Arabic Translator – UAE National

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Job Description

About The Role

Responsible for tracking, improving and safeguarding the quality of Arabic content of the web sites which includes translation, editing and performing quality check. Understand the brand’s tone of voice and be able to translate it seamlessly for a native audience, aware of the differences between our Arabic and English audiences.

What you’ll be doing

  • Manage the translation of the English content into Arabic across all channels including but not limited to landing pages, website/app content, microsites, emails, social media, to optimize the customer experience, contribution to conversion, engagement, page view, bounce rate, time spent on page and click through.
  • Reinterpret the brand voice for the Arabic audience whilst maintaining an entirely native tone. Ensure the brands tone of voice is accurate, informative and consistent throughout the site.
  • Liaising with the Online Content Marketing Guru & Online Content Marketing Manager on tonality of copy across the site.
  • Sub edit and translate the product page according to in-house style guides; checking accuracy of copy against images as well as grammar and spelling. Ensuring all copies are clear and concise and localized where relevant.
  • Ensuring that the editorial content across all channels reflect the aims, values, house style and tone of each site.
  • Where possible, check accuracy of upload by checking all click-through functionality, size and fit tabs and dropdowns on the product page.
  • Support with any other copy update needed on the Arabic web site.
  • Translate the weekly email copy.
  • Audit the web site to determine where translations are missing.

About You  

Education 

  • Degree in Foreign Languages, Communication or Translation

Experience 

  • 4+ years of experience as a translator, copywriter and/or language specialist 
  • Native speaker Arabic and fluent in English,
  • Experience working in an E-Commerce environment, preferably fashion retail, is a plus.

Functional Skills

  • A proven ability to work quickly and efficiently with accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Ability to post-edit and/or translate from English
  • Good working knowledge of MS Office and CMS systems
  • Proven experience of digital translating/trans creating and sub editing
  • Sound knowledge of women’s luxury fashion, seasonal trends, designers and brands as well as strong commercial awareness
  • Experience working in a fast-moving entrepreneurial environment with competing deadlines and priorities
  • Self-motivated, takes initiative
Area
Dubai, United Arab Emirates