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The Language Service group in Amazon has openings for Translation Editors/Specialist (French, Spanish or Italian),
As a Translation Editor, you will be responsible for translating into and editing product descriptions in your target language in order to make them available to your target locale’s customers. You will translate and edit CAT-tool generated translations according to specific style guides meeting Amazon's internal standards for product detail pages.
Specifically the Translation Editor will
Review documentation prior to translation to be sure it is localized and examples are accurate
Provided localized examples where needed
Review post-translation documentation to confirm accuracy
Maintain library of localized documents in source language and translated language
What our translators say about the job?
“We get to translate from a wide range of fields, as Amazon sells products in so many different categories! The global team is young and cosmopolitan, and the trust our managers put in us gives us a lot of confidence and encourages us to take ownership of our jobs. Straight away, I felt like I was contributing to Amazon’s success story!”
Excellent English language skills
Ability to translate from French, Spanish or Italian into English and vice versa
Degree in foreign Languages
Strong writing and editorial skills
Good attention to detail, accurate
Ability to work under time pressure and to meet performance goals
A great deal of personal initiative, creativity, decisiveness and team spirit
Any additional language will be considered as an asset
BA or MA in Translation / Language Degree, or at least 2 years professional experience as a translator / editor