English (United Kingdom) Localization QA Tester / Proofreader in Austin, TX

Austin, TX
Translation, Localization, Interpretation, QA Testing – On-Site/Project-Based /
Full Time /
On-site
Welocalize is offering a unique opportunity for those who enjoy a combination of linguistic and technical work. We are seeking English (United Kingdom) Localization QA Testers / Proofreaders for a project in Austin, Texas. We need your native-level fluency skills combined with strong technical skills. If you are looking for a long-term (no end date) role this is a great opportunity for you! 

The tester will be conducting test cases, identifying localization bugs, reporting them via an internal bug tracking system as well as verifying the fixes once implemented.
The perfect candidate will possess strong linguistic skills.

Job requirements:
On-Site in Austin, TX
W-2 (eligible for benefits based on hours worked)
Monday-Friday (9:00 am - 5:00 pm Central Time Zone -> with one hour of lunch in between -> 35 hours per week)

Preferred backgrounds: Marketing, Journalism, Copy Editing, Proofreading, Writing, Translation and/or Localization

Benefits:
▪️ Accident, Critical Illness, Hospital Indemnity Insurance
▪️ Telemedicine Benefit
▪️ Paid Sick Time
▪️ Paid Holiday: 2 days
▪️ Employee Assistance Program
▪️ Mileage Reimbursment

Following eligibility requirements:
▪️ Medical Insurance
▪️ Dental Insurance
▪️ Vision Insurance
▪️ FSA and HSA
▪️ Voluntary Life Insurance
▪️ 401(k) Retirement Plan
 
Welocalize carefully considers a wide range of compensation variables including geographic location, job scope and complexity, skill level, experience, or industry- specific knowledge. 

Hourly flat rate: $28

Requirements

    • Native-level fluency in their respective language (grammar, vocabulary, composition, punctuation)
    • Fluency in English (written and spoken)
    • Experience working in translation
    • Tech savvy, with experience testing web-based systems and applications on Mac OS X and iOS
    • Ability to prioritize linguistic issues and distinguish between a true must-fix and a nice-to-have
    • Experience working with test cases and test scripts
    • Experience with bug tracking systems
    • Ability to clearly articulate reproduction steps for a given issue and communicate critical information
    • Strong problem-solving skills
    • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
    • Ability to work with very diverse teams
    • Ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment
    • Strong team ethic