French Translation Quality Assurance Specialist

  • Branton Advertising
  • London, Ontario, Canada
  • Apr 14, 2020
Advertising / Digital Media

Job Description

Description

We’re a full-service ad agency in London Ontario seeking a creative and professional

translator who can confirm that we’re communicating correctly in both of Canada’s

official languages. The content has already been translated or transcreated from

English into French (Quebec); you’ll check it for accuracy, quality, consistency, style

and audience appropriateness. You’ll be working with a wide range of materials –

website copy, print ads, users’ guides, catalogues, social media and blog posts etc. –

for an equally diverse range of clients.


Who You Are

You are a fluent French (Canada) speaker with near-native fluency in English, and a

knack for nuance. You can spot a typo at ten paces; you live to find (and fix) “mistakes”

in everything you read. You’re comfortable in a large, fast-paced corporate environment,

and can work with both introverts and extroverts with tact and understanding. You’re

enthusiastic, curious and resourceful.


Responsibilities

• Proofread/edit for accuracy, clarity and correctness of translations/transcreations

• Ensure that message and meaning are communicated correctly and consistently,

  and reflect brands’ voice and identity

• Confirm that message and wording is appropriate for audience

• Propose improvements to French copy when required

• Consult on linguistic challenges, and provide expertise

• Ensure that deliverables meet the highest quality standards

• Contribute to a dynamic and engaged corporate culture


Requirements

• Fluent in French (Canada) with an understanding of Quebecois culture and

  language

• Bachelor’s degree in translation or a related field

• 3+ years of professional translation experience

• Outstanding attention to detail

• Strong problem-solving, communications, organizational and relationship-building

  skills

• Experience working under tight deadlines on multiple projects

• Ability to contribute and collaborate with creative team

• Active interest in building subject matter expertise

• Knowledge of MS Office tools

• Experience in Branding/Marketing or Communication background a plus

Please submit your cover letter and resume in both English and French.

Branton Advertising would like to thank all applicants for their interest in the position. Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview.

Job Type: Full-time


Job Location:

• London, ON - Preferred

Required education:

• Bachelor's Degree


Required experience:

• Translation: 3 years