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French Speaking Linguist

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IT Trainer, Tech Writer, Graphics Design etc
Job Type:
Level of IT Experience:
1-5 Years
Central Dublin
Salary Description:
ITech Consult Recruitment
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French Speaking Linguist

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.

* 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.

* 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

Should you find yourself suitable for this position then please send us your complete CV using the link in this advert. If the position is not a perfect match and you wish to receive other opportunities directly, you can send us your CV anyway via this advert or to jobs[at]itcag[dot]com.
Feel free to contact us for further information: 01 901 0332

About Us:
Since the foundation of our parent company - ITech Consult AG in 1997, we have continually extended our network of computer experts. ITech Consult has offices in Switzerland, Germany, UK and Ireland. Freelance IT specialists benefit from our comprehensive service offerings: including job evaluation, support in the application phase through to legal requirements, setting up of Irish Ltd Companies and on-going administrative support with our clients.

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

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