- Facilitates effective communication between two parties that do not speak a similar language by converting one written language to another.
- Ensures appropriate relay of concepts and ideas between the source and target languages.
- Translators predominantly work with business, technical, literary, academic, legal and scientific written materials including letters, reports, articles, books, invoices, advertisements, and educational material, etc.
- Translators' work incorporates: reading documents, writing and editing copies, writing summaries, consulting clients.
- Manages work schedules to meet deadlines.
- Speaks, reads, and writes fluently in at least two languages.
- Good general knowledge, natural curiosity and willingness to learn.
- Employs computer-assisted translation to compile information into glossaries and terminology databases to be used in translations.
- An ability to grasp varied and complex issues, react swiftly to changing circumstances, manage information and communicate effectively.
- Thorough knowledge of the institutions, culture, attitudes and practices in the countries where that language is spoken, normally acquired through residence there.
- The ability to relay the style and tone of the original language.
- Must be able to write sentences that maintain or duplicate the structure and style of the original meaning while keeping the ideas and facts of the original meaning accurate.
- Must properly transmit any cultural references, including slang, and other expressions that do not translate literally.
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