Translator - Spanish

As a Spanish translator at Slack, you will work within the localization team to ensure that our user facing content and product are translated for a Spanish-speaking audience. Part of your job is to ensure that Slack's customers have the best experience possible and feel as though the product originated in their home country. This is a demanding role that requires a broad skillset.

Responsibilities

  • Convert concepts from the source language to the target language while staying aware of cultural sensitivities and expectations, and retaining the Slack style, tone and voice
  • Ability to understand the user and the technical information with which they are working
  • Work with the localization manager to expand the translation memory and glossary, and help maintain the style guide for the language
  • Help test new workflow tools to define translation workflow best practices and find efficiencies
  • Prioritize translation requests to ensure the most urgent are translated quickly and provide cross-functional updates on the progress of assigned workload
  • Ability to work with contractors or review and edit translation work that may be contracted out
  • Help our customer experience team with incoming tickets in your language on an as-needed basis

Requirements

  • Native proficiency in the target language and fluency in the source language
  • Strong, confident, and exacting writer
  • Attention to detail and ability to work quickly to meet deadlines
  • Familiarity with translation management software preferred
  • Familiarity with technology and how the web and apps work
  • Ability to work full time in our San Francisco office
  • College degree or equivalent professional experience preferred
  • 2 or more years of experience preferred

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