TransPerfect Translations, Inc.
As a result of continued demand for our products and services, Translations.com, Corvallis is looking to for a bright, self-motivated Desktop Publishing Specialist to join our “startup within an established company” and work on language translation projects for our global clients. Your work will directly impact live websites, technical documents, and computer-based training programs of our worldwide client base with new clients being added every week.
The position of Desktop Publishing Specialist is a key player at Translations.com. Through a mix of project management and hands-on desktop publishing, you will define, develop, and manage the client project lifecycle as it pertains to the multi-media needs of the job.
Preflight projects before translation
Verifying we have all necessary assets to complete the project
Providing font recommendations so that the fonts support the character set of the target language
Quoting the time required for the scope-of-work on given projects
Prepare files for translation with activities such as extracting, cleaning up extractions, cutting and pasting, road-mapping
Cleaning up translated files in the source file format after translation which includes:
Following established style guides
Managing test expansion issues
Applying established templates and paragraph formatting to raw text or text that may not be formatted properly
Implementing changes as requested by the production team
Ability to create entire documents in: InDesign, MS Word, etc
Proof own work before delivery which includes:
Checking preliminary and final proofs for errors and makes any necessary corrections
Perform file management according to procedures
Identify efficiency strategies and implement them
Report on activity using required tools
Ability to troubleshoot and problem solve
Bachelor’s Degree from a 4-year college or university
Strong attention to detail
Ability to manage your own schedule and work with changing demands/priorities
Able to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
Work with and meet established deadlines
Cooperate with people from a variety of different backgrounds and cultures
Work independently as well as part of a team, regardless of distance
Ability to thrive in a production environment, instead of a creative environment
1-2 year experience in multilingual desktop publishing
Proven proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, version 2003 and later), Internet software
Proficiency in InDesign, Illustrator, FrameMaker, Photoshop, and PowerPoint
Knowledge of other desktop publishing tools (Quark Express, Corel products)
Knowledge of eLearning publishing tools (Flash, Lectora, Captivate, Articulate products)
Knowledge of foreign language a plus
TransPerfect Translations, Inc.
Website : http://www.transperfect.com
TransPerfect Translations was founded in 1992 by Elizabeth Elting and Phil Shawe. Their mission: to provide the highest quality language services to leading businesses worldwide. With no external financing, TransPerfect grew from its beginnings as a two-person company operating from an NYU business school dorm room into one of the world's premier language and business services companies.