Freelance Simplified Chinese to English Translator (WFH/Remote)

Cactus Communications
Cactus Communications
( )  Remote (Asia | APAC Time Zone Permitted)

Job Type : Contract
Experience : 3 to 5 years
Education : Bachelor Degree

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Job description

We are looking for experienced translation reviewers to work on academic manuscripts written in Chinese. To qualify, you must have technical expertise in your field. Experience working in a foreign-language setting will be preferred.

In a Translate review assignment, a translate reviewer thoroughly checks and revises an already translated document by comparing it with the source text. The object of the review is to ensure that the translation is:

  • Accurate in terms of both meaning and subject-specific terminology.
  • Clear and free of any awkward or unnatural constructions.
  • Free of any proofreading errors.

We currently have openings for freelance translation reviewers for language pairs in:

  • Chinese to English

You need to have:

  • Fluency in Chinese (essential)
  • Native-level fluency in English (essential)
  • An understanding and knowledge of technical terminology as expressed in the native language as well as in English is highly preferred
  • Expertise/an advanced degree in any of the following fields:
  • Earth and Environmental Science - Earth, Atmospheric, Planetary, Energy, Sustainability
  • Social Science: Sociology and Anthropology
  • Minimum 1 year of translation, translation review, editing or other academic writing experience
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Word
  • Strong time management skills (you will be required to work on deadlines)
  • Ability to work independently
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