LINGUIST List 15.534

Mon Feb 9 2004

Jobs: Chinese: Proofreaders, SDL International

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  1. mholguin, Chinese & Post-editing: Proofreaders, SDL International, UK

Message 1: Chinese & Post-editing: Proofreaders, SDL International, UK

Date: Sat, 7 Feb 2004 18:17:07 -0500 (EST)
From: mholguin <>
Subject: Chinese & Post-editing: Proofreaders, SDL International, UK

University or Organization: SDL International
Department: Machine Translation
Rank of Job: Proofreaders
Specialty Areas: Translation, Machine Translation, Proofreading,
Required Language(s): Chinese, Mandarin (Code = CHN)



SDL International is one of the world's leading providers of
translation and localization services. We are currently looking to
recruit Chinese in-house Lead Translators for our Post-editing team,
in one of our busy divisions in Maidenhead, UK. Freelance applications
also welcome.

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 candidates will be
responsible for setting the linguistic standards, terminology
management and quality assurance.

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

Skills and Experience required: 
- Very high level of fluency in Chinese 
- 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 

	Position is open until filled.

Contact Information:
	Mrs Margarita Holguin
	Tel: 01628410100
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