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 <>
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:
Job Rank: Language Specialist

Specialty Areas: Translation

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


Hong Kong Chinese Language Specialist

Who We AreThe Butler Hill Group supports software teams developing linguistictechnologies. With our expertise in over 50 languages and dialects, wehelp our clients reach new markets by extending their products includingsearch and information retrieval; machine translation; proofing tools, e.g.grammar and spell checkers, thesauri; handwriting recognition; speechtechnologies.

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

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

This is a full-time position (30-40 hours/week), onsite in theFremont/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/terminologyapplication 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 bringup to standards-Style guide creation and enhancement-Translation Memory management-Search engine testing

TO APPLYIf you are interested, please fill out the online application at the webaddress given.

Application Deadline: 30-Oct-2010 Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Mandy Iverson Email:

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