Overview

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-Italian Translator.

Italian native speaker would translate children’s literature from American English to Italian.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • translating various types of prose and verse literature from American English into Literary Italian,
  • correcting, adapting and adjusting texts according to directions of the editing team and the company’s literary style.

JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • Italian language proficient (preferably native speaker),
  • thorough knowledge of English language (other languages are a plus),
  • knowledge of literature and languages,
  • awareness of cultural and other features of the target language and demographic,
  • being able to adapt your translation style to various genres,
  • on the pulse of Italian culture (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 attention to detail, being able to multitask (multiple projects at once), work efficiently under pressure, and can handle short deadlines,
  • self- initiative to make 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.
  • contract work,
  • competitive pay,
  • regular feedback and support,
  • support to develop your skills and grow professionally and personally.
  • 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 Italian and we will get in touch soon!

About Hooray 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?