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500px // photography community
Remote    Posted: Friday, June 25, 2021
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The Company

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.

The Job

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:

  • Being a member of the 500px community
  • Experience with the photography industry

Wage: $50.00 CAD/hour

Interview Process

  1. Phone screen: < 15 min conversation with a hiring manager
  2. 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.

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