Freelance German Translator (m / f)
Work location-Mumbai, India.
Translate a variety of material, particularly technological and engineering documentation, from German to English, with attention to fact and nuance, so that the intent and tone of the original meaning is preserved.
Check original texts or confer with author of the document to ensure that translations retain the content, meaning, and feeling of the original material.
The translated document must go through multiple revisions before final text is submitted. Hence very good editing skills required.
A university degree, preferably in languages, and ideally involving English.
Applicants are required to have an excellent background in technical translation and technical writing, especially in engineering settings.
Applicants are required to obtain and present specialized information within strict accuracy and format requirements, and must possess highly specialized knowledge of technical writing and translation.
Applicants should have minimum German language competency level C1.
Excellent spoken and written English and German skills.
Excellent computer literacy. Experience of translation technology (e.g. Trados) would be a big advantage.
Excellent organizational skills, and be friendly, level-headed, self-motivated, independent, trustworthy, ambitious, committed and a very strong team player.
A passion for languages & accuracy in translation, and experience as a translator or in the translation industry.
Foreign Language (in our case German) - Knowledge of the structure and content of a foreign (non-English) language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition and grammar, and pronunciation.
English Language - Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition and grammar.
Salary and conditions
Salary : Will be competitive and rewarding.