Multimedia English -> Vietnamese Creative Senior Translator

Hanoi, Vietnam

Full Time Freelance Senior-level / Expert
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Welocalize delivers content solutions for translation, localization, adaptation, and machine automation to enable global brands and companies to reach, grow, and engage with international audiences.

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As a trusted global transformation partner, Welocalize accelerates the global business journey by enabling brands and companies to reach, engage, and grow international audiences. Welocalize delivers multilingual content transformation services in translation, localization, and adaptation for over 250 languages with a growing network of over 77,000 in-country linguistic resources. Driving innovation in language services, Welocalize delivers high-quality training data transformation solutions for NLP-enabled machine learning by blending technology and human intelligence to collect, annotate, and evaluate all content types. Our team works across locations in North America, Europe, and Asia serving our global clients in the markets that matter to them.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Do you love movies, streaming media, and US pop culture? Do you have experience in social media localization? 
We are looking for a linguist to be a part of our Vietnamese language team for a long-term English into Vietnamese creative localization project in the media sector. They will take ownership of the incoming work on this account and will actively contribute to the success of the program. 
The client is an American provider of on-demand Internet streaming media services.


  • Translate and review content from English into Vietnamese with original meaning conveyed in a manner that is readable and understandable to target audience.  
  • Location: USA, PST timezone
  • Content types: PR and marketing material, as well as movie blurbs, synopses, subtitles and character names.
  • CAT Tool: working with client proprietary tool, we will provide training and credentials.
  • Familiar with US pop culture and the entertainment industry in Vietnam.
  • Expected daily capacity: around 3 hours per day for translation and review tasks plus admin account specific tasks.


  • Minimum 3 years' experience translating and reviewing content in the specified subject matter.
  • Proficient in all areas of expertise: marketing, UI, website localization, PR, etc.
  • Well-versed in various translation & terminology tools.
  • Excellent communications skills in English (spoken and written). 
  • Native fluency in target language.  
  • Degree in linguistics, translation or equivalent experience.
  • Able to follow instructions, eg. character restrictions, etc. 
  • Able to communicate effectively the rationale behind their translation skills. 
  • Able to both translate and review.
  • Experience working in a multi-vendor scenario a plus.
When you join Welocalize, you have the opportunity to bring your career to the next level: ... receive steady volume of work and long-term partnership {where this applies} ... professional development: work on exciting projects that will empower you keep learning and growing... work with multicultural, international team with a great variety of documents and content types  ... 24-hour 6-day a week support from our Community team.
If this opportunity sounds appealing to you, apply below. 
Job perks/benefits: Career development
Job region(s): Asia/Pacific
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