TransPerfect

French Legal Translator

ID
2017-8149
Category
Linguist
UK-London

Responsibilities

As a fully fledged in-house translator you’d be working on leading global VIP client accounts, working with cutting-edge technology and delivering outstanding quality on a daily basis.

 

We are currently recruiting for the following language combinations:

  • English into French

Position Summary:

  • Translate and proofread documents, mainly specialisation (i.e. legal) from English into French
  • Undertake trainings on additional language pairs may be required
  • Edit documents translated by freelance translators or other internal linguists
  • Give final approval to any changes to translated documents after they have been proofread and edited
  • Maintain databases and use translation memories
  • Juggle multiple projects and priorities in a fast-paced environment
  • Keep Project Managers informed of project progress
  • Manage and train, where appropriate, external vendors
  • Complete all other tasks that are deemed appropriate for your role and assigned by your manager/supervisor

Qualifications

  • Minimum of a Master’s degree in translation or equivalent, preferably specialising in the Legal field
  • Native level of French
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English
  • Acute attention to detail, spelling and grammar
  • Prior translation / proofreading experience preferred
  • Expertise in the Legal field
  • Ability to support multiple projects
  • Ability to maintain professionalism in all situations, especially under tight deadlines

Overview

For more than 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, e-learning and training, and legal support services. TransPerfect also offers a suite of next-generation 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 and Hong Kong.

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