Hooray Heroes is a company dedicated to putting smiles on children’s faces all over the world with our amazing personalized books created just for them in which they’re the heroes of the stories! To help us accomplish this mission, our growing, dynamic team is currently looking for an English-to-German Translator.
German native speaker would translate children’s literature from American English to German.
- translating various types of prose and verse literature from English into Standard High German,
- correcting, adapting and adjusting texts according to directions of the editing team and the company’s literary style.
- German language proficient (preferably native speaker),
- thorough knowledge of English language (other languages are a plus),
- refined sense of literature and languages,
- awareness of cultural and other features of the target language,
- being able to adapt your translation style to various genres,
- on the pulse of German cultures (also children’s customs, habits, norms) and applying this know-how into texts where needed,
- creative thinking, flexibility, resourcefulness, inventiveness,
- having experience with children’s literature (poetry and prose) is an advantage,
- extreme preciseness, being able to multitask (more projects at once), work efficiently under pressure and can handle short deadlines,
- localization – self initiatively giving suggestions for content improvements, so the texts are in complete compliance with the country’s target market.
WHAT PERSONALITY YOU HAVE
- you are naturally curious and not afraid to ask questions,
- you like to solve problems and are unfazed by challenges,
- you keep calm, even under pressure.
WHAT WE OFFER YOU
- contract work,
- competitive pay,
- regular feedback and support,
- support to develop your skills and grow professionally and personally.
Do you think you have what it takes to become one of our heroes? Please send us your CV and a motivational letter in German and we will get in touch soon!
About Hurra Studios
Hooray Studios is a magical place where personalized children’s books are created under the supervision of heroes managing the world-known brands Hooray Heroes, Hurra Helden, Urrà Eroi, Hourra Héros and Mali junaki. Our unique, artistically creative and beautifully illustrated personalized children’s books give children the chance to become the heroes of their own stories. We paint smiles to children’s faces and make moms cry on daily basis. Tell us … And what’s your superpower?