• Translator - Chinese <> English

    US-NY-New York
    Additional Job Locations
    US-GA-Atlanta | US-DC-Washington
  • Responsibilities

    The full time Translator position (Chinese<>English) is a key player for the Hong Kong Production Department with a focus on financial translations. TransPerfect’s Hong Kong Finance team services works for the top players within the financial industry with a focus on investment banking and equity research, requiring an extremely high level of service, professionalism, and translation quality and care. Your particular language skills and investment banking knowledge will allow you to produce well-polished and client-facing translations up to the standards of the client. The Translator will be responsible for managing all aspects of quality production on the translations coming across your desk.


    • Translate various documents (not specific to one industry or area)
    • Edit jobs by freelance translators and reach out to senior linguists for final approval on modifications
    • Maintain glossaries and style guides
    • Juggle multiple projects and priorities in a fast-paced environment
    • Respond to client calls in real time during working hours
    • Receive requests from client, understand the scope, negotiate timelines if needed and coordinate with the offsite translation team
    • Flexibility to work in a shift schedule including evenings and weekends
    • Ad hoc tasks as requested by the Account Leads or your supervisor


    • Minimum Bachelor’s degree or its equivalent
    • Fluency in Simplified Chinese and English
    • Excellent communication (written and verbal) skills in Native Simplified Chinese and Fluency in English
    • 1-3 years of experience translating or editing documents
    • Ability to support multiple projects by keeping accurate and up-to-date project specs
    • Ability to accept feedback and use it advantageously on future tasks
    • Minimum passing grade Chinese to English and English to Chinese language tests

    Desired Skills/Experience:

    • Experience in financial/investment banking sector
    • Prior IBD translation industry experience is a plus


    For more than 25 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 9001:2015 and ISO 17100:2015 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 $615 million, TransPerfect is the world's largest 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 ISO 17100 certified. TransPerfect has global headquarters in New York, with regional headquarters in London and Hong Kong.


    TransPerfect offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental, vision, 401k, paid time off, company-sponsored life insurance, short-term and long-term disability, flexible spending account options, and a proactive and accessible HR department that focuses on the staff’s health and happiness.


    TransPerfect is an equal opportunity employer.


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