JOB DESCRIPTION – TRANSLATOR (English to Canadian French)
The incumbent will be responsible for translating documents (general administration and operations, including IT texts) the majority of the time, but may also be called upon to translate technical or marketing texts for internationally recognized clients. He or she must ensure the linguistic quality of his or her work and use a very good terminological research methodology. Texts to be translated are generally short, and delivery deadlines will be tight. Translation tools are used to translate all texts, and the incumbent must be very comfortable with computer tools and motivated to learn to use new ones. Client-specific tools will be used for some translations. The translator must understand and adapt to our internal linguistic processes and meet client requirements. He or she will work closely with the revisers and the project managers.
The incumbent must be curious, interested in technologies, resourceful, and have excellent learning skills.
The translator will work as part of a dynamic team of linguists and project managers.
Essential – Fluently bilingual English and French (oral and written) Essential – Excellent knowledge of the particularities of Canadian French
Essential – Proficiency in Microsoft Office tools (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
Important – Knowledge of translation tools (Trados, SDLX, Wordfast or equivalent)
Important – Ability to translate at least 1900 words a day
Essential – Bachelor’s degree in translation
Asset – Experience in translation from English to Canadian French
Essential – Excellent organizational and time management skills, ability to meet deadlines and work under pressure
Essential – Ability to work in a team
Essential – Attention to detail and quality
Essential – Available to work full-time at our offices
Asset – Member of a professional association (OTTIAQ, ATIO or CTTIC)
Lionbridge is the world’s leading provider of language solutions. Our clients rely on our translation, localization, technical writing and interpretation services in order to target their products and communications to a broad range of audiences across the globe.
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