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Vimeo is a platform giving users the best ways to watch, upload & share videos.
New York City    Posted: Thursday, November 29, 2018
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Vimeo is looking for a contract English-to-German language specialist to work on bringing the worlds best video platform to our German users & creators. You will be vital in translating the Voice of Vimeo.

This will be a 15-20 hour per week contract position, with the potential for full-time employment after 3 months.

This position requires a flexible schedule & part of the work to be performed on-site at Vimeos headquarters in New York.

What you'll do:

  • Translate English copy & messaging on the Vimeo website, mobile apps, & marketing materials into German for the German market
  • Translate the Vimeo voice & tone for a German audience
  • Review previous translations for consistency & accuracy
  • Work with Product Managers to understand new features & updates to the site to best be able to translate them for the German market
  • Work with Design & Messaging teams to better understand context & provide alternatives where needed
  • Work with Marketing team to help target marketing messaging to a German audience while preserving Vimeos voice
  • Propose improved translations through vendor dashboard & respond to issues
  • Audit site for any UI or UX issues in regards to translation
  • Take part in marketing, market research & users survey projects in order to enhance the understanding of the German market

Skills & knowledge you should possess:

  • Bilingual in German, with German preferably as mother-tongue
  • Familiarity with Vimeos site & voice
  • Experience in localizing for the technology sector
  • Attention to detail organizationally inclined
  • Aptitude with Google Docs, Office suite & Project management platforms
  • Desire to be part of a growing team as opposed to pure freelancing
  • Experience in copywriting in German

Bonus points:

  • Project management/coordination experience
  • Knowledge of film or video world
  • Experience working with Smartling TMS and/or CAT tools

About us:

At Vimeo, our mission is to empower video creators to tell exceptional stories & connect with their audiences & communities. Home to more than 80 million members in over 150 countries, Vimeo is the worlds largest ad-free open video platform, providing powerful tools to host, share & sell videos in the highest quality possible.

We work hard to enable creators of all kinds to succeed, & to that end, we prioritize attracting diverse talent & cultivating an inclusive environment that encourages collaboration & creativity. Were committed to building a company & a community where people thrive by being themselves & are inspired to do their best work every day.

Vimeo is based in New York City, with additional offices in Europe & India. Vimeo is an operating business of IAC (NASDAQ: IAC). Learn more at

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