Tausug Language Specialist

Location: Japan

Type: Part Time

Min. Experience: Experienced

In January 2019 Lionbridge acquired Gengo, and we have now completed our end-to-end solution for AI Recruitment. When applying to jobs here you will work with both Lionbridge and Gengo recruiters.

This is a people-powered translation platform for 24,000+ translators from 140+ countries, translating across 40+ languages. With our crowd management methodology and advanced translation technology, we are redefining the language industry. We process millions of words of translation each week in minimal time, and our customers love us for it. They include some of the biggest brands in the world like TripAdvisor, New York Times, Rakuten, and Alibaba. Our investors include Recruit, Intel Capital, Atomico, and Japan’s NTT DoCoMo.

Join us for a rare chance to be a key part of a growing global startup that is helping the world to communicate freely.

About the position

Reviewers are professional translators who work remotely to oversee testing and quality assurance in their language pair. Reviewers are independent contractors.

Responsibilities

  • Translator Testing - Reviewing test submissions from new translators (from English source into the relevant target language and/or into English target)
  • Quality Assurance - Conduct regular quality reviews using our proprietary quality assurance mechanism
  • Performance Reviews - Assessing translator performance and providing constructive feedback

Requirements

  • Native or near-native in Tausug
  • Professional translator with at least 3 years of experience 
  • Comfortable with technology and able to quickly master new tools
  • Attentive to detail, able to follow instructions and change direction quickly, when needed
  • Responsive to emails - replying to requests within 24 hours at most
  • Fluent in English, in addition to working languages

Bonus skills

  • Experience assessing skills and providing written feedback
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