Senior Translator/Reviewer

MOTHOL - Nasr City, Cairo

Applicants for
1 open position
Experience Needed:
5 to 7 years
Career Level:
Experienced (Non-Manager)
Job Type:
Full Time
Arabic, English
1 open position
About the Job
  • Reading 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.
  • Researching legal, technical and scientific phraseology to find the correct translation.
  • 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, in the form which the client requests (word, pdf, PowerPoint, etc.)
  • Using the Internet as research tool throughout the translation process;
  • Prioritizing work to meet deadlines.
  • Consulting with experts in specialist areas.
  • Supplying subtitles for foreign films and television programs.
  • Retaining and developing knowledge on specialist areas of translation.
  • Following various translation-quality standards to ensure legal and ethical obligations to the customer.
  • Collaborating with colleagues by asking and sharing knowledge with the aim to reach the best translation results and help building a professional team
  • Plans meetings and trade shows by identifying, assembling, and coordinating requirements; establishing contacts; developing schedules and assignments. coordinating mailing lists.
  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading trade publications.
Job Requirements
  • Fluency in two or more languages; (Preferably English & Arabic)
  • A good understanding and in-depth knowledge of language / country-specific cultures.
  • Excellent writing skills and command of grammar.
  • Attention to details combined with the ability to work quickly to meet deadlines.
  • The ability to work as part of a team.
  • The ability to use initiative in a commercial context.
  • Proficiency in the use of a range of computer packages
  • Knowledge of translation-oriented applications and software is helpful, though not essential.
  • Openness to feedback and constructive criticism.
  • Constant eagerness to acquire new knowledge.
  • The ability to work under intense concentration and pressure to submit translations to deadline.
About this Company

Mothol Target is to provide a mix of "human resource outsourcing" and "IT" services to remote clients located in Arab Gulf and Egypt.

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