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Title:  Senior Translator

Job ID:  2287
Location: 

Hong Kong, HK, HK

Category:  Translations
Description: 

Short Description

The Senior Translator is part of the In-House Linguist Team which provides various linguist services such as translation, editing and proofreading to the global capital market clients in a timely manner.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Perform English to Traditional Chinese (Hong Kong) & Simplified Chinese for Mainland China (and vice versa) linguistic tasks including translation, editing, proofreading and quality assurance checks for Hong Kong IPO prospectuses and other related legal/financial documents
  • Maintain close communication with internal and external translators, referring to glossary and client directions to improve the content and making corrections to tone in the various Chinese languages or grammatical errors throughout a piece of content.
  • Lead teams and able to plan, supervise the team to meet deadlines for the successful completion of any project.
  • Coach new staff through the content creation process
  • Perform glossary compilation and update according to industry standards and best practices
  • Address translation queries and comments raised by both internal and external clients to optimize clients’ satisfactory level of translation services delivered by DFIN
  • Report / escalate to Chief Editor if there’s any potential risk of a project that might lead to service issue

QUALIFICATIONS

  • University graduate, preferably in translation, linguistics, communications, or related disciplines
  • Min. 3 years’ experience as a translator and/or an editor with specialism in Hong Kong financial and legal documents required by stock exchanges and regulators such as IPO prospectuses, Annual Report, Circular, Announcement, mutual fund offering documents etc
  • Experience in translation of industries that includes Biotech, Finance, Technology and Pharmaceuticals will be preferred
  • Excellent bilingual ability in both English & Chinese, knowledge of other language is an advantage
  • Skilful with MS Office applications and Acrobat, as well as a strong knowledge of desktop publishing software and online-based translation memory tools is highly preferred
  • Working knowledge of Computer Assisted Translation (CAT) tools is a plus
  • Great attention to detail and demonstrate a commitment to quality
  • Detail-oriented team player and can communicate effectively
  • Able to work independently, prioritize workload and ensure the team to meet deadlines


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