PRODUCT TRANSLATOR (GERMAN SPEAKING)

Location
London / London, City of London
Salary
£20000 - £23000 per annum
Posted
14 Sep 2018
Closes
14 Oct 2018
Ref
DG136016
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, Retail, Product, Proof Reading, Ecommerce)
Location: London
Salary: £23,000
REF: DG136016

A native level German Speaking Translator is urgently required by one of the world's leading premium fashion and lifestyle retail companies to work with one of their globally renowned brands.

ROLE:

This is a fantastic entry level opportunity for a fluent German speaking and writing individual to join the Editorial Team as a Product Translator. The main purpose of this role is to help translating the fashion, beauty and lifestyle product descriptions in an accurate and reliable manner, into 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 level German speaker; able to write and speak both German and English fluently
  • Good working knowledge of MS Office and basic working knowledge of CMS systems
  • Proven experience of digital translating and transcreating
  • Knowledge/Interest in 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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