Freelance: Foreign Language Content Contributor

Transparent Language - Nashua, NH3.5

ContractEstimated: $52,000 - $64,000 a year
Skills
Description

Transparent Language is a leading provider of best-practice language-learning software for consumers, government agencies, educational institutions, and businesses. Since 1991, Transparent Language has helped millions of individuals learn new languages quickly, easily, and effectively. More than 12,000 schools and universities use our products. We are always accepting resumes for talented professionals available for contract work in the following areas:

Content Creator

Creates original language-learning content based on guidelines provided by Transparent Language; proofreads language-learning content based on guidelines; designs leveled courses for beginning, intermediate, and advanced adult learners.

Requirements

Experience teaching the target language, preferably at the university level
Exceptional understanding of grammar structure of the target language (and English)
Ability to work remotely, using a variety of programs, such as Skype and Google docs
Ability to work with multiple contact people and language team members
Basic PC skills and proficiency with MS Office products
Willingness and aptitude for learning new software applications
Creativity and passion for language learning

Editor/Proofreader

Edits translations, in MS Office or software engines, for flow/presentation, accuracy, and consistency; fixes typos, punctuation, and grammar mistakes; offers solutions and clarifications on issues found.

Requirements

1-2 years experience editing/proofreading language materials
Attention to detail
Basic PC skills with good working knowledge of MS Office
Native or near-native speaker of the target language
Translator/Localization Expert

Translates text for specific target markets, based on templates provided by Transparent Language; localizes software applications and web content.

Requirements

1-2 years experience translating/localizing language materials
Attention to detail
Basic PC skills and proficiency with MS Office products
Knowledge of current software application terminology
Experience using translation memory systems
Native or near-native speaker of the target language
Voice-over Artist

Records target-language text in our sound studio or remotely, using Transparent Language’s recording software.

Requirements

Native speaker of target language (no outside accent influence, please)
Must have a clear, pleasant voice
Ability to take direction well and be detailed-oriented
Ability to learn/train on new computer programs, such as recording software
Willingness to travel to NH to record in our studio… OR
Access to appropriate recording equipment (quality microphone/headset) to record remotely

Languages of Special Interest:
Albanian

Amharic

Arabic

Arabic (Iraqi)

Arabic (Levantine)

Arabic (Modern Standard)

Arabic, Syrian

Armenian

Baluchi

Bambara

Bengali

Cambodian (Khmer)

Chichewa

Chinese (Cantonese)

Chinese (Mandarin)

Chinese, Wu

Dari

Farsi

French

Fulani

Haitian Creole

Hausa

Hebrew

Hindi

Igbo

Illocano

Indonesian

Javanese

Kazakh

Kongo

Korean

Kyrgyz

Lao

Lingala

Maguindanao

Myanmar

Nepali

Norwegian

Pashto

Pashto (Afghanistan)

Pashto (Pakistan)

Portuguese

Punjabi

Quechua

Russian

Shona

Sinhala

Somali

Sotho (Northern and Southern)

Spanish (Latin America)

Tagalog

Tajiki

Tamasheq

Tamil

Tausug

Thai

Tigrinya

Turkish

Urdu

Uyghur

Vietnamese

Wolof

Xhosa

Yoruba

Zarma