French Speaking Linguist

Job Category:
IT Trainer, Tech Writer, Graphics Design etc
Job Type:
Permanent
Level of IT Experience:
1-5 Years
Area:
Central Dublin
Location:
Dublin
Salary Description:
Negotiable
Posted:
10/11/2020
Recruiter:
ITech Consult Recruitment
Job Ref:
919821FK

French Speaking Linguist

Role:
Our client is an international technical and creative services provider to the global video games industry.
They are looking for a French Speaking Linguist to join the team. The successful candidate will join a team of 300+ highly dedicated professionals providing world class language services and testing to the video games industry internationally. Based at the HQ in Dublin, this position is to be part of a team focusing on localizing world-renowned video games and assure a high quality standard.

Responsibilities:
* Review translations in French to assure consistency and quality.
* Assess amount of workload to ensure timely task deliveries.
* Give feedback and collaborate effectively with French vendors (freelance translators, recording studios, etc.).
* Provide detailed language quality reports on text reviewed.
* Translate content from English into French with high quality standards.
* Work closely with other French linguists to ensure translations meet the standards.
* Collaborate and communicate effectively with all members of the team to improve processes and achieve common goals.
* Participate in the creation and maintenance of glossaries, terminology and style guidelines.
* Ensure that the text is consistent and only correct approved terminology is used.
* Fix linguistic bugs reported by the testing team.

Requirements:
* Native level French.
* Linguistics background: Solid experience as either freelance or an in-house translator/reviewed from English to French is a must.
* Educational qualification in linguistics. Degree level desirable.
* A gamer: Passion for the video game industry. Solid experience playing text-heavy genres (RPGs, MOBAs, RTS, TCG, Visual Novels).
* Strong interest in fantasy literature and media, science fiction and pop culture.
* Excellent verbal and written communication skills in both French and English.
* Must be self-motivated and able to operate in a fast-paced gaming environment.
* Strong interpersonal skills. Experience working with different cultures.
* Working knowledge of CAT tools.

Nice to Have(s):
* Direct work experience in a Localization QA capacity, advantageous.
* Knowledge of HTML, an advantage.

Reference No.: 919821FK
Role: French Speaking Linguist
Industry: Video Games
Location: Co. Dublin
Workload: 100%
Start Date: ASAP
Job Type: Permanent

Contact Details:
ITech Consult Recruitment
Tel: +353 1 901 0332
Contact: ITech Consult AG

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