TransPerfect

Junior Web Engineer

ID
2017-9673
Category
Information Technology
ES-Barcelona

Responsibilities

Translations.com is a world leader in website localization, software localization, GMS (Globalization Management System) software products, and enterprise-level, professional translation services. Our translation solutions allow a diverse array of clients to deliver local language products, services, applications, training, and content in a culturally appropriate manner.

 

We were founded on the principle that great service is, and always will be, a key differentiator in the localization industry. Our dedication to client satisfaction is what we consider to be our most valuable asset. From President to Project Manager, we believe that making our clients' lives easier and delivering language services that exceed expectations allows us to develop and maintain strong client relationships, and hence to grow our business.  Please visit us at www.translations.com.

 

Position Summary:

 

As a result of continued demand for our products and services, Translations.com, Barcelona is looking to for client-focused, self-motivated Junior Web Engineer to join our “startup within an established company” and work on a product with explosive growth. The product is a specialized website proxy that processes websites as they are served through it. Each site is a new set of challenges to make it render consistently in the multiple languages (including right-to-left languages) across all browsers with the minimum number of changes to the original client's styles and JavaScript code. 

 

Your work will directly impact live websites of our worldwide client base with new clients being added every week.

 

Position responsibilities:

 

  • Act as technical lead and interface with translation project managers
  • Adjust web site navigation to hide sections that are not in scope and need to be removed
  • Fix layout problems using CSS/Style work, including right-to-left layouts
  • Fix layout problems using HTML element replacement
  • Interface with sales offices and technical teams around the world

 

Qualifications

Essential skills and experience required:

  • BS/BA required or equivalent work experience
  • Positions are based in our Barcelona office and may require travel to our US offices for training
  • Fluency in English a must along with excellent verbal communications skills
  • Thorough understanding of HTML as seen by the browser, DHTML techniques and AJAX
  • Thorough understanding of CSS and the ability to work with (and improve) other people’s style sheets
  • Solid understanding of JavaScript, the browsers DOM, and the ability to work with (and improve) other people’s code
  • Comfortable with Subversion/SVN or a comparable version management system
  • Must possess a sense of urgency and the ability to work under pressure
  • Possess a high degree of pride in solid, quality work
  • Detail oriented and commitment to the product

 

Valued but not required skills and experience:

 

  • Foreign language and localization experience a definite plus

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 9001:2015 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, multicultural marketing, 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 $550 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 ISO 17100  certified. TransPerfect has global headquarters in New York, with regional headquarters in London and Hong Kong.

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