08-Aug-2019, Ad#: 18242, Views: 2402 Category: IT & Telecom
Job location Shanghai
Company introduction OFT International is a global communications firm that provides language solutions to leading enterprises around the world, from translation and multilingual localization services to branding and public relations strategies. Our goal? To make sure our clients are heard from every corner of the globe, in a way that resonates with each local market.
Job description We are seeking a Technical Writer/Editor who is willing to learn and can empower our client to achieve their global expansion goals.
Key job responsibilities:
Editing user guides, marketing collateral, interface strings, etc. that have been translated from Chinese to English.
Specifically, this involves ensuring clarity, native-like style, technical accuracy, standard grammar & mechanics, cultural appropriateness, and adherence to client-specific requirements.
Referring to Chinese source materials to understand the intended meaning
Discussing decisions about content with translators and other team members
Evaluating document quality and providing widely applicable suggestions for improvement
Contributing to team training meetings
Necessary skills & qualifications:
Native English speaker familiar with US English standards (any nationality)
1 year of editing, writing, or translation experience
Some Chinese reading ability
Strong independent research skills
Logical and critical thinking skills
Willingness to accept and incorporate critical feedback
Some familiarity with Chinese work culture
Desirable skills & qualifications:
Familiarity with enterprise IT (data management and protection, cloud services, etc.) or related fields
A writing- or technology-heavy educational background
Any other information:
The focus will be on enterprise IT, but other editing, content creation, and transcreation opportunities may also be available pending strong performance.
This position involves receiving training and feedback from a senior editor who is preparing to be transferred to another client.
Onsite work in Bantian, Shenzhen may be occasionally required.
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