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Looking for Polish Language Specialist

Reporting to the Language Specialist Manager, this role will assume responsibility for the language quality of the PL country site. The job is in San Jose, California.

Job responsibilities will include but are not limited to translating, proofing, and editing translations of new features, promotions, graphics, user interface elements, and other site content; developing and maintaining terminology glossary and language style guide; working with developers, engineers, and project management to ship eBay's international sites on time and with high linguistic quality; working with QA to ensure localization issues are addressed before shipping live to site; working with Product Marketing and Content Managers to establish and protect the tone and style of the translations; working with other translators, in-country Marketing, Content specialists and project management to coordinate translation efforts; researching commercially available software and specifying requirements for the development of internal tools to help in the translation process, and contributing to the definition and establishment of the localization process.

The successful candidate will play a crucial role in our effort to create a global marketplace and must be able to take initiative and be flexible to help deliver translations quickly in our dynamic work environment.

Job Requirements:

- Native fluency in Polish and a deep understanding of Polish culture is absolutely essential
- Proven track record of translating for the consumer market
- Experience with Trados 5.5
- Familiarity with translation technologies and localization processes
- Working knowledge of HTML and HTML editors
- Understanding of XML, XSL, and GMS tools is a plus
- Understanding of software development cycles
- Ability to work in a multicultural environment
- Strong communication skills and the ability to work well with other departments and varying levels of management
- Ability to function effectively in a fast paced environment and demonstrate flexibility
- BA/MA preferred in Translation/Interpretation


- Bachelors Degree or Equivalent

Amy Green
eBay, Inc.

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