Trendyol

Language Quality Executive, German

Germany
Nov, 25
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Join us and be a part of this exciting opportunity!
 
Our purpose is to create the greatest positive impact in our country and ecosystem by enabling commerce, empowered by technology.
 
We are a Tech company - Technology is the driver, e-commerce is the outcome. We were established in 2010 to provide a seamless e-commerce experience to our customers and SMEs. In ten years, we became the largest e-commerce company in Turkey, as well as one of the leading global platforms. Trendyol is the 1st Turkish company to achieve decacorn status and the most valuable private internet company in the EMEA region.
 
We will continue to grow with Trendyol Tech; one of the leading R&D centers, our last-mile delivery solution (Trendyol Express), instant grocery and food delivery through its own courier network (Trendyol Go), digital wallet, consumer-to-consumer channel (Dolap) and many other services. We are scaling fast and profitably, expanding into international markets.
 
Our culture is at the core of everything we do. Focused on results, keeping our customers first, we always work for better and always test, iterate and improve. We learn from our mistakes: direct and open feedback is at the core of our culture. If you want to learn, grow and deliver; are results-oriented, love teamwork, appreciate open communication, learning, iteration, and making decisions with data... Come, join our tribe!
 
Trendyol International offers an exciting start-up environment in high-growth mode, with significant opportunity to drive strategic changes and deliver results. We aim to develop a world-class e-commerce platform through a multi-year effort and we are seeking entrepreneurial candidates that will be dedicated to the quality of Trendyol’s website to allow customers to discover new brands and products they love. 
 
Our mission is to build a world-class Localization program that removes language barriers, helping our customers find products in their language of preference and allowing our suppliers to reach a global audience at scale. This program will use best in class technology and combine it with intelligence from human translators to deliver highest quality translations. 
 
As a German Language Quality Executive, you will be responsible for auditing, reviewing and assessing the quality of different translations methods (human translation, machine translation, 3rd party content). You will work with Product Managers and tech teams to define opportunities for optimizing the quality auditing processes and be the single threaded owner for language quality for your language. The ideal candidate is a self-starter with experience in localization with a focus on quality. You possess strong project management skills, a high degree of ownership and integrity, excellent verbal and written communication skills, and are a great team player. 

YOUR PROFILE

    • +4 years experience in localization, translation, copywriting and/or proofreading in high-growth industries, preferably eCommerce.
    • Native fluency in German.
    • Very high level of English.
    • Bachelor’s Degree in Linguistics, Communications, or related field
    • Experience using data and metrics to measure impact and define improvements.
    • Excellent collaboration skills that enable you to earn trust at all levels.
    • Extreme attention to detail and willingness to roll up your sleeves.
    • Ability to effectively work with remote teams across continents and deliver results. 
    • Highly polished communication skills - speaking, writing, presenting and negotiating.
    • You have worked in a start-up or high-growth environment where you have defined best practice for your function.

YOUR CHALLENGE

    • Audit, review and improve the quality of content for Trendyol’s German language platforms and assets.
    • Monitor external vendor deliveries and investigate quality variation, ensuring best in class content in your target language.
    • Provide feedback and linguistic coaching to external vendors.
    • Create and maintain language assets such as glossaries, style guides, and translation memories.
    • Own language quality and improve product localization standards.
    • Proactively communicate your plans and accomplishments in both verbal and written narratives to ensure alignment with senior leadership and technical partners.
    • Have a complete understanding of the customer needs, both existing and potential, and use that knowledge to advocate for site features that provide Trendyol customers with an unparalleled shopping experience.
    • Coordinate cross-functional teams, and communicate with internal and external parties, while meeting tight deadlines.

WHAT’S IN IT FOR YOU?

    • The opportunity to take responsibility from day one, improve your skills and learn continuously
    • Open communication, teamwork and strong company culture
    • A strong focus on talent, not titles.
    • A chance to shape the future of e-commerce and experience agility at its best.
    • Being part of our cross-functional, diverse and dynamic team.
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