A plus if experienced in medical / pharmaceutical/ legal fields
    • Acute attention to detail, spelling and grammar
    • Ability to support multiple projects
    • Experience coordinating assignment of resources
    • Ability to maintain professionalism in all situations, especially under tight deadlines


    Originally established in 1997 as a translation agency for the European Parliament, Overtaal has grown over the years to become a full-service language and communication firm. Whatever your needs – precise translations, tailored language training courses, incisive texts – we are at your service. We meet deadlines and ensure quality at all levels.


    You will come to know us as a reliable partner, from submission of the original order right through to delivery of the final product. Our trainers, revisers and translators are enthusiastic language professionals who combine a passion for language with a result-oriented approach. Our clients include government institutions and multinationals, as well as a wide range of smaller enterprises. We prioritize and invest in the development of long-term relationships with our clients. Maximizing results in consultation with the client is what we are all about.


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