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LINGUIST List 21.4096

Sat Oct 16 2010

Jobs: Standard Chinese &Translation: Lang Specialist, Butler Hill Group

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        1.     Mandy Iverson , Standard Chinese & Translation: Language Specialist, The Butler Hill Group, Washington, USA

Message 1: Standard Chinese & Translation: Language Specialist, The Butler Hill Group, Washington, USA
Date: 13-Oct-2010
From: Mandy Iverson <miversonbutlerhill.com>
Subject: Standard Chinese & Translation: Language Specialist, The Butler Hill Group, Washington, USA
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University or Organization: The Butler Hill Group
Job Location: Washington, USA
Web Address: http://www.butlerhill.com
Job Rank: Language Specialist

Specialty Areas: Translation

Required Language(s): Chinese, Mandarin (cmn)

Description:

Hong Kong Chinese Language Specialist

Who We Are
The Butler Hill Group supports software teams developing linguistic
technologies. With our expertise in over 50 languages and dialects, we
help our clients reach new markets by extending their products including
search and information retrieval; machine translation; proofing tools, e.g.
grammar and spell checkers, thesauri; handwriting recognition; speech
technologies.

The Job
We are searching for a Hong Kong Chinese Language Specialist to work 30-40
hours per week onsite at a well-known digital media company in Seattle to
help create the Chinese search vocabulary for the Hong Kong market.

The Language Specialist will provide on-time and high-quality search
terminology translations from English into Hong Kong Chinese, and review
and assess existing Chinese translations (zh-tw and zh-cn) - both human and
machine-translated. In addition, the Language Specialist may be called on
to assist in other linguistic and localization projects as needed.

This is a full-time position (30-40 hours/week), onsite in the
Fremont/Seattle office starting as soon as possible.

It is a 3-month contract, with possibility of extension to 6 months.

Requirements
-Must be native Hong Kong Chinese speaker with near native knowledge of English
-Well informed on Hong Kong current events
-BA/BS in Linguistics or Languages with strong grammar/linguistics knowledge
-Broad, well-rounded translation experience required; 3-5 years preferred
-Experience with search engines and/or keyword translation projects preferred
-Experience with Machine Translation (MT) preferred
-Translation certification preferred (e.g. ATA); vocabulary/terminology
application skills preferred
-Localization/Internationalization experience preferred
-Experience with Translation Memory (TM) tools (SDLX preferred)
-Expertise in XML/HTML and web site localization a plus

Responsibilities
-Hong Kong Chinese search vocabulary translation and editing
-Review existing Chinese translations (traditional and simplified) to bring
up to standards
-Style guide creation and enhancement
-Translation Memory management
-Search engine testing

TO APPLY
If you are interested, please fill out the online application at the web
address given.

Application Deadline: 30-Oct-2010

Web Address for Applications: http://tbe.taleo.net/NA5/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=BUTLERHILL&cws=1&rid=89
Contact Information:
Mandy Iverson
Email: miversonbutlerhill.com

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