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Mon Oct 9 2000

Jobs: Translation at SDL Int'l, UK/Europe/Japan

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Message 1: Translation: at SDL International, UK/Europe/Japan

Date: 9 Oct 2000 09:30:46 -0000
From: Tania Bertholdi <tbertholdisdlintl.com>
Subject: Translation: at SDL International, UK/Europe/Japan


Rank of Job: 
Areas Required: Translators
Other Desired Areas: Editors
University or Organization: SDL International
Department: Translation
State or Province: Berkshire
Country: England
Final Date of Application: 31 Dec 2000
Contact: Tania Bertholdi tbertholdisdlintl.com

Address for Applications:
SDL International- Sierra House, St Mary's Walk
Maidenhead
Berkshire SL6 8QZ
England

FINANCE, INTERNET AND IT TRANSLATORS REQUIRED FOR IN HOUSE POSITIONS IN
A LEADING LOCALISATION COMPANY

SDL International (http://www.sdlintl.com) is a leading provider of
globalisation solutions to the IT, engineering, e-business & Multimedia.
Its unique combination of web management products such as SDLWebflow and
multilingual services provide the total e-business solution to target a
global audience. Quoted on the London Stock Exchange, and with over 40%
compound growth year on year since 1992, SDL has over 500 employees in
offices throughout the world. Our clients include Adobe, Corel, eBay,
Goodyear, Hewlett Packard, Leisureplanet, Seagate, 3Com and Dun &
Bradstreet.


Due to continuous growth, we are currently looking to fill the following
positions:

TRANSLATORS/EDITORS WITH SPECIALITY IN THE AREA OF FINANCE AND
BANKING
Languages: French, Italian, German, Spanish and Japanese
Location: Maidenhead (UK), near London, or in our local offices (Paris,
Rome, Munich, Granada and Tokyo)
Due to an increasing demand for the localisation of financial products
and documents for clients renowned in the banking sector, we are looking
for senior candidates to be responsible for the translation of financial
data and its delivery to the market. The candidate will be our
clients; main linguistic point of contact.

Responsibilities include:
- Editing and review of software and documentation translations 
- Translation of software and documentation into the target language 
- Ensuring that the translation reaches the customers' standards
and the needs of the target market 
- Working closely with SDL project manager, engineering, DTP teams and
client reviewers

If you are interested in this position, please apply in writing stating
your current salary and enclosing your CV to:
Tania Bertholdi, SDL International, Sierra House, St. Mary's Walk,
Maidenhead, Berkshire, SL6 1BA or via Email: tbertholdisdlintl.com
quoting LIN-Finance P in the subject header.



TRANSLATORS FOR SDL WEBFLOW TEAM 
Languages: French, Spanish, LA Spanish, Danish and Swedish
Location: Sheffield, UK 
Continued development of the organisation's Sheffield operation
and creation of a new division has created opportunities for dynamic,
motivated and committed individuals. These challenging roles involve
translation and review of updates to localised web site content, through
SDL's unique workflow management tool, SDL WebFlow. Successful
applicants will be working as part of a team to achieve high quality
localisation, maintenance and upgrade of International websites. 

Responsibilities include:
- Translation of updates to web site content
- Review of updates to web site content
- Quality assurance of web sites

If you are interested in this position, please apply in writing stating
your current salary and enclosing your CV to:
Jeannie Graham, SDL Sheffield Ltd, Plantation House, 261-269 Ecclesall
Road, Sheffield, S11 8NX or via Email: transcvsdlintl.com quoting 
LIN-WebF P in the subject header.


IT TRANSLATORS WITH EXPERIENCE IN SOFTWARE LOCALISATION
Languages: French, Italian, German, Spanish, Japanese and Dutch
Location: Maidenhead and Sheffield (UK) or in our local offices (Paris,
Rome, Munich, Granada and Tokyo).
Projects include translation of software, on-line help, Web Sites,
documentation, games, as well as testing of localised products and
linguistic advising in studio recordings.
All the positions give the individual the opportunity to work within a
project team where all members support each other according to their
skills and experience.
Whilst working with state-of-the-art products and technologies, our
translators are continually encouraged to develop their technical
knowledge and understanding.
We offer training and development towards the co-ordination of the
linguistic side of projects, as well as team management.

Responsabilities include:
- Translation of IT and game-related or marketing/publicity texts into
your native language; average of 2,500 translated words a day
(depending on the type of text) and 10 to 12,000 reviewed words a day.
- Understanding and following SDL linguistic processes and procedures
- Producing high quality translations within given deadlines
- Using translation tools to enhance quality and productivity - SDLX
- Linguistic testing of software
- Demonstrate initiative within department
- Liaise with other translators on projects to ensure high quality,
consistency, etc.

If you are interested in this position, please apply in writing stating
your current salary and enclosing your CV to:
T´┐Żnia Bertholdi, SDL International, Sierra House, St. Mary's Walk,
Maidenhead, Berkshire, SL6 1BA or via Email: tbertholdisdlintl.com
quoting LIN-IT P in the subject header.

We offer a unique opportunity for career development along with a
competitive salary, benefits and a great working environment.
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