Aug 02, 2021

Freelance Korean to/from English Technical Translator/Translation Reviewers-Earth Sciences (Remote/WFH)

  • Cactus Communications
  • Remote
Part time Professional Services Research Science Other

Job Description

Job description

We are looking for translators and translation reviewers to work on academic manuscripts written in Korean. To qualify, you must have technical expertise in your field. Experience working in a foreign-language setting will be preferred.

In a Translate review assignment, a translate reviewer thoroughly checks and revises an already translated document by comparing it with the source text. The object of the review is to ensure that the translation is:

  • Accurate in terms of both meaning and subject-specific terminology.
  • Clear and free of any awkward or unnatural constructions.
  • Free of any proofreading errors.

We currently have openings for freelance translators/translation reviewers for language pairs in:

  • Korean to English
  • English to Korean

You need to have:

  • Fluency in at least one of the following languages: Korean or English (essential)
  • Native-level fluency in Korean or English (essential)
  • An understanding and knowledge of technical terminology as expressed in the native language as well as in English is highly preferred
  • Expertise/an advanced degree in any of the following fields:
    • Earth and Environmental Science - Earth, Atmospheric, Planetary, Energy, Sustainability
    • Engineering - Mechanical, Civil, Electrical, Chemical, Petroleum
    • IT - Computer Science, IT
    • Life Science - Biochemistry, Genetics, Molecular Biology, Plant and Animal Science
    • Medicine - Medicine, Pharmacology, Nursing, Physiology, Healthcare, etc.
    • Physical Science - Physics, Chemistry, Material sciences, Mathematics
  • Minimum 1 year of translation, translation review, editing or other academic writing experience
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Word
  • Strong time management skills (you will be required to work on deadlines)
  • Ability to work independently

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