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English to Italian post-editors for IT content wanted

Job posted at: Jan 21, 2021 14:45 GMT   (GMT: Jan 21, 2021 14:45)

Job type: Translation/editing/proofing job
Service required: MT post-editing

Languages: English to Italian

Job description:

espell translation & localization Ltd. is looking for MT post-editors from English to Italian.

End customer: A large US IT company (Top 10 SaaS)

Type of content: Help, Knowledge Base and User Documentation

Type of software products:
- Unified Communications and Collaboration (e.g. web conferencing, virtual PBX)
- Identity and Access Management (e.g. password manager)
- Customer Support automation, Remote Support

Volumes: So far we had a few projects between 10k–50k words, 50–200 k/year may be realistic, but may be split between several linguists

- Segments with TM matches between 85%–101% are leveraged from TM, 85–100% matches must be reviewed and edited as necessary
- Segments with lower or no TM matches are translated by MT engine and need to be post-edited
- Some final consistency checks to be performed for terminology, language conventions, plus automated QA & spell check across all segment types

MT engine type:
- Neural MT
- Custom-trained from 10 years’ worth of TMs for the products involved (help, user doc)
- Occasional LQA is used to identify engine pain points and to feed back corrected translations for typical errors in order to retrain the engine
- Terminology and automatic tag placement not supported

CAT tool: XTM w/ terminology engine

Resources to support post-editors:
- Rich TM and termbase resources for the products involved
- In-country language leads and in-house QA team to consult about linguistic preferences, do terminology research and check the UI of the different software products
- Possibility to submit queries during the projects and receive answers from the software developers

Please specify:
- Your overall translation and proofreading experience with references
- Your relevant post-editing experience for user documentation, help and similar content, including volumes
- Your full word rate for translation (for CAT segments, i.e. rate applicable to weighted CAT word count)
- Your word rate for post-editing (MT segments)
- Your hourly rate for other linguistic tasks (e.g. linguistic review or LQA if you offer that service)
- Your relevant CAT experience, including familiarity with XTM and terminology tools

Please confirm your availability for a 300-word test translation.

Best regards,

Dora Nagy

Poster country: Hungary

Service provider targeting (specified by job poster):
Membership: Only (paying) members may quote
info Preferred specific fields: IT (Information Technology)
info Preferred native language: Target language(s)
Subject field: IT (Information Technology)
info Preferred software: XTM
Quoting deadline: Jan 26, 2021 14:00 GMT
Delivery deadline: Jan 26, 2021 15:00 GMT
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