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French Translation Specialist (German into French)

French Translation Specialist (German into French)

Reference du poste 
487873
Lieu 
SG-Singapore
Date de publication 
09-02-2018
Company 
Amazon Asia-Pacific Holdings Private Limited
Recruiting Team 
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Job Description

Are you looking to work in one of the most innovative and customer-centric e-commerce businesses on earth? Does joining a multicultural team of Translation, Proofreading and Outsourcing Specialists sound appealing to you? Do you have a passion for learning and developing yourself and others? Then consider joining the Amazon Localization Team, and help us contribute to expanding product selection across international platforms. Check out this video to get to know us:
https://player.vimeo.com/video/220458892.

Amazon is currently looking for a motivated and talented linguist to join our team as a:

French Translation Specialist (German into French)

This role can be based in Singapore, Luxembourg or San José (Costa Rica).

The role
As a member of the Translation Team within the Consumer Localization department, you will play a key role in ensuring that human and machine-generated translations meet the right level of quality for our customers. You will:
o Post-edit machine-translated product detail pages in an efficient way to increase the product availability for the customer in their preferred language.
o Conduct quality checks by proofreading/reviewing linguistic work from your peers, freelancer translators and other external vendors to ensure adherence to customer’s and company’s quality standards.
o Provide feedback and linguistic coaching to your peers, freelance translators and other external vendors and engage in quality improvement initiatives when needed.
o Monitor external vendor quality progress, investigate quality variations and develop and implement measures to drive quality improvement in collaboration with other internal teams.
o Control and improve machine-translation engines’ quality by assessing output and providing linguistic feedback.
o Translate product attributes and take part in other human translation projects.
o Depending on the group’s needs and your own skills and inclinations, support our leadership, business and tech teams by taking an active part in hiring, training, project management, technical support, etc.

This job offer is for a permanent contract.

What we offer
o Inspiring working environment in modern and vibrant offices at the heart of Luxembourg’s European quarter, Singapore’s Central Business District or the city of San José in Costa Rica
o Training on the job
o Lots of room for your own initiative and development in a dynamic, multicultural team
o Competitive compensation, local benefits package and relocation support

Amazon is an equal opportunities employer. We believe passionately that employing a diverse workforce is central to our success. We make recruiting decisions based on your experience and skills. We value your passion to discover, invent, simplify and build.

Basic Qualifications

o French native level
o Able to work from German
o Educated to degree level, preferably in Language Studies, Translation, Interpreting or Communication, or related fields such as Philology, Journalism, Marketing, Public Relations, etc.
o Fully-functional oral and written communication skills in English (including readiness to translate from English when required)
o Highly motivated to learn, develop and grow

Preferred Qualifications

o Knowledge of CAT tools
o Customer and business oriented
o Curious, flexible across multiple tasks
o Some previous experience with language-related tasks, such as translation, proof-reading, editing, content creation or interpreting desirable
o Ability to prioritize, work towards deadlines
o Ability to take initiative and produce results, as well as to collaborate effectively with a diverse team


Please submit your CV in English.