Website/Search Engine Localization Specialistfrom Spanish to English (UK)

Position Description – Website/Search Engine Localization Specialist

Translationdeal.com is a global translation and localization agency offering products and services to clients in over 100 languages. We have open positions for contracted localization specialists in a wide variety of project types. Web-based localization is in high demand, as companies of all sizes and in all niches continue their efforts to reach international audiences. Positions for localization of websites, search engines, customer service software, sets of user queries, etc. are always available.

Example Project Opening – Website Localization Specialist – English to Hindi

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Translate all website text from English to Hindi
  • Evaluate all text and visuals/videos for compatibility with the social, cultural and religious values and behaviors of the targeted Hindi demographic. Make changes as necessary for exemplary user experience and interface
  • Run QA testing and evaluation as each segment of localization is accomplished
  • Perform de-bugging using appropriate proprietary software
  • Locate and work with local software engineers for advanced algorithm development, when necessary
  • Perform query evaluation
  • Write/translate strings for quality data contents
  • Write configurations for subtitles and explanations

Typical Projects

The projects may be quite diverse, and could include any of the following:

  • Localization of gaming and app software, including mobile compatibility
  • Localization of e-commerce websites
  • Localization of SEO
  • Localization of social media sites

Educational and Experiential Background

  • Must have a university degree in computer science and/or engineering
  • Have worked in the tech industry in native country, preferably for a minimum of two years
  • Prior translation and localization experience a plus
  • A native of India
  • Fluency in English as demonstrated by passage of our language examination
  • Ability to work independently and in collaboration with other technology experts as necessary
  • Solid interpersonal relationship skills to work well with clients
  • Verbal and written communication skills
  • Attention to detail and commitment to deadline parameters as set by clients
  • High interest in data curation and language QA tasks
  • Willingness to prepare/deliver regular progress reports to clients
  • Web and mobile app literacy
  • QA testing experience
  • Experience in translation of content, SEO, and social media a plus

Income and Income Reporting

All of our localization specialists work as contracted freelancers. As such, they are paid by the project, and we do not adjust payments for local taxes of any kind. National, regional, and local income reporting for tax and other regulatory purposes is the sole responsibility of the contractor.

The Application Process

We welcome applicants who are experts in their native languages and cultures and in the nuances of language within specific demographics of their native populations. Applicants must also be fluent in at least one other language, as determined by an examination they take. For web-based localization projects, as stated above, we require a degree in computer science and prefer a few years of work experience in a technology field. Please be prepared to submit your degree documents, along with any certifications that are required by your native country in order for you to engage in this work.

If you believe that your qualifications and our needs are a match, and enjoy the benefits of a flexible work life, click the button below, and let’s get started.

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