Portuguese Linguist and Localization Specialist HU-Budapest

Budapest, Hungary
30 Aug 2016
27 Sep 2016
Stefania Cook
Job function
Marketing & PR
Full Time
Contract Type

Portuguese Linguist and Localization Specialist HU-Budapest

PLEASE NOTE THIS ROLE IS BASED IN BUDAPEST! You must be willing to relocate to Hungary if you are interested in this role.


This American dotcom, a top 5 player in their industry, operates a global network that includes more than 250,000 partners worldwide. Our client provides a first-rate reservation service in 38 languages that uniquely combines local knowledge and local connections to provide the best hotel deals to both business and leisure travelers.


The offices of our client are staffed by a team of multi-national professionals. We are looking for a Portuguese Linguist and Localization Specialist to join their team and help improve localization of multiple products. Join this international team in a beautiful central Budapest location and work in a fun and fast paced environment!


  • Maintain quality of product translation/localization
  • Translate English content (site updates, hotel content, press releases, travel articles, promotional emails and newsletters)
  • Recruit, manage and supervise freelance translators
  • Ensure freelance translations meet required deadlines and quality standards
  • Provide localization ideas and add a linguistic perspective to development
  • Conduct product reviews for inconsistencies and localization issues
  • Analyze language specific data to optimize website and campaign performance
  • Conduct marketing activities to increase visibility of the company and website traffic within the target market
  • Research and identify local partnership opportunities
  • Assist with interdepartmental requests


  • Native-level Portuguese speaker with excellent writing skills
  • University or College Degree
  • Experience in translations preferably using a CAT tool
  • Good English skills, internet knowledge and comfortable with research
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Able to meet deadlines in a fast paced environment
  • Excel and basic HTML knowledge is a plus
  • Travel industry experience is a plus

Next Step:

If this role sounds like it's for you, please send us your CV right now. Our client will be starting interviews imminently.