Korean Onsite linguist position in Seoul [Freelancer]

May 10, 2017

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Job Description

About Vistatec

Vistatec ( www.vistatec.com ) is a leading localisation company, headquartered in Dublin, Ireland and incorporated in the US. Since 1997 we have been providing world class localization solutions to some of the largest companies worldwide. We provide our clients with global content solutions and we know that the people we partner with are our greatest asset, among them our team of talented linguists around the globe. We value our resources and always seek long-term collaboration with our linguists and have worked with most of them for several years.

The Role

To work closely with our client’s teams, carrying out linguistic reviews of content translated by translation vendors. This includes proofreading and correcting errors in the text, but goes further to include improving the overall readability of the Korean text to ensure it reads fluently and naturally in your language. The on-site linguist would also be required to linguistically QA online products both on desktop and mobile devices provided in the office, ensuring that the text appears as it should.


  • Review and audit content translated by agencies ( Marketing content, UI, etc. ).
  • Provide feedback and work with vendors to improve quality of translations.
  • Help ensure the client’s quality requirements are followed by all vendors.
  • Maintain terminology in glossaries as required.
  • Fix linguistic bugs as required.
  • Interact with translators and other reviewers in linguistic discussions.


  • Native Korean speaker with excellent language skills and an in-depth knowledge of Korean language rules
  • High level of English is required – all source will be in English and it’s the main working language
  • Strong background in marketing localisation, copywriting or trans-creation
  • Tech savvy
  • BA/BSc in Translation, philology a related discipline would be ideal
  • Passion for languages
  • Experience/Knowledge of CAT tools processes
  • Live in the Seoul area or be willing to relocate
  • Applications from non-native speakers in Korean will not be accepted.

Applications from non-native speakers will not be accepted.

Please note: a qualification test will be required in order to proceed with the application process. Candidates are not remunerated for taking the tests as these are considered part of our freelance recruitment process.

How to Apply

Please send a CV in English

Required education:

  • Bachelor’s

Required experience:

  • Translation/Reviewer: 3 years
  • Marketing: 3 years
  • Information Technology: 3 years

Job Type: Contract

Required education:

  • Bachelor’s

Required experience:

  • Translation/Linguistic Review: 3 years

Required language:

  • Korean
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