Linguist Translators- Krio / Luganda / Lingala

Our Transforming Talent program provides learning opportunities to multilingual people, who will be leading the in-country team of linguists, facing clients, and owning the quality of his/her language.

Job Description

Perform mostly translations in the client-owned translation tool
Translate various types of content, including marketing, help and UI
Master or learn the tools associated with translation work (e.g. tools for creating queries or checking the live UI elements)
Precisely follow the established translation process, e.g. always raise queries when there is a need to
Learn the style guide and overall client’s requirements, e.g. stylistic preferences
Improve based on the corrections made by the senior team members as well as the client reviewers
Keep track of personal error statistics and work on the weak spot
Take part in the internal trainings and the ones organized by the client
Participate in the error arbitration process
Meet the productivity KPIs

University degree preferably in Linguistics, Journalism or Mass Communication
Fluent in English (both written and spoken, in a wide range of registers)
Fluent in the local language of translation (with an understanding of what the conversational and easy-to-read is, plus excellent spelling and grammar of standard  Krio/Luganda /Lingala
Passion for languages, specifically in English / Krio- kri t / Luganda (lg)/ Lingala (ln)
Passion for the world of technology
Passion for reading and writing in Hausa, creative writing, poetry
Should complete the application on the link provided below


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DDD believes talent has no boundaries--and opportunities shouldn’t either. In 2001, we saw the need to bring tech skills and living-wage work to men and women in underserved communities in Asia. It was here that DDD helped plant the seed for a socially responsible outsourcing practice known as impact sourcing.