PRODUCT TRANSLATOR (GERMAN SPEAKING)

Location
City of London, London / London
Salary
£20000 - £23000 per annum
Posted
31 Aug 2017
Closes
30 Sep 2017
Ref
DG134517
Contact
David Gordon
Discipline
Advertising
Specialism
Copywriting, Digital
Sector
Fashion, Online
Business Type
Brand / In-house
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full-Time

PRODUCT TRANSLATOR (GERMAN SPEAKING)
Keywords: (Fashion, Luxury, Translation, Proof Reading)
Location: London
Salary: £20,000 - £23,000
REF: DG134517

An entry level native German Speaking Translator is required by one of the world's leading premium fashion and lifestyle retail companies.

ROLE:
This is a fantastic entry level opportunity for a German speaking individual to join a Product Editorial Team as a Product Translator. The main purpose of this role is to help translating the fashion and beauty product descriptions in an accurate and reliable manner, in clear and concise German, whilst preserving the house style.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Translating product page copy according to in-house style guides; checking accuracy of copy against images as well as grammar and spelling. Ensuring all copy is clear and concise and localized where relevant
  • Working to daily deadlines
  • Ensuring that all editorial content across the German product pages reflects the aims, values, house style and tone of each site
  • Where possible, check accuracy of upload by checking all click-through functionality, size and fit tabs and dropdowns on the product page
  • Maintaining house style document, final sign off responsibility lying with Product Editor
  • Confidence in replying to emails and attending meetings

SKILLS/EXPERIENCE:

  • Native German speaker; you will need to be able to write and speak English fluently
  • Good working knowledge of MS Office and basic working knowledge of CMS systems
  • Proven experience of digital translating and transcreating
  • Knowledge of luxury fashion, seasonal trends, designers and brands as well as strong commercial awareness
  • The ability to meet tight deadlines
  • Confidence to liaise with other teams
  • Ability to work as part of a team or autonomously
  • Experience working in a fast-moving environment with competing deadlines and priorities
  • Ability to think clearly and calmly when faced with issues or problems
  • Self-motivated, takes initiative
  • A proven ability to work quickly and efficiently with accuracy and attention to detail
  • Time management skills, excellent time keeping and ability to meet deadlines
  • Excellent organizational skills

Creative Recruitment is an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate based on race, religion, gender, age, sexuality, gender identification, or physical ability.

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