LINGUIST List 15.270

Sun Jan 25 2004

Jobs: Post-Editing: Translator, SDL International

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  1. mholguin, Machine Translation/Post-Editing: Translator, SDL International, UK

Message 1: Machine Translation/Post-Editing: Translator, SDL International, UK

Date: Fri, 23 Jan 2004 07:29:03 -0500 (EST)
From: mholguin <>
Subject: Machine Translation/Post-Editing: Translator, SDL International, UK

University or Organization: SDL International
Department: Machine Translation
Rank of Job: Translator
Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics, Machine
Required Language(s): Dutch (Code = DUT); French (Code = FRN); German,
		 Standard (Code = GER); Italian (Code =
		 ITN); Portuguese (Code = POR);
		 Spanish (Code = SPN)



SDL International is one of the world's leading providers of
translation and localization services. We are currently looking to
recruit Spanish, German, French, Italian, Portuguese and Dutch Lead
Translators for our Post-editing team, in one of our busy divisions in
Maidenhead, UK.

The position involves post-editing and review of draft machine
translations as well as effective management of freelance
translators/post-editors to ensure high quality translation services
are provided to SDL's clients. The successful candidate will be
responsible for setting the linguistic standards, terminology
management, machine translation dictionary creation and quality

The successful candidate will have an interest in Machine Translation
technology. Training is provided.

Skills and Experience required:
- Very high level of fluency in the target language 
- A degree in translation/language
- Specialization in any field of technical translation would be an
- Excellent command of the English language 
- Knowledge of more than 2 languages would be an advantage
- Detail-orientated and quality-focused
- Familiarity with translation tools
- Understanding of client requirements and being able to communicate
 these to the team
- Commercial understanding of the localization industry

The position requires a well-organised problem solver with strong
communication skills at all levels.

Please apply in writing to Margarita Holguin, email,
enclosing your CV and stating your salary expectation, quoting
reference number MH003.


Address for Applications:

	Attn: Mrs Margarita Holguin
	SDL International,
	Globe House, Clivemont Road,
	Maidenhead, Berkshire SL6 7DY
	United Kingdom	

	Applications are due by 31-Mar-2004 

Contact Information:
	Mrs Margarita Holguin
	Tel: 01628410100
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