Localization German

Job Location(s) DE
Job ID
2018-1673
Category
Product Development

Overview

Planview enables organizations to get the most out of their resources and achieve their goals. We are the global leader in Work and Resource Management, with the industry’s most comprehensive portfolio of solutions for strategic planning, portfolio and resource management, work collaboration, and enterprise architecture. Our solutions span every class of work, resource, and organization; addressing the needs of teams, departments, and entire organizations, from the mid-market to global enterprises. Headquartered in Austin, Texas, our 700 employees serve more than 3,000 enterprise customers worldwide through a culture of product leadership, deep market expertise and highly engaged customer communities. For more information, visit http://www.planview.com.

 

 

Responsibilities

 The Product Localization team is looking for a German Translator (English to German - 20h/week, flexible) - contract role.

  • Localize Planview applications’ user interface
  • Translate online documentation
  • Perform linguistic and functional tests and report issues
  • Create/Maintain translation memories, terminology databases, and style guides  
  • Transcreate/Translate and review marketing collaterals
  • Localize e-learning modules incl. voice-over
  • Perform other duties as assigned

 

Qualifications

  • You are a German native-speaker or are fluent to native standard
  • You have a university degree in translation, a translation diploma from a recognized translation
  • school, or an equivalent degree/qualification
  • You have excellent command of spoken and written English and German and are passionate about localization
  • You have at least 5 years’ experience in translating into German, ideally in software localization and marketing
  • You provide a very good stylistic command and accuracy, and are quality-conscious
  • You have a solid background in marketing
  • You are familiar with Microsoft Office, the SDL products, Captivate, Camtasia, and Storyline
  • You are very comfortable with technology and a fast learner
  • You have at least 3 years’ experience in e-learning localization
  • You are self-motivated, highly committed, well organized, and a good team-player
  • You work well under time pressure in a deadline-driven environment

Great Benefits and Fun Perks

  • Role can be home based or work from our Karsruhe office.
  • We offer highly competitive benefits packages for every lifestyle.
  • No one likes working in a box, right? That’s why in our office locations we have open work environments with optional standing desks, soft drinks, gourmet coffee machines and fresh fruit to get your day going! Oh, and a patio balcony with BBQ’s for those days when the weather is behaving.
  • We believe in regular fun office events and monthly happy hours!
  • We offer flexible work hours and we are family friendly.

Planview is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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