As a member of the Engineering and Quotes department, you will be part of the translation process from the preliminary steps (quoting) until the last one (QA and preparing files for delivery) within a localization project.
This team not only prepares the files for translation, but also will assess other departments on the costs and time needed to complete the project, and find solutions to the challenges that may arise during the localization project.
Upon joining the e-Learning Engineering and Quotes department, you will be trained in providing quoting metrics, working with different tools, parsing files and creating scripts creation working with the company’s CAT tool (Wordfast) on a daily basis, and you will be able to expand knowledge on the different types of localization projects (website and software localization, eLearning, etc.).
Position responsibilities :
Analyze various file formats for localization potential
Assess time / material requirements for completion of projects
Prepare various file formats and technologies for translation using CAT tools
Carry out Quality Assurance procedures on translated files
Maximize the use of technology in all steps of production
Provide technical support for production team, sales and other departments
Develop and implement procedures for maximizing productivity through technology solutions
Interface with production team, sales and other departments
Essential skills and experience required :
Bachelor's degree or its equivalent (Computer Science or Mathematics preferred)
Superb analytical skills
Excellent written and spoken communication skills (English)
Extensive use of CAT and localization engineering tools
Some knowledge of InDesign, QuarkXPress and other DTP applications
1-2 years’ industry experience
Desire to work in a fast paced environment and be a team player
Organized and motivated self-starter with a problem-solving attitude
Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks
Must be flexible with hours to accommodate project deadlines
Localization, DTP, and technology related experience essential