Italian Editor and Proofreader

ITALIAN EDITOR / PROOFREADER

We are currently looking for an enthusiastic and motivated full-time native Italian editor/proofreader to join our team to ensure all translations are accurate and meet our client’s high quality expectations. The successful candidate must have a sound knowledge of the translation industry, quality assurance standards and processes, and a keen eye for detail as well as exceptional proofreading skills. Responsibilities include:

 

  • Edit and review the work done by other translators to ensure that any issues, such as grammar, punctuation, spelling, style, and other linguistic problems, are highlighted and corrected.
  • Ensure consistency in style and terminology both on small and large-scale projects.
  • Perform Language Quality Audits (LQAs) on selected samples of translated files before final delivery.
  • Assess the quality of the translation and provide detailed feedback for project-specific non-conformances, resolutions and quality standards.
  • Demonstrate an excellent eye for detail, ensuring translated documents mirror the original source text.
  • Establish and maintain excellent relationships with translators and proofreaders globally.
  • Juggle multiple projects and priorities in a fast-paced environment, while delivering excellent quality and respecting deadlines.
  • Create, update and maintain terminology databases, glossaries and TMs for client products and services.

 

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in translation or other relevant field of study, or equivalent years of work experience.
  • Italian native speaker with excellent knowledge of Italian grammar, style and punctuation.
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in the localization industry, and at least two years of experience as Language Reviewer/QA Specialist
  • Knowledge of quality standards and processes for the translation and localization industry.
  • Good working knowledge of common CAT tools, online translation platforms, and automated quality assurance tools such as Xbench.
  • Available to work 30-40 hours/week.

 

Additional information:

Location: In-house/Remote position

Send your application to careers@connect-global.net