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. www.welocalize.com
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.
MAIN PURPOSE OF THE JOB
The localization industry is growing fast, and the need for skilled Swahili TZ translators is growing. We are looking for talents with
great language skills in English and Swahili TZ,
with the aim to equip them with the necessary competencies to build a career in the exciting Localization industry.
Welocalize Transforming Talent program provides learning opportunities to multilingual people, who would like to learn how they can become professional translators.
Welocalize and Digital Divide Data (DDD) are partnering to offer you the opportunity to grow your career in localization starting with a 3-month Localization Fundamentals Learning Program, which will help you learn the basics of the localization industry. The successful candidates who will have passed the initial tests will be hired by DDD on a long-term basis.
This learning program combines self-learning, virtual classes delivered by a professional trainer, and practice. It will take place in Moshi, Tanzania. Once the 3-month training is complete, you will start translating live projects within a dynamic team of linguists supported by localization professionals.
- University degree preferably in Linguistics, journalism or Mass Communication
- Fluent in English (both written and spoken, in a wide range of registers)
- Fluent in Swahili TZ (with an understanding of what conversational and easy-to-read Swahili is, plus excellent spelling and grammar of standard Swahili Tanzania)
- Passion for languages, specifically in English and Swahili TZ
- Passion for reading and writing in Swahili TZ, creative writing, poetry
- Passion for the world of technology
If you are interested, please apply through this link: https://bit.ly/3iwMyC8