Freelance Korean <> English Translation Reviewers

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Job description

We are looking for experienced Korean to English and English to Korean translators to review academic manuscripts. To qualify, you must have technical expertise in your field. Prior work experience in a Korean translator job or in a foreign-language setting will be preferred.

In a translate review assignment, a reviewer thoroughly checks and revises an already translated document by comparing it with the source text. The objective of the review is to ensure that the translation is:

  • Accurate in terms of both meaning and subject-specific terminology.
  • Clear and free of any awkward or unnatural constructions.
  • Free of any proofreading errors.

We currently have the following openings for freelance translation reviewers:

  • Korean into English
  • English into Korean

Qualifications and prerequisites:

  • Fluency in the source and target languages: Korean or English
  • An understanding and knowledge of technical terminology as expressed in the native language as well as in English is highly preferred
  • Expertise/an advanced degree in any of the following fields:
    • Earth and Environmental Science - Earth, Atmospheric, Planetary, Energy, Sustainability
    • Engineering - Mechanical, Civil, Electrical, Chemical, Petroleum
    • IT - Computer Science, IT
    • Life Science - Biochemistry, Genetics, Molecular Biology, Plant and Animal Science
    • Medicine - Medicine, Pharmacology, Nursing, Physiology, Healthcare, etc.
    • Physical Science - Physics, Chemistry, Material sciences, Mathematics
  • Minimum 1 year of experience in a Korean translator job, or equivalent experience in academic writing or editing
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Word

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  • Cactus Communications has consistently ranked among the top 20 on the global list of the Top 100 Companies for Telecommute Jobs since 2016.
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  • Cactus Communications has been named one of Quartz's Best Companies for Remote Workers 2022.
  • Recognised as one of India’s Best Workplaces in Health and Wellness (2021) by Great Place to Work
  • Recognised as one of the ‘Best Companies to Work for in Asia 2021’ by HR Asia
  • Featured among Asia’s 100 Most Admired Brands (2020)

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