ENG to ITA freelance translator

Telecommute · Dublin, County Dublin, Ireland

Description

The Italian freelance translator is able to translate videogames text from English to Italian. Applicants have to be native speakers of Italian and, on top of being hard-core video gamers, they must have a strong passion in iconic entertainment franchises, manga/anime, sports (the wider the range of sports expertise - i.e. soccer, basket, hockey, wrestling - the better), comic books, fantasy, movies, TV series. We expect the applicants to explicitly state which franchise/sport they know and love.

Requirements

- Excellent knowledge of English;
- Excellent knowledge of Italian;

- Very strong interest in videogames among a range of platforms and genres;

- Very strong interest in sports among a range of sports, namely soccer and basket;
- Excellent general knowledge (pop culture: TV series, manga, cartoons, movies, comic books);

- Ability to work under pressure with tight deadlines and stay focused;
- Accuracy, attention to details, organizational skills;

- Maximum availability in summer months (June/September);

- Ability to work as part of a team;
- Initiative, self- government and problem solving abilities;
- Good knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel;

- University degree and/or a qualification in translation is a plus;
- Translation tools competency and owning (memoQ) is a plus;
- Knowledge of another language is a plus;

- Living in or near Milan is a plus;

Benefits

Established in 1995, Sillabit is able to take on and manage any video game project. From simple translation to total localization, dubbing included, Sillabit has been providing its clients with an efficient service for more than 20 years.

Since 2016 Sillabit joined the Keywords Group, a fast growing plc, listed on the London Stock Exchange’s AIM market. We are one of the leaders in the provision of localisation services to the Video games and Software Localisation markets worldwide. We'd love to work with self-motivated individuals who want to combine their passion for videogames and languages, and we aim to establish a long and fruitful collaboration.
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