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FR French Translator / Post Editing Specialist / Editor (DE-FR)

FR French Translator / Post Editing Specialist / Editor (DE-FR)

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Amazon Europe Core SARL - LUX
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Job Description

Are you looking to work in one of the most innovative and customer-centric e-commerce businesses on earth? Does joining a multicultural team of Translation, Proofreading and Outsourcing Specialists sound appealing to you? Then consider joining the Amazon Localization Team, and help us contribute to expanding product selection across EU and international platforms. Check out this video to get to know us:

Amazon is currently looking for a talented and highly motivated linguist to join our team as a:

FR French Translator / Post Editing Specialist / Editor (DE-FR)

The role is based in Luxembourg, the country that hosts Amazon headquarters in Europe. It is a diverse and multicultural country located in the heart of Europe, bordered by France, Belgium and Germany, with a total population of around half a million. Luxembourg has Luxembourgish, French and German as national languages, with English spoken by the many expatriates and most locals. Luxembourg is known for banking, steel and a number of EU institutions plus an increasing number of technology-centric organizations. Luxembourg boasts a rich cultural scene and a high standard of living.

The role
As a member of the Translation Team within the Consumer Localization department, you will play a key role in ensuring that human and machine-generated translations meet the right level of quality for our customers. You will:
- Post-edit machine-translated product detail pages from German and other source languages to make them available to customers on
- Through proofreading and quality checks, provide feedback and support to your peers, freelance translators and external vendors.
- Help launch, control and improve machine-translation engines by assessing output and providing linguistic feedback.
- Depending on the group’s needs and your own skills and inclinations, support our leadership, business and tech teams by taking an active part in manual translation projects, project management, hiring, training, technical support, etc.

This job offer is for a permanent contract.

Amazon is an equal opportunities employer. We believe passionately that employing a diverse workforce is central to our success. We make recruiting decisions based on your experience and skills. We value your passion to discover, invent, simplify and build.

Basic Qualifications

o FR French native level
o Able to work from German
o English professional proficiency (including readiness to translate from English if needed)
o Degree in Foreign Languages, Communication or Translation

Preferred Qualifications

o Knowledge of CAT tools
o Ability to translate from at least one of the following source languages: English, Italian, Spanish
o Strong analytical, writing and editorial skills
o Customer and business oriented
o Curious, flexible across multiple tasks
o Previous experience in proofreading or post-editing
o Ability to prioritize, work towards deadlines
o A great deal of personal initiative, decisiveness and team spirit

Please submit your CV in English.