Arbonne International, LLC Translator in Irvine, California
Translate, edit, copy-edit and proof marketing materials primarily from English to Chinese and, at times, from Chinese to English. Occasionally copywrites bilingual marketing materials.
Translate from English to Chinese and Chinese to English for Taiwan market in Traditional Chinese language.
Review, proofread and correct all materials and documents for spelling, typographical errors and grammar in English and Chinese, applying the corporate style guide to all written documents and spoken words.
Convey the exact message when translated, particularly in relation to product claims and other copy that must adhere to strict legal and compliance standards.
Copy edit marketing language, where latitude is allowable in the translation, so the essence of marketing messages are effectively communicated for the market in Taiwan.
Perform quality control of translations in Chinese from other translators (e.g., consultants, vendors) to ensure that linguistic and culturally appropriate materials are available to Limited English Proficiency (LEP) audiences.
Ability to comprehend slang and colloquial expressions in the Chinese language and translate them to English, and standard Chinese.
Self-directed and able to proactively solve problems.
Maintain project timelines.
Promote good customer relations through a positive, service-oriented attitude and effective negotiation.
Maintain knowledge and execution of global branding and image guidelines.
Ensure the highest translation quality for all client deliverables.
Perform other job-related duties as required.
Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.
Fully computer literate, in particular with Translation memory tools (Trados, Wordfast or Project Director)
Fluency in Chinese and English (speaking, reading, writing, and grammar) required
10+ years of professional experience as a translator/proofreader, including experience in a company/organization
Proven translation, editing and revising skills
Ability to write in plain language, using a conversational tone and common word
Proven interest in and strong working knowledge of Latino culture and awareness of cultural, linguistic, and geographical variations
Proven ability to apply knowledge and experience in a time-pressured, deadline-intensive environment
Demonstrated ability to work independently and as part of a team
Ability to meet deadlines under pressure
Ability to work effectively with other departments in the organization
Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), in particular with the knowledge of how to use Word to format documents for internal review that are neatly aligned, with footers that display your name and the date of the document, page numbers, headers if appropriate, using standard fonts and print size, and with no spelling or grammar errors (our deliverables will usually be professionally formatted)
Excellent project management skills
- Bachelor degree (BA or BS) in Communication, Journalism, Advertising, Public Relations or a related field
Posting Title: Translator
External Company Name: Arbonne International, LLC
External Company URL: http://www.arbonne.com/pws/homeoffice/tabs/home.aspx