WGSN - Spanish Editor - New York

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Perm Full Time
New York, USA
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Close date:
27 April 2017
Job Description: Spanish Editor
Business: WGSN - Localization
Location: New York
The primary role of WGSN Spanish editor is to edit translations of WGSN’s fashion/lifestyle/consumer insight content into neutral Spanish and keep WGSN’s Spanish site up to date on the daily basis. He/she will work with a peer editor to select content for the Spanish site based on industry insight and regional trend.  
  • Edit Spanish translations of WGSN’s fashion/lifestyle/consumer insight content into neutral Spanish, ensuring the spirit and intent of the original English concepts are conveyed precisely with a natural flow; make certain that all Spanish localization content are grammatically accurate, free from spelling error, and contain correct terminologies on a consistent basis
  • Handle in-house localization requests from WGSN’s other departments as may be required
  • Localize and maintain keywords database and keep these terminologies consistent across WGSN’s Spanish localization content
  • Consistently deliver high quality Spanish localization content by deadlines arranged by the department’s managers
  • Effectively communicate and collaborate with all to ensure smooth execution of localization content onto multi medias that include but not limited to trend reports, videos, and marketing collaterals
  • Contribute to the development and management of the WGSN Spanish website content and assist in publishing Spanish marketing newsletters as may be required
  • Follow the latest fashion, lifestyle and consumer insight trends in the Spanish-speaking markets and understand basic WGSN user behavior from analytics reports and data to enable the best content selection for WGSN’s Spanish website
  • Coordinate with freelance Spanish editor(s) on an as needed basis. This includes training, assigning work, keeping track of their workflow, and providing directions & answers to their questions; review translation tests from potential freelancer candidates
  • Cover for peer Spanish editor when he/she is away from the office
  • Must be fully bilingual Spanish-English with exceptional command in reading, translating and translation-editing for neutral Spanish
  • Outstanding English & Spanish comprehension and verbal/written communication skills
  • Proficient in researching for the most relevant localization terminologies according to the context given
  • Produce high-quality localization content under tight deadlines; writing must be concise and grammatically accurate
  • Passionate about language & fashion; prior experience handling Spanish content in fashion, lifestyle or publishing industry are strongly preferred
  • Degree in Translation, Localization, Journalism or Communications from a Spanish university strongly preferred
  • A team player, fast learner and great multi-tasker who is open to challenges. He/She should be able to work independently with minimal supervision as well as working with a group of people from different teams
  • A proactive communicator, has good command in time management
  • Usage proficiency in Apple computer and Google tools
  • Basic understanding of market research and Google Analytics desired