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We are currently recruiting for independent contractor (non-employee) Translator positions.
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Job Description

  • This role is for that of a highly autonomous and experienced professional with advanced linguistic skills in both target language and English. Under minimal direction, plan translation workload to complete projects with very tight deadlines.
  • Read through original material and rewrite it in the target language, ensure that translations retain the content, meaning, and feeling of the original material.
  • Use specialist dictionaries, thesauruses and reference books to find the closest equivalents for terminology and words used.
  • Use appropriate software for presentation and delivery.
  • Research legal, technical and scientific phraseology to find the correct translation.
  • Identify and resolve conflicts related to the meanings of words, concepts, practices, or behaviors.
  • Communicate with both client and Project Manager at Interpret This Inc. to discuss any unclear points.
  • Proofread and edit final translated versions.
  • Check translations of technical terms and terminology to ensure that they are accurate and remain consistent throughout translation revisions.
  • Provide clients and Project Manager with a grammatically correct, well-expressed final version of the translated text, usually as a word-processed document.
  • Use the internet and email as research tools throughout the translation process.
  • Prioritize work to meet deadlines.
  • Discuss translation requirements, and determine any fees to be charged for services provided.
  • Consult with experts in specialist areas.
  • Retain and develop specialist knowledge on areas of translation
  • Follow ethical codes that protect the confidentiality of information.


  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher preferred.
  • Active/corresponding member of the American Translators Association (ATA) or equivalent.
  • Translation degree or a language degree with a substantial translation component, or a translation certificate issued by a recognized professional body.
  • Native fluency in a target language and a source language (e.g., Vietnamese/English).
  • Professional experience in their field of expertise (e.g., law, business, medical, ect.).
  • First-hand experience with the same culture as the target audience.

Please fill out an application or send your resume with references to:

206-458-6005 (fax)

Interpret This Inc.
Attention: IC Recruiter
4957 Lakemont Blvd. SE
Bellevue, WA 98006


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I understand that, as an Independent Contractor Interpreter with Interpret This, Inc, I may be asked to demonstrate and provide evidence that I am capable of performing tasks which are pertinent to the job.I hereby request and authorize the companies or persons shown to furnish any information regarding my employment status. I hereby release such companies or persons from all the liability, claims, and damages in connection with the furnishing of such information.I further certify that I am a genuine applicant for a position and this application is being submitted solely for the purpose of seeking a position as an independent contractor interpreter with Interpret This, Inc. that would be performing duties here under as an independent contractor and not as an employee of Interpret This, Inc. As an independent contractor interpreter/translator, I understand that Interpret This, Inc. cannot guarantee me a minimum number of assignments per period of time. This is a freelance position, unless otherwise specified in a written contract. Jobs are assigned according to credentials, education, work experience, linguistic competence, specialization, technical capabilities and requirements from the clients.I represent and warrant that I have read and fully understand the foregoing statement and that this application was completed by me and all entries on it and the information in it is true and to the best of my knowledge.

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