• Internal Translator - English into Japanese - Corporate/Technical

  • Responsibilities

    Position Summary:

    The position of Internal Translator is a key player at TransPerfect Translations. This position reports into the Department Manager of Corporate Technical Dept. Your exceptional language skills are vital to ensuring a high quality product is returned to the client.


    Position responsibilities:

    • Translate and proofread various types of documents (based on subject matter expertise)
    • Ensure translated documents mirror the original source document
    • Edit documents, specific to legal, finance, marketing, technical, etc
    • Efficiently maintains formal disciplined operations procedures across a variety of client projects
    • Track project-specific non-conformances and resolutions
    • Personally perform project QA steps
    • Operate computer assisted translation (CAT) tools to improve efficiency
    • Assist with making new department processes while improving on existing ones (improve productivity, profitability)
    • Perform other special projects or duties when required


    Essential skills and experience required:

    • Minimum Bachelor's degree or its equivalent ideally in a language field
    • Native Japanese speaker with excellent written and verbal communication skills in both Japanese and English
    • Prior translation industry experience
    • Expertise in corporate/technical fields
    • Acute attention to detail, spelling and grammar
    • Ability to support multiple projects by keeping accurate and up-to-date project specs
    • Ability to maintain professionalism in all situations, especially under tight deadlines
    • Satisfactory results on company tests
    • Minimum passing grade (subject to individual language) on appropriate foreign language tests, as applicable


    Valued but not required skills and experience:

    • Experience with Trados or SDLX


    For over 20 years, TransPerfect has provided comprehensive language and technology solutions to help our clients communicate and conduct business more effectively in a global marketplace. Equipped with a quality management system certified to both the ISO 9001:2008 and EN 15038:2006 standards, TransPerfect provides a full array of language and business support services, including translation, interpretation, multicultural marketing, website globalization, subtitling, voiceovers, staffing services, multicultural marketing, training and learning, and legal support services. TransPerfect also offers a suite of cutting edge technologies that significantly reduce costs and improve consistency throughout the translation process, making TransPerfect the vendor of choice for the world's leading multinationals.


    With annual revenues of over $500 million, TransPerfect is the world's largest privately held provider of language services and technology solutions. From offices in more than 90 cities on six continents, TransPerfect offers a full range of services in 170+ languages to clients worldwide. With an unparalleled commitment to quality and client service, TransPerfect is fully ISO 9001 and EN 15038 certified. TransPerfect has global headquarters in New York, with regional headquarters in London, Hong Kong, and Tokyo.


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