Linguistic Quality Assurance Lead for Marketing Materials, UI Content (French, German, Brazilian Portuguese)

  • Freelance
  • Remote

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Company Description

Eriksen Translations is a woman owned, independent LSP based in Brooklyn, NY, with a footprint that extends throughout North America and beyond. For 36 years, Eriksen has helped clients communicate with domestic and international audiences. Working in more than 100 languages, Eriksen sustains long-term relationships with major companies in finance, insurance, law, creative services, health care, and education, as well as New York City and State agencies, nonprofits, NGOs, and leading museums and cultural institutions worldwide.

Job Description

Freelance LQA Lead needed for French (France), German, and Portuguese (Brazil). The LQA specialist must have experience reviewing marketing content and UI strings for linguistic errors and style. Experience working in XTM and residency in-market strongly preferred.

This role includes:

  • Reviewing translated text for errors, using existing style guide, glossary, and other reference material
  • Scorecard-style evaluation, including error categorization and severity levels; following the MQM framework
  • Providing stylistic edits to improve high-quality translations; bringing good translations to great translations, with a strong brand voice
  • Performing in-context/functional QA for localized websites and apps, when needed
  • Maintaining TMs, glossaries, and style guides
  • Translator training and education, query management
  • Attending monthly linguistic team meetings and ad hoc project kick-off meetings

Candidates will be required to complete a short LQA exercise (~500 words) before being approved for this role.

Availability starting January 2023 required; immediate availability in December 2022 preferred. Typical commitment of 7-15 hours per week (flexible) on an ongoing basis.

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