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French Reviser

Fox Translations is Ottawa based translation company translating documents in Canada’ official
languages. Fox Translations produces translations in French and in English for high profile
organizations like Government of Canada, private corporations and independent organizations. The
company is dedicated to delivery of error free high quality translations that are ready to serve their
purpose.

Fox Translations delivers content virtually in all areas of human activity including business,
government, law, leisure, finance, technology, culture and all spheres of personal interest. Our
clients come from various levels of Canadian government, private corporations, public and labor
organizations and general public, as well as from any person who produces documents written, in
one of Canada’s official languages. We translate highly technical, financial and legal, general and
administrative content. Our services include editing, revision, adaptation and transcreation.
Reviser’s role is to ensure and guarantee that documents they review accurately and correctly
convey the message of the source text in the translation and that they are 100% error free.

Responsibilities:
Revisers are at the finalization phase of the translation process. They proof documents translated by
translators or composed by writers and authors. Revisers perform full linguistic, style, tone,
grammar, spelling, format and visual verification and deliver error free final documents. They are
responsible for accurate and error free final product.

Revisers perform some or all of the following duties:

  • Parallel read translated and source documents
  • Ensure the meaning, content and context of source documents is accurately conveyed using means, tone and style natural and appropriate to the target language and target reader
  • Provide feedback to translators
  • Tutor and provide instruction to translators
  • Revise, proofread, verify and correct texts translated by other translators
  • Maintain and build translation memories and terminology bases
  • Conduct terminological research, suggest terminology, create and contribute to translation memory banks, glossaries, lexicons and terminology databases
  • Train, supervise and consult other revisers
  • Communicate with authors, originators, clients, resource persons, etc.
  • Utilize translation memory and translation management systems e.g. Trados, MemoQ,
  • Logiterm, CAT tools, and other advanced instruments used in translation
  • Provide linguistic advice and consultation to clients
  • Provide advice and consultation on use and selection of translation memories, AI based systems and other automation, efficiency and productivity tools use in translation
  • Are proficient in using common word-processing, Windows based programs like MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and online translation research tools and systems

Qualifications:

  • French language native speaker proficiency
  • University degree with a specialization in translation, interpretation or terminology or University degree in a related discipline such as languages, linguistics, philology and two years’ experience in French translation or five years experience as full-time French translator or reviser
  • Familiar with TERMIUM and other terminology databases
  • Ability to revise in the range of 5000 to 9000 words per day
  • Bear full responsibility for the overall quality of delivered documents

Key Competencies:

  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Experience using CAT tools e.g. Trados, MemoQ, Logiterm, etc.
  • Excellent time management and priority handling skills Teamwork

Assets (Not Mandatory):

  • Membership in a provincial or territorial association of translators, interpreters and terminologists may be required
  • Fox Translations is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated and committed to recruiting and selecting applicants on the basis of their qualifications. We provide high quality translations to our clients and recognize the value of good and professional work of our employees and associates.

Job Title: English to French Translator
Reports to: Project Manager
Term: Full-Time Permanent
Primary Location: 1897 Baseline Road, Ottawa. Possibility of working from home office

The Company:
Fox Translations is Ottawa based translation company translating documents in Canada’ official languages. Fox Translations produces high quality translations in French and in English for high profile organizations like Government of Canada, private corporations and independent organizations. We are dedicated to helping our clients achieve their business goals.

Fox Translations delivers content virtually in all areas of human activity including business, government, law, leisure, finance, technology, culture and all spheres of personal interest. Our clients come from various levels of Canadian government, private corporations, public and labor
organizations and general public, as well as from any person who produces documents written, in one of Canada’s official languages. We translate highly technical, financial and legal, general and administrative content. Our services include editing, revision, adaptation and transcreation.

French translators specialize in document translation from English to French in various formats and fields of specialisation.

Responsibilities:

Translators perform some or all of the following duties:

  • Translate a variety of written material such as administration and management, reports, correspondence, legal documents, work descriptions, speeches, media lines, publications, letters, memoranda, questionnaires, financial, scientific and technical reports, minutes of meetings and conferences, technical specifications and other texts
  • Accurately convey the content, context, tone and style of the source text using means natural to the target language
  • Conduct terminological research on a given subject, suggest terminology, create and contribute to translation memory banks, glossaries, lexicons and terminology databases
  • Revise, proofread, verify and correct texts translated by other translators
  • Train, supervise and consult other translators
  • Communicate with authors, originators, clients, resource persons, etc.
  • Utilize translation memory and translation management systems e.g.
  • Trados, MemoQ, Logiterm, CAT tools, and other instruments used in translation
  • Are proficient using common word-processing, Windows based programs like MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and online translation research tools

Qualifications:

  • French language native speaker proficiency
  • University degree in translation with a specialization in translation, interpretation orterminology in two languages or University degree in a related discipline such as languages, linguistics, philology and
    two years’ experience as full-time translator working in two languages, at least one of which is the official language or
  • Five years experience as full-time translator working in two languages, at least one of which is the official language
  • Familiar with TERMIUM and other terminology databases
  • Ability to translate in the range of 1500 to 2000 words per day
  • Bears full responsibility for the overall quality of delivered translations

Key Competencies:

  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Experience using CAT tools e.g., Trados, MemoQ, Multitrans,
  • Excellent time management and priority handling skills
  • Teamwork

Assets (Not Mandatory):

  • Membership in a provincial or territorial association of translators, interpreters and terminologists may be required
  • Experience in a regulated industry
  • Teaching/Tutoring experience
  • Working knowledge of Oracle and MS-SQL relational databases

Fox Translations is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated and committed to recruiting and selecting applicants on the basis of their qualifications. We provide high quality translations to its clients and recognizes the value of good and professional work of its employees and associates

Benefits

All regular (non-contract) full-time and part-time employees are eligible for our benefits plan that includes:

  • Vacation days (starting with two weeks after six months of service)
  • Optional holiday
  • Basic life insurance (with an option to purchase additional insurance)
  • Spousal and dependant life insurance
  • Extended health and dental insurance
  • Drug plan and out-of-country health insurance
  • Corporate Performance Incentive Plan
  • Employee and Family Assistance Program (offers confidential professional counseling and resources, in a number of areas, to employees and their families)
  • Group RRSP

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