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compensation: The translator will be paid per chapter at monthly basis, either in RMB or US dollars. Monthly minimum earnings could vary from US$500-1000.
employment type: contract
telecommuting okay

Translator Needed - Chinese to English!

What the candidates need to do:
• read through original material and rewriting it in the target language, ensuring that the meaning of the source text is retained;
• use specialist dictionaries, thesauruses and reference books to find the closest equivalents for terminology and words used;
• use appropriate software for presentation and delivery;
• work closely with copy editors and team members;
• providing clients with a grammatically correct, well-expressed final version of the translated text, usually as a word-processed document;
• using the internet and email as research tools throughout the translation process;
• prioritize work to meet deadlines;
• retain and develop knowledge on specialist areas of translation;
• follow various translation-quality standards to ensure legal and ethical obligations to the customer
• prior experience with translation is not compulsory but an advantage for sure
Qualifications:
✓ Prior experience with novel translation is ESSENTIAL
✓ Interested in the following types of novels (Modern, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Wuxia, etc.) ;
✓ Attention to detail and the ability to meet deadlines
✓ Self-motivated

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post id: 6463785681

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