Communications Specialist | Spanish Translator

  • 1515 N Courthouse Rd, Arlington, VA 22201, USA
  • Employees can work remotely
  • Full-time

Company Description

Publicis Sapient is a digital transformation partner helping established organizations get to their future, digitally-enabled state, both in the way they work and the way they serve their customers. We help unlock value through a start-up mindset and modern methods, fusing strategy, consulting and customer experience with agile engineering and problem-solving creativity. United by our core values and our purpose of helping people thrive in the brave pursuit of next, our 20,000+ people in 53 offices around the world combine experience across technology, data sciences, consulting and customer obsession to accelerate our clients’ businesses through designing the products and services their customers truly value.

Job Description

Job Summary:  
Selected individual will serve in a Spanish Translator capacity within a Federal government agency focused on oncology, science, and research. They will support the translation of cancer information on a wide range of topics, including prevention, screening, treatment, genetics, supportive care, and integrative, alternative and complementary therapies; dictionaries of general cancer terms and genetics terms. This position will be part of a 5-person cancer content Spanish translation team. The right person for the role will feel comfortable in a highly collaborative environment, while also being able to work independently and take ownership of their assignments.

• Develop Spanish versions of cancer content written for both health professionals and patients, including long-form articles, dictionary terms, genetics definitions, labels, captions and image descriptions
• Ensure translation precision, clarity, accuracy, and cultural appropriateness
• Evaluate the complexity of the source document and develop a realistic timeline for translation
• Perform proof reading and quality control for other team members’ translations
• Research and document complex medical terminology
• Utilize a custom-built software tool, for content, graphics files, and glossaries
• Create links within Spanish-language articles to relevant Spanish dictionary terms
• Use SDL Trados Studio Multiterm, Studio Alignment Tool, and SDL WorldServer Translation Management System
• Use Translation Memory Software and Terminology Databases

• U.S. Citizen or U.S. Legal Permanent Resident
• Eligible for U.S. Government Clearance
• Native Spanish speaker
• Bachelor’s degree required from college or university
• Master’s degree in health-related sciences or translation is a plus
• Must have experience within the federal government, healthcare, oncology, research, or science fields
• At least 5 years of oncology/medical terminology expertise
• At least 5 years of English into Spanish translation experience, including editing/grammar expertise
• Extensive knowledge of Latin American cultures
• 3+ years of SDL Trados Studio, Multiterm
• Experience with SDL WorldServer Translation Management System
• Strong communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills
• Demonstrate the aptitude for understanding the “big picture” while focusing on accuracy and details
• Proven ability to meet production deadlines and manage multiple concurrent projects
• Display a high degree of initiative and ability to work independently under minimum supervision in a fast-paced environment, as well as a strong commitment to working in a team environment

Additional Information

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