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TRANSLATOR (Contract/Freelance)

Responsibilities:
  • Translate source language into target language accurately and in phraseology relevant to reader location
  • Style and tone of translated text should match those of source language
  • Source language can be in different format (print, video, etc), but the translated text format is usually in the print format
  • Work on a spectrum of subject matter including commercial, educational, medical, legal, literary, scientific and technical
  • Research on professional phraseology
  • Consult experts in specialist areas
  • Report to editor
  • Edit and proofread final copy
Requirements:
  • Degree in Translation, Language or related discipline
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in translation, interpretation, communications or journalism
  • Excellent command of two or more languages (including but not limited to English, Chinese, Malay, Tamil, Bengali, Vietnamese, Burmese and Thai)
  • Strong writing skills and versatility in different writing styles
  • Good understanding of a range of subject matter and in-depth knowledge of language-specific cultures
  • Initiative in using dictionaries, reference books and translation softwares as research tools
  • Ability to work independently and efficiently to meet deadlines
  • Attention to detail and ability to communicate effectively with the editor
  • Only Singaporeans and PRs need apply
For interested applicants, click here¬†or send your resume to [email protected].