Author Archives: Adam Wooten

Adam Wooten

About Adam Wooten

Adam Wooten, localization consultant and trainer at, has more than 15 years of experience in the language industry. He is assistant professor in the translation and localization management program at the Middlebury Institute of International Studies and the former CEO and cofounder of the localization company AccuLing.

Career question: Do I really need to learn Trados?

(with recommendations influenced by analysis of 200+ job postings) As an employer and a professor, I have often heard the question, “Do I need to learn Trados to get a job in translation?” Students regularly ask this at the start of my Introduction to CAT (Computer-Assisted Translation) course at MIIS (the Middlebury Institute of International...