Sinhala-English Translator

Roar Media · Colombo 3, Western
Department Roar Media
Employment Type Freelance
Minimum Experience Experienced

Roar Media is on the lookout for a Translator to join our team. The right candidate must be quick, precise, passionate about using media to educate and inspire and willing to go the extra mile. If you think you fit the bill, reach out to us and we can start a conversation.

Responsibilities


  • Read through the original material and rewrite it, ensuring that the meaning of the source text is retained.
  • Identify the closest equivalents for terminology and words used, and consult specialist dictionaries, thesauruses, and reference books.
  • Research legal, technical, and scientific phraseology to find the correct translation.
  • Liaise with colleagues or clients to ensure that translations are true to the original meaning.
  • Proofread and edit all final translations.


Requirements

  • Over 2 year experience as a translator at a reputed company 
  • Sound, technical knowledge of both English and Sinhala languages 
  • Ability to repurpose existing content
  • Ability to work fast and have quick turnaround 
  • A working understanding of Sri Lankan history, politics and current affairs 
  • Ability to write video scripts,  oversee editing and review before publication 


Perks

  • A spacious office in the heart of Colombo, with an endless supply of tea, coffee, Milo and snacks
  • Remote working and flexible schedules (we recommend reporting to the office once a week)
  • An open-minded team that hails from different backgrounds (we don't discriminate on ethnicity, religion, gender or sexuality - all are welcome!)
  • Complimentary lunch on all working days
  • Monthly team activities, team trips and  yearly outbound training trips
  • The opportunity to travel across Sri Lanka and meet interesting people from around the world
  • An attractive remuneration package

Thank You

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  • Location
    Colombo 3, Western
  • Department
    Roar Media
  • Employment Type
    Freelance
  • Minimum Experience
    Experienced