Remote | Entry-level | Freelance
Achieve3000

ENGLISH TO SPANISH TRANSLATORS FOR ONLINE LITERACY PRODUCT — REMOTE

This is a freelance/seasonal contract position with assignments on an as-needed basis.

Description:

We are looking for translators who are native Spanish speakers with great command of both the English and the Spanish language-grammar, mechanics, and usage-to help translate K-12 educational materials for students and teachers in the United States and Latin America.

Teaching experience or a strong knowledge of the educational field/market is a plus, as well as understanding differentiated reading instruction and Lexile measurements. Potential candidates must be able to produce translations that are reading-level appropriate, highly accurate, with great quality, and that flow naturally as if they were written originally in Spanish. Candidates should preferably be familiar with Latin American Spanish and culture.

Requirements/Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Spanish Language and Literature, Linguistics, Translation and Interpretation, or related field
  • 3+ years of experience translating fiction and non-fiction differentiated content
  • Demonstrate excellent command of Spanish grammar, syntax, and mechanics while maintaining the integrity of the original source. Ensure structure and vocabulary are appropriate based on reading level. **All candidates must submit a brief translation assessment
  • Have experience working with FundĂ©u, RAE, and Diccionario Panhispánico de Dudas
  • Have excellent communication and time-management skills; ability to work independently
  • Strong technical and word processing skills
  • Reliable Internet connection

Responsibilities

  • Translate K-12 content with accuracy, consistency, and high quality, while ensuring materials have a natural flow in Spanish
  • Apply rules of Spanish grammar, usage, and mechanics while translating and making sure that structure complexity and vocabulary are appropriate to the reading level
  • Work remotely in a collaborative environment, while maintaining open communication and a steady workflow
  • Fact check to ensure consistency of terminology and style
  • Foster professional relationships with colleagues
  • Demonstrate a high level of productivity
  • Assume accountability for assigned work