Cantonese Translator/ Senior Associate
Are you a polyglot? Do you have favorite words in various languages? Do you straddle the line between cultural groups? Motivf is looking for multi-cultural translators to translate communications materials and web content from English to Cantonese. The translator will work directly with our communications team to translate client materials (copy and graphics) into a specific target language.
Location: Nationwide (USA).
Work you’ll do:
In your role, you will be responsible to:
Assess message delivery goals from the perspective of each targeted culture or sub-culture
Identify opportunities to improve message delivery by adapting both the copy (written) and art (graphic) content of communication materials
Identify common communication pitfalls during translation, and support the communication team to anticipate and recognize differing cultures’ needs and motivations
Track and record all requests for translation
Translate provided content from English to target language (Cantonese)
Review all translated documents for accuracy of translation
Submit translated content to within requested timeframe
Work can be done in the office or from home
Certification/training in professional translation
Experience translating from English to target language
Work well independently
Able to balance multiple priorities within strict timelines
Excellent communication, team-building, and presentation skills
Strong organizational and time-management skills
Natively bi-lingual in at least one other language plus English
Braille reading and writing fluency
Experience with cross-cultural research methods and cultural dimensions theory
Exposure to cross-cultural Social Marketing to understand individuals and deliver experiences tuned to their needs and desires.