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Translators convert written material from one or more 'source languages' into the 'target language', ensuring that the translated version conveys the meaning of the original as clearly as possible. The target language is usually the translator’s mother tongue.
Preferable experience in legal, financial and commercial translations.
•Reading through original material and rewriting it in the target language, ensuring that the meaning of the source text is retained.
•Using specialist dictionaries, thesauruses and reference books to find the closest equivalents for terminology and words used.
•Using appropriate software for presentation and delivery.
•Liaising with clients to discuss any unclear points.
•Proofreading and editing final translated versions.
•Providing clients with a grammatically correct, well-expressed final version of the translated text, usually as a word-processed document.
•Using the internet and email as research tools throughout the translation process;
•Prioritizing work to meet deadlines.
•Providing quotations for translation services offered.
•Consulting with experts in specialist areas.
•Supplying subtitles for foreign films and television programs.
•Retaining and developing specialist knowledge on specialist areas of translation.
•Networking and making contacts.
Job Requirements & Skills:
•5 years of experience in translation.
•Bachelor degree holder.
•Excellent communication skills.
•Excellent computer skills.
•Excellent command of both Arabic and English languages.
•Ability to meet tight deadlines