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Freelance Localization English Editor (Simplified Chinese - English)

Company Name & Description: 
To learn more about CSOFT International, visit https://www.csoftintl.com/

We are seeking freelance professional English Writer/Editor to work under CSOFT's Global Communications department. The successful applicant will be responsible for transcreating content to empower different client projects. We are looking for an amazing writer with advance Chinese language skills to translate and edit English content in a manner that best suits the target audience while staying true of the source material written in Simplified Chinese.

This person MUST be able to work closely according to China Standard Time.

Key job responsibilities:

Transcreate large volumes of documentation, and to understand and use the best possible language, cultural nuances and standards to be delivered to the client's target English speaking audience
You will also be responsible to ensure client style guides and terminology are applied throughout projects to adhere to client-specific requirements
You will also work with our Global Communications team to review and maintain quality management of our vendors
Provide feedback on document quality and offer applicable suggestions for improvement to the educate authors on how their writing affects clarity, technical accuracy, standard grammar & mechanics and cultural appropriateness

Necessary skills & qualifications:

Native English speaker, who understands linguistic and cultural customs
Advanced (HSK 5+) reading and writing proficiency in Chinese (Simplified), and familiarity with Chinese culture
3-5 years of transcreation, content writing, editing, and/or translation experience
You enjoy the challenge of transcreation of not necessarily knowing all the answers and will be willing to reach out and ask the questions and feedback to clarify with the requester to gather all significant information that will help you deliver the best outcome.
Strong independent research skills and confidence that you can quickly learn new knowledge and potentially new software tools needed for specific client requests.
Logical and problem solving skills
Organized and detail oriented
Willingness to accept and incorporate critical feedback
A high degree of flexibility and availability is needed

Desirable skills & qualifications:

Familiarity and experience within the IT/Telecom industry or related fields
A writing or technology- oriented educational background

Additional Information:

The focus will be on the Telecommunication & IT related projects, but other editing, content creation, and transcreation opportunities may also be available pending strong performance.
This position involves receiving feedback from an in-house senior editor to ensure deliverables adhere to client standards.
This position is to be done remotely, however the successful applicant needs to be working on China standard time.

Education Level Required: 
College/university/polytechnic
Years work experience: 
2 years
Available For: 
Expatriates
Salary Range: 
Not Specified
Position filled: 
No

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