Job Opportunities

Freelance German, French, Spanish and/or Portuguese to English translators

Freelance German, French, Spanish and/or Portuguese to English translators

We are currently recruiting freelance German, French, Spanish and/or Portuguese to English translators and proofreaders, specialising in engineering, IT, financial, legal, medical or marketing texts. If you are an experienced and motivated mother-tongue English freelance translator who fulfils the following criteria and has a solid translation background, you could be joining our freelance team:

  • Minimum 2 years full-time freelance translation experience or 2 years in-house translation experience.
  • Translating from German, French, Spanish and/or Portuguese to English and specialising in engineering, IT, financial, legal, medical or marketing texts, with competency in either Trados Studio 2014-2017 or MemoQ (own licence). Consideration will also be given to exceptional candidates willing to learn and invest in one of these CAT tools.

If you are interested, please send your CV along with a short covering letter and details of rates to jobs@astls.co.uk, putting the phrase ‘Into English Freelancer’ in the ‘Subject’ box.

Client Content Engineer

Client Content Engineer

We are seeking a Client Content Engineer with fluent English and German language skills to work in our busy translation company in Nottingham, UK.

The position entails the following main responsibilities:

  • Analysing and optimising client source files and/or web content using a variety of CAT programmes and other translation tools
  • Evaluating potential efficiencies and savings based on different processing methods
  • Setting project budgets and raising client quotations
  • Processing of multilingual translation files, often in multiple file formats
  • Monitoring project progress against budgeted costs and profit margins

You will fulfil the following essential requirements:

  • Excellent English and German language skills
  • Sound basic IT skills, and ability to quickly learn new software
  • Analytical and creative approach to workflow optimisation and cost reduction
  • High levels of numeracy and commercial awareness
  • Work well independently or as part of a team on larger projects as well as
  • Excellent inter-personal communication skills

You will also ideally have one or more of the following:

  • Language qualifications to degree level
  • Experience in a translations environment

As you gain more experience, you will also have the opportunity to:

  • Optimise internal processes to meet the developing requirements of major clients
  • Present to clients on the benefits of AST’s file and content engineering capabilities

An attractive salary along with full on-the-job training is offered, plus benefits. To apply, please send a CV and covering letter to jobs@astls.co.uk.

Job posted on 17.04.2017.

General freelance translators

General freelance translators

We are continuously building our team of linguists. If you are an experienced and motivated mother-tongue freelance translator who fulfils the following criteria and has a solid translation background, you could be joining our freelance team:

  • Minimum 2 years full-time freelance translation experience or 2 years in-house translation experience.
  • Specialising in engineering, financial, legal, medical or related marketing texts.
  • Competency in either Trados Studio 2014-2017 or MemoQ (own licence).

If you are interested, please send your CV along with a short covering letter and details of rates to jobs@astls.co.uk. Have a look to see a list of the languages we offer.