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    TransPerfect

    Linguist

    TransPerfect Montréal, Quebec

    Communications and marketing
    Posted + 30 days ago | Still Open
    Permanent Part time As soon as possible

    DESCRIPTION

    Linguists are key players at TransPerfect and Translations.com (TDC) Montreal for English into French-Canadian materials. Your particular language skill and subject matter expertise will allow you to create and finalize the end product before it goes to the client. Under the guidance of your manager and in collaboration with Project Managers, you’ll be responsible for translating and proofreading documents pertaining to a variety of clients or to a specific VIP client that caters to various brands.

    We are currently looking for several linguists with the following areas of expertise to translate and/or proofread documents related to:
    1. Retail (marketing, retail and consumer products);
    2. Technical (IT, user guides / manuals, automotive/mechanic, machinery, military, etc.);
    3. Financial (annual reports, various investment trusts, financial statements, prospectus, analyses of portfolio management, insurance contract (pension plans, fringe benefits), etc.).

    Description:
    • Translate and/or proofread documents in area of expertise.
    • Maintain and use translation memories and glossaries.
    • Juggle multiple projects and priorities in a fast-paced environment.
    • Keep Project Managers informed of project progress and meet client and internal deadlines.
    • Complete all other tasks that are deemed appropriate for your role and assigned by your manager.
    • Make recommendations to your manager on ways to improve any processes, etc. as part of TDC Montreal’s commitment to continual improvement.
    • Complete administrative tasks in a timely fashion, in support of your work and of the company’s KPIs.
    • Occasionally represent the Linguistic Department by taking part in client-facing calls to gain a better understanding of client preferences, update style guides, glossaries, instructions and reference material and address issues as they arise.
    • Occasionally involved in providing feedback to and training for new team members and vendors.

    Required Skills:
    • Excellent (written and verbal) communication skills and cultural knowledge of target and source languages (English and French for Canada).
    • Acute attention to detail, spelling and grammar.
    • Ability to learn new skills quickly and being comfortable working with various technologies and interfaces.
    • Ability to support multiple projects and manage shifting priorities, while keeping accurate track record of time allotted to each.
    • Exceptional problem solving/critical thinking skills.
    • Ability to maintain professionalism in all situations, especially under tight deadlines.
    • Positive attitude in the face of change, client-centered mind-set and pro-active approach to problem avoidance and resolution.

    Required Experience and Qualifications:
    • Minimum Bachelor's degree, Translation Certificate, or their equivalent.
    • Native fluency in Canadian French and near-native fluency in English.
    • Strong MS Office and Adobe software skills (i.e. PDF mark-ups).
    • Experience translating and proofreading marketing documents.
    • Experience with other document sharing platforms is considered an asset.

    Requirements

    • Essential - Minimum Bachelor's degree
    • Essential - Native fluency in Canadian French
    TransPerfect

    TransPerfect

    For more than 25 years, TransPerfect has provided comprehensive language and technology solutions to help our clients communicate and conduct business more effectively in a global marketplace. Equipped with a quality management system certified...

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