500px is the leading online network for photographers. Our mission is to connect the worlds photographers & provide them with opportunities to discover inspiration, get exposure & rewarded for their work, & help them learn & grow their skills. Every month, millions of people from around the world use our website & mobile apps to find & share the worlds most inspiring photography.
This contract position can be completed remotely.
We're looking for a casual part-time person who, working closely with our Product & Marketing teams, will help us with email & website page translations as we expand particular parts of our site. This work will be ongoing, & there is the opportunity to make this a long-term relationship throughout 2021.
What you'll be doing:
Responsible for translation of website information as well as marketing & email copy from English to German
Ensures that translated material content conveys original meaning & tone
Content proofreading (self & other translators) - provide constructive feedback on work of other translators
Research information pertaining to client translation requests
Conducts terminological research to ensure accuracy of the translations
What the ideal candidate will have:
Prior translation experience, with German as first language
University education in linguistics and/or translation
Strong research skills
Strong attention to detail & ability to proofread
Highly organized & ability to meet deadlines
Bonus points for:
Wage: $50.00 CAD/hour
- Phone screen: < 15 min conversation with a hiring manager
Translation test: we'll ask you to complete a short translation sample, & then share it with us to review
We believe diverse teams perform better, & we seek to increase our overall team diversity. We make active efforts to reduce the impact of unconscious bias in our hiring process.
500px welcomes & encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.