Job opening

French-to-English Translator

Status: Freelance
Start: Immediately

Main tasks

Successful candidates will conduct the following tasks from home, using their own computer and software:

  • Research terminology
  • Translate texts using SDL Trados Studio, primarily in the areas of health, technology and communications, within the specified deadlines
  • Revise English texts

Qualifications

  • English as a first language
  • Idiomatic writing style
  • Perfect understanding of Quebec French
  • Excellent written communication skills
  • Full proficiency in SDL Trados Studio 2014 or the latest version
  • Diploma in translation (certificate, bachelor’s or master’s)
  • Degree in a scientific or health-related field (an asset)
  • Practical experience in a scientific or health-related field (an asset)
  • At least three years’ experience in translation
  • Solid research skills and a high degree of intellectual curiosity
  • Ability to adapt language level to readership
  • Proficiency in InDesign (an asset)
  • Independent, meticulous and able to meet deadlines
  • Ability to work with others

Documents to include with your application

  • Résumé
  • Sample translations in sdlxliff format
  • Computer program proficiency (list of programs)

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