Product Translator (German Speaking)

Product Translator (German Speaking)

Job Title: Product Translator (German Speaking)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £23,500
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: DG133734
Contact Name: David Gordon
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 14, 2017 15:29

Job Description


This is a fantastic entry level opportunity for a German speaking individual to join a Product Editorial Team as a Product Translator. The main purpose of this role is to help translating the fashion and beauty product descriptions in an accurate and reliable manner, in clear and concise German, whilst preserving the house style.


  • Translating product page copy according to in-house style guides; checking accuracy of copy against images as well as grammar and spelling. Ensuring all copy is clear and concise and localized where relevant
  • Working to daily deadlines
  • Ensuring that all editorial content across the German product pages reflects 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
  • Maintaining house style document, final sign off responsibility lying with Product Editor
  • Confidence in replying to emails and attending meetings


  • Native German speaker; you will need to be able to write and speak English fluently
  • Good working knowledge of MS Office and basic working knowledge of CMS systems
  • Proven experience of digital translating and transcreating
  • Knowledge of luxury fashion, seasonal trends, designers and brands as well as strong commercial awareness
  • The ability to meet tight deadlines
  • Confidence to liaise with other teams
  • Ability to work as part of a team or autonomously
  • Experience working in a fast-moving environment with competing deadlines and priorities
  • Ability to think clearly and calmly when faced with issues or problems
  • Self-motivated, takes initiative
  • A proven ability to work quickly and efficiently with accuracy and attention to detail
  • Time management skills, excellent time keeping and ability to meet deadlines
  • Excellent organizational skills