Translators transcribe written documents from one or more languages to another ensuring that the message and nuances therein remain in the translated material. They translate material backed up by an understanding of it, which can include commercial and industrial documentation, personal documents, journalism, novels, creative writing, and scientific texts delivering the translations in any format.

Alternative label

  • linguistic coordinator

  • sworn translator

  • scientific translator

  • financial translator

  • medical translator

  • video game translator

  • translator coordinator

  • literary translator

  • reviser

  • post-editor

  • technical translator

  • translation project manager

  • translators

  • language specialist

  • business translator

  • translator reviser

  • language leader

  • language specialist consultant

  • book translator

  • speech-to-text interpreter

  • editorial translator

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