Job Description

Location – French Translator
Duration – 12 months
Location – Charlotte, NC 28269 (Hybrid)

In this role you will:
• Translate, review, proof, and validate content in context as applicable while adhering to strict style guides, terminology, deadlines, and procedures
• Conduct post-translation review for language accuracy and consistency, reporting defects, and verifying fixes
• Support the Linguistic Manager and In-Language Customer Experience Team on ad hoc projects as needed
• Respond to client feedback, analyzing legal and/or compliance feedback provided, acting as a liaison to settle any pending issues, and verifying feedback implementation by vendors
• Address linguistic queries and consultations on a daily basis from internal clients and vendors/third party language service providers

Required Qualifications
• 4+ years of Management consulting, Strategy Consulting, or Business Operations experience, or equivalent demonstrated through one or a combination of the following: work experience, training, military experience, education
• 4+ years of translation industry experience, project management experience, or a combination of both
• Bilingual speaking, reading, and writing proficiency in French Canadian/English

Desired Qualifications
• Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
• Strong presentation skills
• Intermediate to advanced Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint) skills
• Strong project management skills
• Solid problem solving skills
• 4 + years of experience as a professional translator and editor or proofreader, translating, reviewing and providing feedback on marketing, finance, legal and banking material, targeting French Canadian-speaking audiences
• 3 + years of verifiable professional experience translating / transcreating creative content (such as marketing and public relation communication content)
• Expertise in transcreating that connects emotionally and is culturally appropriate with the target audience in French Canadian
• Bachelor’s degree in French translation or linguistics
• ATA or similar industry certification
• A diplomatic and professional approach to providing and receiving feedback and critiques
• A willingness to look beyond the day-to-day work and seek out opportunities and understand big pictures
• Ability to collaborate in a virtual team environment and develop effective relationships with both internal clients and external vendors
• Ability to multi-task and prioritize in a time-sensitive and deadline-driven environment
• Adaptability, flexibility, and attention to detail
• Positive attitude, and the willingness to constantly learn new things
• Experience with Computer Assisted Translation and Terminology tools (such as Wordfast, Studio, SDLX, Trados, MultiTerm, etc.)
• Experience with Adobe Acrobat and other common content tools
• Experience with translation management systems (SDL TMS or WorldServer)
• Experience with translation and terminology management tools (Trados Studio, WorldServer, SDLX, or equivalent)
• Experience using Internet-based resources such as dictionaries and glossaries
• Experience working in a complex, matrixed organization


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