Jobs For Freelance Translators

Work For Freelance Translators

We are always on the lookout for talented linguists that want to find a job translating as part of our freelance team!

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If you have the skills and knowledge required please get in touch by using the form on this page. Please include your as much information as possible such as your name, e-mail, standard rate (if applicable) and anything else that you feel is appropriate.

You may also upload your CV and a Cover letter by using the form on this page. If you have other supporting documents please use the Contact Us page to send over the documents.

Why Become A Freelance Translator?

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If like us you are passionate about languages and you can speak at least 2 fluently becoming a freelance translator might be for you

Being a freelancer is a great job for those who would like to have freedom, not have to go to the office every day and it gives you the ability to schedule your time in order to meet client deadlines.

What Are The Required Language Skills?

In order to be successful in translation it’s a prerequisite to be fluent in the source language (the language you are translating from) and to be a native speak of the target language (the one that you are translating into). You should of course be confident and skilled at writing in your own native language.

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Normally it is not advised to attempt to translate into a language that is not your native tongue. There are exceptions for this where we will be able to proofread the English to make sure that everything is 100% correct. 99% of the time our translators only translated into their mother tongue however we are able to have native English speakers proofread if the target language is English.

Of course, if you have spent time living or working in the country practicing your language skills then this would be a big plus.

What Are The Educational Requirements For Translators?

Most of our linguists hold at least a degree in their chosen language. That being said more and more translators seem to hold a Master degree now. The biggest benefit of a Masters is that it can be more specific to Translations whereas a bachelor’s degree could be more to do with interpreting for example which is not the same thing.

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As we are in such a competitive market, make sure that every detail counts and make sure that YOU stand out. Try to be creative with your cover letter and give us the information that we want to know, please do not tell us that you were in the local school’s band playing the flute.

If you have read all of the information on this page please feel free to contact us at let us know your skills and we look forward to hearing from you.

What Does The Job Entail?

  • Translating all types of documents
  • Proofreading to make sure that the document is 100% correct

What We Expect From You?

  • Excellent translation skills
  • A passion for languages and translation
  • Strong knowledge of the source language, both on a cultural and linguist level
  • The ability to be flexible and responsive to e-mails
  • Able to meet deadlines
  • A positive mental attitude
  • Attention to detail
  • Trustworthiness

Languages We Are Looking For

European Translations
  • Dutch
  • Irish
  • Latin
  • Danish
  • Flemish
  • Finnish
  • French
  • German
  • Greek
  • Icelandic
  • Italian
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish
  • Swedish
  • Norwegian
Asian Translations
  • Chinese
  • Indonesian
  • Khmer
  • Korean
  • Kurdish
  • Japanese
  • Nepalese
  • Malay
  • Pashto
  • Sinhalese
  • Thai
  • Vietnamese
Middle East & Eastern European Translations
  • Albanian
  • Arabic
  • Bulgarian
  • Croatian
  • Czech
  • Estonian
  • Hebrew
  • Hungarian
  • Latvian
  • Mongolian
  • Polish
  • Romanian
  • Russian
  • Serbian
  • Slovenian
  • Slovak (Slovensky)
  • Turkish
  • Ukrainian
Indian Translations
  • Awadhi
  • Assamese
  • Bhojpuri
  • Bihari
  • Bengali
  • Dogri
  • Gujarati
  • Hindi
  • Konkan
  • Kannada
  • Kashmiri
  • Manipuri
  • Malayalam
  • Marathi
  • Khasi
  • Oriya
  • Punjabi
  • Sanskrit
  • Taiwanese
  • Tamil
  • Telugu
  • Urdu
African Translations
  • Amharic
  • Swahili
Other Translations
  • Albanian
  • Armenian
  • Bosnian
  • Brazilian
  • Burmese
  • Dari
  • Haitian
  • Kazakh
  • Lithuanian
  • Luxembourgish

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