Posted on 2022-05-20

In-house Traditional Chinese Linguist/ Financial Translator

Mind Your Language Ltd

Mind Your Language (MYL) is an industry-leading language services provider to multinational Clients in Asia. We are expanding our Quality Assurance team and we are seeking a highly qualified In-house Linguist (IL) to support our Traditional Chinese language work. The IL will play a key role in MYL delivering the highest standards of Chinese translation. He or she will be the main translator for a number of Traditional Chinese translation projects and will work closely with our projects team to ensure that all projects meet the agreed standards with our Clients. The IL will work independently and must demonstrate good organisation and project management skill. This position will be based in our office in Hong Kong

 

Responsibilities

 

  • Responsible for English <> Traditional Chinese Translation tasks;
  • Undertake a variety of linguistic tasks such as review, editing, QA, and glossary/translation memory/Style Guide creation and maintenance, quality evaluation when required;
  • Evaluate feedback from clients to provide objective assessment and formulate corrective measures when required;
  • Assist with and evaluate the test results in the recruitment of Traditional Chinese translators; review all Traditional Chinese translation tests or samples before they are returned to clients and prospects.

 

Skills & Attributes

 

  • Native speaker of Hong Kong Cantonese;
  • Degree holder in Translation, English Language or similar; at least four years’ experience in translation, exceptions will be made for exceptional candidates;
  • Familiar with and skilled at translation of English to Traditional Chinese and vice versa. Ability to work with Traditional Chinese for Taiwan will be a significant advantage;
  • Experience with CAT tools, familiarity with Wordbee and post-editing of Machine Translation are definite advantages;
  • Experience with translation agencies a plus;
  • Good communication, organisational and coordination skills, independent with initiative and able to work under pressure;
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills in English;
  • Enthusiastic about teamwork, strong analytical skills and problem solving skills;
  • Details-oriented in keeping a thorough record of files and keeping track of job progresses;
  • Team-oriented with an inclusive and collaborative way of working.

 

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Salary
Benefits
  • 5-day week
  • Discretionary bonus
  • Education subsidies
  • Medical plan
Job Function
Location
  • Wanchai
Industry
Employment Term
  • Full-time
Experience
  • 4 years
Career Level
  • Middle management level
Education
  • Degree