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Sat Dec 18 2010

Jobs: Dutch & Various Fields: Linguist, Butler Hill Group

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        1.     Azizah Mathly , Dutch & Computational Linguistics, Text/corpus Linguistics, Translation: Linguist, Butler Hill Group, Washington, USA

Message 1: Dutch & Computational Linguistics, Text/corpus Linguistics, Translation: Linguist, Butler Hill Group, Washington, USA
Date: 13-Dec-2010
From: Azizah Mathly <amathlybutlerhill.com>
Subject: Dutch & Computational Linguistics, Text/corpus Linguistics, Translation: Linguist, Butler Hill Group, Washington, USA
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University or Organization: Butler Hill Group
Job Location: Washington, USA
Web Address: http://www.butlerhill.com
Job Rank: Linguist

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics; Text/Corpus Linguistics; Translation

Required Language(s): Dutch (nld)

Description:

Dutch Language Specialist

Description
We are searching for a Dutch Language Specialist to work 30-40 hours a week
onsite at a well-known digital media company in Seattle to help create the
Dutch search vocabulary.

The Language Specialist will work with the Global Vocabulary Team to
provide on-time and high-quality search terminology translations, and
review and assess existing Dutch translations - both human and
machine-translated. The Language Specialist is responsible for creating and
maintaining the Dutch guidelines. 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 at the beginning of January 2011. It is a
6-month contract, with possibility of extension.

Requirements:
- Must be native Dutch speaker with near native knowledge of English
- Well informed on Dutch 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
- Must live in the Seattle area

Responsibilities:
- Create rules and guidelines for vocabulary translation in partnership
with the Global Vocabulary Team
- Dutch search vocabulary translation and editing
- Review existing translations to bring up to standards
- Translation Memory management
- Machine Translation (MT) output evaluation and guidance on best tools and
practices with Dutch MT
- Search engine testing

Application Deadline:

Web Address for Applications: http://tbe.taleo.net/NA5/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=BUTLERHILL&cws=4&rid=105
Contact Information:
Azizah Mathly
Email: amathlybutlerhill.com

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