Job Opportunities

Freelance German to English translators

Freelance German to English translators

We are currently recruiting freelance German 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 one of the following experience criteria and has a solid translation background, you could be joining our freelance team:

  • a Bachelor’s degree in translation or modern languages (or equivalent) plus three years of full-time translation experience (two years if gained in house);
  • a Master’s degree in translation studies (or equivalent) plus two years of full-time professional translation experience (one year if gained in house);
  • five years of full-time professional translation experience.

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.

General freelance translators

General freelance translators

We are continuously building our team of linguists. If you are an experienced and motivated native-speaker freelance translator who fulfils one of the following experience criteria, you could be joining our freelance team:

  • a Bachelor’s degree in translation or modern languages (or equivalent) plus three years of full-time translation experience (two years if gained in house);
  • a Master’s degree in translation studies (or equivalent) plus two years of full-time professional translation experience (one year if gained in house);
  • five years of full-time professional translation experience.

You will also need to specialise in engineering, financial, legal, medical or related marketing texts and be a competent user of Trados Studio 2014-2019 and/or MemoQ (own licence).