We are looking for a German-Dutch translator (M/F)

The challenge for you

Translation Agency Scriptware is an experienced provider of high quality translations and related services (transcreation, localization, text formatting and layout, etc.). From our atmospheric offices in Heemstede, just outside of Amsterdam, we serve a diverse portfolio of direct clients and partner translation agencies. In connection with the steady growth of our company, we want to expand our team with an enthusiastic German-Dutch translator (M/F). The position is for 32-40 hours per week.

The work

As a German-Dutch translator, you will have the following tasks and responsibilities:

  • Translation of IT-related and (slightly) technical texts from German (possibly sometimes also from English) into Dutch
  • Translation of marketing texts from German (occasionally from English as well) into Dutch, where necessary up to the level of transcreation
  • Revision/editing of (marketing) translations delivered by external translators (only sporadically)

Job requirements

  • An excellent command of Dutch (your native language)
  • An outstanding command of German, and preferably also English
  • A translation qualification at Bachelor’s degree level or higher
  • A robust (basic) knowledge of CAT tools and good computer skills
  • Experience with the translation of IT-related and technical texts
  • Experience with and a feeling for creative translation (marketing texts)
  • A translation work rate of at least 2,500 words per day for “average” texts
  • Ability to switch quickly between different types of texts
  • Comfortable working to deadlines
  • A sociable team player with a sense of humour

What we offer you?

At Translation Agency Scriptware, you will not only enjoy working in pleasant surroundings, you will also have ample opportunity for personal development, with a competitive salary + 8% holiday allowance, travel expenses, a pension plan, flexible working hours (eight working hours between 07:00 and 19:00 hours), and the option of working from home one or two days per week.

Would you like to apply for this position?

Would you like to apply for this position, and do you satisfy all the requirements? Then send an email with a brief introduction and a detailed CV to henkdejonge@scriptware.nl.