English Writer & Editor

Global Communications
Full Time
Shenzhen

We are seeking an English Writer/Editor who is willing to learn and can empower our client to achieve their global expansion goals.

Key job responsibilities:

  •  Editing user guides, marketing collateral, interface strings, etc. that have been translated from Chinese to English. Specifically, this involves ensuring clarity, native-like style, technical accuracy, standard grammar & mechanics, cultural appropriateness, and adherence to client-specific requirements.
  • Referring to Chinese source materials to understand the intended meaning
  •  Discussing decisions about content with translators and other team members
  • Evaluating document quality and providing widely applicable suggestions for improvement
  • Contributing to team training meetings

Necessary skills & qualifications:

  •  Native English speaker familiar with US English standards (any nationality)
  •  1 year of editing, writing, or translation experience
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Some Chinese reading ability
  • Strong independent research skills
  •   Logical and critical thinking skills
  •  Willingness to accept and incorporate critical feedback
  •  Some familiarity with Chinese work culture

Desirable skills & qualifications:

  •  Familiarity with enterprise IT (data management and protection, cloud services, etc.) or related fields
  • A writing- or technology-heavy educational background

Any other information:

  • The focus will be on enterprise IT, but other editing, content creation, and transcreation opportunities may also be available pending strong performance.
  • This position involves receiving training and feedback from a senior editor who is preparing to be transferred to another client.
  •  Onsite work in Bantian, Shenzhen may be occasionally required.

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