WGSN - Portuguese Editor - New York

Company:
WGSN
Brand:
WGSN
Job function:
Content
Job type:
Perm Full Time
Location:
New York, USA
Salary:
£ 0 - 0
Job ref:
NA-176
Close date:
11 October 2017
WGSN Group is the World's leading fashion trend forecaster with global offices and over 6,000 customers around the world, working with every Retailer on the Fortune 500 and key fashion brands across Europe, Asia, Latin America, and North America. WGSN group provides solutions to the fashion, retail, CPG, and interiors markets across Product development, marketing, customer segmentation, and more.
Summary
The part-time Portuguese Editor is responsible for editing/localizing Portuguese translations of WGSN's fashion and lifestyle content, ensuring the spirit and intent of the original English writings are accurately localized with a natural flow. This role will also be responsible for keeping WGSN's Portuguese site refreshing and up-to-date on a daily basis as may required.

Key Responsabilities
● Edit/localize Portuguese translations of WGSN's fashion and lifestyle content, ensuring the spirit and intent of the original English writings are accurately localized with a natural flow; make certain that all Portuguese translations are grammatically accurate, free from spelling errors and contain correct terminologies on a consistent basis
● Consistently deliver high-quality localize Portuguese content by the deadlines arranged by the department's managers
● Update and curate Portuguese website content and publishing newsletters on a daily basis to increase client engagement
● Handle localization requests from WGSN's other departments as may be required
● Effectively communicate and collaborate with different departments to finalize the look and feel of Portuguese translations as appeared on the design layouts and site
● Support Portuguese site maintenance regularly: coordinate with the Tech team to make sure that all features, directories, tools are up-to-date

Required Background & Skills
● Must be fully bilingual Portuguese-English with exceptional command in Portuguese reading, writing and editing
● Outstanding English comprehension and communications skills
● Proficient in researching for the most relevant localization terminologies according to the context
● Translate, edit and localize from English to Portuguese and vice versa in good speed
● Produce high-quality localization content under tight deadlines
● Passionate about languages, cultures & fashion; enjoy working in a multicultural environment
● Prior English to Portuguese localization experience in fashion, marketing or advertising strongly preferred
● Bachelor's Degree in Translation, Localization, Journalism or Communications required
● A fast learner and great multi-tasker
● Able to work independently with minimal supervision as well as working with a team
● Usage proficiency in Apple computer and Google tools. Knowledge or experience in Fashion is a plus